11th Battlefield Healthcare Summit


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IDGA’s 2009 Battlefield Healthcare in Texas will feature the latest developments in:

1. Wounded Warrior Programs and post combat care
2. New front line medical technologies and treatments
3. Polytrauma rehab coordination: including advancements with prosthetics and
burn therapy
4. Pre-deployment medical training
5. TBI and combat stress injuries
6. Effective wound care management and infection control in theater

This fall’s in depth polytrauma rehab Master Class will focus on distinct injury treatment within a complex setting, including TBI and burn injury, as well as the wider psychological context of recovery. Increased attention will also be given to Wounded Warrior Programs, which are an integral part of the healthcare process for our troops.

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11th Battlefield Healthcare Summit

  1. 1. Featuring a Polytrauma Rehabilitation Master Class Day. presents a training summit CME and CE credits offered! Featuring a Wounded Warrior Focus The Next Generation of Treatment, Training, and Technology December 7 – 9, 2009 | Grand Hyatt San Antonio San Antonio, TX Featuring sessions on: Gain invaluable information on the latest in combat • Treatment of TBI and burn medicine from these unparalleled speakers: casualties in polytrauma rehab Maj Gen Thomas Travis, USAF, MC, Commander, 59th Medical Wing, treatment Wilford Hall Medical Center COL Jennifer Menetrez, USA, MC, MD, Director, Center for the Intrepid • Next-generation rehabilitation Chief, Physical Medicine Service Brooke Army Medical Center treatments and therapies from the COL Leopoldo C. Cancio, USA, MC, MD, US Army Combat Critical Care Center for Intrepid, including burn Engineering Program, US Army Institute of Surgical Research injuries and prosthetics COL James R. Ficke, USA, MC, Orthopaedic Surgery Consultant, US Army • Effective wound care management Surgeon General, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation and infection control strategies in Col Deborah Burgess, USAF, MC, MD, FACP Chief, Medical Modernization Theater Division Director, AF Medical Modeling and Simulation Program, Military • Pre-deployment training initiatives Consultant to the USAF SG for Nephrology And many more! Sponsored By: www.BattlefieldHealthcare.com
  2. 2. Who You Will Meet: IDGA’s 11th Battlefield Healthcare Summit will detail best practices and the next generation in combat medicine and rehabilitative care as well as facilitate a forum where treatment initiatives and December 7 – 9, 2009 advanced research can be discussed, Grand Hyatt San Antonio debated, and developed. San Antonio, TX The audience will be comprised of senior level professionals from military units/ Dear Colleague, organizations, government agencies, contractors, technology service providers With each new year of continuous and academia. Attendees will include operations in the asymmetric envi OIF/OEF comes new lessons learned ronments of directors with the following responsibilities: , new advancements made in the community, and new challenges military healthcare for the future. Medical advancem • Surgical Care training, and technology including ents in treatment, wound care management in thea • Medical readiness advancements in prosthetics, infe ter, • Health Services ctious disease control, and limb helping to improve the level of care salvage are • Research and Development our warriors can receive from Leve l 1 to CONUS. • Force Health Protection IDGA’s Battlefield Healthcare seri • Medical Support es recognizes the diversity within medical community by offering a the military • Logistics series of distinguished speakers and will provide a roadmap into the futu participants who • Case Management re by presenting a wide array of thou concepts from their diverse perspect ght provoking ives. This year’s gathering in Texas feat Log On & Stay Connected! • Wo ures the latest developments in: unded Warrior Programs and pos Be sure to add • New t combat care www.Battlefieldhealthcare.com to your front line medical technologies • Poly and treatments “Favorites” on your internet browser and trauma rehab coordination: incl uding advancements with pro visit us regularly for the latest updates: burn therapy sthetics and • Pre- • Event agenda deployment medical training • TBI • Speaker faculty and combat stress injuries • Effe • Social and networking activities ctive wound care managemen t and infection control in thea • Download Center featuring speaker ter presentations and white papers This fall’s in depth polytrauma reha b Master Class will focus on dist • Sponsors and Exhibitors treatment within a complex sett inct injury ing, including TBI and burn injury, psychological context of recovery. as well as the wider Increased