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Workshops

 

Saturday 6 November 2021

New Fellows Workshop

Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
Time: 1000 – 1800
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: No charge

The ACEM New Fellows Program aims to assist new FACEMs with the transition to Fellowship. This full-day workshop is a chance to hear from other FACEMs about their experiences, including practical tips and tricks for transitioning into Consultant life, and is also a great opportunity to network with other new FACEMs.

Please note: This workshop is only open to Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, elected to Fellowship within the last three years (from November 2018 – November 2021).

 

Radiology Workshop

Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
Time: 1000 – 1300
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $145.00 / Virtual Attendance: $100.00

Join us for a fun and interactive session, using anonymous smart polls to share thoughts and test your knowledge. This workshop will focus on x-rays and CTs commonly used in the emergency department, with a mix of trauma and other pathology. Dr Andreas Shekkheris trained in London UK and working as a Trauma and Emergency Radiology Consultant at Imperial College Hospitals London before moving to NZ in 2019. He provides regular radiology teaching sessions to the ED doctors and is widely respected for his engaging and informative teaching style.

Paediatric Emergency Medicine Workshop

Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
Time: 1000 – 1300
Location: Manawa, 276 Antigua Street, Christchurch Central City
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $245.00 / Virtual Attendance: $170.00

Poorly managed anxiety or behavioral challenges within the acute care paediatric setting –whether primary or procedurally related, can have a long-lasting effect. The approach of the physician and staff to young children and their whanau, and the language used towards adolescents influences in the short-term success of procedures, need for an type of sedation and in the long term may set children and adolescents up for a turbulent health journey. In busy, mixed emergency departments this can be challenging.

Through this workshop we aim to explore the need across the ages to explore, explain and expand our learning to help provide equity for all.

Part 1: Managing behavioural challenges in the ED.
Part 2: Sexuality and paediatric / adolescent presentations. CPD session: neonatal resuscitation.

Core Skills Workshop

Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
Time: 0930 – 1300
Location: Manawa, 276 Antigua Street, Christchurch Central City
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $300.00

This is an excellent opportunity for Emergency Physicians, Registrars and other medical practitioners to refresh and update their procedural skills. It is suitable for a range of specialties. In particular, Rural GPs, and Rural Hospital Physicians, and military Doctors have found this course very worthwhile. Multiple MOPs points are available. The course is fully accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

Stations include airways (adult, child, neonate and surgical), chest drain and thoracotomy, normal vaginal delivery and perimortem C-section, neonatal resus, advanced IV access (ultrasound-guided, RIC lines, IO, central lines).

Mentoring and Coaching 201: Beyond the Basics

Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
Time: 1400 – 1700
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $215.00 / Virtual Attendance: $150.00

An interactive workshop to further develop your skills and amplify the impact of your mentoring. Using case scenarios, skills practice and facilitated discussion we will explore powerful questions, difficult conversations, the mentor as coach, the mentee in difficulty, strengths-based coaching and other topics. This session is suitable for anyone who mentors, with a focus on the Emergency Medicine setting.

Human Behaviour and the Challenges of Leading

Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
Time: 1400 – 1700
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $170.00 / Virtual Attendance: $120.00

This workshop will address some general principles regarding human behaviour and explore the influence of communication styles and role perception on professional relationships and the challenge of leadership. Dr Maggie Meeks began her career in the UK Royal Air Force which provided her the foundation for a close relationship with human factors and simulation training. After moving to New Zealand in 2008 she continues to work clinically in neonatal paediatrics whilst pursuing a career in education, particularly in the areas of interprofessional and simulation-based learning.

Practical Toxicology: Thinking through Challenging Case Presentations and Emerging Toxic Threats

Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
Time: 1400 – 1700
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $175.00 / Virtual Attendance: $125.00

Join us for an interactive session using case-based scenarios and quiz questions to update your toxicology knowledge for the emergency department setting.

Sunday 7 November 2021

Geriatric Emergency Medicine – Trauma Workshop

Date: Sunday 7 November
Time: 1000 – 1300
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $120.00 / Virtual Attendance: $85.00

There will be several tables, each facilitated by Emergency physicians with interest and expertise in Geriatric Emergency Medicine. The format will be scenario based with discussions looking at impact of ageing physiology on individual’s responses to trauma, impact of routine medications, elder abuse, imaging, head injury, decision making in the context of multiple morbidities.

Forensic Skills Workshop

Date: Sunday 7 November
Time: 1000 – 1300
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $205.00 / Virtual Attendance: $145.00

Dr Clare Healy is the director of the Cambridge Clinic in Christchurch where victims of physical and sexual assault receive treatment and forensic examinations. In this workshop she will share her expertise in forensic medicine with specific focus on tips, tricks and issues encountered in the ED. This workshop will be useful for all levels of doctor working in the ED, providing a general forensic approach to injuries, in particular non-fatal strangulation and sexual assault.

Disrupting Racism Workshop

Date: Sunday 7 November
Time: 1000 – 1300
Location: Te Pae, The Christchurch Convention Centre
Cost: Face-to-Face Attendance: $250.00 / Virtual Attendance: $175.00

Te Tiriti o Waitangi is fundamental to health policy and practice within the health sector. Engagement with te Tiriti is a life-long journey. This interactive workshop will revisit familiar territory and present contemporary scholarly thinking around te Tiriti. We will examine the WAI 2575 – health kaupapa claim recommendations from the Waitangi Tribunal and develop personalised te Tiriti responsiveness plans – acting within our spheres of influence. The second half of the session explores shades ofa racism and white privilege. We will pool our anti-racism toolkits and use story-telling and mapping to strengthen our understandings of the dynamics of racism and anti-racism. Come ready to participate, ready to learn, ready to have feelings and take action to disrupt racism and uphold te Tiriti.

Important Dates

Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus Launched Now available
Call for Abstracts Opens Now open
Registration Opens Now open
Call for Abstracts Closes 23 July 2021
Early Bird Registration Closes 9 August 2021

Meeting Organiser

Encanta Event Management
Suite 348, St Kilda Road Towers
1 Queens Road
Melbourne VIC 3004

P: +61 3 9863 7606
E: acem2021@encanta.com.au
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