Halifax Health Presents Trauma STAT 2015 Two-Day Symposium to Feature Fundamental Concepts of Trauma Care

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  • September 1, 2015
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On September 25-26, Halifax Health will present Trauma STAT 2015, a comprehensive two-day symposium featuring fundamental concepts of trauma care and scenario-based activities, all targeted to optimize the continuum of care for the severely injured patient.  The symposium will take place at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, 100 N. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach.

This year’s symposium faculty is comprised of many of Halifax Health’s key trauma providers, as well as the coordinated participation of myriad public safety agencies from VolusiaCounty.  Kenneth Bouvier, deputy chief of operations for the City of New Orleans Emergency Medical Services and Dr. William Hampton, a Wisconsin-based emergency medicine physician, will also be in attendance.   

Topics covered during the symposium will include: Challenges While Caring for Panhandlers, Transients and the Homeless; Medicolegal Considerations in Trauma Care; Clinical Considerations for Injuries Related to Violent Crime; Head Injury: Achieving Better Outcomes Through Proper Care; The Hidden Dangers of Emergency Response; Neighborhood Violence Leads to ER Visits; Alcohol Emergencies: The Intoxicated Patient; Meth & Violence; Treatment of Coagulopathy in the Setting of Traumatic Brain Injury; This is Your Brain on Drugs: Any Questions?; Introduction to Toxicology; The Narcotics Conundrum of Trauma; and 9-1/2 Things You’d Do Different If Disney Ran Your Hospital.

The symposium takes place Friday, September 25 from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, September 26 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.  In addition, a networking reception will take place Friday, September 25 at the Hilton North Deck from 4:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 

Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, radiography professionals, and nutritionists/dieticians are encouraged to attend.  Continuing education credits are available.

One-day registration for the symposium is $75.  For both Friday and Saturday, registration is $125.  The cost for the networking reception is $15.  The registration fee includes valet parking, breakfast, lunch, lectures and a certificate of attendance. 

Registration at the door is available space permitting.  At that time, only check payment will be accepted.

To register for Trauma STAT 2015, contact Halifax Health Medical Library at medical.library@halifax.org or call 386.254.4051.

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