Southern Region Burn Conference - SMA

On Demand Virtually
Starting December 7!

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The Southern Region Burn Conference
will be Virtual for 2020!

In light of on-going developments with COVID-19 and after thoughtful discussions with our program chair, the Southern Region Burn Conference is being moved to an online, virtual experience. We believe this is the safest approach for the well-being of our audience of healthcare providers.

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Physician - SMA Member $384
Physician - Joining as SMA Member (Includes $320 membership and $480 conference fee) $704
Physician – Non SMA Member $800
Physician - Military $480
Nurses $320
Healthcare Professionals $320
Non-Healthcare Professionals $320
Resident/Fellow Physician $160
Medical, Nursing and Rehabilitation Students $80

Schedule
Southern Region Burn Conference
Start date:  December 7, 2020

Session 1: Invited Speakers
ABA President’s Address: Neither Rain, nor Sleet, nor Snow...not even a Pandemic will Stop the ABA
William L. Hickerson, MD, Former Director, Firefighters Regional Burn Center,
University of Tennessee Health Science, Memphis, TN
Session 2: Physicians
If Seeing Was Believing - A Retrospective Review of Potential Reduced Treatment with a Novel Burn Wound Assessment Device
Jeffrey E. Carter, MD, University Medical Center, Burn Center, New Orleans, LA
Cerebral Edema From Electrocution
Jay N. Collins, MD, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Application and Management of Cultured Epithelial Autografts (CEAs) on Posterior Burns – A 5-year, Multi-center, Retrospective Review of Outcomes
Bounthavy Homsombath, MD, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
A 10-year Retrospective Review of Pediatric Burn Care in a High-volume, Verified Burn Center
Samuel W. Jones, MD, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
Actionable, Revised (Version 3), and Amplified American Burn Association Triage Tables for Mass Casualties: A Civilian Defense Guideline
Randy D. Kearns, DHA, MSA, FACHE, FRSPH, The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Steady Admission Rate for School Aged Children at UNC Burn Center During the COVID 19 Pandemic
Booker T. King, MD, University of North Carolina, Jaycee Burn Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Pyoderma Gangrenosoum: Case Presentation and Review of Literature
Spogmai Komak, MD, John S. Dunn Burn Center, McGovern Medical School, UT Houston, Houston, TX
Predicting Blood Loss in Burn Surgery: A Search for Measured Approach to Transfusion of the Burn Patient
Haaris Mir, MD, Burn & Reconstructive Centers of Florida, Kendall Medical Center, Miami, FL
The Tower of Babel in Burns - Developing A Burn Biopsy Algorithm for Burn Depth Analysis
Herbert A. Phelan, MD, University Medical Center, Burn Center, New Orleans, LA
Session 3: Clinical
Resourceful Surgical Planning for Coverage of Large Burns: Optimizing Cultured Epithelial Autografts (CEAs) Outcomes by Combining with a Modified MEEK Procedure
Beretta Craft-Coffman, PA-C, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
Outcome Evaluation of High Dose Ascorbic Acid Infusion in Adult Burn Patients
Dominick Curry, PharmD, Warder Burn Center, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL
Evaluation of Growth Hormone Use in Patients Admitted to a Large Burn Center with Large Burns or Extensive Wounds
Rita M. Gayed, PharmD, Grady Memorial Hospital Burn Center, Atlanta, GA
Use of a Burn Sepsis Screening Protocol Results in Lower Antibiotic Usage Rates
Charles W. Jastram, Jr., PharmD, University Medical Center New Orleans, Burn Center, New Orleans, LA
Using Phenobarbital for Alcohol Withdrawal: A Quality Improvement Project
Nicole Miller, DNP, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
Utilization of a Burn Sepsis Algorithm: A 5 Year Analysis
Jeffrey W. Williams, PA-C, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Burn Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Overtriage of Burn Patients – More Prevalent than Assumed?
Chanaka D. Senanayake, PhD, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Session 4: Resident and Fellow
Assessment of the Coagulopathy of Burns with Thromboelastometry
Constance Joel, MD, Resident, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
Autologous Epidermal Skin Cell Suspension: A Cost-Effective Treatment for Burns >20% TBSA in a County Hospital with Limited Resources
