Jan. 22-23: National Falls Prevention Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
This year’s event will bring together hospitals and aging service communities to discuss new strategies to reduce the number of falls and falls-related injuries in older adults. Evidence-based case studies, workshops and discussions are designed to facilitate a national dialogue on the topic.
Feb. 3-5: Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas
The 10th annual event, sponsored by the the Society of University Surgeons and Association of Academic Surgeons will feature the launch of the third volume of the Disease Control Priorities (DCP 3), the premier text on global health. Visit www.academicsurgicalcongress.org.
Feb. 8-11: Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, Phoenix
The 28th annual conference will sort through the changing health care environment and its impact on rural hospitals. Sessions will focus on governance, quality and safety, leadership skills and physician recruitment. Ian Morrison will be among the presenters. Visit www.healthforum.com.
Feb. 25-28: EMS Today, the JEMS Conference & Exposition, Baltimore
The event for emergency medical technicians, first responders and other professionals will include the JEMS Games, a fast-paced competition consisting of a live, on-scene emergency scenario.