Scientific Program

Friday 27th July 2018

07:30 – 10:00
SESSION 1: TALES FROM ………………..
PLENARY SESSION
Grand Ballroom
(7:30 – 7:45 Welcome)

07:45 – 07:55
California Dreaming

07:55 – 08:05
Iraqi Trauma Czar

08:05 – 08:15
American Rockies

08:15 – 08:25
Cape Fear

08:25 – 08:35
The Vikings

08:35 – 08:45
Land of the Maple Leaf

08:45 – 08:55
Regional Kiwis

08:55 – 09:05
Hollywood

09:05 – 10:00
CASE SCENARIO

10:00 – 10:30
MORNING TEA

10:30 – 12:30
SESSION 2A: TRAUMA HARD TALK
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1

10:30 – 10:45
PTSD After Injury: Mechanism But Not Injury Severity Matters

10:45 – 11:00
New Frontiers in Trauma Coagulopathy

11:00 – 11:15
Imaging in Paediatrics and Pregnancy – To Do or Not to Do?

11:15 – 11:30
Blunt Solid Organ Injury – VTE Prophylaxis and Mobility

11:30 – 11:45
Alcohol and Trauma – The Two Don’t Mix

11:45 – 12:00
Question Time with the Panel

10:30 – 12:30
SESSION 2B: FREE PAPERS
CONCURRENT SESSION
Chair: TBA
Ballroom 2

12:30 – 13:30
LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00
SESSION 3A: PREHOSPITAL / EMERGENCY ROOM
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1

13:30 – 13:45
Limiting Prehospital Spinal Mobility

13:45 – 14:00
Relatives in the Resuscitation Room

14:00 – 14:15
Tourniquets in the ED – What Now?

14:15 – 14:30
ELVIS is in the Building

14:30 – 14:45
What’s New in Prehospital Care

14:45 – 15:00
Question Time with the Panel

13:30 – 15:00
SESSION 3B:  OPERATIVE SURGERY
CONCURRENT SESSION
Chair: TBA
Ballroom 2

13:30 – 13:45
Optimal Abdominal Closure

13:45 – 14:00
Management of Retained Haemothorax

14:00 – 14:15
Horrendous Gallbladders – Tricks of the Trade

14:15 – 14:30
Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Necrosis

14:30 – 14:45
Traumatic Abdominal Wall Disruptions

14:45 – 15:00
Question Time with the Panel

15:00 – 15:30
AFTERNOON TEA

15:30 – 17:00
SESSION 4: Maria Seger Keynote Address
PLENARY SESSION
Grand Ballroom

15:30 – 16:00
Terror Mass Casualties in Australia – How Prepared Are We?

16:00 – 17:00
CASE SCENARIO

17:00 – 18:00
CLOSE FIRST DAY

Saturday 28th July 2018

08:30 – 10:00
SESSION 1: IS YOUR SERVICE UP TO SCRATCH?
PLENARY SESSION

Grand Ballroom

08:30 – 08:40
Trauma Verification – Important or Impotent ?

08:40 – 08:50
M& M – Closing the Loop

08:50 – 09:00
Data – Too Much or Useless?

09:00 – 09:10
ASU Models and Outcomes

09:10 – 09:20
Trauma Connect Clinic

09:20 – 09:30
Question Time with the Panel

09:30 – 10:00
CASE SCENARIO

10:00 – 10:30
MORNING TEA

10:30 – 12:00
SESSION 2A: EMERGENCY SURGERY
CONCURRENT SESSION

Ballroom 1

10:30 – 10:45
Challenges of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

10:45 – 11:00
Current Management In Severe Diverticulitis

11:00 – 11:15
Nightmare Abdomen – SBO in the Irradiated Patient

11:15 – 11:30
Fistulae From Hell

11:30 – 11:45
Decision Making in Large Bowel Obstruction

11:45 – 12:00
Question Time with the Panel

10:30 – 12:00
SESSION 2B: NURSING FORUM
CONCURRENT SESSION

Ballroom 2

10:30 – 10:45
Career Pathways in Trauma Nursing 

10:45 – 11:00
Kids in Rehabilitation

11:00 – 11:15
Trauma Outcomes

11:15 – 11:30
Acute Spinal Trauma Nursing – Traps and Pitfalls 

11:30 – 11:45
Compassion Fatigue

11:45 – 12:00
Question Time with the Panel

12:00 – 13:00
LUNCH

13:00 – 15:00
SESSION 3A:  TRAUMA SURGERY
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1

13:00 – 13:15
To Fix or Not To Fix: Clavicle, Scapula and Humerus

13:15 – 13:30
Open vs Endovascular – Horses for Courses

13:30 – 13:45
Exsanguinating Liver Injury – Tricks of the Trade

13:45 – 14:00
Rib Fracture Fixation – Tips and Tricks

14:00 – 14:15
Neck Exploration Made Easy

14:15 – 14:30
Management of Rectal Injuries

14:30 – 15:00
Question Time with the Panel

13:00 – 15:00
SESSION 3B:  CRITICAL CARE COMPLEXITIES
CONCURRENT SESSION
Chair: TBA

Ballroom 2

13:00 – 13:15
Neuroprotection – What’s New and What Works

13:15 – 13:30
DVT Prophylaxis – What’s New?

13:30 – 13:45
Early Prediction of Outcome After Severe TBI

13:45 – 14:00
Adrenal Insufficiency in ICU

14:00 – 14:15
Interventional Radiology – No Boundaries?

14:15 – 14:30
Fat Emboli Syndrome – Recommendations

14:30 – 15:00
Question Time with the Panel

15:00 – 15:30
AFTERNOON TEA

15:30 – 16:45
SESSION 4: GREAT DEBATES & CASE SCENARIO
PLENARY SESSION

Chair: TBA
Grand Ballroom

15:30 –16:00
Case Scenario  

16:00 – 16:20
Great Debate

16:20 – 16:40
Great Debate

16.40 – 16.45
Prizes and Closing Remarks

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