Event Date/Time: Sep 13, 2010 End Date/Time: Sep 14, 2010
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Prolonged conflicts overseas have stretched manpower capacities to their limit, healthcare costs have surged, however, at the same time, transformational advancements in battlefield healthcare are being developed at a fantastic rate. This conference will cover the latest feedback from front line casualty care, the latest advancements into poly trauma care, efforts to develop multi discipline recovery programmes for casualties, a focus on the latest treatments.

Areas covered will include tactical medicine, lessons learnt from the Selly Oak Hospital, UK, the Brooke Army Medical Centre, the Landstuhl Hospital, and many more. The conference will also cover the implementation of medical force protection, the education, training and development of medical personnel, the latest advances in technologies and practices, and the establishment and funding of medical facilities to cope with demand.

Key speakers:

• Group Captain Ian Sargeant, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
• Col Jamie Grimes, Defence and Veterans Brain Injury Centre, DVBIC Director
• Col Leif Hardig, Swedish Armed Forces, Centre for Defence Medicine, Chief of Defence Medicine
• Professor Guozheng Guo, Department of Radiation Medicine, The Fourth Military Medical University, China, Professor and Chair
• Col Dr. István Kopcso MC, PhD (HUNA), MILMED COE, NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine, Director
• James M. Aplin, US Army EMS Program Management, AMEDDC&S, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Chief
• Lt Col SLA Jeffery, The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK, Consultant Plastic Surgeon
• Paul Sullivan, Veterans for Common Sense, (subject to clearance), Executive Director
• Orlando Auciello, Materials Science Division, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Senior Physicist
• LTC(P) John McManus, Center For Pre-Deployment Medicine US Army Med Department Center and School, Director
• LTC Melissa (Missy) Givens, Emergency Medicine Residency Emergency Medicine Residency, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (subject to clearance), Residency Director
Key topics:

• Maintaining the health of service personnel
• Putting strategic healthcare solutions together
• Education, training and development of medical personnel
• International co-operation between nations
• Feedback from frontline casualty care
• Introducing the latest advances and technology
• Coping with demand, challenges and advances in rehabilitation
• Dealing with mass trauma incidents
• The latest on TBI and PTSD


Additional Information

Who should attend: Academics, Case Management, Medical Support, Force Health Protection, Research and Development, Health Services, Medical Rediness, Surgical Care, Procurement Professionals, Case Managers, Medics, Nurses, Surgeons, Doctors, Physicians