May Day Trauma Conference

28th Annual May Day Trauma Conference

Dates:  May 3rd – 4th, 2017

Time:  7:45am-5:00pm

Registration: begins at 7:00AM each day

Location of Conference:  William & Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, and EMS/Pre-hospital personnel who care for trauma patients


Complete registration includes: attendance at conference, course materials, meals and breaks. 

Credit card payments are only accepted online. We accept all major credit cards. Registration fees must be paid in full in order to secure a seat. Partial payment is no longer accepted.


Refunds minus a $40 processing fee is allowed up to 5 days prior to the conference.  After 5 days a refund for registration will be forfeited or a substitution can be made.  Conference no-shows will not be eligible for a refund.

UNC Hospitals reserves the right to cancel any event that does not meet the established minimum enrollment at any time. Registrants will be notified of any cancellation. 

Instructions Regarding Conference Fees

Early bird registration is available prior to March 2, 2017

Standard registration is available from March 2, 2017 to April 26, 2017

Last Minute and On-site registration is available from April 27, 2017 to May 3, 2017

Overall Conference Description:  The 28th Annual May Day Trauma Conference continues the tradition of creating an annual forum utilizing nationally recognized experts in trauma care and emergency medical service systems. Designed to meet the needs of all health care professionals involved in the trauma care continuum, this year’s presentations examine diverse subjects from evidence based practice and innovative advances in the care of injured patients.

Learning Objectives:  The information presented at this activity should improve your ability to:

•Examine contemporary clinical issues in life-threatening injuries in patients from the trauma environment.
•Implement the most recent advances in the pre-hospital, medical and nursing management of trauma patients.
•Use an organized approach to critical decision making with regard to trauma care issues.
•Describe the pathophysiology of specific injuries in caring for trauma patients.


 Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Platinum: Halyard Health

Gold:  Air Methods; Acelity; Chiesi; Gebauer – Pain Ease; Hamilton Medical; Molnlycke Healthcare; Teleflex

*Educational Credit
Physicians: The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)
Nurses: AMA PRA Category 1™ will be accepted as Nursing CE’s for the NC Board of Nursing and UNC Trauma Hours.

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**For more information, contact Paula Bruno at (984) 974-2430 or