Clinical Education

The Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME and Cottage Health System presented



was held on July 11, 2014

For pre-hospital and acute care healthcare providers


Cottage Trauma Symposium
(805) 569-7451
Fax: (805) 569-7890



Symposium Brochure

Exhibitor Prospectus



This course was designed for physicians, nurses, pre-hospital personnel, and other healthcare providers, to take evidence-based research in the treatment and management of seriously injured patients to practice application.


Educational Objectives

  • Discuss new technology and techniques for optimal care of diverse trauma-related issues.
  • Describe state-of-the-art management of diverse trauma-related issues.
  • Present data-based evidence to compare and contrast pre-hospital and clinical care.
  • Illustrate how better-informed treatment decisions at all stages of care improve patient outcomes.

Online registration ended midnight July 9.

  CHS Staff Non-CHS Staff Physicians
Through May 31: $150 $160 $180
June 1 - July 9: $160 $170  $200
At the door: $185 $195 $225

Cancellations accepted before 7/5/11.  Refunds are minus processing fee.


Accreditation Statement: The Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians


Credit Designation Statement: The Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Provider #00252: 7 Contact Hrs by CA Brd of Registered Nurses
Provider #427000: 7 Continuing Education Hours for EMT-P
Provider #420700: 7 Continuing Education Hours for EMT


Symposium Schedule

8:00 a.m.   

Stephen Kaminski, MD

Director, Trauma Services

Cottage Health System


Session I
Critical Issues in Pediatric Care        
Moderator: Angelo Salvucci MD

Santa Barbara County Emergency Medical Services


8:05 a.m.

Pediatric Blunt Head and Neck Trauma
Andrea Thorp, MD,
Loma Linda University School of Medicine

8:30 a.m.
Blunt Abdominal Trauma in Children
Tamir Keshen, MD

California Pediatric Surgical Group  

8:55 a.m.
Non–accidental Trauma
Jennifer Wobig, RN

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

9:20 a.m.
Panel Discussions

9:35 a.m.
Vendor Fair / Break

Session II:  Critical Care in…The ICU

Moderator: Jeffrey Fried, MD

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

10:05 a.m.

Cardiovascular Management of Shock
Andrew Patterson, MD

Stanford University

10:30 a.m.
Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal in Critically Injured Patients
Christine Smith Schulman, RN

10:55 a.m.
Cultural and Linguistic Considerations in Critical Care
Rev. Pam Washburn

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

11:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion

11:35 a.m.
Vendor Fair / Break / Lunch Service



Subject to change

12:05 p.m.
Keynote Address:

Haiti, Before, During and After the Earthquake. 
Henri Ford, MD, CHLA

1:05 p.m.
Vendor Fair / Break

Session II:  Top Knife

Moderator: Stephen Kaminski, MD

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

1:35 p.m.
Do Bundles Improve Outcomes in Critical Care?
Ali Salim, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston

1:55 p.m.
Non-lethal Weapons and Trauma
Kenji Inaba, MD

University of Southern California

2:15 p.m.
Case Presentation: Stumping the Experts 
Stephen Kaminski, MD

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

2:50 p.m.
Panel Discussion

3:00 p.m.
Vendor Fair / Break


Session IV

Clinical Pearls from the Trauma Centers

Moderator:  Joseph Centeno, MD

Marian Medical Center, Santa Maria

3:30 p.m.
Compartment Syndrome and Blunt Abdominal Trauma
Howard Hayashi, MD

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, San Luis Obispo

3:55 p.m.
Violence Prevention 
Thomas Duncan, DO

Ventura County Medical Center

4:20 p.m.
Impalement Injuries and Impalers
Jeffrey Gauvin, MD

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

4:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion

5:00 p.m.

Stephen Kaminski MD