4th Emergency Medicine Conference

30 May 2019

Gallagher Convention Centre


The 4th Emergency Medicine Conference and Exhibition returns to Africa Health even bigger and better for 2019!

Now in partnership with both the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA) and the Emergency Care Society of South Africa (ECCSA), the unparalleled agenda will explore the unique challenges, and the upmost best practice, when considering pre-hospital emergency care. Progressive emergency department tools and techniques will also be considered.

This concise one-day conference is an essential must attend event for all emergency medicine healthcare professionals who look to hear from international experts, and to become a provider of high quality emergency care, centralised around case-based knowledge, the latest standards, and of specific relevance to the unique nature of African medical emergencies.

Theme: Enhancing emergency medicine by bridging gaps between emergency professionals

What’s new?

  • New expert regional and international speaker faculty
  • Brand new interactive sessions focussed on pre-hospital emergency care (ECCSA)
  • Progressive Emergency Department technique
  • Pre-hospital emergency care
  • Multidisciplinary working and supporting the emergency physician          
  • Unique case management
  • Discover the latest and most innovative techniques in managing the emergency department
  • Explore the unique challenges needing to be overcome when providing pre-hospital emergency care and identify the best practice for improved patient outcomes
  • Discuss the impact of multidisciplinary working when providing emergency medicine and consider how the different departments can support overall better patient experience
  • Recognise how to best address and manage novel medical emergency cases
  • Prof 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, Cape Town, South Africa