Conference to discuss emergency medicine
Abu Dhabi, December 3, 2013
Leading experts will discuss key issues related to medical emergency preparedness and human resource development at a conference in Abu Dhabi next week.
The Emergency Medical Conference is being organised by the Abu Dhabi Police, under the theme ‘Contemporary Emergency Medicine: Challenges, Solutions and Evidence Based Best Practices,’ will take place from December 8 to 11 at the Intercontinental Hotel.
The conference will include presentations and courses, besides workshops (CME) accredited by the British Royal College of Surgeons in England.
Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, general director of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, said that the conference will host some of the world’s elite professors and experts in emergency medicine.
"Medical specialists will also conduct pre-conference workshops focusing on emergency airway management; advanced concepts in trauma life support: the Fast exam; in-flight emergencies; surviving disasters, among children and other vulnerable and at risk groups: emergency, treatment and mental health services in post disaster settings; communications and security in emergency medicine and disaster settings; and civil aviation emergency medicine," he added.
Attendees will also review the Boston Emergency Medical Services’ (EMS) experience during the Boston marathon bombings, said Al Raisi.
“Other topics and work papers included in the conference program are emergency preparedness criteria; quality assurance in emergency medicine; the role of EMS in emergency medicine and in injury prevention; stroke care; emergency airway management; the role of simulation in emergency medicine; lessons learned from the Philippines typhoon; ethical considerations in emergency settings; and the future of emergency medicine care,” he said. - TradeArabia News Service
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