To start the 5th Binational Congress of Emergency Medicine in TJ

per: Uniradio informs – October 30, 2022, 3:51 p.m

* The goal is to publicize advances in patient care.

TIJUANA.- The Tijuana Tourism and Convention Committee (Cotuco) has announced that the “Binational Congress of Emergency Medicine” will be held from November 3rd to 5th to promote continuing medical education.

At the press conference, Dr. Karim Chalita Rodríguez, secretary of Cotuca, indicated that the organization widely supports this type of event, since it contributes to the positioning of Tijuana at the national level.

“These are events that also leave a great benefit to us as a destination, as more than 300 exhibitors are expected from the entity, the rest of the country and foreigners, which will generate an economic outpouring of 15 million pesos,” he said. .

In addition, he said, it is important to promote professionalization among the medical profession, as Tijuana has become a benchmark as a destination for health and wellness tourism nationally and internationally.

For his part, Dr. Jesús Martínez Oliva, president of the Society of Emergency Medicine of Baja California, explained that this is the fifth edition of the “Binational Congress of Emergency Medicine”, which aims to publicize progress in this matter.

“It is an event whose purpose is to promote the updating of medical, prehospital and nursing knowledge, through specialized presentations, real clinical cases, debates and workshops, uniting the medicine of both Californias,” he commented.

That is why this 5th edition will feature 35 high-level speakers, national and international, he commented, who will address topics of interest to the medical community working in emergency areas.

The presenter explained that the planned workshops “POCUSUltrasound”, “ECMO-RCP” and “Care of heart attack patients are coded in the Red Room”, so that doctors remain in the front rows.

In this sense, he recalled that Tijuana was the first place where ECMO technology was applied during the pandemic, which is important to know because it helped many patients to progress.

Finally, Dr. Jesús Oliva mentioned that by being a member of the organizing committee together with the Mexican Red Cross and the Mexican Society of Emergency Medicine and the Society of Emergency Medicine of Baja California, they will give academic support to this congress, in which 300 people are expected to attend.

For more information, you can call 664-608-6727, as well as social media Cruz Roja Tijuana.

Also at the press conference were Dr. Aldo Díaz Díaz, medical director of the Mexican Red Cross Hospital in Tijuana; Dr. Aimee Illescas, Mexican Red Cross Tijuana Teaching Coordinator; dr. Carlos Cortez García and Dr. Lupita Cervantes Vice President and Secretary of the Baja California Society of Emergency Medicine.

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