TRAUMA AND ACUTE CARE SURGERY CONFERENCE

31 January - 1 February 2018

 13.25 CME Points

Overview

Theme: Beating the odds with evidence-based practice

The Trauma and Acute Care Surgery conference scientific programme will be held with the objective to improve standards of care for the trauma cases. With the theme Beating the odds with evidence-based practice’, the conference will also focus on updates in humanitarian military interventions to ensure continuous development and implementation of good practice in the field of military medicine.

This conference offers comprehensive continuing education in the treatment of critically ill and injured patients, stressing current basic and cutting edge guidelines and technology for evaluation, diagnosis and management. It will feature ways to improve pre-hospital trauma care, inter-hospital transfer and rehabilitation and present recent cases of trauma. 

What are the main topics covered in this event?

  • Surgery in conflict zones
  • Military surgery
  • Trauma critical care
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Training and research in trauma

Benefits of attending

  • Recognise current multidisciplinary trends in the care of the trauma patient, and apply them appropriately in individual practices
  • Apply concepts from quality trauma care for blunt abdominal injury case studies to the practice setting to improve chances of minimizing damage to normal structures in the surgical area
  • Assess trauma severity score for neurosurgery to reduce post-operative pain and lead to faster recovery time, and lower infection risk while maintaining functionality of normal tissue
  • Discuss appropriate surgical response to pelvic and bone injuries which can help maximize the effectiveness and durability of the surgical treatment
  • Determine how to apply correct planning methods, preparedness, and medical management of trauma patients to develop skills for mass casualties in disasters

Conference chair
Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb,
Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital; Associate Prof., Dubai Med College; Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

Activity Director
Dr Waqaas Ahmad,
Staff Physician, Clinical Decision Unit, Stroke care, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Supported by:


Accreditation Statement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

08:40    Opening remarks

              Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai                 Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

 

SESSION 1: CONFLICT SURGERY

Moderator: Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

08:45     The challenges of humanitarian surgery at Medecins Sans Frontieres

               Dr Patrick Herard, Surgical Ortho Advisor, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Paris, France

09:15     Surgical uncertainties in civilian war wounds reconstructions

               Dr Rasheed Fakhri, Surgical Coordinator, Medecins Sans Frontieres Amman Reconstructive Surgery Hospital, Amman, Jordan

09:45     Special address: A volunteer surgeon in war zones: Experiences and a call-to-action

               Prof Frank Plani, Head of the Trauma Directorate, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Co-Chair of the Academic Division of Trauma Surgery, University of                  the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

10:15     Coffee Break

 

SESSION 2: WAR SURGERY

Moderator: Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

10:45     Revealed in the wound: Conflict medicine and the ecologies of war

               Dr Omar Al-Dewachi, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Health                          Sciences, Co-Director, Conflict Medicine Program, Global Health Institute, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

11:15     Military and medicine: Common concepts and evolution

               Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai                  Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

11:45    Blast injuries

               Dr Fawzi Al-Ayoubi, Consultant of General and Trauma Surgery, Chief of Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Mafraq Hospital, Medical Chair, SEHA Trauma and                  Emergency Service Line Council, Abu Dhabi, UAE

12:15    Lunch Break

 

SESSION 3: CRITICAL CARE          

Moderator: Dr Masoud Bashir, Head of Surgery, Al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

13:30     New resuscitation treatment paradigms in the management of the bleeding trauma patient

               Prof Frank Plani, Head of the Trauma Directorate, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Co-Chair of the Academic Division of Trauma Surgery, University of                  the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

14:00     Managing small bowel obstruction

               Dr Masoud Bashir, Head of Surgery, Al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

14:30    De-resuscitation

              Dr Steven Frank, Medical Director: Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns                 Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

15:00    Non-operative management of solid organ injury - Experience from a tertiary care apex trauma centre

              Prof Dr Mahesh Chandra Misra, Professor of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Director of Surgical Disciplines, President and Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi                 University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

15:30     Coffee Break

 

SESSION 4: ABDOMINAL INJURIES

Moderator: Dr Rohit Kumar, Medical Director, Head, Surgery and Emergency Department, International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE

16:00     Hypotensive resuscitation - current status

               Prof Dr Mahesh Chandra Misra, Professor of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Director of Surgical Disciplines, President and Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi                  University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

16:30     Penetrating injuries to abdomen! Present status of management?

               Dr Subash Gautam, Consultant and Head of Department; Director of ATLS, Fujairah Hospital, Fujairah, UAE

17:00     Approach to the retrohepatic IVC Injury

               Dr Fawzi Al-Ayoubi, Consultant of General and Trauma Surgery, Chief of Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Mafraq Hospital, Medical Chair, SEHA Trauma and                  Emergency Service Line Council, Abu Dhabi, UAE

17:30     Techniques for abdominal wall closure after damage control laparotomy: from temporary abdominal closure to early/delayed fascial closure

               Dr Osama Murtada, Consultant, Reconstructive Surgery, Omdorman Teaching Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan

18:00     End of Day One

08:30    Opening Remarks

              Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai                 Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

 

