Emergency Medicine Core Competencies

This precourse is offered in a hybrid format, which means there will be virtual sessions ahead of the live session at the congress:

Monday 7 October From 18:00 to 20:00 CET: EKG
Wednesday 9 October From 18:00 to 20:00 CET: Acid-Base
Saturday 12 October: From 8:30 to 18:00

Followed by a face-to-face meeting in the Congress center in Copenhagen:

Saturday 12 October from 8:30 to 18:00 CET

Objectives

This course focuses on competence development through scenario-based training. The competencies in focus are:

1-The initial management of critical patients in all age groups

2-Differential diagnosis and decision-making

3-Systematic EKG interpretation

4-Systematic acid-base interpretation

5-Interpretation of the neurological examination and initial management of selected neurological conditions

Participants receive a checklist compendium that helps guide the initial management of critical syndromes (e.g. anaphylaxis, hemorrhagic shock, hyponatremic encephalopathy) and information-acquisition from patients with common symptoms (e.g. shortness of breath, vertigo).

Overview

This hybrid course consists of

2 virtual sessions focussing on EKG and Acid-Base interpretation

Live session focussing on

a) the team management of critically ill patients

b) differential diagnosis and decision-making

c) the neurological examination and interpretation of findings

All sessions prioritize scenario-based training. The course also includes brief lectures and a group-discussion period.

Educational material

To be handed over onsite at the course: 

Participants receive a checklist compendium

The course includes a pretest with references to open-access educational material.

Faculty

Course Directors:
Eric Dryver, SE & Gregor Prosen, SI

  • Nikolas Sbyrakis, GR
  • Christoph Hüser, GE
  • Veronique Brabers, BE
  • Caroline Hård af Segerstad, SE
  • Rossana Soloperto, IT
  • Tobias Becker, DE
  • Aslög Hellström Vogel, SE

Registration

The costs for this course are
€ 260 for physicians
€ 180 for nurses, paramedics, trainees and students

Please register through your MyEUSEM account by clicking on the EUSEM Congress registration button. From the Pre-courses tab you can select the pre-courses you would like to join.

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8:30-9:30 Lectures
9:30-11:00 Workshop
11:00-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:45 Workshop
12:45-13:30 Lunch break
13:45-14:30 Lectures
14:30-16:00 Workshop
15:45-16:00 Coffee break
16:15-17:45 Workshop
17:45-18:00 Q & A Course evaluation and diploma’s

Pretest (if applicable): The course includes a pretest with references to open-access educational material
Webinar prior to the live part (more information on the programme will follow).

Monday, 7 October 18:00 – 20:00:  EKG (virtual session)

Pretest (if applicable): The course includes a pretest with references to open-access educational material
Webinar prior to the live part (more information on the programme will follow).

Wednesday October 9th 18:00 – 20:00:  Acid-Base (virtual session)