Ten Hot Topics in Emergency Acute Care Surgery (T)
This session has been identified and designated as Credit to Meet ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements for Trauma. Learn more about ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements.
In this fast-paced session, 10 nationally recognized thought leaders in Acute Care Surgery will provide succinct and practical updates on some of the most challenging scenarios we face in caring for our critically ill and injured patients.
Moderator: David A. Spain, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA
Co-Moderator: Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA
David A. Spain, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA
Multimodality Pain Management in the Intensive Care Unit
Thomas W. Carver, MD, FACS, Milwaukee, WI
Improving Critical Care Outcomes with the Intensive Care Unit Liberation Bundle
Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP, Philadelphia, PA
Palliative Care Can Be Useful with Acutely Ill Patients
David Zonies, MD, MPH, FACS, Portland, OR
Operative Techniques for Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Juan C. Duchesne, MD, FACS, FCCP, New Orleans, LA
Surgical Emergency: Should I Transfer My Patient to a Referral Center?
Kristan L. Staudenmayer, MD, MS, FACS, Stanford, CA
How Can We Improve Outcomes in Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections?
Eileen M. Bulger, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
Balanced Resuscitation: What Does It Mean?
Juan C. Duchesne, MD, FACS, FCCP, New Orleans, LA
Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA): When, Who, and How?
Megan L. Brenner, MD, FACS, Riverside, CA
Pelvis Fractures: How Can We Improve Outcomes?
Todd W. Costantini, MD, FACS, San Diego, CA
Duodenal Trauma: How Do I Avoid Trouble?
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA
Sponsored by the Program Committee
- Practicing surgeons
- Apply new knowledge and ideas to improve their surgical practice
- Adapt concepts and quality measures in support of research advancements
- Enhance the quality of patient care
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Faculty and Disclosures
David A. Spain MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
David Zonies MD, MPH, FCCM, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Eileen M. Bulger MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Juan C. Duchesne MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Kristan L. Staudenmayer MD, MS, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Lewis J. Kaplan MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP - Nothing to Disclose
Megan L. Brenner MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Paula Ferrada MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Thomas W. Carver MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Todd W. Costantini MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Program Committee and Disclosures
CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - Nothing to Disclosure
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Cynthia D. Downard, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY - Nothing to Disclosure
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - Nothing to Disclosure
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - Nothing to Disclosure
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - Nothing to Disclosure
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - Nothing to Disclosure
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Edith Tzeng, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA - Nothing to Disclosure
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon), Houston, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - Nothing to Disclosure
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - Nothing to Disclosure
Continuing Medical Education Credit Information
The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.5 credits meets the requirements for Self-Assessment.
Note: Residents will receive a Certificate of Completion.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 Certificate of Completion
- 1.50 Self Assessment Credit