It's a great time to learn
Long-format lectures allow in-depth exploration of current key issues in emergency medicine, with ample time for discussion at the end of each session. During the afternoon, enjoy the beach or one of the many activities in and around Noosa, or attend one of our 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.
Friday, APRIl 12
High-flow oxygen: panacea or false promise?
Paediatric stroke - recognition & management
SaTURDAY, APRIL 13
The unwell neonate
Right to refuse? Right to insist? When parents and doctors disagree
An epidemic of empyema
Difficult airway workshop
SUNDAY, APRIL 14
The infant with noisy breathing
Big data, AI and critical illness: a new paradigm
DIFFICULT AIRWAY WORKSHOP
Enhance your hands-on skills and fulfil ACEM procedural CPD requirements. Strictly limited numbers ensure you get the opportunity to sharpen your skills. The workshop covers a variety of approaches required to manage the patient with a difficult airway including video-assisted laryngoscopy, endoscopic and percutaneous surgical techniques.
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.
6 pm, Friday April 12, Pre-Conference Terrace, Peppers
College of Intensive Care Medicine Category 2A, 1 point per hour
Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, 9 CPD hours: group learning
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 RACP in Adult & Paediatric Medicine. Interests include all aspects of physiology, the ethics and philosophy of medicine, and palliative care.
Dr Marlene Soma
Dr Soma is a paediatric ENT surgeon with with interests in airway pathology, sleep disordered breathing, voice and swallowing problems. Her post-graduate training included attachments at Great Ormond St, London and Cincinnati Children’s Medical Centre, Ohio.
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.
A/Prof Franz Babl
A/Prof Babl is a senior emergency physician at RCH Melbourne. He is the co-founder of the Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) Network and has led numerous multi-centre trials.
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 Meredith Ward
Dr Ward is a senior neonatologist at the Royal Hospital for Women and the Prince of Wales Private Hospital. Her research interests include the study of endogenous neural stem cells as a potential therapy for newborn brain injury.
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 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.