5th ANNUAL STANFORD GLOBAL/HUMANITARIAN SURGERY SKILLS COURSE: REGISTER BY JANUARY 30
The Center for Global Health and Innovation at Stanford University School of Medicine, CA (SUSM), will host a one-and-a-half-day Continuing Medical Education (CME) course, February 25-26, 2017, on humanitarian surgery skills. The fifth annual international humanitarian aid skills course will review common conditions encountered in resource-limited environments. The course will provide instruction, case scenarios, simulation on common conditions and procedures performed in resource-limited environments. The course will offer the essential elements of tropical disease, low resource anesthetics, surgical safety, ethics, and cultural considerations in such settings. Specific skill areas that will be taught include orthopedic dislocations and fracture management, cesarean sections, post-partum hemorrhage, D/C, hand injuries, burns management, hand cut skin grafts, Z-plasty, blind burr holes, tubal pregnancy, and hysterectomy.