SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

 

07:45 – 08:00 WELCOME
08:00 – 10:00 SESSION 1: TALES FROM……….
PLENARY SESSION
Grand Ballroom
Chair: Valerie Malka
08:00 – 08:10 Sunset Boulevard Heidi Hotz          
08:10 – 08:20 Lord of the Rings Grant Christey
08:00 – 08:10 The Hunted Martin Schreiber
08:10 – 08:20 The Ten Commandments Alon Schwartz
08:20 – 08:30 Some Like It Hot Jay Doucet
08:30 – 08:40 Escape From Alcatraz Andre Campbell
08:40 – 08:50 Midnight In Paris Eric Revue
08:50 – 09:00 My Left Foot Michael Sugrue
09:00 – 10:00 CASE SCENARIO
10:00 – 10:30 MORNING TEA
10:30 – 12:30 SESSION 2A:
TRAUMA HARD TALK
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1
Chair: John Crozier
10:30 – 10:45 Violence in the ED – Protecting the Staff Eric Revue
10:45 – 11:00 Rib  Fixation – Does the Evidence Outweigh the Costs Bruce French
11:00 – 11:15 End of Life Care Heidi Hotz
11:15 – 11:30 Damage Control Resuscitation Martin Schreiber
11:30 – 11:45 Unsuccessful Verification – So What? Heidi Hotz
11:45 – 12:00 The Real Burden of Alcohol and Drugs Jodie Williams
12:00 – 12:20 The Opioid Crisis Andre Campbell
12:20 – 12:30 Question Time with the Panel
10:30 – 12:30 SESSION 2B: PROVIDING SAFE QUALITY CARE
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 2
Chair: Paul Lambrakis
10:30 – 10:45 Pearls from the TOPIC Course Helen Jowett
10:45 – 11:00 What Is Quality Care? Jay Doucet
11:00 – 11:15 The Global Burden of Harm Martin Jarmin
11:15 – 11:30 Real Australian Cost of Adverse Events Mary Langcake
11:30 – 11:45 Quality Emergency General Surgery Care Michael Sugrue
11:45 – 12:00 Challenges Estimating Frailty in Older Adults Steve Frost
12:00 – 12:15 Is Trauma the Last Holistic Specialty? Grant Christey
12:15 – 12:30 Question Time with the Panel
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 15:00 SESSION 3A: PREHOSPITAL / EMERGENCY ROOM
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1
Chair: Paul Middleton
13:30 – 13:45 Prehospital Interventions That Should Be Abandoned Geoff Healy
13:45 – 14:00 Domestic Violence – What Can We Do Better? Lai Heng Foong
14:00 – 14:15 Urgent Vascular Access – Tricks of The Trade  Tabby Ahmad
14:15 – 14:30 Over and Under Triage – What’s The Impact? Martin Wullschleger
14:30 – 14:45 The Difficult Airway – Tricks of the Trade Simon Robertson
14:45 – 15:00 Question Time with the Panel
13:30 – 15:00 SESSION 3B: EMERGENCY SURGERY
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 2
Chair: Mary Langcake
13:30 – 13:45 Complex Abdominal Wall Hernias – Tricks of the Trade Andrew Gilmore
13:45 – 14:00 Operating on the Hostile Abdomen David Read
14:00 – 14:15 Mesenteric Ischaemia – Improving Outcomes Tony Grabs
14:15 – 14:30 Emergency Endoscopic Advances Milan Bassan
14:30 – 14:45 Biliary Colic and Acute Cholecystitis in Pregnancy Yasser Farooque
14:45 – 15:00 Question Time with the Panel
15:00 – 15:30 AFTERNOON TEA
15:30 – 17:00 SESSION 4A: NURSING FORUM
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1
Chair: Sally Forrest
15:30 – 15:40 Securing Trauma Competence in Nursing Staff Helen Jowett
15:40 – 15:50 Human Factors in Team Building Heidi Hotz
15:50 – 16:00 Building a Program of Nursing Led Research Steve Frost
16:00 – 16:10 Intercostal Catheters Made Easy LeeAnne Thomas
16:10 – 16:20 Preventing Secondary Brain Inury Nevenka Francis
16:20 – 16:30 A Streamlined Approach Melissa Murphy
16:30 – 16:40 TQIP – What Exactly Is it? Grant Christey
16:40 – 17:00 Question Time with the Panel
15:30 – 17:00 SESSION 4B: FREE PAPER SESSION
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1
Chair: S. D’Amours &
K. Martin

