Halifax Health to present emergency medicine conference

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES

On Sept. 13, Halifax Health will present Trauma Talks 2019 – a comprehensive, one-day trauma and emergency medicine conference featuring fundamental concepts of trauma care and scenario-based activities, all targeted to optimize the continuum of care for the severely injured patient.

The conference, comprised of experts in trauma injury, emergency medicine and human trafficking, will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Mori Hosseini Hospitality Center at Daytona State College, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. 

Speakers and topics 

  • Dan Talbert, St. Johns County – Pre-Hospital Care 
  • Dr. Stephen Viel, Medical Director, Halifax Health Emergency Services – Occult Vascular Injury, Diagnosis and Treatment 
  • Dr. Jennifer Hagen, University of Florida Health – Acute Management of Mangled Extremities 
  • Dr. Robert Feezor, University of Florida Health – Management of Peripheral Vascular Injury 
  • Dr. Holly Ringhauser, Halifax Health – Advanced Hemorrhage Control, Not Just Tourniquets 
  • Tina Kadolph, Love Missions – Human Trafficking 
  • Jon Kinsler, a trauma survivor 
  • Dr. Joshua Carson, University of Florida Health – Out of the Fire: Burn Care from Field Care to Long Term Follow Up and Everything in Between 
  • Dr. James Fulcher, Volusia County Chief Medical Examiner – The Function of the Medical Examiner
  • Dr. Roland Torres, University of Florida Health – Modern Management of Traumatic Brain Injury 

Credits available 

The conference will feature a networking social hour and a variety of health care and medical vendors.

Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, radiography professionals, nutritionists, dietitians and other health care are professionals are encouraged to attend.  Continuing education credits are available.

Registration for the conference is $90 and includes breakfast, lunch, and admission to the networking social.  Discount pricing is available for groups of six people or more.  Early registration ends Aug. 30.

To register or to learn more about group registration, as well as sponsorship and vending opportunities, visit halifaxhealth.org/traumatalks or call 386-425-4201.

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