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November 9, 2006

DR. JEFFREY GUY IS FEATURED SPEAKER AT UPCOMING EMS NIGHT OUT PROGRAM

         

Jeffrey Guy, M.D., assistant professor of surgery in Trauma & Critical Care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the director of the Vanderbilt Regional Burn Center, will be the featured speaker at the next EMS Night Out educational event. The program, sponsored by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Maury Regional Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS), will be held on November 14 at 6 p.m. in the Ledbetter Auditorium at Columbia State Community College.

             

Dr. Guy will address the treatment of bomb and blast injuries. Having recently spent time in the Middle East, he will discuss his experiences in the management of such injuries.

Dr. Guy is the only fellowship trained pediatric and adult burn surgeon in Central Tennessee. He received training at the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, and was awarded the Charles Fox Fellowship by the American Burn Association. He has completed a traveling fellowship in which he received additional burn training at the Boston Shriner's Hospital for Burned Children, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Washington Burn Center at Harborview, the Burn Center at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Guy is a member of the American Burn Association, and is a member of that organization's education committee and prevention committee. He is specialized to care for thermal, chemical, and electrical injuries. Additionally, he has expertise in the management of smoke and chemical inhalation injuries.

          

EMS Night Out is a free bimonthly outreach education program for emergency personnel throughout the region.  Those encouraged to attend include emergency medical technicians, critical care nurses, paramedics, and occupational medicine personnel. Each participant will be awarded .2 continuing education units.  There is no need to register.  For more information, contact Danny Fleming, Maury Regional EMS education coordinator, at 931.490.4650.

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