The 2016 San Diego Day of Trauma

November 4, 2016

November 4, 2016

Kona Kai Resort, San Diego, California

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Course Overview

Scripps Mercy Hospital’s annual San Diego Day of Trauma is designed for trauma and emergency medical professionals. Nationally renowned speakers will present state of the art management of life threatening emergencies commonly encountered in the field. Conference speakers will include specialists in the fields of pre-hospital care, trauma surgery, and critical care. Lectures, real-life case presentations, and interactive sessions will engage attendees and promote improved patient outcomes.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Outline the lessons from war that improved civilian trauma care at home.
  • Discuss the pre-hospital role of tourniquets and hemostatic dressings.
  • Delineate the challenges of providing minimally acceptable care.
  • Identify key decision points in performing damage control surgery.
  • Demonstrate the characteristics of successful vascular trauma management.
  • Review the advances in long distance transport of critically injured patients.
  • Summarize the challenges civilian trauma professionals face in going to war.

Accreditation and Disclosures


Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Board of Registered Nursing

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The majority of state boards accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ as meeting continuing education requirements for license renewal. Nurses should check with their state’s Board of Registered Nursing regarding use of CME credit.

Emergency Medical Services

The County of San Diego, Division of EMS, has approved this course for 1 hour, San Diego County EMS Provider #37-0219.

Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Kona Kai Resort
1551 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92106
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Event details
Date Time
Fri, Nov 4th, 2016 - Fri, Nov 4th, 2016 7 am - 5 pm