Emergency Medicine Conference

Theme: Enhancing emergency medicine by bridging gaps between emergency professionals

30 May 2019

08:00 - 09:00

Welcome coffee


09:00 - 09:10

Opening conference remarks

Mr Andrew Makkink


09:10 - 09:40

Keynote address: Driving quality in the Emergency Medicine department

Prof Terrence M. Mulligan


SESSION 1: PROGRESSIVE EMERGENCY TECHNIQUE

09:40 - 10:10

Advanced emergency airway management

Prof Feroza Motara



10:10 - 10:25

Interactive Q&A


10:25 - 11:20

Coffee break


SESSION 2: PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE

11:20 - 11:50

Special address: Emergency centre handover: We are all just human after all

Prof Andrew Makkink


11:50 - 12:20

Prehospital pain management

Mr Ryan Matthews


12:20 - 12:50

Education: Determinants of student success

Dr Simpiwe Sobuwa


12:50 - 13:40

Translating research into practice in the resource-constrained setting

Jamlick Karumbi



13:40 - 15:10

Networking lunch break


SESSION 3: MULTIDISCIPLINARY WORKING AND SUPPORTING THE EMERGENCY PHYSCIAN


15:10 - 15:40

Beating burn-out and enhancing wellness

Dr Andreas Engelbrecht


15:40 - 16:10

Overcoming challenges to enable advanced emergency nursing

Rene Grobler


16:10 - 16:20

Interactive Q&A


SESSION 4: UNIQUE CASE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPING EMERGENCY MEDICINE


16:20 - 16:50

Geriatric emergency management: top tips

Prof Terrence M. Mulligan



16:50 - 17:20

Closing keynote: Global Emergency Medicine development

Prof Terrence M. Mulligan

17:30

End of conference


CO-CHAIRS:

  • Mr Andrew Makkink, President, Emergency Care Society of South Africa (ECCSA), Lecturer, Department of Emergency Medical Care, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof Lee Wallis, Professor and Head of Emergency Medicine, University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Roger Dickerson, President, Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA), Cape Town, South Africa

SPEAKERS:

  • Dr Andreas Engelbrecht, Head of Division of EM, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Prof Feroza Motara, Head of the Division of Emergency Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Area, South Africa
  • Jamlick Karumbi, Epidemiologist/Pharmacist, Ministry of Health, Epidemiologist, East African Kidney Institute, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Rene Grobler, National Quality and Systems Manager - Trauma and Emergency, Netcare Milpark Hospital, Acting Trauma Programme Manager, TSSA Level I Trauma Centre, WITS Academic Trauma Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mr Ryan Matthews, Paramedic Educator and Researcher, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Simpiwe Sobuwa, Head of Department, Emergency Medical Care, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa
  • Prof Terrence M. Mulligan, Board Member, The International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM), Co-founder and Vice President, The IFEM Foundation, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Associate Faculty, Institute for Global Health, Director, International EM Program, Board Member, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), Edgewater, Maryland