Lobby Lecture: Man vs. Beast
BRUSH, Colo. (May. 5, 2011) – The East Morgan County Hospital emergency department physician, Ned Nixon, MD, invites area residents to join him May 19 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Man vs. Beast.
Lobby Lectures will be held in the main lobby of the hospital beginning at 6 p.m. with a light meal. Please use the main entrance to the hospital.
Dr. Nixon will discuss the types of injuries caused by animals that routinely send people to an emergency room. Learn about what to do before help arrives. The types of animals causing injuries will include: rodeo stock, horses, cattle, dogs, and cats. The lecture is offered free of charge and will give participants the opportunity to ask questions and receive information.
Dr. Nixon graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School in 1994 and completed his residency at Trinity Lutheran Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Kansas City in 1997. Dr. Nixon has worked in emergency medicine all of his career, along with a private practice and locum tenens for some of the time and teaching at the St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency Program in Denver for 5 years prior to coming to EMCH in April of 2009. His medical interests include sports medicine and wilderness medicine along with multiple interests outside of the medical field.
Lobby Lectures is a series of health education offered September through May. For more information about the upcoming topics please call (970) 842-6202 or visit our web site www.bannerhealth.com/EastMorgan.
About East Morgan County Hospital
East Morgan County Hospital in Brush, Colo. is licensed by the state of Colorado and certified by Medicare as a 25-bed critical-access hospital. Designated as a Level IV Trauma Center, East Morgan includes a 24-hour emergency department with three trauma bays, two surgery suites, two recovery rooms, six pre and post operative rooms, one endoscopy room, and one outpatient surgery suite. It is part of Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit hospital systems.