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Global Health Leadership Symposium, April 27-28, 2020

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Please join us for this conference on high yield global health topics. This event is designed for all providers in community, academic, medical missions, non-profits, NGOs, to begin a discussion on best practices and what we can all learn from each other to provide the best care globally. Topics will range from refugee and humanitarian response to licensure, pharmacy, and best practices for short term medical trips. There will be innovative workshops on ultrasound and hacks in low resource setting as well.

1. Define the structure of the Sphere of Standards and role of different actors in complex humanitarian response
2. Explain principles of maintaining a sterile field, best practices and arranging follow up for short term surgical trip
3. Outline management of travel for chronically ill traveler
4. Perform demonstrated hacks for low resource setting including making homemade oral rehydration solution, homemade ultrasound gel, a bubble cpap and soda bottle spacer, and performing tourniquet test for dengue dianosis
5. Identify common neurological emergencies in low resource setting and best approach to management
6. Describe best practices and ethical challenges in relation to short term medical trips
7. Identify challenges and concerns to drug importation, distribution, and regulation in relation to short term medical trips
8. Discuss legal framework and licensure of short term medical trips
9. Perform the FASH Ultrasound exam for TB/HIV
10. Explain benefits of POC Ultrasound for obstetric and dyspneic emergencies in low resource setting
11. Describe best practices regarding post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV exposure and basic management of opportunistic infection
12. Explain refugee health screening procedures and common challenges when arriving in the US


Monday, April 27
7:30 am Registration and breakfast
8:00 am Welcome and Introductions
8:15 am Complex Humanitarian Emergencies – Joel Hamm
9:00 am Surgery in Low Resource Settings – Aaron Wallander
9:45 am Break
10:00 am Chronically ill Traveler – Browning Wayman
10:45 am Hacks for Low Resource Setting Workshop – Joel Hamm, Chris Greene, and Browning Wayman
12:15 pm Lunch and Exhibitors
1:15 pm Neurological Emergencies in Low Resource Settings – Chris Greene
2:00 pm Legal Framework for Short Term Tips – Janet Craig
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Drug Importation, Distribution and Regulation for Short Term Trips – Meldoy Ryan
3:45 pm Best Practices and Ethical Challenges of Short Term Trips – Shoulder to Shoulder Global Panel
4:45 pm Closing Remarks and Adjourn

Tuesday, April 28
7:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Introduction
8:15 am Ultrasound in Low Resource Setting Workship (Dyspnea, OB, FASH exam) – Joel Hamm, Chris Greene, and Browning Wayman
9:45 am Break
10:00 am HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and Opportunistic Infections – Derek Forster
11:00 am Refugee Health – Katherine Crabtree
11:45 am Closing Remarks and Adjourn

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm. Physicians should only clam credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected by presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.
AGGME Comptencies
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, and Practice-based learning

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given to the start of the activity.