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2013 Point/Counterpoint XXXII Acute Care Surgery Conference

Event Type: Continuing Education Wide Logo
Event Date: Monday, June 3, 2013 - Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Event Location: VA
Address: 201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, VA, US
Event Desc:

​This course is for General Surgeons, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Paramedics. At the completion of this course, the attendee should be able to: Cite evidence-based algorithms for management of the acutely ill patient population Describe specific management approaches to special injuries and different disease entities in the acute care setting Objectively analyze the ongoing controversies in critical care management ​ ​Course Content ​The course remains committed to addressing relevant surgical/medical diseases and injuries in the three major categories of Acute Care Surgery: emergency general surgery, trauma, and critical care. The classic point/counterpoint (pro/con) format allows for optimal critical analyses of the current body of evidence on specific disease entities and injuries. Day 1 will focus on gastrointestinal dilemma and controversies, along with the surgical management of other problems arising in the acute care setting. The State-of-the-Art Lecturer will be David Hoyt, MD, FACS, Executive Director of the American College of Surgeons. ​ Day 2 is devoted to interventions, innovations, and biases in trauma management, along with workforce issues. The State-of-the-Art Lecture (Charles Wolferth, Jr., MD Memorial Lecture) will be given by Dr. Wayne Meredith. ​ Day 3 will focus on the ongoing controversies in critical care management. Dr. Patrick Reilly will be the featured State-of-the-Art Lecturer for this day. ​

More Info: http://www.pointcounterpoint-acs.com
Contact: Katherine McIntosh | <p>757-446-7419</p> | info@pointcounterpoint-acs.com

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