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.


Provisional Program

Expand your academic horizons and enjoy complimentary refreshments at 11am each day. 

 

SATURDAY, APRIl 8

8AM

Registration

 

9AM

Cervical spine pitfalls

10AM

Medico-legal tips and traps

11AM

Break

11:45AM

Ophthalmological emergencies

2PM

Workshop 1: Difficult Airway Skills

6PM

MEDIQ Welcome Reception


 

SUNDAY, APRIL 9

8AM

Registration

9AM

Burns

10AM

Protocols, simulation and the (lost) art of medicine

11AM

Break

11:45AM

Oxygen: friend or foe?

2PM

Workshop 2: Point of Care Ultrasound


 

MONDAY, APRIL 10

8AM

Registration

9AM

Toxicology update

10AM

Neuroprotection

11AM

Break

11:45AM

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


Accreditation

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.

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Marie-Clare Elder

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.