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Trauma Education Day

Posted on 14th November 2017 at 09:32am

CRJ is delighted to announce that it will be represented at the forthcoming Trauma Education Day conference, being organised by Vassar Brothers Medical Center and held in Poughkeepsie, USA, on November 15, 2017.

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The event, which has already attracted some 350 delegates, is designed for physicians, surgeons, advanced practice providers, multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, nurses, techs and EMTs who care for patients with traumatic injuries.

This advanced professional conference will review the latest advances in trauma injuries as they affect clinical care and evidence-based medicine. It will explore new insights and provide diagnostic and treatment options from a team of leading experts.

The keynote presentation will be made by Joseph Dubose, MD, FACS, FCCM, RPVI, Associate Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University; Director of the United States Air Force Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills, University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Other notable discussions include State-of-the-art CPR using ECMO to prolong the treatment window of patients in refractory arrest. The three speakers on this topic include:

  • David Gaieski, MD, Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor, Jefferson University, Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital;
  • Tomoyuki Endo, MD, PhD, Division of Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University; and
  • Munish Goyal MD, FACEP, Director of Emergency Intensive Care in the Department of Emergency Medicine at MedStar.

Other highlights include Ronald Simon, MD, Chief, Division Acute Care Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, who will provide an insight into ‘Ribs and Hips: Geriatric Fractures’, and H Neal Reynolds, MD, Associate Professor at University of Maryland School of Medicine, Multitrauma Critical Care Attending at UMMC Shock Trauma Center, with a presentation titled: ‘From the scene, transport, the ED operating room and ICU – teleHealth technology in continuum of care’.

The event takes place on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, between 07:30 and 16:00. More details here

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