October 10, 2019

Hacks in Clinical Medicine and Teaching in Low Resource Settings

Attending ACEP19 in Denver, Colorado? Have you ever experimented with a circuit-less ventilator, fashioned respiratory equipment from recycled materials or built your own nasal cpap? Please join us at ACEP19 on October 27th from 2PM - 4PM (Mountain Time) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel across the street from the Convention Center in Centennial Ballroom D (3rd floor) for the International Emergency Medicine Section's Education Session.

This year we will showcase "Hacks in Clinical Medicine and Teaching in Low Resource Settings." This workshop will feature 8 hands-on stations where participants will interact with innovative concepts and engage other Physicians interested in International Emergency Medicine. This drop-in style session is free and is accessible to learners of all experience levels.

Interactive stations Include

  • Pig eyes for ocular foreign body removal
  • Low fidelity, portable medical simulation
  • Oral rehydration solution design
  • Postpartum hemorrhage control
  • Low resource respiratory materials
  • Field Dengue fever analysis
  • Trauma station
  • Homemade ultrasound gel

If interested in attending the session, please respond to our Google form to assist in session planning. Registration is not required and will be used for planning purposes only.

A special thank you to our facilitators

Linda Thompson, Erin Shufflebarger, Douglas Wallace, Joshua Sawyer, Joel Hamm, Adolfo Savia, Samuel L. Burleson, Narendra Nath Jena, Christopher Greene, C. Daniel Schnorr, Jonathan Swanson, Sushant Chhabra, and Scott Irvine.