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5th Annual Houston Venom Conference

National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital & The Houston Zoo

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Registration + Continuing Education
This is for somebody who wants to attend the conference and be eligible for their respective continuing education (CME/CNE/CE). This does NOT include the zoo tour or reception.
Apr 5, 2017 $20.00 $0.00
Zoo Tour (optional)
This is for anybody who wants to join us for a behind the scenes tour and reception at the Houston Zoo after the conference.
Apr 5, 2017 $5.00 $0.00
Registration ONLY
This is for somebody who wants to attend the conference ONLY. This will not allow you to claim continuing education or join the zoo tour/reception.
Apr 5, 2017 $10.00 $0.00

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The National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine along with Texas Children's Hospital and The Houston Zoo

present the

5th Annual Houston Venom Conference

Tuesday April 11th, 2017

8:00 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.  After the conference, there is an optional trip to the zoo for a tour of the reptile house and reception.

PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR UPDATES

Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 5th.

*** Texas Children's Hospital is accredited by Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Texas Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their presentation in the activity.

*** Texas Children's Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity awards 5.1 contact hours.

*** PreHospital providers who attend this event will receive 4.75 hours of continuing education credit (Environmental Emergencies) from Rice University Emergency Medical Services.

 

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5th Annual Houston Venom Conference Agenda

 

Time

General session

Track 1

Track 2

0800 - 0820

Registration

0820 - 0830

Intro

0830 - 0915

Michelle Ruha, MD

Uncommon Presentations of Common Envenomations

 

 

0915 – 0950

Justin Hensley, MD

What’s new in the Envenomation Literature?

 

 

0950 - 1000

Break

1000 – 1035

Kristina Domanski, MBBS

Poisonous (Not Venomous) Snakes

 

 

1035- 1110

Daniel Sessions, MD

South American Vipers

 

 

1110 - 1145

Joseph Maddry, MD

Coral Snakes Here and Abroad

 

 

1145 - 1245

Lunch

1245 - 1320

Todd Phillips, MD

Marine Envenomations: Mollusks and echinoderms

 

 

1320 - 1350

Julie LaTurner

Bugs of the Bayou

 

 

1350 - 1400

Break

1400 - 1430

 

Stan Mays

Snakes SE Texas

Spencer Greene, MD

Pre-hospital Management of Envenomations

1430 - 1500

 

Larry White, DVM

Veterinary care of venomous snakes

Jennifer Carr, BSN, RN

Nursing considerations in the Management of Snakebites

1500 - 1510

Wrap up and post-test

1510 - 1530

Travel to Houston Zoo (separate ticket required)

1530 - 1600

Zoo Tour (separate ticket required)

1600 - 1800

Zoo Reception (separate ticket required)

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Baylor College of Medicine
Cullen Auditorium
1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)


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