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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

7th Annual Rural Trauma Symposium


7th Annual Rural Trauma Symposium

Thursday, August 27, 2015

7:55 AM5:00 PM

Johnson City, TN

About this Conference: This conference will be a comprehensive educational program that focuses on Rural Trauma.  Concurrent tracts will include topics in critical care, injury to ED, surgery, neuro, and special populations.
Keynote Speaker(s):  
Agenda: Click here to view the agenda.
Presentations: Click here to view presentations (as they become available).
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, surgical, critical care and acute care required for the severely ill and injured patient
  • Recognize the multispecialty care required in a global trauma system to optimize patient safety and outcomes
  • Discuss the training, skills and system of care required to treat the trauma population across the continuum, including pre-hospital through rehabilitation
  • Recognize the physical, mental, and emotional effects on 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

The Millennium Centre,  2001 Millennium Pl, Johnson City, TN 37604



Early Registration Discounted Fees

until August 13, 2015

Registration Fees

August 14th and after




Advanced Practice/PA/Pharmacist



Nurse/Allied Health









Registration: Registration is closed online, but will be open at the door. Payment is accepted in the form of check or credit card.
Activity Director: N/A
ACCME logo ACCME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Quillen College of Medicine and Mountain States Health Alliance. The Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME logo Designation of Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 msha logo Contact hour credit: 8.0Mountain 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.
tpta logo Physical Therapy Credit:  According to the Rules of the Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy, Chapter 1150-1-.125-d, courses, seminars,workshops and symposia attended by the licensee and approved by accredited physical therapy educational institutions are acceptable for Class I continuing competence evidence. East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). This course has been approved for 8.0 hours for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants.
asrt logo Radiologic Technologist Credit: This activity is approved for 6.0 credits by the ASRT.
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CRCE Credit: The American Association for Respiratory Care has approved this course for 7.33 hours of CRCE Credit.

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Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education: (0575-0000-15-037-L04-P) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This seminar will provide 6.75 hours of continuing education credits to pharmacists who attend the seminar and complete the online activities required to claim credit. Partial credit not available

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