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An Interactive CME/CE Certified Satellite Symposium

An Interactive CME/CE Certified Satellite Symposium

Time is Brain: Managing Traumatic Brain Injuries for the Trauma Specialist

Dinner Provided

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Grand Caribbean Ballroom 12

Orlando, FL

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Symposium Overview

Experience an Interactive & Unique Way to Learn!

Earn Free CME/CE credit by attending this case-based satellite symposium, led by 3 prominent trauma experts. This live program allows the trauma provider to learn about the management of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), with the intent of establishing a consistent standard between institutions caring for such patients. Faculty will present distinct and unique cases, hold a Q&A, and receive audience feedback using a live polling system.


Samir M. Fakhry, MD, FACS

Vice President, Center for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Research HCA Healthcare, Clinical Services Group Nashville, TN

Carl J. Hauser, MD, FACS, FCCM

Visiting Professor of Surgery & Lecturer in Surgery, Harvard Medical School Attending Surgeon Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA

Niels D. Martin, MD, FACS, FCCM

Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care Director, Traumatology & Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program; Associate Professor in Surgery University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA

Full Accreditation and Program Information


5:45 pm
6:00 pm
6:15 pm
Current Utilization and Clinical Impact of Antithrombotics: Warfarin/VKAs vs. NOACs/DOACs vs. Antiplatelet Agents
6:35 pm
Review of Coagulation Cascade & Points of Pharmacologic Interaction
6:55 pm
Traditional and Novel Interventions for Life-threatening Bleeding with Anticoagulant Agents
7:15 pm
Case Study #1 – Warfarin Patient
7:30 pm
Case Study #2 – Antiplatelet Patient
7:45 pm
Case Study #3 – DOAC Patient
8:00 pm
Panel – Clinical Questions/Discussion
8:45 pm
Recommendations and Closing Remarks
9:00 pm

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians, pharmacists and registered nurses attending the 33rd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly who are interested in or involved in the care of patients who suffer a traumatic brain injury.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Assess the key issues/challenges faced by trauma surgeons in the management of traumatic brain injuries.
  • Describe approaches and strategies to manage different types of trauma patients who are experiencing traumatic brain injuries and current patient management strategies.
  • Implement a consistent standard between institutions caring for patients experiencing traumatic brain injuries.
  • Illuminate the rationale for understanding appropriate situations to use andexanet alfa vs. 4-factor PCC in treatment emergent situations.

Exclusive! Pre and Post-Meeting Content

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Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and TotalCME. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 3.0 contact hours (0.3 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Universal Activity Number JA4008162-9999-20-1033-L01-P)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.0 contact hours.

Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact TotalCME prior to the live event at (267) 395-0001.

Fee Information
There is no fee for this educational activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.


Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and TotalCME

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.