Zero Preventable Deaths: Cutting-Edge Trends and Technologies in Military and Civilian Trauma Care

Jun 07, 2019 08:15am -
Jun 07, 2019 04:30pm
UNC Chapel Hill - Friday Center

Event Description

Description:  Zero Preventable Deaths: Synthesizing Cutting-Edge Trends and Technologies in Military and Civilian Trauma Care is an exciting one-day forum to explore, synthesize and collaborate on cutting-edge trends and technologies emerging within civilian and military sectors to treat severely injured patients.  Co-Hosted by AMSUS- Society of Federal Health Professionals and the University of North Carolina, expert speakers will present a series of lectures followed by a panel discussion and optional Stop the Bleed Training Session.   

Goal:  Create a forum to save lives in the community and battlefield through the synthesis of industry, academia, and military medicine.


  • Explore emerging trends and technologies in civilian and military medicine for the management of trauma patients
  • Establish a forum where military and civilian experts in trauma care can exchange ideas and explore collaboration
  • Provide examples of how military medicine has influenced civilian casualty care

Target Audience: Clinicians, researchers, educators, product developers and leaders within military, civilian, academic and commercial sectors. 

Tentative Agenda:

  • Tyler Harris, MD, FAAOS, LTC(P), USA, FS, Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon, Womack Army Medical Center: Zero Preventable Deaths
  • Jerry Heneghan, Director, UNC Center for Innovation in Pharmacy Simulation: Telestration
  • Bob Buckman, Robert F Buckman Jr, MD, FACS, Founder and CMO Operative Experience Inc: Rapid Skill Trauma Training
    • Under USAMRMC funding, we have developed a scalable system to rapidly train combat medics and surgeons  to perform critical trauma procedures.
  • Marco G. Patti, MD, FACS, Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Co-Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, Director of the Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, Department of Surgery, UNC: Value of Simulation in Modern Surgical Training - The UNC Experience
    • The presentation will describe a novel surgical simulator that uses a re-perfused, tissue-based human analog model.
  • PANEL: A Very Real Experience: The Synthesis of Civilian and Military Trauma Care
  • Alberto S. Bonifacio RN, BSN, MHA, CEN, UNC Trauma Program Manager: Stop the Bleed
  • Networking Social (Location TBD)

Speakers and topics subject to change

CME will be available for registered attendees - 6-8 credits
Physicians ACCME, AMA, PRA Category 1 Credit
Physician Assistants ACCME, AMA PRA, Category 1 Credit
Nurses ANCC
Pharmacists ACPE
Pharmacy Technicians ACPE
Psychologists APA
Nurse Practitioners AANP
Health Care Executives ACHE
Dentists ADA-CERP
General Participation Certificate

Event Type:Regional Seminar
Category:CE Seminar
Early registration ends on Mar 31, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Apr 01, 2019 and ends on Jun 05, 2019.
Late registration starts on Jun 06, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $100.00$125.00$125.00
Non-Member Fee: $150.00$175.00$200.00