Upcoming Event in October 7-8,2017 Women’s Health Medical Conference Barbados From Prenatal to Postpartum

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Inviting all Physicians, Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals

Women’s Health Conference

From Prenatal to Postpartum

Saturday Oct 7 to Sunday Oct 8, 2017

3W’s Pavilion, UWI

St. Michael, Barbados


Registration Fees

1 Day Registration

Physicians $175 BBD

Nurses & Allied Health $135 BBD

Students $75 BBD


Full Conference

Physicians $350 BBD

Nurses & Allied Health $250 BBD

Students $150 BBD

Payment Locations


Sundek Boutique, Limegrove Centre, St. James

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael

A&B Music Supplies, Sheraton Centre, Christ Church








269-6183, 253-9384

Dr. Rhonda Hutson Guest Speaker -CEMA Emergency Medicine Conference & Workshop Sept 16-17

Dr. Hutson attained her Doctor of Medicine (DM) degree in Emergency Medicine in 2002 and since then, has been appointed as a Consultant at the University Hospital of the West Indies.


She is a fully trained Sexual Assault Examiner (adult and paediatrics) and completed a Master of Science degree in Sports Medicine in 2009. In addition to clinical duties, she is presently an Associate Lecturer with the University of the West Indies and the Clerkship Coordinator in Emergency Medicine for medical students. Clinical and academic interests are electrocardiography, toxicology and sexual assault management. She is currently collaborating with a multidisciplinary team on the development of a national sexual assault training protocol, and has been integrally involved in island-wide training. Dr. Hutson is also an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Trainer and provider and an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) trainer and provider.

Updated Schedule of Continuing Medical Education Events!

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Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

2017 – 2018 Schedule of Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars


Month CME Event
Sept 16 Caribbean Emergency Medicine Association ‘s  (CEMA) Emergency Medicine Conference – Day 1 – Barbados

From Office to Emergency Department

Sept 17 CEMA’s Emergency Medicine Conference – Day 2- Workshops

Wound Care, ECG, X-Rays, Dressings

Oct 7-8 Annual Women’s Health & Medical Conference – Barbados:

From Prenatal to Postpartum

Oct 29 Nutrition & Obesity Workshop – Trinidad
Nov 4 Physical & Rehabilitative Medicine: Amputee Care – Barbados
Nov 5 Wound Care Conference – Barbados
Nov 11 Considerations in Diabetes Management- Barbados
Dec 3 Chronic Cardiovascular Complaints – Barbados
Jan 12-13, 2018 Medical Technology – Barbados
June 23-24, 2018 Sexual and Reproductive Health – Barbados
More 2018 events to be added!

All events are held in Barbados unless otherwise specified. Some dates are subject to change and additional events may be added.

CPE Credit is awarded for all events.  

More Information:

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

Weston, St. James, Barbados


Tel: 269-6183; 253-9384


Event Info & Registration

www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com or www.hibiscushealthcaribbean.wordpress.com.


Save the date! Nov 4 – Rehab Medicine; Nov 5- Wound Care.

Save the date! Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. will be hosting its Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Conference on November 4, 2017. The event will focus on the multidisciplinary nature of amputee care – a holistic approach. This event will be followed by a Wound Care Seminar on Nov 5. Guest speaker for both events will be Dr. Heikke Uustal, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist based in the USA. More details will be announced at a later date. Read on for more about Dr. Heikke Uustal.

Heikki Uustal, M.D.

Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team, JFK Johnson Rehab Institute
Wound Care Physician, St. Peter’s University Hospital Wound Care Center
Associate Clinical Professor, Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Dr. Uustal received his medical degree from the University of Vermont and completed his residency in PM&R at Baylor College of Medicine in 1987.  He is Board Certified in PM&R since 1988.

Dr. Uustal has focused his clinical career in the subspecialty of Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Amputee Rehabilitation.  He is nationally recognized as a leading educator and clinician in the field of prosthetics/orthotics.  Dr. Uustal is a regular speaker at several annual PM&R review courses and specialty courses in amputee rehabilitation.

Dr. Uustal has been a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation currently serves on the Board of Governors.  He previously served as Chair of the Program Committee for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine  in 1995.

Dr. Uustal has authored chapters in several PM&R textbooks and has been involved in clinical research related to mobility for the disabled.  He has been included in the listing of “Best Doctors in New Jersey” and “Top Docs” nationally.