San Antonio AirLIFE, University Health System, and AHEC Sponsor NOWSA
Laredo, TX
07/13/2017 12:00 PM
Laredo, Texas --- San Antonio AirLIFE, University Health System, and The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) are proud to sponsor the first NOWSA event in Laredo, TX, on Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 8:30am - 3:30pm at the UT Health Regional Campus - Laredo, 1937 E. Bustamante St. Laredo, Texas.   The conference will feature highly renowned medical specialists from San Antonio in the areas of Neurosurgery, Trauma, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and Cardiology. Continuing medical education credit hours will be provided for doctors, nurses, paramedics, and EMTs. You will have the opportunity to see the helicopter, have lunch provided, and it's all FREE!

The goal of this event is to provide the latest evidenced based practices and innovative treatments in each field. We will offer an educational setting which will promote information sharing and discussion among the conference participants and guest speakers who are experts in their field.  There is no cost for this conference; however, space is limited and registration is required at:

For additional information about this event, please contact Mayra Somarriba, Sr. Manager, Outreach Development, University Health System via cell phone 210-363-8102 or email at

San Antonio AirLIFE is South Texas' premier air medical transport service dedicated to safety, rapid transport, and superior medical care of patients requiring critical care twenty-four hours a day, with bases located in New Braunfels, San Antonio, Kerrville, Uvalde, Laredo, and Victoria.
AirLIFE is a member of the Air Methods Corporation family, which deploy 300 bases of operation, serving 48 states, have transported over 55,000 patients, and logged over 68,000 flight hours, via VFR and IFR flights. The San Antonio AirLIFE family consists of pilots, critical care clinicians, mechanics, air communication specialists, support teams, and many more. San Antonio AirLIFE is committed to community service through activities which promote safety, illness and injury prevention, and awareness of community medical resources. NOWSA was developed to provide the latest evidence based practices to the medical community.

University Health System, in partnership with UT Health San Antonio , is a nationally recognized teaching hospital and network of outpatient healthcare centers. It is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research. For the past six years, University Hospital has been ranked the best in the San Antonio region by U.S. News & World Report , and sixth best in Texas. University Health System is Bexar County and South Texas’ first health system to earn Magnet status. The Emergency Department is the premier trauma center for a vast 22-county region of South Texas and home to the highest designated pediatric trauma center in the region, and the only center in South Texas able to care for children with serious burns. University Hospital is the only Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in South Texas - the highest level of certification available, and we are proud to have multiple Center of Excellence Designations.

The Area Health Education Center of the Mid Rio Grande Border Area is an outreach program under the UT Health San Antonio and is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to enhance the quality of life in our communities by increasing the number of well-trained health care workers; enhancing academic resources; and fostering a healthy life style through community education programs. For additional information about AHEC and the menu of programs, visit or call (956) 712-0037.
Mayra Somarriba
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