Annual Trauma Symposium

Seventh Annual Trauma Symposium 10-13-2017



JPS Seventh Annual Trauma Symposium
Friday, October 13, 2017
7:15 am - 4:05 pm

Tarrant County College
Trinity River Campus - Action Room A
300 Trinity Campus Circle
Fort Worth, Texas 76102


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About the JPS Annual Trauma Symposium

JPS is Tarrant County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. We are an academic institution caring for trauma patients focusing on positive patient outcomes. JPS Sixth Annual Trauma Symposium is a didactic educational activity designed to provide relevant evidence informed strategies of current trauma management and treatment methodologies that directly impact patient outcomes. This conference is designed to meet the learning needs of all disciplines involved in the care of the trauma/critical care patient.



7:15 – 8 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast


8 – 8:15 a.m.

Robert Earley, President and CEO
JPS Health Network


8:15 – 9:05 a.m.

Penetrating Trauma, What’s New?
L. D. Britt, MD, MPH
Eastern Virginia Medical School


9:05 – 9:55 a.m.

To Plate or Not Plate: Current Status of Managing Chest Wall Injuries
Robert Maxwell, MD
University of Tennessee, Erlanger Health System


9:55 – 10:10 a.m.



10:10 – 11 a.m.

Tragedy on the Tracks: Lessons Learned from Amtrak 188
Jill Volgraf, RN
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


11 – 11:50 a.m.

Unplanned Return to the OR
Jill R. Cherry-Bukowiec, MD
University of Michigan Health System


11:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.



12:15 – 1:05 p.m.

The Successful Inter-Professional Trauma Team/Impact on Trauma Care and Outcomes
Nathaniel McQuay, MD
University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center


1:05 – 1:55 p.m.

Chemical Extrication: Removing the Torture from Extrication
Michael Gooch, DNP
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing


1:55 – 2:10 p.m.



2:10 – 3 p.m.

Topical Hemostatic Agents
Mayur Narayan, MD
New York Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical College


3 – 3:50 p.m.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Acute Care Surgery/Critical Care Unit
Jeffrey Tessier, MD
JPS Health Network


3:50 – 4:10 p.m.

Closing Remarks
Raj Gandhi, MD, PhD
JPS Health Network



Continuing Education

CME Credit Designation
This live activity has been designated for 6.0 hours of ​AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 



JPS Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This live activity has been designated for 7.0 hours.


Directions & Parking

The Trinity River Campus is located at the northwest corner of Belknap and Taylor streets in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Free parking available in the TCC garage on the 4th floor. Please carpool if possible.

Tarrant County College
Trinity River Campus - Action Room A
300 Trinity Campus Circle
Fort Worth, Texas 76102


Free parking available in the TCC garage on the 4th floor. Please carpool if possible.


Contact Mary Ann Contreras 817-702-8814