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Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Surgery 2024

April 15-17, 2024


The program offers comprehensive continuing education in the treatment of critically ill and injured patients, stressing current basic and cutting edge guidelines and technology for evaluation, diagnosis, and management.  The course is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of those caring for ill and injured patients in rural, urban, and suburban hospitals.


  1. Describe innovative, appropriate techniques and technology for optimal care of the injured or seriously ill patient in urban and rural environments
  2. Apply concepts from urban and rural trauma and acute care surgery cases to the practice setting
  3. Describe practical exposure techniques and guidelines for management and early control of injuries and acute surgical conditions
  4. Identify the dilemmas, ethics, and solutions relative to managing critically ill and injured patients
  5. Discuss care issues particular to the surgical intensive care unit, including TBI, fluid administration, nutrition, timing of tracheostomy, renal replacement therapies, delirium, and pulmonary contusion
  6. Discuss how to manage complications relative to operative approaches and specific organ injuries
  7. Discuss evolving nonclinical issues, including second victim phenomenon, organ donation, trauma center proliferation, and human trafficking
  8. Identify the pros and cons of trauma transfer policies and safety and efficacy of interosseous fluid resuscitation


Didactic lecture, panel discussions, audiovisual aids, and course syllabus.


The course is designed primarily for trauma surgeons working in Level I-IV trauma centers.  in addition, general surgeons, emergency physicians, anesthesiologists, trauma coordinators, surgical residents, thoracic surgeons, trauma nurses, PAs, and NPs administrators, and EMS coordinators will benefit from this course.


CME credit has been applied for.  Please visit the ACCREDITATION PAGE of the site for accreditation designation.
For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 creditstm issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.


Business attire for the meeting is appropriate. Every effort will be made to provide a comfortable learning environment; however, meeting room temperatures are variable and may be difficult to control. The temperature is occasionally cool in the meeting rooms; therefore, a jacket or sweater is recommended.


All registrants will be provided a name badge for use during the meeting. For security purposes, name badges are required at all times in the convention area. Individuals without a badge will not be permitted into the course rooms or exhibit hall. Lost badges will be replaced for a $20 fee.


For Vegas show information/reservations as well as information on surrounding attractions, visit the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority web site, www.visitlasvegas.com.  Their call center number is: , 1-877-VISITLV (847-4858).

As the meeting dates draw closer, more show information will be available on this site. Also, check our conference website for late breaking show information. www.trauma-criticalcare.com

Future Meeting Dates

To Obtain Your 2024 Cme/Moc/Certificate,
Log Into: www.LVTraumaCME.com