attention will also be give Join the Battlefield Healthcare Warrior Programs, which are an inte n to Wounded gral part of the healthcare process for our troops. Group! Don’t delay – take the time now to block off December 7 – 9, 2009 in reserve your place among your peer your calendar, and s and key leaders in the military med Register today by logging on to www .Battlefieldhealthcare.com or callin ical community! About IDGA g 1-800-882-8684. I look forward to seeing you in Dec The Institute for Defense ember! & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a Very Respectfully, non-partisan information based organization dedicated to the promotion of the P . Don miss get your .S ’t innovative ideas in public service and defense. We bring together speaker panels Monica McKenzie opportunit y to comprised of military and government g Credits! Program Director, IDGA CME and Nursin tails. professionals while attracting delegates de Se e below for Monica.mckenzie@idga.org with decision-making power from military, government and defense industries. For more information, please visit us at www.idga.org. Don’t Miss! 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  3. 3. Master Class: Polytrauma Rehabilitation Master Class: Polytrauma Rehabilitation from Distinct Clinical Focuses from Distinct Clinical Focuses Monday, December 7, 2009 This in depth and interactive focus day will examine distinct clinical issues within a polytrauma setting. The day will focus on treatments of TBI and burn causalities, and will include the wider psychological context of recovery from polytrauma. It will be rounded off with a discussion on new media technology tools being utilized to help our wounded warriors’ transition back into civilian or military life. 7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration & Coffee 8:00 am – 10:00 am TBI in polytrauma Rehabilitation in the TBI/ Polytrauma Post-Combat Patient In this session you will learn about rehabilitation approaches in How you will benefit: patients with TBI with multiple injuries. Understand the latest in • Participants will learn about rehabilitation treatment to the diagnostic and treatment approaches to TBI sequelae. polytrauma patient in the face of TBI • You will be more familiar with the treatments for TBI medical What will be covered: • Post traumatic seizure complications • Mood disorder Session Leader: Stephanie Sneed, MD, Assistant Professor, • Metabolic/endocrine disorders Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Baylor • Spasticity College of Medicine and Staff Physician Polytrauma/TBI • Cognitive deficits Director Michael E. Debakey VAMC Houston, TX mTBI and psychological focus 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Issues in the Rehabilitation of Brain Injury Participants will learn about the wider psychological context of How you will benefit: recovery from polytrauma, and traumatic brain injury in particular. • Learn about the controversies in the treatment of mTBI This presentation will focus on differing patterns of adjustment to • Understand in depth the recovery process of mTBI from a polytrauma injury and the relationship between psychological psychological perspective adjustment and outcomes. • Become familiar with prognostic factors What will be covered: Session Leaders: Amy Bowles, MD, Chief, Traumatic Brain Injury • Adjustment and transitions Program • Family issues • Wellness and reality Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas • Controversies in the treatment of mTBI Douglas B. Cooper, PhD Clinical Neuropsychologist Traumatic Brain Injury Service, Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, Brooke Army Medical Center 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Luncheon Burn injuries focus 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm U.S. Army Burn Center’s (San Antonio) Treatment Model for Burn Injuries in a Comorbid Trauma Advances in resuscitation and medical management following • Challenges associated with treating the burn patient with severe burn injury has resulted in greater survival among victims of comorbid trauma major burn trauma. Severe burns resulting from blast injuries in the • Directions for advancing rehabilitative care for burn survivors current wars are further complicated by comorbid trauma. These complex injuries have placed a greater need on early, How you will benefit • You will have a greater understanding of the need for early comprehensive rehabilitation programs directed toward maximizing function and minimizing disability in our military burn survivors. rehabilitation intervention in the polytrauma burn patient • You will learn about current rehabilitation strategies in the The Rehabilitation Department at the U.S. Army Burn Center in San Antonio, has developed a unique treatment model among burn military burn