Trauma & Critical Care

 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the 23rd Annual Trauma and Critical Care Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Saturday (Oct. 28) at the TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building, 3601 Fourth St.

The conference provides the latest advances and updates in trauma and critical care medicine. The focus is on providing tools for a multidisciplinary approach to improvements in everyday activities in trauma and critical care to improve patient care and outcomes.


Presentations and speakers include:


“Management of Complex Pelvic Trauma”

 Clay Cothren Burlew, M.D.


“Workplace Violence”

Andria Cooley, MSN, R.N.


“Fecal Transplant”

Stacy Hemby, BSN, R.N.


“Management of Rib Fractures”

Jayne McCauley, M.D.


“Burn Survival: From a Family’s Perspective”

Jason Lentz, M.D.


“Nutrition Research Update”

Jennifer Kesey, MSN, R.N.


“Rural Trauma Case Presentation”

Steven Brooks, M.D.



Norman Shulman, Ed.D.


“Sepsis Update”

Norman Shulman, Ed.D.


“Ask the Expert — Focus on Care Transition”

Anna Geesling, OTR, Sara Schaefer, LBSW, Senja Collins, B.S., and Jessica Leist, MSN, R.N.


“Gunshot Wounds”

Sridhar Natarajan, M.D.


The conference is sponsored by the TTUHSC Department of Surgery, the Office of Continuing Medical Education and the UMC Health System Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center. For more information, call Myra Jones, TTUHSC Office of Continuing Medical Education, at (806) 743-2928 or email myra.jones@ttuhsc.edu or cme@ttuhsc.edu.

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