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)
- Identify and effectively manage patients with anaphylaxis.
- 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]