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IAEM Annual Scientific Meeting 2019


IAEM’s 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting will take place in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo on 7-8 November looking at medicine across the lifecycle, with pre-conference workshops on Wednesday 6 November.

Follow the conference on social media using #19IAEM. Watch @AssocEmergMedIE and @2019iaem for regular updates


Registration is now open via exordo
NB The HSE email system is not compatible, at present, with exordo – please do NOT use HSE email addresses to create your exordo account. 

The Circle of Life

Looking at EM at various stages of life, with additional nursing sessions organised by ENIG on Thursday 7 November and pre-hospital sessions on Friday 8 November, the outline programme for the 2019 ASM is below with the full programme available here


RCSI has approved the programme for 6.0 CPD credits on Thursday 7 November and 6.0 CPD credits on Friday 8 November.  

Check back or watch our social media channels for more information as it is released.  


All tickets are now available at regular rates.  

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Ticket type Early bird rate Regular rate
Full IAEM Member – full ASM including gala dinner €320 €350
Full IAEM member – single day €180 €200
Associate IAEM Member SpR – full ASM including gala dinner €200 €220
Associate IAEM Member SpR – single day €110 €120
Associate IAEM Member SHO/Reg – full ASM including gala dinner €150 €170
Associate IAEM Member SHO/Reg – single day €80 €90
Non-IAEM member Consultant – full ASM including gala dinner €425 €475
Non-IAEM member Consultant – single day €240 €275
Non-IAEM member NCHD – full ASM including gala dinner €290 €320
Non-IAEM member NCHD – single day €160 €180
Pre-hospital practitioners €120 €135
Nurses/ANPs €120 €135
Allied Health Professionals €120 €135
Interns €60 €70
EMSSI Member €45 €50

NB An additional €50 will be charged on all ticket types for registrations after 6 November

Annual General Meetings

The IAEM Annual General Meeting will be held at 5pm on Thursday 7 November 2019 in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo. 

The IEMTA Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 8 November 2019 in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo.  

Pre-conference workshops

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Workshop

The world is full of magic things patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper’. W.B. Yeats

Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Clayton Hotel, Sligo
Cost per person: €300 (reduced to €250 if attending the IAEM ASM)
Accredited by RCSI for 7.5 CPD credits

Full-day Ultrasound workshop based around the individual learning needs.

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We tailor the course around your requirements. Our course features an experienced faculty of international and local trainers, with the emphasis on hands-on, practical teaching in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.


  • Full Introductory Level 1 ( US Basics, ELS, AAA assessment, Free fluid assessment)
  • Sign-Off Level 1 (Available only to ASTEMs or equivalent)
  • Advanced Modules (Cardiac, Simulation Moulage, MSK, Regional Anaesthesia, Lung US, Thoracocentesis, Shock and Hypotension protocols etc)
  • US for PEM

Water Rescue Workshop

Time: 1pm-5pm
Location: Strandhill beach, Sligo
Cost per person: €85

This afternoon pre-conference workshop will teach the fundamentals of open water safety and rescue in an exciting and hands on approach. 

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Peter Conroy, the course instructor, is the leading expert in open water rescue in Ireland.  He is a paramedic with DFB, a qualified wilderness medicine instructor and the founder of the Irish Tow Surf Rescue Association.  He has a wealth of experience in providing medical cover to surfers in some of the most dangerous conditions in the world, and he is featured on the ITV series ‘Rescue: river deep, mountain high’.

This half day course will be held on Strandhill beach, where Peter will cover open water safety basics, the prehospital management of a drowning and hypothermia, cold water submersion, and all the rescue procedures for a person in trouble in the water, including the use of rescue boards, throw lines and reaching equipment.  Participants will then get the chance to practice these skills in the water.  Finally, to wrap the day up, the participants will get a surf lesson from qualified surf instructors!  Wetsuits and board rental are included in the price.

HeartCode ACLS

Time: 1pm-6pm
Location: Clayton Hotel, Sligo
Cost per person: €230

HeartCode ACLS is an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Providers Course most suitable for the healthcare professional that has successfully completed the traditional ACLS training in the recent past (< 5 yrs preferably) or has regular exposure to Cardiac Arrest situations.  [gdlr_accordion style="style-2" initial="0"]

Registration for all workshops is now open via exordo and workshop registration will close at 17.00 on Friday 25 October – book early to avoid disappointment. 


The venue for the 2019 ASM is the Clayton Hotel Sligo, Clarion Road, Ballytivnan, Sligo, F91 N8EF.  

Hotel reservations

To book a room at the conference venue please contact the hotel directly on 071 911 9000 or info.sligo@claytonhotels.com.  

Alternative accommodation is available at The Glasshouse, Swan Point, Abbeyquarter North, Sligo, F91 NCA4, or Radisson Hotel, Ballincar, Rosses Point Road, Sligo

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