Deena B. Chihade, MD (PGY4), Grady Memorial Hospital Burn Center, Atlanta, GA
Evaluation of Topical Off-The-Shelf (OTS) Therapies to Improve Burn Wound Healing During Prolonged Field Care
Larua E. Cooper, MD (PGY2), United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX
Characteristics of Fireworks-Related Injuries After Policy Change
Anna Elseth, DO, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
Evolving Trends in Management of Non-severe Pediatric Burns
Denise I.Garcia, MD (PGY3), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Bilateral Upper Extremity Amputation Due To High-Voltage Electrical Injury: A Case Report
Feargal Geraghty, PT, MD (PGY3), Burn & Reconstructive Centers of Florida, Kendall Medical Center, Miami, FL
Free Abdominal Tissue Transfer and Utilization of Umbilical Stalk for “Tubular” Reconstruction in Ear, Nose and Throat Defects: A Case Series
Jake C. Laun, MD (PGY5), Tampa General Hospital Regional Burn Center, Tampa, FL
Successful Utilization of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in a Severely Burned Patient with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Andrew Lin, DO (PGY5), Joseph M. Still Burn Center, WellStar Cobb, Kennestone Regional Medical Center, Austell, GA
Early Application of a Water-soluble Surfactant Dressing for Partial-thickness Burn Wounds to Reduce Wound Conversion
Ammar O, Mahmood, MD (Burn Fellowship), Firefighters Regional Burn Center, Memphis, TN
Major Burn Injury Successfully Treated with Cultured Epithelial Autografts, a Case Series Presentation: Establishing Standard Clinical Practices
Kevin P. McGovern, MD (PGY3), Brook Army Medical Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX
Relationship of Pre-existing Impaired Functional Mobility to Burn Outcomes
Jacqueline Seoane, MD (PGY2), Warden Burn Center, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL
Assessment Of Online Patient Education Resources From American Burn Association Accredited Burn Centers Across The United States
Ryan Qasawa, DO (Resident), Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
Airbag Burns: An Unfortunate Consequence of Motor Vehicle Safety
Kathryn Skibba, MD (PGY4), Kessler Burn, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Session 5: Nurses and Students
Integrating Shared Governance Principle With Real-Time Technology To Improve Infection Rates In A Large Burn Center With Patients Of Varying Acuity Levels
Jane Echols, RN, BSN, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
Plantar Foot Burns Among Diabetic Adults During Beach Season
Andrea Becemberg, Student, The Burn Unit at HIMA San Pablo, Caguas, PR
Retrospective Examination of Copper Supplementation in Burn Patients
Caroline Freedle, MBA, MS3, Timothy J. Harner, Texas Tech Health Science Center School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX
Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation in Burn Reconstruction: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Kelsey Gray, BS, MS4, Shriner's Burn Center, Galveston, TX
Opioid Use and Pain Control in Geriatric Burn Patients
Ciara E. Hutchison, BA. MS4, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Facial Burns: To Graft or Not to Graft
Scott R. Echternacht, BA, MS4, Kessler Burn Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Session 6: Therapy
Feasibility Of A Thinner, More Adherent Silicone Sheet For Effetive Scar Management
Ingrid Parry, MS, PT, BT-C, Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Sacramento, CA
Optimal Timing for Range of Motion to Upper Extremeties Following Split Thickness Skin Autografting: A Five Year Retrospective Review
Greta M. Rucks, OT, Warden Burn Center, Orlando Reginal Medical Center, Orlando, FL
Industry Scientific Presentations (Credit not available)
Preliminary Analysis of a Phase 3 Controlled, Randomized Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of a Bioengineered Regenerative Skin Construct for Deep Partial-Thickness Thermal Burns
James H. Holmes, IV, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Burn Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Determining Clinically Meaningful Thresholds for Innovative Burn Care Products to Reduce Autograft: A US Burn Surgeon Delphi Panel
Angela Gibson, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Burn Wound Conversion: Clinical Implication in the Treatment of Severe Burns
Malachy E. Asuku, MD, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Bedminister, NJ