SESSION 5: TRAINING IN TRAUMA

Moderator: Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

08:35        Trauma systems around the world

                  Col Nigel Tai, Consultant Trauma and Vascular Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK Defence Medical Service, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary                                 University of London, London, UK

09:00         Trauma surgery education: Ideal vs. reality

                    Prof Frank Plani, Head of the Trauma Directorate, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Co-Chair of the Academic Division of Trauma Surgery, University of                       the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

09:30          Delivering a sustainable major trauma workforce

                    Col Nigel Tai, Consultant Trauma and Vascular Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK Defence Medical Service, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary                       University of London, London, UK

10:00           Educational and clinical impact of ATLS

                     Prof Fikri Abu-Zidan, Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE

10:30           Coffee Break

 

SESSION 6: NEURO-TRAUMA

Moderator: Prof Dr Mahesh Chandra Misra, Professor of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Director of Surgical Disciplines, President and Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

11:00   Traumatic brain injuries

             Dr Abdulla Qassim, Consultant and Head of Neurosurgery, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

11:30   Advances in treatment of hemorrhagic stroke

             Dr Judy Huang, Vice Chair of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

12:00   Nerve Injury and peripheral nerve entrapment-- surgical management

             Dr Allan Belzberg, Co-Director, Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute, Professor of Neurosurgery, John Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

12:30   Lunch Break

 

SESSION 7: ORTHO-TRAUMA

Moderator: Prof Fikri Abu-Zidan, Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE

13:40   Principles and techniques of operative fracture management in more complex injuries

             Dr Usama Saleh, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, Dubai, UAE

14:10   Bleeding pelvic fractures, pack or embolise?

             Dr Usama Saleh, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, Dubai, UAE

14:40   Coffee Break

 

SESSION 8: CRITICAL CARE II

Moderator: Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

15:10   Traumatic cardiac arrest

             Assoc Prof Fatimah Lateef, Senior Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, Director, Clinical Service and Quality, Vice-Chair, Academic Clinical Programme,                            Director of Undergraduate Training and Education, Singapore General Hospital, Director, Singhealth Duke NUS Institute of Medical Simulation, Director, Institute of                    Medical Simulation and Education, Singhealth, Singapore City, Singapore

15:40   Fluid resuscitation in severe sepsis and septic shock

             Dr Steven Frank, Medical Director: Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns                Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

16:10   The horizon of POCUS in critically ill patients

             Prof Fikri Abu-Zidan, Chair, Al Ain Medical District Human Research Ethics Committee, Head, Trauma Research Group, Professor, Consultant Surgeon (Acute Care                        Surgery and Disaster Medicine), Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE

16:40   Abdominal compartment syndrome

             Dr Rohit Kumar, Medical Director, Head, Surgery and Emergency Department, International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE

17:10   Q&A

17:30   End of Conference

Activity Director:

Dr Waqaas Ahmad, Consultant, Emergency Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Conference Chair:

Dr Yousif Hussein Eltayeb, Consultant Surgeon, Rashid Hospital, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical College, Dubai Surgical Residency Program Director, Dubai Healthcare Authority, Dubai, UAE

 

SPEAKER FACULTY:

Dr Abdulla Qassim, Consultant and Head of Neurosurgery, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Allan Belzberg, Co-Director, Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute, Professor of Neurosurgery, John Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Assoc Prof Fatimah Lateef, Senior Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, Director, Clinical Service and Quality, Vice-Chair, Academic Clinical Programme, Director of Undergraduate Training and Education, Singapore General Hospital, Director, Singhealth Duke NUS Institute of Medical Simulation, Director, Institute of Medical Simulation and Education, Singhealth, Singapore City, Singapore

Dr Fawzi Al-Ayoubi, Consultant of General and Trauma Surgery, Chief of Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Mafraq Hospital, Medical Chair, SEHA Trauma and Emergency Service Line Council, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof Fikri Abu-Zidan, Chair, Al Ain Medical District Human Research Ethics Committee

Head, Trauma Research Group, Professor, Consultant Surgeon (Acute Care Surgery and Disaster Medicine), Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE

Prof Frank Plani, Head of the Trauma Directorate, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Co-Chair of the Academic Division of Trauma Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr Judy Huang, Vice Chair of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Prof Dr Mahesh Chandra Misra, Professor of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Director of Surgical Disciplines, President and Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Dr Masoud Bashir, Head of Surgery, Al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Col Nigel Tai, Consultant Trauma and Vascular Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK Defence Medical Service, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK

Dr Omar Al-Dewachi, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Social Medicine and Global Health,

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Co-Director, Conflict Medicine Program, Global Health Institute, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr Osama Murtada, Consultant, Reconstructive Surgery, Omdorman Teaching Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan

Dr Patrick Herard, Surgical Ortho Advisor, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Paris, France

Dr Rasheed Fakhri, Surgical Coordinator, Medecins Sans Frontieres Amman Reconstructive Surgery Hospital, Amman, Jordan

Dr Rohit Kumar, Medical Director, Head, Surgery and Emergency Department, International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Steven Frank, Medical Director: Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Dr Subash Gautam, Consultant and Head of Department; Director of ATLS, Fujairah Hospital, Fujairah, UAE

Dr Usama Saleh, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, Dubai, UAE