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23rd Annual Avera Trauma Symposium

Apr 16, 2014
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sioux Falls Convention Center
Sioux Falls, SD

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Sioux Falls Convention Center
Sioux Falls, SD
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The 23rd Annual Trauma Symposium has been designed to highlight current evidence-based concepts and technology for the evaluation, diagnosis and acute care management of the trauma patient throughout the continuum of care.

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Fees & Payment

Avera Employees $45

Others $55



7 - 7:30 am Registration
7:30 - 7:40 am Opening Comments Michael Person, MD, FACS
7:40 - 8 am Recognizing & Responding to
  Suspicions of Abuse & Neglect
Nicole Kress, MD
8 - 8:20 am Ther Perils of Geriatric Trauma

David Strand, MD, FACS
8:30 - 8:40 am Update:  Pain & Sedation Medications
  in the Acute ED Setting
Will Coolidge, PharmD
8:40 - 9 am Integrating PMG's (Practice Management
  Guidelines) Into Your Trauma Practice
Michael Person, MD, FACS
9 - 9:45 am Case Review I Panel I & Moderator
9:45 - 10 am     BREAK
10:15 - 10:35am The Role of Rib Fixation in Chest Trauma Michael Bauer, MD, FACS
10:35 - 10:55am Thoracic & Lumbar Vertebral Column Trauma Henk Klopper, MD
10:55 - 11:15am Multimodal Pain Management in the
   Trauma Patient
Timothy Metz, MD
11:15 - 12 pm Case Review II Panel II & Moderator
12 - 1 pm     LUNCH
1 - 1:50 pm Keynote Speaker: 
   Damage Control Resuscitation... What's New?
Nirav Patel, MD, FACS
Session III
1:50 - 2:20 pm Impact to Outcome:  Initial Care Matters Thomas Ripperda, MD
2:10 - 2:40 pm     BREAK
2:40 - 3:25 pm Case Review III Panel III & Moderator
3:25 - 3:50 pm Level I Trauma Team, Room 16:
   A Different Perspective
Guest Panelists
3:50 - 4 pm Closing Comments & Evaluation Michael Person, MD, FACS


Avera McKennan Education Services at 605-322-8950 or send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Wed, April 16 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Sioux Falls Convention Center

Location Details

  • Sioux Falls Convention Center
    1101 N. West Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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