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“The Many FACEMS of Emergency Medicine”

EMERGENCY.PRE-HOSPITAL.RESUS.DISASTER.PAEDIATRICS

A CRITICAL CARE CONFERENCE

Saturday April 1st 2017

WSU Clinical School, Blacktown Hospital

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The critical care conference is a one day event for junior doctors and senior medical students. There will be a morning of exciting speakers covering various areas of Emergency Medicine, including emergency resucitation, retrieval medicine, paediatric emergency medicine, disaster medicine and also organ donation. The afternoon will be filled with 5 interactive breakout workshop sessions designed to enhance clinical skills in areas such as ultrasound guided cannulation, ED plastering, ENT emergencies, suturing, and emergency imaging. This event is sponsored by ANZ Health, and supported by ASEM (Australasian Society of Emergency Medicine) and PHEMC (Peripheral Hospitals Emergency Medicine Conference)

Early bird tickets are $25 and bookings will open Monday 23rd January. These will be available until 1st March or until sold out. Full price tickets will be $35 from 1st March. There are also limited places for nursing and allied health staff to attend the morning lectures and morning tea free of charge.

UPDATE 4/3/2017: Medical student tickets are sold out and there are 5 doctor tickets and 10 allied health tickets left.

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Early bird tickets go on sale Mon 23rd January for $25. Join the Facebook event to stay up to date 

OUR SPEAKERS

Dr Alan Giles . FACEM

Dr Giles is an Emergency Physician and medical educator in Sydney. His special interests include Simulation, bedside ultrasound, FOAM education, and volunteering in South East Asia. Alan is the host of the podcast EMcast and is the Hospital Skills Director for SLHD and SSWLHD

Dr Kezia Mansfield

Dr Mansfield spent most of 2016 on the Lebanese-Syrian border with Medicines Sans Frontieres (MSF), a small change from her job as an Emergency Medicine Advanced Trainee at RPAH. She has worked in hospitals across Melbourne, rural Victoria and the in remote communities in the Northern Territory. She has also been active in organisations such as Global Ideas and the Water Well Project.

Dr Harry Elizaga FACEM

Dr Elizaga is an emergency medicine specialist at Blacktown and Mt Druitt. He’s a resuscitation fanatic and believes the mastery of human factors and teamwork play a far greater role in resuscitation than knowledge alone.

Dr Stephen Teo FRACP

Dr Teo is a general paediatrician at BMDH who is based both in the ED and in the paediatrics department, as well as being a senior lecturer in paediatrics in WSU. He undertook paediatric training at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick and at the Royal London Hospital. Stephen has been instructing on Advanced Paediatric Life Support courses since 2008.

Dr Fergal McCourt FACEM

Born and bred in Dublin, Dr McCourt moved to Australia to undertake Emergency Medicine training and to be closer to the sun. He work as an Emergency Physician in both Sydney and Orange and is also a Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine Specialist with Sydney HEMS.

   

Dr Sam Bendall FACEM

Dr. Bendall is an Emergency Physician at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. She is also a retrieval specialist and the Deputy Director of Education for CareFlight. She has a strong interest in simulation, human factors and pre-hospital and retrieval medicine.

     

Dr Ken Harrison FANZCA

Dr Ken Harrison is an anaesthetist and trauma consultant at Westmead Hospital and the Director of Education and Training at Careflight. He has spent 25 years in retrieval medicine, and his passion is education in all aspects of trauma medicine.

THE PROGRAM

*Subject to change

Welcome address

by Dr Reza Ali FACEM

9:00-9:10 AM

Emergency Resus

by Dr Harry Elizaga FACEM

“Resuscitation: what really matters?”

9:10 - 9:30 AM

Disaster medicine

by Dr Sam Bendall FACEM

“Australia’s approach to disaster medicine”

9:30 - 9:50 AM

Trauma

by Dr Ken Harrison FANZCA

“Trauma: a case study”

9:50 - 10:10 AM

Organ Donation

by Monica Walker CNC

Latest news and the role of junior doctors in the ED”

10:10 - 10:30 AM

MORNING TEA

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Pre-hospital Medicine

by Dr Fergal McCourt FACEM

“Life, limb & sight-saving procedures in the field”

11:00 - 11:20 AM

Paediatric resus

by Dr Stephen Teo FRACP

“Differences in paeds resus: not just tiny adults”

11:20 - 11:40 am

MSF

by Dr Kezia Mansfield

“From Glebe to the Middle East”

11:40 - 12:00pm

Paths to the ED

by Dr Alan Giles

“Pathways to the ED and the specialties within”

12:00 - 12:20pm

LUNCH

12:20 - 1:00 PM

Workshop 1

Ultrasound guided IV Cannulation

1:00 - 1:45 PM

Workshop 2

ED Imaging multi-station workshop

1:45 - 2:30 PM

Workshop 3

Advanced plastering for the ED

2:30 - 3:15 PM

Workshop 4

ENT emergencies

3:15 - 4:00 PM

CONFERENCE CLOSE

4:00 PM

WHAT TO EXPECT

Speakers

We’re honoured to have 8 amazing experts in critical care speak on a range of topics in Emergency Medicine from resuscitation & disaster medicine to retrieval medicine & paediatric emergencies.

Location

We’re fortunate to have use of the WSU clinical school at Blacktown Hospital with the auditorium for our morning of speakers, the foyer for lunch and the tutorial rooms for our workshops.

Lunch

We have been lucky to have ANZ Health sponsor the conference catering, so please join us for lunch before an afternoon of workshops.

Workshops

An afternoon of workshops has been organised in topics such as ultrasound guided IV cannulation and advanced plastering methods.

OUR SPONSORS

The Critical Care Conference gold sponsor is ANZ health

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ADDRESS

WSU clinical school

Blacktown Hospital

Blacktown rd, Blacktown

Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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CONTACT

Tamara Johnson (WSU)

admin@criticalcareconference.com

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