Emergency Medicine Core Competences
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Saturday October 12th: 08:00-18:00 & Sunday October 13th: 08:00-12:00
- Eric Dryver (Sweden)
- Gregor Prosen (Slovenia)
- Veronique Brabers (Belgium)
- Tobias Becker (Germany)
- Nikolas Sbyrakis (Greece)
- Caroline Hard af Segerstad (Sweden)
The course is designed for 24 participants (residents, specialists and educators in Emergency Medicine).
Course description & learning objectives
This course focuses on competence development through scenario-based training. The competences 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).
The course prioritizes scenario-based training and includes over 40 scenarios that course participants take turns managing. Structured feedback is provided after demonstrations and a group-discussion period.
Coffee breaks will be served from 10:30 to 11:00 and from 15:30 to 16:00.
Saturday October 12th
|Lecture: Diagnosis & Decision-Making|
|Demonstration: Diagnosis Scenarios|
|09:00-12:15||Works on stations|
|Demonstration: Resuscitation Scenarios|
|14:00-17:30||Works on stations|
|17:30-18:00||Questions & Answers Period|
Sunday October 13th
|08:00-08:45||Lecture: Neurology / Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation|
|Demonstration: Neurology Examination|
|08:45-12:00||Works on stations|
|12:00||Course Evaluation / Diplomas|