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IAEM Conference Galway 2017 Program


Thursday 19th October

Friday 20th October

Saturday 21st October

Nursing session 19th October

Time Event Note
11:15 National Trauma network: Dr Gerard McCarthy, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Clinical Lead Emergency Medicine Programme
11:45 ATLS 10th Edition – “a lot done, more to do”: Mr Fergal Hickey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Sligo University Hospital
12:15 The Difficult Airway: Dr Brian Harte, Consultant Anaesthetist/Intensive Care, University Hospital Galway
1 hour Break
13:45 New Advance Healthcare Directives Legislation – Implications for Practice: Dr Shaun O’Keeffe, Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospital Galway Parallel Nursing Session
14:15 A 21st Century Ambulance Service: Prof Cathal O’Donnell, Medical Director, NAS
14:45 Litigation and the ED: Mr Philip Fagan, Senior Claims Manager, State Claims Agency
30 mins Break
15:45 10 Best Papers: Prof Rick Body, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Central Manchester University Hospital Parallel Nursing Session
16:15 The Allergic Iceberg & Risk Stratifying: Dr Aideen Byrne, Consultant Paediatrician, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin
16:45 Coroner’s Inquiry Process & the Hospital Doctor: Prof Denis Cusack, Forensic and Legal Medicine, University Hospital Dublin

CPD credits for Thursday 19 October: 5.0



17:45 5k jog/run along the Prom – Meet hotel foyer

Time Event Note
9:00 Professionalism & Compassion in EM: Prof Rick Body, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Central Manchester University Hospital
9:30 Data driven campaigning – arguing the case for Emergency Medicine: Dr Cliff Mann, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Taunton and Somerset Hospital Cogadh Sim Parallel Session
10:00 The Acute Floor: Dr Colm Henry, National Clinical Advisor & Group Lead Acute Hospitals Cogadh Sim Parallel Session
30 mins Break
11:00 The patient with Vertigo: Dr Diego Kaski, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London Cogadh Sim Parallel Session
11:30 Toxicology & Party Drugs: Dr Laura Hunter, Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Clinical Toxicology, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Trust Cogadh Sim Parallel Session
12:00 Microbiology & the ED: Prof Martin Cormican, Professor of Microbiology, University Hospital Galway
60 mins Break
13:30 Oral Presentations x 10 PEM Parallel Session
30 mins Break
15:45 Moderated posters: 3 mins x 10
16:15 IAEM update: Dr Emily O’Conor
16:30 RCEM – a year of change and delivery!: Dr Taj Hassan
16:45 Clinical Guidelines Committee update: Dr Karen Harris
17:00 EMP update: Dr Gerard McCarthy
17:15 The Leo Vella Lecture: Prof Stephen Cusack

CPD credits for Friday 20 October: 6.0



19:30 Drinks Reception – Seaview Lounge

20:00 Gala dinner with prize giving (Black Tie)

Time Event Note
10:00 Coffee
10:30 AGM

Time Event
13:45 Opening & overview of 2017: Fiona McDaid, Nurse Lead, National Emergency Medicine Programme
14:00 An overview of sports injuries seen by Registered Nurse Practitioners in Emergency Departments: Madge Kennedy, Registered Nurse Practitioner, University Hospital Galway
14:15 The #SNAPPED Trial (Sonography by Nursing Advanced Practitioners for Paediatric wrist injuries in ED): Denise Guckian, Registered Advance Nurse Practitioner, Sligo University Hospital
14:30 Care of a Paediatric Patient in the Emergency Department – Pathways for Care: Deirdre Fitzgerald, Clinical Nurse Manager 2, University Hospital Galway
14:45 Emergency Nurses Experiences of Overcrowding: Oliver Allen, Clinical Support Nurse, St James’ Hospital
15:00 The development of National Orientation & Foundation Programmes in Emergency Nursing: Elaine Farrell, Clinical Skills Facilitator, Cork University Hospital
30 mins Break
15:45 The decompensating acute respiratory failure treatment options: Christine Sheehan, Registered Advanced  Nurse Practitioner Critical Care Outreach, University Hospital Galway
16:15 Management of acute wounds in ED – what’s new?: Valerie Small, Registered Advance Nurse Practitioner, St James Hospital, Advance Nurse Practitioner Advisor National Emergency Medicine Programme
16:45 Summary & close

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