Managing Emergencies in Primary Health Care Workshop

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This workshop aims to improve physician competence, performance in practice and patient outcomes in the immediate management of emergencies that present themselves to primary care and office-based practices. In specific, this course will improve practical knowledge in the recognition and management of high-risk emergency conditions: seizure, chest pain, syncope, asthma, and anaphylaxis.

DATE – Saturday 14th July, 2018

TIME – 1:30pm registration and light refreshments 2:00pm – 4:00pm training

VENUE – WiSE Emergency Clinic, 33-39 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park. Entrance via Khartoum Rd, with free parking on site.

SPEAKERS – Dr. S. V. Mahadevan, FACEP, FAAEM Professor of Emergency Medicine (Stanford University)

LEARNING

  • Identify and effectively manage patients with anaphylaxis.

OUTCOMES

  • Effectively manage patients presenting with severe asthma prior to transfer to the emergency department
  • Appropriately risk-stratify acute chest pain patients to reduce misdiagnosis and delays in evaluation and treatment.
  • Identify and effectively manage patients in status epilepticus.
  • Conduct rapid, bedside evaluations to evaluate and differentiate patients with low, moderate, and high-risk syncope presentations
  • Effectively communicate with EMS and Emergency Physicians while managing emergencies.

COST – There is no cost for GPs within the Sydney North Primary Health Network region

ENQUIRIES – Robi or Judy – Education Team – 9432 8250 [email protected]

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