76th Annual Course Advances in Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
University Hotel Minneapolis
University of Minnesota East Bank Campus 615 Washington Avenue SE • Minneapolis, Minnesota Telephone: 612-379-8888 or 1-800-822-6757
Minneapolis, Minnesota ,USA
This course will provide an opportunity to examine the critical issues of Trauma and
Acute Care Surgery and explore best practices designed to advance the role of surgeons
and trauma and acute care health care providers.

This course is ideal for general surgeons, trauma and critical care surgeons and health
care providers involved in delivering and managing the trauma and acute care patients in
hospitals in the United States.

As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
• Identify current guidelines in order to provide optimal care to shock state patients
• Define management strategies for treatment of critically ill patients
• Describe the ethical principles involved in the care of the critically ill.

American Medical Association / PRA
The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA
PRA Category 1 Creditsâ„¢. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the
extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals
Nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals who participate in this
CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting
organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for
determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, June 7, 2012
07:00:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
07:45:00 Welcome and Introductions Selwyn Vickers, John S. Najarian
07:55:00 MORNING SESSION | Acute Care Surgery Melissa E. Brunsvold
08:00:00 Acute Care Surgery: What is it? Clay Cothren Burlew
08:20:00 Laparoscopic Approach to the Patient with Abdominal Free Air Daniel B. Leslie
08:40:00 Management of Acute Diverticulitis Mary R. Kwaan
09:00:00 Current Management of GI Bleed: The Role of the Surgeon Kaysie M. Banton
09:20:00 Reconstruction of the Patient with Abdominal Catastrophe Jeffrey G. Chipman
09:40:00 The Changing Paradigm of Severe Acute Pancreatitis Gregory J. Beilman
10:00:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
10:15:00 Surgery in the Elderly
10:35:00 Surgery in Austere Settings – Military
10:55:00 Surgery in Austere Settings – Civilian Todd M. Tuttle
11:15:00 Case Discussions - Acute Care Surgery Gregory J. Beilman
12:00:00 Luncheon and Optional Videos
12:55:00 AFTERNOON SESSION | Trauma Surgery Kaysie M. Banton
13:00:00 Transfusion Medicine inTrauma James V. Harmon
13:20:00 Management of Blunt Abdominal Trauma Catastrophes Michael D. McGonigal
13:40:00 Pelvic Packing: Useful New Technique or Old-fashioned Way to Exsanguinate? Clay Cothren Burlew
14:00:00 Vascular Trauma and Hemorrhage Control Techniques: Surgery or Interventional Radiology?
14:20:00 Extremes of Age in Tauma Clay Cothren Burlew
14:40:00 Imaging the Pediatric Trauma Patient
15:00:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
15:15:00 Management of Complex Liver Injuries
15:35:00 80th E. STARR JUDD LECTURE | San Francisco Injury Center for Research and Prevention | A Thousand Foot View at 20 Years M. Margaret Knudson
16:15:00 Adjournment
17:00:00 Opening Reception
Friday, June 8, 2012
07:00:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
07:40:00 Welcome and Introductions John S. Najarian
07:55:00 MORNING SESSION | Trauma James V. Harmon
08:00:00 Management of Bleeding in the Severely Injured Trauma Patient
08:20:00 Abusive Injuries
08:40:00 Civilian Collaboration and the Senior Visiting Surgeon Program M. Margaret Knudson
09:00:00 Virulent C-diff Infection: Management strategies Genevieve B. Melton-Meaux
09:20:00 Complicated Biliary Track Disease: Timing of Intervention Martin L. Freeman
09:40:00 Case Discussion – Trauma Surgery David J. Dries
10:10:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
10:20:00 MID-MORNING SESSION | Critical Care James V. Harmon
10:25:00 Venous Thromboembolism After Injury: A New Look at an Old Disease M. Margaret Knudson
10:45:00 The New Normal: Withdrawal of Care in the ICU – Palliative Care
11:05:00 Management Strategies in the Septic Surgical Patient Matthew C. Byrnes
11:25:00 Wither Goest the Swan: New MonitoringTechniques for Daily Bedside Care Jeffrey G. Chipman
11:45:00 Best Practices in Shock Treatment David J. Dries
12:00:00 Luncheon and Optional Videos
12:55:00 AFTERNOON SESSION | Critical Care Mollie James
13:00:00 ARDS: Treatment and Salvage Therapy Melissa E. Brunsvold
13:20:00 Rhabdomyolysis: Early Recognition, Appropriate Treatment David J. Dries
13:40:00 Distance Monitoring of Critically Ill Patients Craig R. Weinert
14:00:00 The Stethoscope of the New Millennium: Bedside Ultrasound in the ICU Mollie James
14:20:00 Resistant Organisms: A Fact of Life Meghan Rothenberger
14:40:00 Nutrition in the ICU – When and How? Alan L. Beal
15:00:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
15:15:00 New Tools for Identification and Management of Infection (Biomarkers) Kaysie M. Banton
15:35:00 Case presentations – Critical care Gregory J. Beilman
16:15:00 Adjournment
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