Posters
Southern Region Burn Conference
Start date:  December 7, 2020

Group 1 Physicians

Poster # Title Presenter
P01 COVID-19 and Burn Care in America Randy D. Kearns, DHA, MSA, FACHE, FRSPH, The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
P02 Reliability of Estimated Blood Loss in Surgical Management of the Burn Patient Haaris, Mir, MD, Burn & Reconstructive Centers of Florida, Kendall Medical Center, Miami, FL
P03 Characteristics of Burn Casualties Treated at Role 2 Facilities in Afghanistan Mithun R. Suresh, MD, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX

Group 2 Clinical

Poster # Title Presenter
P04 Validation Of Measurements And Order Utilization Of Cultured Epithelial Autografts (CEAs) Post-Supply Order Adjustments From Manufacturer Beretta Craft-Coffman, PA-C, Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
P05 Case Report: Cellular Phone Induced Necklace Burn Requiring Deep Semi-Circumferential Neck Excision and Autografting Jeffrey Diller, NP, Burn & Reconstructive Centers of America, Austell, GA
P06 The Unknown Exposure Risks of Paraquat Holly D. Holley-Harrison, MSN, AGACNP-BC, Firefighters Burn Center - Regional One Health, Memphis, TN
P07 Effectiveness of a Silicone Temporary Skin Replacement Dressing After CO2 Laser Scar Treatments Nicole Miller, DNP, Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA
P09 Evaluation of the Utility of Amniotic Membrane Skin Substitutes In Treatment Of Facial Burns Brittany Puebla, BSB, Burn & Reconstructive Centers of Florida, Kendall Medical Center, Miami, FL

Group 3 Residents and Fellows

Poster # Title Presenter
P10 Application of Topical Exogenous Nutrient and Saline Supplementation to Improve Skin Graft Survival: From the Lab to the Operating Room Laura E. Cooper, MD (PGY2), United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX
P11 Reduction in Donor Site Morbidity: Full-Thickness Skin Columns vs. Split-Thickness Skin Grafts Laura E. Cooper, MD (PGY2), United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX
P23 Pemphigus Vulgaris: More Than Just a Skin Disease Samuel G. Ruiz, MD (PGY4), Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL

Group 4 Nurses and Social Work

Poster # Title Presenter
P13 Withdrew Withdrew
P14 Acute Kidney Injury, Burn Resuscitation, and a Novel, Visualization Approach to Resuscitation Review at University of Louisville Hospital C. John Luttrell, RN, BSN, University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY
P15 Quality Improvement Analyst in the Burn Unit Alicia Grubbs, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Regional Burn Center, Nashville, TN
P16 Benefits of Unit-Specific CLABSI Prevention Practices Calandra J. Thomas, RN, BSN, Grady Memorial Hospital Burn Center, Atlanta, GA
P17 Benefits of LCSW Utilization in an Adult Burn Clinic: More Than Just Checking the Box Jodi Wojcik, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, University of Louisville Burn Center, Louisville, KY

Group 5 Students

Poster # Title Presenter
P18 Aesthetic Superiority of Autologous Cell Suspension Device in Treating Deep Partial and Full Thickness Burn Compared to Skin Graft in a Single Case Jay P. Desai, MBBS, Firefighter Burn Center, Regional One Health, Memphis, TN
P19 Altmetric Attention Score: Evaluating the Social Media Impact of Burn Research Michelle A. Richardson, BSE (MS2), The University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
P20 Withdrew Withdrew
P21 The Ideal Donor Site Dressing: A Comparison of the Chitosan Based Gelling Dressing to Traditional Dressings Nkemjika Uke, MS3, Timothy J Harner, Texas Tech Health Science Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX

Group 6 Industry Scientific Presentations  (Credit not available)

Poster # Title Presenter
P22 Skin Graft Donor-Site Morbidity – A Systematic Literature Review Malachy E. Asuku, MD, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Bedminster, NJ

Accreditation

Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Southern Medical Association designates this Internet Activity (Enduring Material) for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Nurses

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity qualifies for up to 12.25 contact hours.

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Cancellation Policy:  Requests for refunds of registration fees must be submitted in writing to the SMA at [email protected] within 10 days of registration. A refund of your registration fee, minus a 25% processing fee, will be granted if request is received within 10 days of registration. No refund will be processed if the attendee has viewed any of the sessions.

Assessments & Their Use With The Burn Population In Rehabilitation - Resource for Sale

Reference to assist with Burn Therapist Certification from the 2016 Southern Region Burn Conference.