WORKSHOPS

Introduction to Trauma Ultrasound

"A hands-on workshop providing training and practice in bedside Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma, and ultrasound-guided vascular access. Instruction is by consultant emergency physicians and radiologists. This workshop is aimed at all professionals involved in the management of trauma patients”.

Trauma Ultrasound: Beyond Level 1

"A hands-on workshop providing training in more advanced ultrasound techniques for trauma, including IVC assessment and thoracic ultrasound. Instruction is by consultant emergency physicians and radiologists. This workshop is particularly suitable for doctors already competent in Level 1 Emergency Medicine Ultrasound”.

Building Hope and Resilience with Trauma Patients and Families

Dr Zoe Martin, Principal Clinical Psychologist in Major Trauma

How do we help patients and their families to cope in the aftermath of trauma? What can we do to help people adapt to life-changing injuries, brain injury or amputations? The workshop will begin with a brief overview of the concept of resilience as it relates to major trauma. The remainder of the session will be spent teaching evidence-based strategies to promote resilience in patients and their loved ones in order to facilitate rehabilitation and recovery. This workshop is aimed at all professionals involved in the management of trauma patients.

Major Trauma Network Coordination

This workshop provides insight into the consultant-led coordination of the most widely dispersed Major Trauma Network in England. Discussing real cases, we will see how an inclusive trauma network can support ambulance personnel, pre-hospital doctors and Trauma Unit staff with some of the most challenging decision-making surrounding trauma triage, clinical intervention and transfer. This workshop is aimed at all professionals involved in the management of trauma patients.

Trauma in Pre-Hospital and Austere Environments

Step outside (of the building and your comfort zone) to see an ambulance crew and a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) team manage a critically-injured patient, from initial scene management, through life-saving interventions, to safely packaging the anaesthetised patient for transport to hospital. Gain a rare insight into the constraints of trauma management in an uncontrolled environment, the effect of resource limitation, and the skill of dynamic trauma triage” This workshop is aimed at all trauma healthcare professionals.

Trauma Research and Evidence

Papers to make you think, Neurosciences & Trauma Critical Care Consultant and RCEM Associate Professor Virginia Newcombe will present a handful of thought-provoking trauma papers. You will have an opportunity to discuss the science and decide whether these data will change your practice. This workshop is aimed at all professionals involved in the management of trauma patients