6th Annual Western Colo Trauma Conference Set for June at Delta County Memorial Hospital

The sixth annual Western Colorado Trauma Conference is set for June 6th at Delta County Memorial Hospital in the Oncology and Education Building classrooms. Approximately 60 participants are expected for this one-day workshop covering topics related to dealing with trauma patients by emergency physicians and staff and ambulance crews such as EMTs.

Western Colorado Trauma Faculty from Trauma Level I Centers include: William Hall, MD from St. Mary's Hospital Emergency Department; Meryl Livermore, MD from Denver Health Medical Center, Antonia Chiesa, MD 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.

This year's agenda includes subjects such as "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. Includes continental breakfast and lunch. Enrollment is limited so early registration is encouraged.

For details of the trauma conference contact Paula Carter, Education Coordinator at Delta County Memorial Hospital at pcarter@deltahospital.org or 874-2298.

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