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Geriatric EM Conference


#GEMcon16

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Geriatric EM Conference


#GEMcon16

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GERIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE CONFERENCE 2016

Hosted by the UK’s leading 'frail friendly' centre we aim to deliver a varied program of lectures, workshops and simulated teaching from specialists throughout the UK and Europe. This is the first ever conference exploring the rapidly evolving specialty to help delegates further their knowledge and clinical skills at assessing and managing older people with frailty in Urgent and Emergency Care settings.

When?

Tuesday 24th May, 2016

09:00-17:00

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Where?

4th Floor Charles Wilson Building (map)

Leicester University

University Road

Leicester

LE1 7RH

Charles Wilson Building, University of Leicester

Charles Wilson Building, University of Leicester


Guest Speakers

We will be accompanied on the day by esteemed members of the GEM community from across Europe:


Event Schedule

We will be updating this schedule routinely as more events are confirmed. You can also stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter (@GEMcon16) or via our conference hashtag #GEMcon16Please note: events marked [TBC] are in the process of being confirmed.

08:15-08:45

Registration (Charles Wilson Building Foyer)

08:45-09:30

Welcome + Geriatric simulation demonstration

with #GEMcon16 Faculty Sim Team in Garendon Room

09:30-10:05

'Confusion: Delirium, dementia, or both? Assessing altered mental status in the ED'

with Dr Jay Banerjee (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust) in Garendon Room

10:05-10:45

'Trauma Units in the 21st Century – Geriatric trauma specialists?'

with Professor Tim Coats (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust) in Garendon Room

10:45-11:00

Coffee break (Garendon Room)

11:00-11:40

'The Geriatric Acute Abdomen: How to get it right'

with Mr Mike Norwood (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust) in Garendon Room

11:40-12:20

'Acute pain management in the Older People'

with Dr Christian Nickel (University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland) in Garendon Room

12:20-13:00

'Achieving good end of life care in the ED'

with Ms Mary Dawood (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London) in Garendon Room

13:00-14:00

Lunch break + Poster viewing

Park Side restaurant, 1st floor Charles Wilson Building + 4th floor lobby

14:00-14:30

'Systems and Services in GEM'

with Dr Simon Conroy (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust) in Garendon Room

14:30-14:40

Trainee presentation #1 (Garendon Room)

14:40-14:50

Trainee presentation #2 (Garendon Room)

14:50-15:00

Trainee presentation #3 (Garendon Room)

15:00-15:15

Coffee break (Garendon Room)

15:15-16:45

Case-based frailty workshops (click table to enlarge)

Case-based Frailty Workshops

16:45-17:15

Questions, discussion and closing remarks

Prizes awarded for best poster & best presentation in Garendon Room

Disclaimer:

  • Vifor Pharma, Brittania Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Bayer & UCB have supported this meeting through payment to exhibit a stand. No company has had any involvement in any other aspect of this meeting.

Abstract Submission

Submissions NOW Closed

The authors of the 3 best abstracts will be selected to give a 5 minute presentation each. There will also be a prize for the best poster and best presentation available for the day.

Deadline: April 25th 2016