The Florida Chautauqua Assembly is a 4-day educational program for families featuring famous keynote speakers, educational breakout sessions, performance teas, evening dinner performances and exhibits relating to an annual theme.
2017 Florida Chautauqua Assembly's Featured Keynote Speaker
Wesley Boles RN
Wesley Boles, RN, BSN serves as the Director of Trauma Services at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center has been actively involved in every aspect of Emergency & Trauma Services over the span of his 28 year career. He is currently focused on transitioning his community hospital into a Level II Trauma Center; which is actively seeking verification through the American College of Surgeons.. Wes has had unique opportunities to partner with the Boeing Corp. over a span of 2 years to learn about process improvement, LEAN and Six Sigma concepts, and implementation into the healthcare system. He actively worked within the EMS system in Missouri. He became an RN/BSN in 1997 and moved into the hospital in the emergency department. Under his leadership, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center Emergency Department has been recognized by Trauma Intervention Programs Inc. in which they were a recipient of the prestigious 2014 “Hero with a Heart” Award and Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for “outstanding and invaluable service to the community.
”Wes was awarded with the 2016 Abstract Competition Performance Improvement Abstract Award by the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, Trauma Quality Improvement Program for his submission “Trauma Opportunity for Improvement System: An Enhancement to Process Improvement Through the Use of Technology” in which he created a system for rapid cycle process improvement which is rapidly becoming a best practice system in multiple trauma centers
The dates for the 2017 Florida Chautauqua Assembly will be January 26-29, 2017.
2017 Florida Chautauqua Printed Program, click on picture above to view.
During the 2017 Florida Chautauqua Assembly, we also hold the Florida Chautauqua Art Program, which is a seperatly priced event for the weekend.
See below for the Art Program Registration.