patient • You will become familiar with the need for rehabilitation-centric centers to rehabilitate and reintegrate our military burn survivors to military service or civilian life. clinical trials in the burn population What will be covered Session Leader: CPT Mark E. Lester, PT, DPT, OCS, SP, USA • The current practice model in military burn rehabilitation Chief, Burn Rehabilitation Department Army Burn Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research Media technologies for rehabilitation 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Vision 21CARE: Protecting Warriors by Connecting Warriors The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have put enormous strains on How you will benefit: the men and women of the U.S. military, and we must do more to • Discover how these new media tools will provide coping ease their burden and heal their wounds. Learn how social media techniques can help address these challenges. • Understand communication patterns with Generation Y Warriors • Learn how to develop behavioral trends and analysis What will be covered: • Evidence-based interventions and those who provide services to Session Leader: Ali Reza Manouchehri, Chief Executive returning warriors and their families Officer, MetroStar Systems and Former National Guard • Link between warriors in a vet to vet service (social networking) Resiliency Program Manager • Interactive media techniques to cope with stress inoculation Register Today! www.BattlefieldHealthcare.com 3
  4. 4. Main Conference Day One Main Conference Day Two Tuesday, December 8, 2009 Wednesday, December 9, 2009 7:15 Registration and Coffee 7:30 Registration and Coffee 8:00 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks 8:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks Keynote 8:15 Meeting the Medical Challenges of the Battlefield 8:15 Perspective of the Clinical Support Division of the Army WTC Focus WTC Maj Gen Thomas Travis, USAF, MC, Commander, 59th Medical Wing, COL Steven Swann, USA, MD, Command Surgeon, Army Warrior Wilford Hall Medical Center Transition Command (USAWTC) 9:00 Back in the War...Taking Hard-won Battlefield Surgical Lessons Home 9:00 Infection Control Strategies in the Combat Theater •Peacetime-wartime-peacetime lesson cycle in historical terms • Description of the role and impact of infection control in and out of the •Current examples in general, vascular, orthopedic, and head/neck trauma care combat zone to minimize the impact of infections Col W. Brian Perry, USAF, MD, FACS, General/Colorectal/Trauma Surgeon, • Concentration on infection control with multidrug-resistant organisms. Commander, 59th Surgical Operations Squadron, Wilford Hall Medical LTC Clint Murray, USA, MC, SAUSHEC ID Fellowship Program Center, Lackland AFB Director, San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX 9:40 Towards the Cybernetic Medic: Radical New Technology for 9:40 Networking Break Combat Casualty Care The systems approach to augmenting medic and provider capabilities on the 10:25 Air Force Medical Modeling and Simulation Program: Pre-Deployment Focus • Tech Focus battlefield Bridging the Gap Between US And Battlefield Medicine • New vital signs and potential targets for obtaining more data from existing • Hands-on training with realistic constructive and virtual reality simulation and future sensors technology • The role of decision support and automated care in combat critical care • Cutting-edge technology is being incorporated into all education, training COL Leopoldo C. Cancio, USA, MD, MC, US Army Combat Critical Care and sustainment platforms Engineering Program, US Army Institute of Surgical Research Col Deborah Burgess USAF, MC, MD, FACP Chief, Medical Modernization Division Director, AF Medical Modeling and Simulation Program, Military 10:20 Networking Break Consultant to the USAF SG for Nephrology 11:05 Current MEDEVAC Operations In OEF/OIF 11:20 The Center For Pre-Deployment Medicine • Patient movement and on board medical capabilities initiatives • Tactical Combat Medical Care (TCMC) • Current Medevac update • Brigade Combat Team Trauma Training (BCT3) • Force structure issues facing Army Medevac operations • Military Transition Team Medical Training (MiTT) COL Robert D. Mitchell USA, MS, Director, Medical Evacuation • Joint Forces Combat Trauma Management Course (JFCTMC) Proponency Aviation, Consultant to the Army Surgeon General MAJ Shon D. Compton SP, MPAS, PA-C Deputy Director, Center for Pre-deployment Medicine (MCCS-HR) Fort Sam Houston, TX 11:45 Decision Making on the Battlefield: Amputation versus Limb Salvage Limb Salvage • The universal fielding and impact of the Combat Tourniquet 12:00 Lunch • The inaccuracy of standardized severity scores for limb salvage • Considerations/ process for transport of the severe limb injured patient back to 