6th Annual Western Colorado Trauma Conference on Friday, June 6

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DELTA - The sixth annual Western Colorado Trauma Conference takes place Friday, June 6, at Delta County Memorial Hospital’s Oncology and Education Building classrooms. Approximately 60 participants are expected to attend this one-day workshop covering topics related to dealing with trauma patients by emergency physicians and staff and ambulance crews (including Emergency Medical Technicians).

Faculty from Western Colorado Trauma Trauma Level I Centers include: William Hall, M.D., from St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Department; Meryl Livermore, M.D., from Denver Health Medical Center’ Antonia Chiesa, M.D., from Children’s Hospital Colorado; three physicians from Swedish Medical Center and John Hall, CFP, Health and Safety Chief from the Grand Junction Fire Department.

On the agenda are subjects including Backboard Protocol, Chest Trauma, Compartment Syndrome, Child Abuse Assessment and Documentation and Neurovascular Trauma.

This conference is specifically for physicians, emergency medical professionals and other clinical professionals. CME/CE credits available. Cost is $50 for physicians and $25 for all others, and includes continental breakfast and lunch.  Enrollment is limited, so early registration is encouraged.

For information, contact Paula Carter, education coordinator at Delta County Memorial Hospital, at pcarter@deltahospital.org or 970/874-2298.

The Trauma Conference brochure may also be found on the DCMH website at www.deltahospital.org.

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