Judges: M. Schreiber,
M. Sugrue & S. Frost
15:30 – 15:40
15:40 – 15:50
15:50 – 16:00
16:00 – 16:10
16:10 – 16:20
16:20 – 16:30
16:30 – 16:40
16:40 – 17:00
17:00 CLOSE FIRST DAY

 

 

 

 

08:30 – 10:00 SESSION 1: MASS CASUALTIES – GLOBAL LESSONS
PLENARY SESSION
Grand Ballroom
Chair: David Read
08:30 – 08:45 NORTH AMERICA Andre Campbell
08:45 – 09:00 NEW ZEALAND Grant Christey
09:00 – 09:15 ISRAEL Alon Schwartz
09:15 – 09:30 FRANCE Eric Revue
09:30 – 09:45 HUMANITARIAN Martin Jarmin
09:45 – 10:00 AUSTRALIA Dwight Robinson
10:00 – 10:30 MORNING TEA
10:30 – 12:30 SESSION 2A:
PEARLS OF WISDOM
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1
Chair: Martin Wullschleger
10:30 – 10:45 Playing God – When Should We Stop? Alon Schwartz
10:45 – 11:00 Best Strategies for Jehovah’s Witness Patients Martin Schreiber
11:00 – 11:15 Databases that Talk to Each Other Paul Middleton
11:15 – 11:30 Safety Checklists You Need to Have Kate Martin
11:30 – 11:45 5 Trauma Papers That Changed My Practice David Read
11:45 – 12:00 VTE Prophylaxis in Trauma – What’s the Evidence Jodie Williams
12:00 – 12:15 What Makes a Difference to Patient Care? Heidi Hotz
12:15 – 12:30 Question Time with the Panel
10:30 – 12:30 SESSION 2B:
ACUTE CARE SURGERY HARDTALK
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 2
Chair: Martin Jarmin
10:30 – 10:45 Appendicitis Let’s Stop Ignoring the Facts Michael Sugrue
10:45 – 11:00 5 Emergency Surgery Papers That Changed My Practice Paul Lambrakis
11:00 – 11:15 Best Imaging Modalities in Emergency General Surgery Leon Lam
11:15 – 11:30 Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Models of Care Ailene Fitzgerald
11:30 – 11:45 Questioning Dogma Andre Campbell
11:45 – 12:00 Emergency Surgery and Mesh Repairs Jay Doucet
12:00 – 12:15 Emergency General Surgery Radiology Quiz – Prize Leon Lam
12:15 – 12:30 Question Time with the Panel
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 15:00 SESSION 3A: CRITICAL CARE COMPLEXITIES
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 1
Chair: Geoff Healy
13:30 – 13:45 Best Uses/Updates for Hyperbaric Oxygen Eric Revue
13:45 – 14:00 Surgeons Role in the Australian ICU Kate Martin
14:00 – 14:15 ABC’s of Pain Management in Fractured Ribs Simon Robertson
14:15 – 14:30 Tracheostomy Decision Making Michael Parr
14:30 – 14:45 Walking Blood Banks Martin Schreiber
14:45 – 15:00 Question Time with the Panel
13:30 – 15:00 SESSION 3B: HOW I DO IT
CONCURRENT SESSION
Ballroom 2
Chair: Aditya Benjamin
13:30 – 13:45 Complex Blunt Diaphragmatic Trauma Bruce French
13:45 – 14:00 Severe Pelvic Trauma Martin Wullschleger
14:00 – 14:15 Penetrating Injury to the Surgical Soul Jay Doucet
14:15 – 14:30 Massive Blunt Liver Trauma Alon Schwartz
14:30 – 14:45 High Grade Solid Organ Injuries – IR Management Jules Catt
14:45 – 15:00 Question Time with the Panel
15:00 – 15:30 AFTERNOON TEA
15:30 – 17:00 SESSION 4: CASE SCENARIO / GREAT DEBATE
PLENARY SESSION
Grand Ballroom
Chair: S. D’Amours & V. Malka
15:30 – 16:30 EXPERT CASE SCENARIO – EXPERT PANEL
16:30 – 16:50 GREAT DEBATE  
Prehospital Thoracotomy – There is No Point John Crozier vs Geoff Healy
God Used a Surgeon’s Rib to Create an Emergency Physician Alan Giles vs Michael Sugrue
16:50 – 17:00 Prizes and Closing Remarks

 

 

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