3rd Emergency Medicine Conference

26 October | Gallagher Convention Centre

Theme: Strengthening Emergency Care Systems

17 - 19 October 2023

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg

3rd Emergency Medicine Conference

(6 Clinical Points)


We are excited to host the 3rd edition of the Emergency Medicine conference this time live in person. In partnership with the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA). This concise one-day programme is a must-attend for all the emergency healthcare professionals who look to hear the latest insights from regional and international experts. This programme will cover topical topics such as improving designing systems for ED, acute management of snakebite, the best approach to a sexually assaulted patient, and end-of-life decisions in ED. 

Conference Chair:

Prof Feroza Motara, President, Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa, Academic Head: Emergency Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Witwatersand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa  

Mande Toubkin, General Manager: Emergency Trauma, Transplant, Corporate Social Investment & Disaster Management, Netcare Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa

Key sessions:

  • Designing systems for improved safety in emergency department 
  • Acute management of snakebite in the emergency department and appropriate referral  
  • An empathetic and compassionate approach to difficult parents in the ED
  • End of life decisions in the emergency department and your role as an EM provider 

Benefits of attending:

  • Discover the latest designing systems to enhance safety measures in emergency department 
  • Identify the best approach to address difficult patients with empathy and compassion    
  • Understand your role as an EM provider and end of life decisions making in ED 
  • Discuss the management and best approached for snake bite in ED 

Who should attend:

  • Emergency medicine physicians/consultants
  • Emergency care practitioners/technicians
  • Emergency service providers (ESPs)
  • Nurses
  • EM registrars
  • Academia
  • Doctors/GPs
  • Medical officers
  • Trauma surgeons
  • Paramedics

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