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Trauma and Critical Care Conference

November 8th-9th, 2013, Durango, Colorado

Trauma is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of disability in young Americans.  The care of injured and critically ill patients is complex and challenging.   The focus of the Conference is to provide clear guidelines for practicing clinicians who manage such patients with the emphasis of the continuum of care for the trauma and critical care patients from pre-hospital to rehabilitation.   This program offers comprehensive knowledge and skills in the treatment of critically ill and injured patients, offering an ideal mix of the current standard-of-care principles and cutting edge information and technology for evaluation, diagnosis and management.

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Fort Lewis College
Student Union Ballroom
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Registration Fees:

$80 for Centura Affiliated
$100 for Non-Centura Affiliated
$30 Pre-Conference Workshop-FREE for full conference registrants.
Fee includes refreshments, Saturday breakfast and lunch, reception, syllabus materials and continuing education credit

Pre-Conference Schedule:

8:00-8:30 Pre-Conference Registration
8:30-11:30 Good Airway: Bad Airway
Pre-Conference Skills Lab
11:30-12:30 Lunch on your own

Target Audience:

The course is primarily designed for physicians, nurses, pre-hospital personnel and respiratory therapists as well as trauma and emergency care educators and administrators.


  • Describe the advances in management, technology and techniques for optimal care of the injured or critically ill patient.

  • Discuss controversies in the current management of trauma patients.

  • Evaluate new guidelines and recommendations in care of the trauma and critical care population.

  • Evaluate treatment strategies,  protocols and outcomes for the trauma patients in the urban and rural setting.

CME Credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Colorado Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of St. Anthony Hospital and Mercy Regional Medical Center. St. Anthony Hospital is accredited by the Colorado Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

 St. Anthony Hospital designates this CME Conferfence for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credits 

“Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 16170, for 12 Contact Hours.
 RN’s need to retain this document for a period of 4 years after course conclusion. “

EMS Credits 

EMS Continuing Education approved by ST. Anthony PreHospital Services, Colorado Training Center and group #CO 039.








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