4th Annual Global Humanitarian Surgery Course at Stanford University
The Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford University School of Medicine (SUSM), CA, will host a one-and-a-half-day Continuing Medical Education (CME) course, February 27−28, on humanitarian surgery missions in developing countries. The fourth annual international humanitarian aid skills course will review common conditions encountered in resource-limited environment. Through a variety of techniques, including skill stations and simulation, the course will provide instruction on common procedures performed in resource-limited environments. The course also will offer the essential elements of surgical safety, ethics, and cultural considerations in such settings. Specific skill areas that will be taught include orthopaedic dislocations and fracture management with traction ins and external fixation, cesarean sections, post-partum hemorrhage, burn management and hand cutting of skin grafts, burr holes, and hysterectomy.
Register by January 24. Space is limited. SUSM designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Find more information about the course online, including discounted hotel information. For registration assistance, e-mail email@example.com, for course questions email Dr. Sherry Wren: firstname.lastname@example.org.