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Pediatric Trauma

In this video, Dr. Michael Dingeldein, Pediatric Trauma Medical and Surgical Director for Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital spends an hour discussing Pediatric Trauma for pre-hospital and emergency department medical staff.  Dr. Dingeldein also serves as the Pediatric Medical Director for the Northern Ohio Trauma System and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery with Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.

Dr. Dingeldein obtained his B.S. in Biology from the University of Cincinnati and completed Medical School at The Ohio State University.  He moved on to complete his surgical residency at Rush University and Cook County Hospital in Chicago Illinois.  With his interest in Pediatric Surgery, he completed a Fellowship at Children's Memorial Hospital at Northwestern University in Chicago and continued his Fellowship at The Children's Hospital at Oklahoma University in Oklahoma City.  We are pleased to have Dr. Dingeldein serving the needs of children in our region and supporting the Northern Ohio Trauma System as Pediatric Medical Director.

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Post Traumatic Stress

In this video, Dr. Christian Heim, discusses post traumatic stress, burn out and fatigue in the healthcare provider and provides suggestions to manage the day to day experiences that can result in difficulties as the stressors accumulate.

Doctor Christian Heim PhD, BMed (Hons), AMusA, BMus, MMus, FRANZCP, is a consultant psychiatrist with nineteen years of clinical practice experience in Mental Health in Australia. He holds the position of Associate Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland. A Churchill Fellow and recipient of innovation awards, his areas of expertise include alleviating the effects of personal trauma, particularly war trauma and childhood sexual abuses, and couple’s therapy where mental illness is involved. Currently, his practice is in hiatus, he is concentrating on lecturing, research and a clinical trial into
vicarious trauma in emergency nurses. Formerly, he was a classical musician and lecturer at several universities. He continues to play music and recently gave an all-Chopin piano recital at Brisbane City Hall. He writes books, posts
and has a podcast series with the aim of preventing mental health issues in the greater community. www.drchristianheim.com

Sepsis

In this video, Dr. Andrew Garlisi, EMS Medical Director with University Hospitals of Cleveland spends an hour discussing the physiology of sepsis and the challenges for pre-hospital and emergency department medical staff.  

Dr. Garlisi obtained his B.S.in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Ohio Dominican University.  He attended the Toledo University Medical School, graduating in the top 10% of the class.  He then went to the University of South Florida College of Medicine to complete his Internal Medicine residency.  Dr. Garlisi continued his passion for learning as he completed his Masters in Public Health at Case Western Reserve followed by a Masters in Business Administration from George Washington University.  He is a huge advocate for pre-hospital and emergency department personnel and has supported the Northern Ohio Trauma System through his participation in our symposium and other educational events.

 

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Spinal Trauma

In this video, Dr. Deborah Benzil discusses management and challenges with spinal injuries including discussion on neurosurgical considerations.  Dr. currently serves on staff at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Deborah L. Benzil, M.D. FACS, FAANS is known nationally for her work in spine stereotactic radiosurgery, innovation in resident education, diversity advocacy, and socioeconomic expertise. Before joining the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Benzil served as a partner practicing with MKMG/CareMount Medical. She provides comprehensive, state-of –the-art, patient centered care to patients with a wide-spectrum of neurosurgical diseases at award winning hospitals. She has served as faculty in the Department of Neurosurgery, Columbia University Medical Center where she developed and introduced the first comprehensive socioeconomic course for neurosurgical residents. She is currently Professor of Neurosurgery at CCLCM. 

 

 

Pediatric Burns

In this video, Dr. Charles Yowler discusses the challenges in assessing and treating the peediatric patient suffering from mild to serious burn injuries.  Dr. Yowler has decades of experience treating burn patients in both the civilian and military environment.

Dr. Yowler, MD, FACS, FCCM is a Professor of Surgery at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.  He currently serves as Director of the MetroHealth Adult and Pediatric Burn Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  His research interests include outpatient burn care, surgical critical care and surgical infection.

 

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NOTS Annual Report

In this video, Dr. Matthew Walsh, our 2019-2020 Medical Director, reviews the data in the annual NOTS report, highlighting the positive impact of collaboration in trauma care.

Dr. Walsh is currently Chairman of General Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  He came to Cleveland originally to train in HPB surgery with Robert Hermann, prior Chair of the Department of General Surgery.  He continued in the Department as faculty for the balance of his career, rising to Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University and awarded the Rich Family Distinguished Chair in Digestive Disease.  His interests lie in pancreatic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, endoscopy and education.  He has been honored with several teaching awards including the highest teaching excellence awards of the Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University.

Geriatric Trauma

In this video, Tod Baker, our EMS Coordinator reviews from an EMS perspective some of the many considerations when managing a geriatric trauma patient.  The presentation reviews some relevant data relating to the incidence both nationally and locally as well as physiological changes that occur with the aging process that predisposes the elderly to injury.

Tod is a firefighter/Paramedic who has served the northeast Ohio area for more than 30 years and currently serving as the Fire Chief at the Madison Fire District.  His background includes experience in the pre-hospital environment, working with ground and air critical care and in all levels of EMS education.  Tod has been with the Northern Ohio Trauma System serving as our EMS Coordinator since 2015.

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Shock- The final common pathway to death

In this video, Dr. Andrew Garlisi, EMS Medical Director with University Hospitals of Cleveland spends an hour discussing the physiology of shcok and the challenges for pre-hospital and emergency department medical staff.  

Dr. Garlisi obtained his B.S.in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Ohio Dominican University.  He attended the Toledo University Medical School, graduating in the top 10% of the class.  He then went to the University of South Florida College of Medicine to complete his Internal Medicine residency.  Dr. Garlisi continued his passion for learning as he completed his Masters in Public Health at Case Western Reserve followed by a Masters in Business Administration from George Washington University.  He is a huge advocate for pre-hospital and emergency department personnel and has supported the Northern Ohio Trauma System through his participation in our symposium and other educational events.

Trauma in Pregnancy

In this video, Dr. Cathleen Khandelwal discusses the many challenges for first responders and emergency healthcare provides when dealing with pregnancy and trauma.

Dr. Khandelwal currently serves as the Trauma Medical Director for Cleveland Clinic Fairview Medical Center.  She has been with the Cleveland Clinic for the past six years and is always excited to share and educate our prehospital and medical staff.

 

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Military Resuscitation

In this video, Dr. Moorman discusses military resuscitation.  Dr. Matthew Moorman is a General Surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in Surgical Critical Care and Medical Education. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is the Chief of the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

Prior to entering healthcare, Dr. Moorman served as an F-16 pilot. He has deployed multiple times, participating in combat flying operations in the middle east and during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. He is now a 30-year veteran of the United States Air Force and Ohio Air National Guard, currently serving as the Commander of the 178th Medical Group in the rank of full Colonel. 

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11th Annual Trauma Symposium

We all made it through 2020, but some of the affects are still ahead of us, so NOTS has decided to make our yearly event virtual for one more year.

We are also excited that we will be offering this for FREE. This is to honor all of our front line workers during this pandemic. 

Our NOTS mission is to provide the highest quality of care to patients across our region, and this symposium is great way to get your CME requirements while expanding your knowledge in trauma today. 

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. (7 CMEs)

Virtual (Registration to open later on this year)

November 9th, 2021 from 7:00-3:30pm

FREE