3rd Emergency Medicine Conference Live in-person: Wednesday, 26 October 2022 Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. (afhcongress@informa.com)

Date/Time
Date(s) - 26/10/2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Categories


Theme: Strengthening Emergency Care Systems

Key topics: • Designing systems for improved safety in emergency department

• Acute management of snakebite in the emergency department and appropriate referral

• An empathetic and compassionate approach to difficult parents in the ED

• End of life decisions in the emergency department and your role as an EM provider Benefits of attending:

• Discover the latest designing systems to enhance safety measures in emergency department

• Identify the best approach to address difficult patients with empathy and compassion

• Understand your role as an EM provider and end of life decisions making in ED

• Discuss the management and best approach for snake bite in ED

Who should attend:

• Emergency medicine physicians/consultants

• Emergency care practitioners/technicians

• Emergency service providers (ESPs)

• Nurses

• EM registrars

• Academia

• Doctors/GPs

• Medical officers

• Trauma surgeons

• Paramedics

Speaker faculty: Conference Co-Chairs: • Prof Feroza Motara, President, Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa, Academic Head: Emergency Medicine Division | Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Mande Toubkin, General Manager: Emergency Trauma, Transplant, Corporate Social Investment & Disaster Management, Netcare Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa

Speakers:

• Dr Abdullah Laher, Emergency Medicine, Lecturer – Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Founding CEO, MRT Recoveries, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Prof Andreas Engelbrecht, Head of Emergency Medicine, Steve Biko Academic Hospital and University of Pretoria, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Dr Jakus Venter, Emergency Medicine Registrar, Wits Division of Emergency Medicine, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Dr Kamo Molokoane, Emergency Physician Specialist, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Prof Lucille Blumberg, Deputy Director – National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Dr Kylen Swartzberg, Emergency Physician, Doctors Nay Wells Hutton Piccolo Incorporated, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Dr Marlize Swart, Emergency Medicine Associate Lecturer, University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Dr Sa’ad Lahri, Emergency Medicine Physician, Tygerberg Hospital, President, College of Emergency Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa

• Dr Sashen Murugan, Emergency Medicine Physician, Doctors Nay Wells Hutton Piccolo Incorporated, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Dr Tammy Baille Stanton, Emergency Medicine Lecturer, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa