American Academy of Thermology to Hold 2016 Annual Meeting & Scientific Session on Sep 10-11 in Greenville, SC

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The AAT’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Scientific Session has been planned, and will be implemented, in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

The American Academy of Thermology (AAT) is the premiere organization in North America for the scientific development, health care training and clinical application of medical infrared imaging.

The American Academy of Thermology (AAT) is the premiere organization in North America for the scientific development, health care training and clinical application of medical infrared imaging.

Highlights include the Keynote address “Uses of Thermal Imaging for Hypothermia in Day Surgery, Mountain Climbing, and in Monitoring Natural/Man-Made Disasters”

The American Academy of Thermology (AAT) has announced that it will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting & Scientific Session on September 10-11 in Greenville, SC at the Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital campus at the Bernadine Center. A pre-meeting Physicians member certification course will be held at the same location on September 9 (more information and registration).

The AAT’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Scientific Session has been planned, and will be implemented, in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Highlights include the Keynote address “Uses of Thermal Imaging for Hypothermia in Day Surgery, Mountain Climbing, and in Monitoring Natural/Man-Made Disasters”, and the invited presentation “Near Infrared Spectroscopy & Acute Compartment Syndrome: Lessons Learned”.

At this year’s Annual Meeting & Scientific Session, changes to the newly-revised Guidelines for Veterinary Thermal Imaging and the procedures for submitting cases to the new AAT Members Atlas will be reviewed. There will also be several clinical case presentations that focus on how Medical Thermal Imaging results h change clinical diagnosis and treatment decision making.

In total, there will be 4 session streams:

  •     Session 1: Revised AAT Guidelines, AAT Thermography Atlas Update
  •     Session 2: Advancements in Uses of Infrared Imaging Cameras, Equipment, and Translational Applications within the Infrared Spectrum
  •     Session 3: Clinicians Corner: Thermography as an Extension of the Physical Exam for Use in Diagnosis and Treatment
  •     Session 4: Thermal Imaging Research Issues and Challenges

In addition to several other talks and Q&A sessions, attendees will also have the opportunity to network with their peers and AAT leadership at a special reception on the evening of September 10 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Greenville, SC, during which the AAT 2016 Achievement Award will be handed out.

More information on the AAT’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Scientific Session is available at http://aathermology.org/events-calendar/annual-session-program.

AAT members and non-members who plan on attending can find directions, recommended hotels, and special discounted rates (limited inventory available) at http://aathermology.org/events-calendar/annual-session-program/hotel-travel.

For additional information, interview requests or media inquiries, visit http://aathermology.org, email info(at)aathermology(dot)org or call (864) 236-1073.

About the American Academy of Thermology

Founded in 1971, The American Academy of Thermology (AAT) is the premiere organization in North America for the scientific development, health care training and clinical application of medical infrared imaging. The AAT provides a forum for those who have interest in medically-related conditions that involve the autonomic nervous, peripheral vascular and immuno-inflammatory systems. The organization also holds annual conferences for the presentation of scientific and professional papers, and serves as the voice of its members in medical practice, health care finance, legislative and regulatory related matters.

Learn more at http://aathermology.org

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