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The 2017 San Diego Day of Trauma
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When: November 3, 2017
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Kona Kai Resort
1551 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, California  92106
United States
Contact: Scripps Conference Services & CME
(858) 652-5400

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The San Diego Day of Trauma is a nationally accredited continuing medical education conference designed for physicians, nurses, physician assistants and first responders in the fields of trauma, emergency, and critical care medicine. Nationally renowned speakers will present state of the art management of life threatening emergencies commonly encountered in the field. Conference speakers will include specialists in the fields of pre-hospital care, trauma surgery, and critical care. Lectures, real-life case presentations, and interactive sessions will engage attendees and promote improved patient outcomes.


Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Outline the history of the “Stop the Bleed” campaign.
  • Identify the role of bystanders and first responders in hemorrhage control including the effective use of tourniquets.
  • Debate key controversies in the management of hemorrhage.
  • Illustrate the most effective approaches to quickly identify the source of the bleeding in trauma patients.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate application of a tourniquet to control extremity bleeding.
  • Define the most effective steps to accomplish hemorrhage control in each major body area. 

Accreditation and Disclosures

Accreditation and Disclosures


Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Emergency Medical Services

The County of San Diego, Division of EMS, has approved this course for 6.5 hours, San Diego County EMS Provider #37-0219.


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

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