Registration is still being accepted for the WV Trauma Symposium, which is being held Feb. 15-17 at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, W.Va.

The conference is designed for trauma surgeons, general surgeons, emergency room physicians, nurses, mid-level providers, pre-hospital care providers, coding specialists, pharmacists, and health information professionals, as well as anyone with an interest in the care of trauma patients.

It is a collaborative effort between experts in various trauma disciplines from around West Virginia.

The conference will feature topics on surgical trauma, geriatric trauma, critical care of trauma patients, and complications. The speakers will present progressive and challenging issues in the field of trauma care. A poster session will also be held highlighting trauma research throughout the state.

This year's keynote speaker is Alex Eastman, MD, a pioneer in the field of tactical medicine and hemorrhage control from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Contact Nicole Cornell at cornelln@wvumedicine.org with any questions .