34th Annual Scientific Meeting Australasian College for Emergency Medicine19 – 23 November 2017, Sydney Australia
The exemplary ED
In his talk, ‘Integrating evidence based practice, design, and technology into emergency department design,’ at the ACEM 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting, FACEM Dr Keith Joe will be looking at the complexities of creating or refurbishing emergency departments and exploring how some of the more successful examples have been achieved.Click here to read more
The parlous state of consumer protection from healthcare fraud
Almost 60 per cent of adult Australians have a low level of health literacy, a circumstance associated with higher use of health services, low levels of knowledge among consumers and poorer health outcomes. This fact, and others, will be to the fore at the ACEM 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting, when Professor John Dwyer AO highlights what he believes is the dangerous level of ‘pseudo-science’ penetrating health care delivery in Australia with his talk, ‘The parlous state of consumer protection from healthcare fraud.’Click here to read more
Evolution, longevity and the future of emergency medicine
As ACEM approaches its 35th Anniversary, it’s a good time to look back and see how emergency medicine has changed and whether it’s lived up to its early aspirations. FACEM Dr Sue Ieraci will be exploring these issues in an ambitious series of keynote presentations during the ASM.Click here to read more
A passion for social justice
Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission from 2012-2017, will deliver the ACEM Foundation Lecture at this year’s ASM.Click here to read more
The Nordic experience: the gender equitable EM workplace
Professor Maaret Castrén, Head of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Services in Helsinki, will be opening the Tuesday morning Plenary session, ‘Gender equality in medicine – getting the balance right’ with her presentation, ‘The Nordic experience: the gender equitable EM workplace’.Click here to read more
Responding to crises
FACEM Rick Brennan will be speaking at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting, talking about his role as Director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Ebola Response Team.Click here to read more
Creating a great working environment, quality care and an efficient ED: why staff wellbeing is vital
FACEM Dr Bethany Boulton is set address the issue of burnout and what can be done to combat it.Click here to read more
Something for everyone: the 2017 ASM seen from the trainee perspective
The ASM offers a particularly strong selection of presentations, activities and workshops for trainees.Click here to read more
The ED of the Future
FACEM Professor Gerry Fitzgerald will look at the current state of the healthcare system, review the major challenges that lie ahead and explain why he believes efficiency is the answer.Click here to read more
#acem17: Only 100 days to go until we get down to business
Registration is now open
Now in its exciting 34th year, we are pleased to advise registration is now open for The Australasian College of Emergency Medicine’s (ACEM) 34th Annual Scientific Meeting at the spectacular new International Convention Centre, Sydney from 19-23 November 2017.
A compelling and interactive program is currently being prepared featuring a line-up of the most inspiring, entertaining and knowledgeable speakers in the emergency medicine world today. Each will be taking on the hard topics and exploring the nuanced discussion, plus cutting edge research and novel ways to translate into practice.
We strongly encourage you to register today to “rebalance, relearn and revitalize”.
Be sure to register prior to 16 August 2017 to take advantage of early bird rates.Register Now
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