It's a great time to learn
Register at 8am, then spend your morning with our outstanding faculty for three long-format lectures. During the afternoon, enjoy the beach or one of the many activities in and around Noosa, or attend one of our hands-on workshops. It's the perfect way to enhance your education and earn CPD points.
Expand your academic horizons and enjoy complimentary refreshments at 11am each day.
SATURDAY, APRIl 8
Cervical spine pitfalls
Medico-legal tips and traps
Workshop 1: Difficult Airway Skills
MEDIQ Welcome Reception
SUNDAY, APRIL 9
Protocols, simulation and the (lost) art of medicine
Oxygen: friend or foe?
Workshop 2: Point of Care Ultrasound
MONDAY, APRIL 10
Emerging trends in antibiotic resistance
WORKSHOPS FOR 2017
Enhance your hands-on skills and fulfil ACEM procedural CPD requirements. Strictly limited numbers ensure you get the most out of your afternoons at the conference.
Workshop 1: Difficult Airway Skills
A systematic approach to the patient with a difficult airway including video-assisted laryngoscopy, endoscopic and percutaneous surgical techniques.
Workshop 2: Point of Care UItrasound
Explore the possibilities of bedside ultrasound for vascular access and as a diagnostic tool.
The Welcome Reception.
Your weekend in Noosa starts here. Network with colleagues and meet our faculty, while enjoying complimentary drinks and canapés at Peppers Noosa.
6pm, Saturday April 8, Pre-Conference Terrace, Peppers
College of Intensive Care Medicine Category 2A, 1 point per hour
Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, 0.5 points per hour: Activity #13081
Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine: ID 7068
A world-class faculty
Our faculty comprises senior practitioners in emergency medicine, critical care, anaesthesia, medicine and surgery from Australia's leading teaching hospitals.
Dr Craig Walker
Dr Walker is an adult and paediatric intensivist, foundation director of paediatric ICU at Monash Medical Centre, and an examiner for Royal College of Physicians in Adult & Paediatric Medicine. Interests include all aspects of physiology, the ethics and philosophy of medicine, and palliative care.
Dr Gary Williams
Dr Williams is a Senior intensivist at Sydney Children’s Hospital, coordinator of the home ventilation program and an APLS instructor since 1997. Interests include sepsis pathophysiology and management as well as skeletal muscle physiology in the critically ill patient.
Dr Phil Black
Dr Black is a consultant anaesthetist at Prince of Wales Hospital with a long standing interest in critical airway management and simulation. Phil is an instructor at the Sydney Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre.
Dr Donovan Dwyer
Dr Dwyer is a senior emergency staff specialist at St George and Sydney Children's Hospitals and Co-DEMT and Director of Trauma at SCH. Interests include simulation and an obsession with limiting the ordering of non-indicated tests.
Marie-Clare is a legal practitioner specialising in health, medical negligence and personal injury litigation. She has acted as general counsel for the Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust and is currently head of MIGA's legal department in Sydney.
Dr Ashish Jiwane
Dr Jiwane is a senior paediatric surgeon at Sydney Children's Hospital and a conjoint lecturer at UNSW. He has an extensive public and private surgical practice with a focus on endoscopic and urological surgery.
Dr Andrew Numa
Dr Numa is the Director of Intensive Care and an honorary respiratory physician at Sydney Children’s Hospital. Research interests include acute respiratory pathophysiology and epidemiological studies from large critical care databases.