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5th Annual Rural Trauma Conference


About this Conference: This multi-disciplnary conference will be a comprehensive educational program that focuses on Rural Trauma and surgical critical care.
Call for Abstracts: Click here to submit an abstract.
Agenda: Click here to view the agenda.
Presentations: Presentations can be found here and will be posted as they are received.
Target Audience: Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Neurosurgeons, Orthopedists, Maxillofacial Surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Respiratory therapist, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech pathologists, Radiography Technicians, Fire Personnel, EMS, Medics, Pre-Hospital Staff, Public Health professionals, and students.
Overall Conference Objectives: 

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define the role of the rural Level 1 Trauma Center in the resuscitative, diagnostic and acute care required for the severely ill and injured patient.
  • Recognize the multidisciplinary care required for a traumatically injured patient.
  • Discuss the training, skills and system of care required to treat the trauma population across the continuum, including pre-hospital through rehabilitation.
  • Recognize the needs of both the patient and family of the severely ill and injured patient
  • Discuss the characteristics and challenges faced by a rural region providing best practices in trauma care.


Location: Millennium Centre, Johnson City, TN
Pre-Hospital $50.00
Physician/PA/APN $150.00
All Others $75.00


Registration: Online registration is closed, but registration will be accepted at the door. Payment by check or credit card only at the door.
Activity Director: A. Tyler Putnam, M.D.
logo ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  Joint Sponsorship: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University and Mountain States Health Alliance. Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Contact hour credit: 7.75

Mountain States Health Alliance – Organizational Development is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

  Additional accreditation is being sought, and will be posted on this website as they become available.
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