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EMET Major Trauma/Burns Victor Harbor

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Event description

Registration and networking will start from 5:30pm with the workshop commencing promptly at 6:00pm.

Medical officers, General Practitioners, Nurses, Paramedics and all Medical Professionals working in a South Australian rural or regional emergency care setting are invited to attend this interactive, clinical case scenario based workshop.

This workshop will explore the management of patients with major trauma and burns, distinguish the clinical presentation, identify life-threatening conditions, immediate assessment and resuscitation of patients facing life-threatening haemorrhage from trauma or burns. Additionally, potential diagnoses and emergency management strategies for patients with major chest trauma commonly encountered in clinical practice.

Workshop facilitators:

Dr Peter Stuart

Emergency Physician, Director of Clinical Training for the BHFLHN

Dr Vikram Chellaboina

ED Consultant, Southern Fleurieu Health Service

Learning outcomes:

  •  Differentiate the clinical presentation, life threats, stabilisation and investigation of the patient presenting with major trauma/burns
  •  Discriminate the procedure for immediate assessment and resuscitation of the patient with life threatening haemorrhage from major trauma/burns
  •  Summarise the differential diagnoses and emergency management for the patient with major chest trauma
  • Contrast the options for the emergency management of the patient with major burns

    Accreditation: This workshop is pending accreditation with RACGP and ACRRM. Participants will receive a statement of attendance for 3.5 hours of CPD (3 hours Reviewing Performance, 0.5 hours Educational Activities).

    The workshop is FREE to attend and catering will be provided.

    SAPMEA has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and support from ACEM, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australia's peak body for emergency medicine, to run an EMET Program



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