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2nd Annual Houston Venom Conference

National School of Tropical Medicine & The Houston Zoo

Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT)

Houston, TX

2nd Annual Houston Venom Conference

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The National School of Tropical Medicine at

Baylor College of Medicine

and

The Houston Zoo

present the

2nd Annual Houston Venom

Conference

Saturday, June 28, 2014

8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

See below for full agenda.

 

Join us to learn about clinical diagnosis and management of terrestrial and aquatic envenomations.


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DUE TO GENEROUS SUPPORTERS, WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS CONFERENCE IS FREE FOR ALL REGISTRANTS.

 

Registration deadline is June 25, 2014.

 

Zoo tours and a reception will follow the educational program.  

 

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of  5.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


PreHospital providers who attend this event will receive 5.5 hours of continuing education credit (Environmental Emergencies) from Rice University Emergency Medical Services.

 


Sponsored by Texas Children's Hospital

 

Presented by:

  

 

This CME Activity is supported by an educational grant from BTG: 



2nd Annual Houston Venom Conference Agenda

 


8:00 a.m.       

Registration

8:30 a.m.

Pit Viper Envenomations: Is Cutting Ever the Cure? - Spencer Greene, MD

9:00 a.m.      

Beyond the Jellies: Marine Envenomations of the Gulf Coast. - Sandra Williams, DO

9:30 a.m.

The Sting: Scorpion Envenomations. - Shawn Varney, MD


10:00 a.m.


Break

10:10 a.m.

The Out-of-Towners: Envenomations from Non-Native Arthropods. - Stephen Sanders, MD

10:40 a.m.

Centipedes, Caterpillars, and other Creepy Crawlers. - Justin Hensley, MD


11:10 a.m.


Move to break out rooms for case discussion 

11:15 a.m.     

Break out session (case discussions) OR husbandry of venomous snakes


11:45 a.m. 

Break to get lunches

12:00 p.m. 

Lunchtime Lecture: Snakes of Southeast Texas. - Stan Mays

12:45 p.m. 

Chew on This: Heloderma Envenomations. - Spencer Greene, MD


1:15 p.m. 


Break

1:30 p.m.

Not from these Partsssssss: Exotic Snake Envenomations. - Mike Rice, MD

2:00 p.m. 

Copperhead Bites: Are we under-treating or over-reacting? - Navdeep Sekhon, MD


2:30 p.m. 


Wrap up and post-test, issue CME certificates


2:45 p.m.      

Travel to Houston Zoo

3:00 p.m.

Guided tours of the Reptile house and Aquarium


5:30 p.m.    

Reception in the Reptile House


Have questions about 2nd Annual Houston Venom Conference? Contact National School of Tropical Medicine & The Houston Zoo

When & Where



Baylor College of Medicine
1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030

Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT)


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