1:00 Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2) AW2 one of our three CONUS-based amputation centers •Challenges in nonmedical case management COL James R Ficke, USA, MC, Orthopaedic Surgery Consultant, US Army •Emphasis on the most seriously wounded, injured, and ill Surgeon General, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation COL James Rice, USA, MC, Director, U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program 12:25 Lunch 1:45 Prosthetic Challenges and Solutions for Lower Limb Blast Wound Injuries 1:25 Update from The Center for Intrepid: Strategic Initiatives for the • Case study fitting a Bilateral Transfermoral, focus on skin and Prosthetic Focus Future of Medical Care Heterotopicossification (HO) challenges. This will show the process, Keynote •Clinical foresight with a hint of research Interface materials, and components we utilized •Administrative tools working to enhance clinical care • Fitting options for advanced recreational Prostheses including swim, COL Jennifer Menetrez, USA, MC, MD, Director, Center for the Intrepid cycling, and running legs Chief, Physical Medicine Service Brooke Army Medical Center • Brief overview of the latest Prosthetic technologies commonly used for our injured. Example, powered knees, bionic ankles, and materials 2:05 Effective Wound Care in Theater Peter D. Harsch, CP, C5 Head of Prosthetics, Naval Medical Center, • Management of Infections in Combat-related Injuries San Diego CA • The surgical and medical strategies to minimize infections associated with combat-related injuries 2:25 Networking Break LTC Clint Murray, USA, MC, SAUSHEC, ID Fellowship Program Director 3:05 Welcome Home Wounded Warrior: The Army Liaison Team’s 2:50 CONUS Management of the Combat Amputee: Surgical Actions in Support of Medical Evacuation at Andrews Air Techniques and Impact on Return to Duty Force Base • Amputation surgical techniques utilized on returning combat amputees •Overview of the Army Team’s key actions as a short term patient advocate • Return to duty rates of amputee soldier •Outline of the situations for positive communication, assistance and LTC Kevin L. Kirk, USA, MC, Chief, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery guidance that W2’s desire -The way ahead: Formalizing and Brooke Army Medical Center Orthopedic Consultant, Center for the institutionalizing the past 5 years of MECH Team development Intrepid COL James Conaway, USA, Team Chief, Medical Evacuation to CONUS Hospitals 3:35 Networking Break 3:50 Chest Pain Evaluation Down Range - A Modern Cost 4:20 Burn Rehabilitation of the Wounded Warrior Savings Approach Cardiac Imaging Burn Rehab • Challenges of burn rehabilitation • Review the burden of cardiovascular disease in the deployed setting • Impact of polytraumatic injuries • Introduce the application of cutting edge technology to reduce • Current treatment techniques aeromedical evacuations Scott Dewey, PT, CHT, OCS, Clinical Coordinator, Burn Rehabilitation, U.S • Understand the logistical implications of instituting advanced cardiac Army Burn Center, USAISR imaging within the AOR Maj Kevin Steel, USAF, MC, DO, Chief, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, 5:00 The Effects of Using Hemostatic Agents on Hemostatis / The Department of Cardiology San Antonio Military Medical Center Effects of Blood Pressure on Rebleeding When Hemostatic Agents are Used 4:30 The Effects of Using the Hypothermia, Environmental, MAJ Michael Loughren, USA, PhD, Assistant Director of the US Army Exposure, and Trauma (HEET)® Title: Garment in the Graduate, Program in Anesthesia Prevention of Hypothermia / A Comparison of Tibial Intraosseous (IO), Sternal IO, and Intravenous (IV) Routes of Brian Gegel, CRNA, MSN Assistant Clinical Program Director Phase II Site, Administration on the Pharmacokinetics of Epinephrine During Brook Army Medical Center Cardiac Arrest James M. Burget, MSNA, CRNA, Clinical Instructor and Research COL (ret) Don Johnson, USAFR, PhD, Director of Research, US Army Associate, Brooke Army Medical Center Graduate, Program in Anesthesia (see website for details) MAJ Michael Loughren, USA, PhD, Assistant Director of the US Army Graduate, Program in Anesthesia 5:40 End of Day One (see website for details) 5:10 End of Main Conference Sponsored By: 4
