Briefing on the first international conference on military medicine
The General Administration of Military Medical Services (MMS), in cooperation with the Saudi Society for Critical Care Medicine, intends to hold the conference The eleventh international conference of the Saudi Society for Critical Care Medicine coinciding with the first international conference on military medicine It will be held with the educational partner of Military Medical Services and the
Saudi Society at Al-Faisal University in Riyadh in the period 22- 28 Jumadi Al Akher 1441 corresponding to February 16 – 22, 2020 AD
The largest conference in the Middle East
The conference of the Saudi Society for Critical Care Medicine is one of the largest international conferences in the field of specialization held in the Middle East. Among the 3 largest conferences held in the Kingdom, it attracts more than 3000 specialists in the field of medicine, nursing and emergency care technicians and acute and critical care. Hundreds of international, regional and local speakers are present.
This credit is due to the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, may God rest his soul, who support and founding the association and its first conference in 2009.
The General Administration of Military Medical Services decided that the partnership would be concluded with the Saudi Society for Critical Care Medicine In line with Vision 2030 and a stimulus to its development program at the Ministry of Defense, it will hold the first international conference on military medicine. The conference will attract dozens of international, regional and local lecturers in the field of military medicine, emergency and Critical care for all medical, nursing and technical specialties.
Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, may God bless him, Funds for training
He established an educational endowment since that time in the name of the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, may God rest his soul. It has Trained thousands of trainees annually. During the past 10 years, the association has trained more than 80,000 trainees. This endowment is used, in this conference to support the training of 1,000 health professional in the armed forces In addition to the annual support to 1000 trainees from the Ministry of Health and 1000 trainees from the Saudi Council for Health Speciality.
1- Pre-conference sessions are held at the Saudi Critical Care Medicine Society headquarters during the period February 16 – 17, 2020 AD.
2- The conference will be held at Al-Faisal University in the period February 18 -19, 2020 AD.
3- Pre-conference sessions are held at the Saudi Critical Care Medicine Society headquarters during the period February 20 – 21, 2020 AD.
Personnel of Military Medical Services (MMS) in the staff and branches of the armed forces.
Attending the conference
The Excellences, heads of organizations, directors of the public and departments in the presidency of the General Staff and agencies of the Ministry of Defense Staff in the joint forces.
The conference will consist of 4 themes:
1- Military medicine
2- Critical Care Medicine
3- Auxiliary health specialties
4- Fine specialties
Pre and post-conference sessions
10 pre-conference sessions will be held in Critical Care
10 courses will be held after the conference in Military Medicine
Axis of military medicine
1- Field Medicine
2- Medical Evacuation Medicine (MedEvac)
3- Aerospace and space medicine
4- Marine medicine and diving
5- Defense Medicine of weapons of mass destruction
Attracting international talent
The conference will attract international speakers from the best scientific and research centers in military medicine and critical care Supportive medical specialties will focus on The main focuses of military medicine and attract international speakers The least in the following specializations:
1- Field medicine and medical evacuation
2- Aerospace and space medicine
3- Marine medicine and diving
Military medicine workshops
Workshops will be held on the second day of the Military Medical Conference to lay the foundation for military medicine services in the Military medical staff and the armed forces branches in the following axis:
1- Micro medical specialties in military medicine
2- Military medicine career paths
3- Skills for military medicine
Partnerships will be held with several local and international research and development centers:
1- Al-Faisal University
2- The National Center for Disease Safety
3- Saudi Society for Critical Care Medicine
4- Saudi Society for Health Simulation
5- Hilal Center for Simulation Training, King Fahd Medical City.
6- Harvard Simulation Training Center
The conference will be accompany by an exhibition of modern medical devices, and it will highlight the latest medical and military technologies In all branches of military medicine.
Military medicine equipment
A special stand for military medicine equipment will be establish in the following areas:
1- Field medicine equipment
2- Air and ground medical evacuation equipment
3- Equipment for defense medicine of weapons of mass destruction
4- Aviation and space medicine equipment
5- Marine medicine and diving equipment.
Command and control center
The conference-supporting companies will build a mini-model of the Medical Command and Control Center that includes the latest technologies in a:
1- Field medicine communication devices
2- The electronic medical system for field medicine
4- Command and control screen
5- Military medical evacuation