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40th ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine

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40th ICMM World Congress
on Military Medicine

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
December 7 to 12, 2013

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Program


PROGRAM


Saturday 7 December
Registration
09.00-17.00
Ice Breaker (Delegations)
20.00-21.00

Sunday 8 December
Registration
07.30-15.00
10.00-12.00
Opening Ceremony
Hilton Halls (C+D)
&
Exhibition & Posters Opening
Hilton Halls (A+B)
12.00-13.30
Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit
13.30-18.00
Workshops
Workshop
Al Qasr Hall (A)
Workshop
Madina Hall

Workshop
Al Qasr Hall (B)

Workshop
Al Qasr Hall (C)
20.00-22.00
Heads of Delegations Dinner

Monday 9 December
Registration
07.30-14.00
08.00-10.00
Round tables
Riyadh Hall
Taief Hall
Madina Hall
08.00-12.00
Regional Groups Meetings
Al Qasr Halls
(A, B, C)
08.00-10.00
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
10.00-10.30
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
10.30-12.00
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
12.00-13.30
Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit
13.30-15.30
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
14.00-16.30
General Assembly Meeting
Al Qasr Halls (A, B, C)
15.30-16.00
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
16.00-17.30
Lectures
Hilton Hall (D)
Hilton Hall (C)

Tuesday 10 December
Registration
07.30-14.00
08.00-10.00
Round tables
Riyadh Hall
Taief Hall
Madina Hall
08.00-12.00
Regional Groups Meetings
Al Qasr Halls
(A, B, C)
08.00-10.00
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
10.00-10.30
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
10.30-12.00
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
12.00-13.30
Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit
13.30-15.30
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
14.00-16.30
General Assembly Meeting
Al Qasr Halls (A, B, C)
15.30-16.00
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
16.00-17.30
Lectures
Hilton Hall (D)
Hilton Hall (C)
20.00-22.00
Gala Dinner

Wednesday 11 December
Registration
07.30-12.00
08.00-12.00
Regional Groups Meetings
Al Qasr Halls
(A, B, C)
08.00-10.00
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
10.00-10.30
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
10.30-12.00
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
12.00-13.30
Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit
13.30-15.30
Posters
Hilton Hall (B)
Lectures
Hilton Hall (C, D)
14.00-16.30
General Assembly Meeting
Al Qasr Halls (A, B, C)
15.30-16.00
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
16.00-17.30
Lectures
Hilton Hall (D)
Hilton Hall (C)

Thursday 12 December
08.00-10.00
Lectures
Hilton Halls (C, D)
10.00-10.30
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
10.30-12.00
Recommendations & Closing ceremony
Hilton Halls (C, D)
12.00-13.30
Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit
Delegations Departure

Topics

1. The role of Military Medicine in disasters, relief operations:
- The role of military medicine in conflicts.
- Relief operations after wars or disasters.
- Medical needs for peacekeeping missions.
- Mobile military hospitals (Operation and Maintenance).
- Military medicine in natural disasters.
- International experience on medical care for the crowds.
- Providing health care to crowds.

2. Emergency and rehabilitation health care during combat:
- The importance of medical examination before joining the military.
- Damage control resuscitation for trauma patients.
- The role of blood products in military field trauma.
- The role of paramedics in the military.
- Triage and casualty evacuation in the military field.
- The state of science in Blast Trauma.
- Musculoskeletal injuries during combat, prevention, management and rehabilitation.
- Combat-related acute and chronic pain management issues following combat.
- Medical management of amputations during combat.
- International experiences in veteran health care.
- Return to productivity and social reintegration after combat.
- Cultural and social issues of war-related injured people.

3. Mental disorders associated with wars:
- Effects of violent battlefield deaths on mental disorders.
- Psychological effects of working long hours on combat soldiers.
- Combat soldiers’ vulnerability to mental disorders.
- Psychological evaluation of military personnel to reduce the occurrence of mental disorders.
- Promoting psychological morale as a preventive tool on the battlefield.
- Psychological simulation exercises as preventive measure for the battlefield.
- Shocking psychological warfare and its use in military operations.
- Effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on combat soldiers.

4. Pre-deployment medical preparations for military personnel:
- Pre-deployment medical fitness.
- Vaccinations and preventive medications needed for the mission.
- Protection of medical convoys during medical deployment.
- Communications and transportation plans for pre-deployment movement.
- Medical evacuation and emergency plans (Preparation and Practice).
- Medical supplies for military units.

 

Workshops

1. Evidence-based Medicine.
2. Wound Management in the Battlefield.
3. Advanced Airway Management in the Battlefield.
4. Disaster Management.

 

Round Tables

1. Administration and Logistic Round Table.
- Medical supply in military operations.
- The role of national bodies in the management of crises and disasters.

2. Pharmaceutical Round Table
- Medical supply and storage in military operations.
- Medication safety in field mission.

3. Veterinary Round Table
- Strategies and approaches in education of military personnel of the risks of animal diseases.
- Prevention and control of food-born diseases in Saudi environment and veterinary approaches.

4. Education and Training Round Table
- Role of E-Learning in developing education in MSD Colleges.
- Good clinical practices (GCP).

5. Dental Round Table
- Oral cancer trends in the military population.
- Caries incidence in deployed populations.

6. Nursing and Paramedics Round Table
- The role of nursing in military field hospitals.
- The role of paramedics in major disasters.

 

Congress Website:
www.w40cmmjed2013.org.sa