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Moreno Valley Conference Center
14075 Frederick Street
Moreno Valley, CA  92553


7:00 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - Conference Begins
4:30 p.m. - Conference Concludes



Trauma as a Disease.  A Global Perspective.

Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, FACS
Riverside University Health System - Medical Center 

Geriatric Trauma: Prehospital and Beyond
Sara Edwards, MD, MS
Department of Surgery
Director of Surgical Intensive Care Unite
Riverside University Health System - Medical Center
Combat Medicine – The First Five Minutes
MAJ A. Eric Zahorecz, MD
Brigade Surgeon, Special Operations Detachment – NORTHCOM
Medical Director for Disaster Response
Riverside University Health System 
Pathophysiology and Evidence-Based Insights for Fever Control in the Neuro ICU
Jett Jousma, RN, BSN, BA Chemistry
Clinical Manager & National Pediatric
Clinical Mangar for Arctic Sun
Trauma: Case Studies Perspective
Daniel R. Margulies, MD, FACS
Director, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Department of Surgery
Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
Pitfalls in Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation
Stephen Bickler, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Rady Children's Hospital
University of California San Diego
Santa Barbara Mudslides Disaster Response
Rohit Sharma, MD
General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Course Description

The trauma conference is designed to provide continuing education of trauma care for the target audience including all EMS, Fire, Police, Hospital staff, RNs, and Physicians. 

Identify methods of bleeding control in the field.
State the indications for Target Temperature Management in the Neuro ICU.
Identify key points of trauma as a disease process.
Identify pitfalls in pediatric trauma resuscitation.
Identify methods to reduce morbidity and mortality in geriatric trauma.
State key factors identified in delaying response to the Santa Barbara disaster response.
Identify treatment modalities in various case studies.  

Course Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP511 for 7.0 contact hours per day.  This course has been approved by CA EMS CA Provider #33-0006 for 7.0 hours per day of CE (Instructor based), and includes a certificate of completion.  


Download Information and/or to register with a check payment  

2019 Trauma Conference at RUHS.pdf

Sponsors and Vendors
For information on how to become a sponsor or vendor, please contact Stephen Kernop at


  • Parking is Free
  • A light breakfast and lunch are included 
  • Please bring a light sweater as the temperature in the room may fluctuate