Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Symposium 2025

Lost Pines, TX US
March 18, 2025 to March 21, 2025

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

Stephanie F. Heller, M.D.Erica A. Loomis, M.D.Kyle S. Rader, P.A.-C.Brianna M. Skrukrud, APRN, C.N.P.Alec J. Williams, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P.

March 18 - 21, 2025 - Hyatt Regency Lost Pines - Lost Pines, Texas

A message from our course directors:


This widely applicable CME symposium focuses on enhancing patient care by providing:

  • Expert knowledge and skill sets in acute care surgery for advanced practitioners.
  • The latest principles of trauma, critical care and emergency surgery.
  • Topics that are geared towards the utilization of advanced practitioners in the management of emergency general surgery.
  • Multiple educational formats, including didactic sessions, hands-on workshops and case presentations.

Target Audience

This symposium is designed for advanced practice providers including physician assistants and nurse practitioners. In addition, military members, physicians, clinical nurse specialists, nurse educators and nursing staff in trauma, acute care surgery, emergency medicine, and hospital medicine may benefit from this course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe a systematic approach to assessment and management of the trauma and acute care patients.
  • Formulate an action plan based on scientific rationale, evidence-based standards of care, and practice management guidelines for trauma and acute care patients.
  • Describe management of the pre and post-acute care surgical patients.
  • Choose appropriate and timely consultation and/or referral when necessary in the trauma acute care surgery populations.
  • Summarize leadership development opportunities for NPs and PAs in their current practice.
  • Debate current variations in trauma and acute care surgery patient management based on updated literature.


Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 23.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 23.50 ABS
  • 23.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 23.50 ANCC
  • 23.50 Attendance
  • 23.50 IPCE
Event starts: 
03/18/2025 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/21/2025 - 12:30pm

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All times listed as Central Time

Tuesday, March 18, 2025

7:00 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors Baron’s Foyer

7:45 a.m.

Welcome and Course Overview

Baron’s Ballroom

8:00 a.m.

KEYNOTE: Whole Blood: Access to Gold

Donald Jenkins, MD, FACS

9:00 a.m.

Fasciotomies

Krystin Hidden, MD

9:30 a.m.

To Plate or Not to Plate: Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures

Henry Schiller, MD

10:15 a.m.

Break/Exhibitors

Baron’s Ballroom

10:35 a.m.

This is How I Repair the Pelvis

Krystin Hidden, MD

11:20 a.m.

Livestock Trauma Management

Kyle Rader, PA-C

11:50 a.m.

The Mangled Hand

Kathryn Mayo-Hergott, PA-C, MS

12:20 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Wednesday, March 19, 2025

7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors Baron’s Foyer

7:45 a.m.

Welcome and Day 2 Overview

Baron’s Ballroom

7:55 a.m.

In Pursuit of a Dispute: Debated Topics in ACS

Donald Jenkins, MD, FACS; Henry Schiller, MD; Stephanie Heller MD; Erica Loomis, MD; Megan Nelson, MD; Joseph Carroll, MD

10:00 a.m.

Break/Exhibitors

Baron’s Ballroom

10:30 a.m.

Pain After Hernia Repair

Megan Nelson, MD

11:15 a.m.

Acute Abdomen

Erica Loomis, MD

12:00 p.m.

Mesenteric Ischemia

Young Erben, MD

12:45 p.m.

Adjourn

Optional Breakout Session Pre-Registration Required

2:00-5:00 p.m.

Don’t be Afraid of the Dark ($200)

Alec Williams, APRN, CNP, DNP and Sherry Ge, APRN, CNP, MSN

Baron’s Ballroom and Livestream

 

Thursday, March 20, 2025

7:00 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors

Baron’s Foyer

7:50 a.m.

Welcome and Day 3 Overview Baron’s Ballroom

7:55 a.m.

The Case for Surgeon Well-Being: Perspective from a Disbeliever

Peter Rhee, DO, MS

8:55 a.m.

Vascular Injury Management

Young Erben, MD

9:40 a.m.

Break/Exhibitors Baron’s Ballroom

10:00 a.m.

Management of Traumatic Bone Loss: Pearls from Combat Casualties

Peter Rhee, DO, MS

10:30 a.m.

The Game of Stones

Henry Schiller, MD

11:00 a.m.

Penetrating Trauma: Pulling Out the Pearls and Taking a Stab at Operative Techniques

Joseph Carroll, MD

11:30 a.m.

A Day on the Wound Service

Brianna Skrukrud, APRN, CNP

12:00 p.m.

How to Trick a Fistula

Stephanie Heller, MD

12:45 p.m.

Adjourn

Optional Breakout Session

Pre-Registration Required

2:00-5:00 p.m.

Complex Wound Management ($200)

Hands-On Debridement and Wound Vac Therapy

Ann Leland, APRN, CNP, DNP and Brianna Skrukrud, APRN, CNP

Navarro Y Bangs

 

Friday, March 21, 2025

7:00 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors

Baron’s Foyer

7:45 a.m.

Welcome and Day 4 Overview Baron’s Ballroom

7:50 a.m.

Burns and Hot Topics for Management

Joseph Carroll, MD

8:20 a.m.

Pharmacology for the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Patient

Kristin Kooda, PharmD, RPh, BCCCP

9:20 a.m.

Break/Exhibitors Baron’s Ballroom

9:40 a.m.

Advanced Practitioners Power Pearls

Michael Thorn Jr, APRN, CNP, MSN

11:40 a.m.

NP/PA Professional Development

Alec Williams, APRN, CNP, DNP and Ann Leland, APRN, CNP, DNP

12:30 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines
575 Lost Pines Road
Lost Pines, TX 78612
United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lodging Accommodations

A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines. In order to receive the special rate (plus applicable taxes and fees), reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the cutoff date of February 24, 2025, whichever comes first. After February 24, 2025, reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability. Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Please identify yourself as a participant of the 2025 Mayo Clinic Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Symposium when making your reservation. 

Livestream: Broadcast in Central Time

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.



Credit Statement(s):

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 23.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 23.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

IPCE
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 23.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirement of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

General SessionCredits
Tuesday4.25
Wednesday4.50
Thursday4.50
Friday4.50
Total17.50
Optional WorkshopsCredits
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark - Wednesday, March 193.00
Complex Wound Management - Thursday, March 203.00

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 23.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 23.50 ABS
  • 23.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 23.50 ANCC
  • 23.50 Attendance
  • 23.50 IPCE

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