Annual Trauma Symposium

2018 Annual Trauma Symposium


9th Annual JPS Trauma Symposium

Friday, October 11, 2019
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tarrant County Community College
Trinity River Campus - Action Room A


Participant Registration Exhibitor Registration


About the JPS Annual Trauma Symposium

JPS is Tarrant County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. We are an academic institution caring for trauma patients focusing on positive patient outcomes. JPS' Annual Trauma Symposium is a didactic educational activity designed to provide relevant evidence-informed strategies of current trauma management and treatment methodologies that directly impact patient outcomes. This conference is designed to meet the learning needs of all disciplines involved in the care of the trauma/critical care patient.



Time Event
7:15-7:45 Registration & Breakfast
7:45-8:00 Welcome: Robert Earley, President and CEO, JPS Health Network
8:00-9:00 Judy Mikhail, PhD, MBA, RN
Social Determinants of Health: Drivers of Trauma Disparities
9:00-10:00 Katie Wright, MD, JPS Health Network
Case Studies from an Insider's View: A Fresh Perspective on Trauma Care
10:00-10:15 Break — Exhibitor Networking
10:15-11:15 Heidi Hotz, RN
Trauma CSI—What Went Wrong?
11:15-12:15 Jonathan Morrison, MD
Vascular Trauma: Innovative Treatment Strategies
12:15-1:45 Lunch
Art Clayton, Fort Worth Distric Attorney's Office
Connie Housley, RN, JPS Health Network
Tim Pickney, Arlington Police Department
Panel Discussion: Prevention Strategies and Making a Case for Sexual Assault Crimes in our Communities
1:45-2:45 Morgan Schellenberg, MD, MPH, FRSC
Mass Casualty Event: Best Practice When Your ED is Already at Capacity
2:45-3:00 Break — Exhibitor Networking
3:00-4:00 Eileen Whalen
Trauma Centers and Characteristics of Successful Leadership Impacting Patient Outcomes


Continuing Education


JPS Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 


CME Credit Designation

Continuing education credit will be available.


Directions & Parking

The Trinity River Campus is located at the northwest corner of Belknap and Taylor streets in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Free parking available in the TCC garage on the 4th floor. Please carpool if possible.


Tarrant County Community College
Trinity River Campus - Action Room A
300 Trinity Campus Circle
Fort Worth, Texas 76102



Contact Mary Ann Contreras: 817-702-8814.