  5. 5. Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities Register Online, by Email, Still Available! Phone, Fax or Mail Sponsor or exhibit at IDGA’s 11th Battlefield Healthcare Summit! IDGA sponsorships and exhibits are an excellent opportunity for your company to showcase its products and services to a highly targeted, senior-level military Web: www.BattlefieldHealthcare.com audience. IDGA helps companies achieve sales, marketing and branding Email: info@idga.org objectives by setting aside a limited number of event sponsorships and exhibit spaces – all of which are custom-tailored to help your company maximize its Phone: 1-800-882-8684 or 1-646-378-6026 exposure at the event and reach key decision-makers in your field. Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day FOR MORE INFORMATION To learn more about these and other marketing opportunities, please contact Mail: IDGA Angela DiNatale at 1.212.885.2761 or via e-mail at sponsorship@idga.org. 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor New York, NY 10017 Venue & Lodging Grand Hyatt San Antonio Pricing Military, Government & Academia* 600 E Market Street Register & Register & Standard San Antonio, TX 78205 Pay by Oct. 9 Pay by Nov. 6 Price (210) 224-1234 www.grandsanantonio.hyatt.com Polytrauma Rehab $399 $399 $399 Master Class Group Rate - $117 per night Main Conference Only $599 $699 $799 Please identify you are part of the Battlefield Healthcare-IDGA conference to ensure the special rate. Note that you are eligible for this rate three day prior and three days post the event (based on availability). Reservations Telephone - (210) 224-1234 Pricing Industry Please make your reservation before Monday, November 16, 2009 in order to Register & Register & Standard ensure you are eligible for the group rate. Pay by Oct. 9 Pay by Nov. 6 Price Polytrauma Rehab $500 $500 $500 Master Class Sponsors: Main Conference Only $899 $999 $1,099 *This category does NOT include government contractors; contractors are considered civilian/industry for the purpose of determining registration fees. Military personnel are requested to be in uniform. Team Discounts* Number of Attendees Savings of: 3 to 4 10% 5 or more 15% * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined with any other discount. Media Partners: MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IDGA A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration. * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6% sales tax. Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: JPMorgan Chase Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 957-097239 ABA/Routing #: 021000021 Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and the event number: 16850.002 Here’s what people are saying about IDGA’s Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes Battlefield Healthcare series: lunches and refreshments. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. For directions, please contact the hotel. Please refer to www.idga.org/cancellation for cancellation, postponement This was among the best conferences, most and substitution policy Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Customer comprehensive and worthwhile training Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. ©2009 IDGA. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of I have ever attended. this brochure constitute a trademark of IDGA. Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable under the Lanham Act and common NNMC Bethesda law principles. Register Today! www.BattlefieldHealthcare.com 5
  6. 6. REGISTRATION CARD IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor ❑ Yes, please register me for New York, NY 10017 ❑ Polytrauma Rehabilitation from Distinct Clinical Focuses Master Class (Monday, December 7) ❑ Main Conference (Tuesday – Wednesday, December 8 – 9) See Page 5 for pricing details. Your customer registration code is: When registering, please provide the code above. Salutation/Rank________________________Name_____________________________ Job Title_______________________________________________________________ Unit/Division____________________________________________________________ Organization____________________________________________________________ Approving Manager______________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________ City__________________________________State______________Zip___________ Phone________________________________Fax_______________________________ 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: 1 Web: www.BattlefieldHealthcare.com E-mail__________________________________________________________________ 2 Email: info@idga.org ❑ Check enclosed for $_________ (Payable to IDGA) 3 Phone: 1-800-882-8684 ❑ Charge my __Amex __Visa __Mastercard __Diners Club 4 Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day Card #___________________________________Exp. Date___/___ CVM Code:____ 5 Mail: IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor ❑ Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events. 16850.002 /D/AK New York, NY 10017 Featuring a Polytrauma presents a training summit Rehabilitation Master Class Day. CME and CE credits offered! Featuring a Wounded Warrior Focus The Next Generation of Treatment, Training, and Technology December 7 – 9, 2009 | Grand Hyatt San Antonio San Antonio, TX Sponsored By: