PACEP Trauma Seminar

Online Registration is now closed. Registrations will be taken on-site 

PACEP’s Trauma Course provides up to date evidence based information about trauma topics of interest to physicians, nurses and pre-hospital providers.


The agenda and purpose of this program is to highlight current practices in assessment and management of the trauma patient.



Course Agenda - Click on lecture title to down load handout 


7:55 - 8:00 am  Welcome
8:00 - 9:00 am Hand Injuries, Successes and Failures; What can we do to Improve Outcomes

Eon K. Shin, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

9:00 - 10:00 am   "I Fell and I Can’t Get Up":  Geriatric Trauma

Douglas McGee, DO

Chief Academic Officer and ACGME, Albert Einstein Medical Center

10:00 - 10:15 am   Break
10:15 - 11:15 am “Jack Fell Down and Broke his Crown”: Concussion in Kids

Zach Kassutto, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine

11:15 am -12:15 pm Tiny Tubes & Little Lines: Pediatric Procedures

Maggie S. Lorch, MD

Attending Emergency Physician, Nemours/Alfred I. Dupont Hospital for Children

12:15 - 1:15 pm      Lunch on your own
1:15 - 2:15 pm Vital Vessels: Vascular Trauma

Nicole Fox, MD

Attending Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery; Medical Director, Trauma Floor, North 7; Director Pediatric Trauma Program; Medical Director, Cooper Clinical Documentation Program, Cooper University Health Care

2:15-3:15 pm Hasty Handoffs: Interacting with Pre-hospital Personnel

Dave Schoenwetter, DO, FACEP

Director, Geisinger EMS, Geisinger Medical Center

3:15-3:30 pm       Break/Refreshments
3:30-4:30 pm     Coordinating Consultants for Optimal Care of the Multisystem Trauma Patient

Allan Philp MD, FACS

Director of Trauma Services, Allegheny General Hospital

4:30                                     Adjourn



Physician (Live - TJUH) $195 
Nurse (Live - TJUH)  $95
TJUH Nurse      $50 
Nurse enrolled in Graduate program       $50
EMT      $50
Medical Student  N/C
Physician (Satellite Location) $150 
Nurse/PA-C/EMT (Satellite Location)  $50

Course Director:

Alan Forstater, MD, FACEP


Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, EMT’s/ paramedics and other healthcare providers who care for trauma patients. This one-day program will fulfill educational requirements for Trauma Centers and Certifications.
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