Registration Brochure - American Burn Association

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Registration Brochure - American Burn Association

Registraon BrochureNortheast Region Burn ConferenceNovember 4-6, 2010The Wesn HotelProvidence, RI


2010 Northeast Region Burn ConferenceProgram CommieeDavid T. Harrington, MD, FACSRhode Island Hospital Burn CenterProvidence, RIMarion H. Jordan, MD, FACSThe Burn Center at Washington Hospital CenterWashington, DCKeith B. Sunderlin, PA-CRhode Island Hospital Burn CenterProvidence, RIEdward E. Tredget, MD, MsScProgram ChairAmerican Burn AssociaonABA Disclosure Policy and Conflict of Interest ResoluonIn accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, it is the ABA’s policy that all individuals involved withthe planning and implementaon of the content of an ABA CME/CE acvity are required to disclose to the audience prior tothe acvity: any relevant financial relaonships with enes producing healthcare goods or services consumed by or usedon paents. Conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the acvity.


Northeast Region Burn ConferenceNovember 4-6, 2010Providence, RIDear Colleague:You are cordially invited to aend the Northeast Region Burn Conference. This conference is for all burncare providers at all levels of experience to share new ideas, collaborate with colleagues and peers, andimprove paent care through educaon.Highlights of the curriculum include sessions on general topics like the management of exfoliave disorders,the internaonal burn experience, and a rehabilitaon workshop. “Hot” Lunch Table Topics encompassingthe spectrum of burn care will also be a highlight of the conference.Providence combines the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophisca-on of a big city.We look forward to seeing you in Providence.Sincerely,David T. Harrington, MD, FACSDirectorRhode Island Hospital Burn Center1


Meeng InformaonGeneral InformaonThe American Burn Associaon is a mul-disciplinary associaon and the program content isdesigned to provide all members with acvies within their scope of pracce, knowledge level andinterest.CME Accreditaon and CreditThe American Burn Associaon is accredited by the Accreditaon Council for Connuing Medical Educaonto provide connuing medical educaon for physicians. The American Burn Associaon designatesthis educaon acvity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) TM . Physiciansshould only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their parcipaon in the acvity.Nursing AccreditaonThis program will offer accreditaon for nurses. Informaon will be available within the next fewweeks regarding the details.ABLSThe ABLS Provider program has been approved by the Accreditaon Council for Connuing MedicalEducaon for 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) TM and by the American Associaon of Crical CareNurses (AACN) for 7.0 contact hours, Category A, File number 00014627.Hotel InformaonThe Wesn HotelOne West Exchange StreetProvidence, RI 02903(888) 627-8449$129 per night plus tax for Single and Double RoomsWhen calling, please idenfy yourself as being with the ABA Northeast Region Burn Conference.The hotel must receive room request by Thursday, October 21, 2010.In an effort to keep the room rates affordable and registraon fees low, the ABA must commit to aminimum number of guest rooms at the Wesn Hotel. If that commitment is not met, the ABA willincur financial penales which would result in increased rates for future meengs. We appreciateyour support of the 2010 NRBC.2


Thursday, November 4, 20107:30 am – 5:00 pm Advanced Burn Life Support Provider CourseLocaon:The Provider Course provides guidelines in the assessment andGerry House Lounge management of the burn paent during the first 24-hours throughRhode Island Hospital lectures, case studies and paent assesment staons.As a result of aending this acvity, the learner should be able toassess and manage the burn paent during the first 24 hours postinjury.Separate registraon and fee required.1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Rehabilitaon WorkshopCurrently there are inconsistencies and lack of adequateprotocols in place for the caring of burn paents from funconaldressings to innovave therapies. The goal of this workshop is toeducate burn care providers at all levels of experience and share newideas on current treatment modalies, including rehabilitaveadvances, the role of acute care therapists and the promoon ofopmal funconality in paents.As a result of aending this acvity, the learner should be able to:• Develop the role of acute care therapists in the burn unit• Illustrate rehabilitave advances• Choose appropriate dressings for each case• Evaluate current protocols for best pracce standards2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registraon, Poster / Exhibit Setup3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern Regional Burn Disaster Consorum Meeng5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Recepon with ExhibitorsFriday, November 5, 20107:30 am – 8:00 am Registraon and Breakfast8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome, Announcements & Program OverviewDavid T. Harrington, MD, FACS and Marion H. Jordan, MD, FACS8:15 am – 9:15 am Abstract Session ISchedule of Events3


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