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World Trauma Symposium

The 2017 World Trauma Symposium, to be held Oct. 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada, provides more than a dozen prehospital trauma sessions from experts in trauma care practice and innovation. Designed by NAEMT's Prehospital Trauma Committee, the symposium will feature insights from trauma experts – civilian, tactical and military – for prehospital trauma education you can't get anywhere else!

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The symposium is held in conjunction with EMS World Expo. Attendees receive 8 hours of CAPCE-accredited CE, CME or nursing CE. Sessions include:

  • Field amputation case study 
  • Use of pelvic binders in military and civilian trauma 
  • Use of blood products in the field      
  • Field treatment of law enforcement canines: medical and legal implications
  • Prehospital management of facial fractures
  • Case study: response to Dallas police shooting
  • Update on bleeding control
  • Latest changes in ATLS 10th edition
  • Innovations in disaster triage
  • A scientific look at helicopter use in trauma