- Advanced Practice Providers
- EMS Providers
- Fellows and Residents
- All Other Allied Healthcare Professionals
- Describe current endpoints of resuscitation in emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and trauma.
- Share innovations in practices addressing social and economic determinants of healthcare.
- Critically reflect on complexities and potential unexpected challenges of patient care in different environments.
2023 Emergency General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Virtual Symposium
April 27th, 2023
Virtual Event | Free | Register Now!
Presented by Inova Health System
Learn how to best incorporate new, cutting-edge techniques into everyday practice from a panel of nationally renowned specialists. This free full-day virtual symposium will feature in-depth multidisciplinary expert lectures and panel case discussions about time sensitive diseases, peritoneal resuscitation, management of cardiac injuries, and abdominal reconstruction. The event is intended for surgeons, advanced practice providers, nurses, emergency medical services providers and all other allied health professionals.
Trauma Acute Care Surgery at Inova Health System
When it comes to traumatic injury, every minute matters. Inova Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (TACS) – a division of the Surgery Service Line – provides comprehensive, around-the-clock care for emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and trauma patients.
The Inova Trauma Center on the Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) is Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. In addition to being designated by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the IFMC trauma center has been verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) since 1993.
Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) was designated as a Level 3 Trauma Center in 2016 and is Loudoun County’s first and only trauma center.
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, FCCM, MAMSE
Division Chief, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Inova Health System
Mamoona Arif Rahu, PhD, MSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN
Colleen Brooks, MBA
Christina Fontana, CMP
Melinda Myers, MS, RN
This Event is Intended for the Following
Register with the email address that you want the Zoom instructions sent to. Zoom instructions and links will be emailed to you the week of the event, Monday, April 24, 2023.
Cannot attend our live virtual event on April 27, 2023?
If you are unable to attend our live event, please join us for the recorded version. Registrants will be able to watch each presentation on their own time in the comfort of their home or office via a secure link. You must register in order to receive recordings after the event.
Inova CME Accreditation
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians may claim up to 6.5 credits in Type 1 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.
This course will grant 7.5 contact hours for BLS and ALS providers in the categories listed below. Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event and completion of an evaluation. Attendance will be reported electronically within the week to the Virginia Office of EMS using your Virginia Certification Number provided at registration. If you require assistance, contact the Northern Virginia EMS Council at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event and completion of an evaluation.
For those EMS providers that may need additional trauma CEU hours; free online CEU training is available through the Virginia Office of EMS in partnership with Vector Solutions: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/education-certification/provider-resources/vectorsolutions-online-continuing-education/
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.