This conference will offer healthcare professionals the latest information on various traumatic injuries. Discussion will include information on; handling mass casualties, the traumatic airway, traumatic brain injuries, disaster management, FAST, and how to stop bleeds.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians. It also meets the educational needs of nurses, advanced practice providers, and radiology technologists. Chaplains, EMS personnel, social workers and other healthcare professionals may also find the information beneficial.
Kevin Menes, MD
Menes Resuscitation, LLC Las Vegas, Nevada
Dr. Menes is an emergency room physician in Las Vegas and was working the night of the October 1, 2017 when an active shooter opened fire at a music festival. The team's non-standard approach to a mass casualty incident (MCI) was credited in saving hundreds of victims lives. He utilized the Menes triage method, which allowed him to accurately triage hundreds of patients in a matter of about 10 seconds per patient. He is a tactical physician with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department SWAT team. His interests include resuscitology, MCI, TCCC, ATLS, night vision medicine, and all the "fun" aspects of prehospital care and emergency medicine. He has taught various military special forces and other groups. He teaches Applied Ballistics and Wound Estimation and the Menes Method of Mass Casualty Incident. He did his residency in emergency medicine at St. John Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.