Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
23rd Annual Trauma and Critical Care Symposium

23rd Annual Trauma and Critical Care Symposium


 This annual conference is a one day symposium providing the latest advances and updates in trauma, critical care and intensive care medicine. The focus is on providing tools for a multidisciplinary approach to improvements in everyday patient care activities in SICU, BICU and Trauma Services to improve patient care and outcomes. Selection of topics was done by a committee made up of a multidisciplinary team of professionals and input and suggestions from previous conferences. 





Conference Schedule

7:30 - 8:00

Registration, Exhibits, Poster Presentations and Breakfast

8:00 - 8:10

Welcome and Announcements 

8:10 - 9:10

Management of Complex Pelvic Trauma

Clay Cothren Burlew, MD

9:10 - 9:40

Workplace Violence 

Andria Cooley, MSN, RN

9:40 - 10:10

Fecal Transplant 

Stacey Hemby, BSN, RN

10:10 - 10:30

Refreshment Break, Exhibits, Poster Presentations 

10:30 - 11:00

Management of Rib Fractures 

Jayne McCauley, MD

11:00 - 11:30

Burn Survival: From a Family’s Perspective 

Jason Lentz, MD

11:30 - 12:00

Nutrition Research Update

Jennifer Kesey, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch, Exhibits, Poster Presentations

12:45 - 1:45

Rural Trauma Case Presentation 

Steven Brooks, MD

1:45 - 2:15

Advanced Wound Closure Techniques 

Edward Daniele, MD

2:15 - 2:30

Refreshment Break, Exhibits, Poster Presentations 

2:30 - 3:00


Norman Shulman, EdD

3:00 - 3:30

Sepsis Update

David Sotello, MD

3:30 - 4:15

Ask The Expert – Focus on Care Transition 

Anna Geesling, OTR

Sara Schaefer, LBSW

Senja Collins, BS

Jessica Leist, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

4:15 - 4:30

Refreshment Break and Exhibits


4:30 - 5:15

Gunshot Wounds

Sridhar Natarajan, MD 


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