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Preliminary Scientific Program

*Speakers, times and dates are subject to change
  Session 100: Critical Care I
  Moderator(s): David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM (United States), Bobby Kapur, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  08:00-08:30 Mental Practice: A Way to Improve Your Resuscitation Skills │ Mohamed Alshamsi, MD (Oman)
  08:30-09:00 Ultrasound to the Rescue for Your Assessment of the Short of Breath (SOB) Patient │ Ashika Jain, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:00-09:30 Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock │ David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM (United States)
  Session 101: Cardiac Emergencies-Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
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  08:30-09:00 Pitfalls in Diagnosing Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) │ Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM (United States)
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  Session 102: Social Media
  Moderator(s): Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:00-08:30 New Cellphone Applications as a Teaching Modality in the Field of Emergency Medicine │ Keihan Golshani, MD (Iran)
  08:30-09:00 Social Media 101: Keep Abreast of the Latest in Emergency Medicine │ Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  09:00-09:30 Social Media 201: Don't Drown in Information: How to Maximize Your Use of Social Media │ Matthew R. Astin, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  Session 103: Forward the Future of Emergency Medicine: Prevention of Readmission with Preventive Medicine (Lesson from CIAO study)
  Moderator(s): Salvatore Di Somma, MD PhD (Italy)
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  09:00-09:20 Why Centenarians in Cilento Have Less Cardiovascular Disorders? │ Salvatore Di Somma, MD PhD (Italy)
  Session 104: Research Abstracts-Session A
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  Session 105: Research Abstracts-Session B
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  Session 106: Critical Care II
  Moderator(s): David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM (United States), Bobby Kapur, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  09:45-10:15 Endovascular Aortic Repairs (EVARs) │Ani Aydin, MD FAAEM (United States)
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  Session 107: Cardiac Emergencies-Advances in Treatment of Heart Failure
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  09:45-10:00 The Tools of Heart Failure Diagnosis: Biomarkers and Devices │ Alan Maisel, MD (United States)
  10:00-10:15 Go with the Flow in the Assessment and Treatment of Acute Heart Failure (AHF) │ Richard M. Nowak, MD MBA FACEP FAAEM (United States)
  10:15-10:30 How to Properly Assess Congestion in Acute Heart Failure Patients │ Salvatore Di Somma, MD PhD (Italy)
  10:30-10:45 Which Acute Heart Failure Patients Can Be Safely Discharged from the Emergency Department? │ Oscar Miro, MD PhD (Spain)
  10:45-11:00 Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Management in the Emergency Room for No Cardiologist and Assessment of Concomitant Heart Failure │ Carlos Aurelio Garcia Rosas, MD (Mexico)
  Session 108: Conflict Medicine
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  09:45-10:15 Talk #1 │ C. James Holliman, MD FACEP FIFEM (United States)
  10:15-10:45 Innovations and Lessons from Military Medicine in Iraq and Afghanistan │ Robert E. Suter, DO MHA FAAEM (United States)
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  Session 109: Pecha Kucha I
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  09:45-09:55 Rapid Four-Step Cricothyrotomy │ Erik G. Laurin, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  09:55-10:05 Why All Arterial Lines in the Emergency Department Should be Sterile │ Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM (United States)
  10:05-10:15 Care of the Dying Patient in the Emergency Department │ Christian H. Jacobus, MD (United States)
  10:15-10:25 Syncope in Children: Choosing Investigations Wisely │ Kim Yates, MBChB FACEM (New Zealand)
  10:25-10:35 When Minutes Matter: Care of the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient │ Megan Healy, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:35-11:45 Performing Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) in the Emergency Department: The Future Is Here, It's Just Not Evenly Distributed Yet │ Felipe Teran Merino, MD (United States)
  10:45-10:55 Talk #7 │ Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD FAAEM (Unite States)
  10:55-11:05 Superficial Cervical Plexus Block │ Jeffery A. Baker, MD FAAEM (United States)
  11:05-11:15 Sickle Cell Disease: Primum Non Nocere │ R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 110: Research Abstracts-Session C
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  Session 111: Research Abstracts-Session D
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  Session 115: Plenary
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  11:25-12:00 Groundbreaking Cardiology Articles that Should Influence or Change Your Practice │ Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 120: Critical Care III
  Moderator(s): David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM (United States), Bobby Kapur, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
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  14:30-15:00 Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) for the Faint of Heart │ Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM (United States)
  15:00-15:30 Vtach Mimics that Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Can Kill │ Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 121: Update in Emergency Department Pain Management I
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  14:00-14:30 Advances and Controversies in Acute Pain Management in the Emergency Department │ James Ducharme, MD (Canada)
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  Session 122: What's New in Biomarkers in the Emergency Department and What about Point-of-Care Testing (POCT)?
  Moderator(s): Mina Hur, MD PhD (Korea), Salvatore Di Somma, MD PhD (Italy)
  14:00-14:20 Ideal Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Systems and Biomarkers for Decision Making in the Emergency Room │ Salvatore Di Somma, MD PhD (Italy)
  14:20-14:40 What's New in Biomarkers and Point-of-Care Testing (POCT)? │ W. Frank Peacock, MD FACEP FACC (United States)
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  15:00-15:20 Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Quality Control (QC) Management │ Filomena Lamsis, BSc (Indonesia)
  Session 123 Pecha Kucha II
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  14:00-14:10 Why Are You Still Sedating Patients for Shoulder Dislocation Reduction? │ Miguel F. Agrait Gonzalez, MD FAAEM (United States)
  14:10-14:20 Point of Care Ultrasound Evaluation of Tendon Injury │ Melissa Myers, MD (United States)
  14:20-14:30 Kratom │ Casey S. Collier, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  14:30-14:40 Somebody's Watching Me: Ocular Ultrasound for Acute Vision Loss │ Allison Zanaboni, MD (United States)
  14:40-14:50 How to be an Ultrasound Rock Star: Five Tips for Novice Sonographers │ Erin L. Setzer, MD (United States)
  14:50-15:00 The Bloody Showdown: Arterial Blood Gases (ABG) vs. Venous Blood Gases (VBG)!│ Ryan Gibbons, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:00-15:10 Synthetic Opioids and Their Impact │ Carson R. Harris, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:10-15:20 Pacifying the Hulk: Chemical Trips, Tackles, and Takedowns │ Brad Schwartz, MD FAAEM (United States)
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  Session 124: Research Abstracts-Session E
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  Session 125: Research Abstracts-Session F
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  Session 126: Critical Care IV
  Moderator(s): David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM (United States), Bobby Kapur, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  15:45-16:15 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Drug or No Drugs │ Vladana Aleman-Brizuela, MD (United States)
  16:15-16:45 Stroke: Is tPA Still the Answer or Just an Intervention? │ Evie G. Marcolini, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM (United States)
  16:45-17:15 Advances in Extracorporeal Liver Support for Hepatic Failure │ Ram Subramanian, MD (United States)
  Session 127: Update in Emergency Department Pain Management II
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  16:15-16:45 Pitfalls of Pain Management in Cancer Patients in the Emergency Department │ Monica Wattana, MD FAAEM (United States)
  16:45-17:15 Alternative Routes of Analgesic Delivery in the Emergency Department │ Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 128: Humanitarian Initiatives and Programs in Emergency Medicine
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  15:45-16:15 Innovations in Community-Based Emergency Care in Latin America │ Haywood Hall, MD (Mexico)
  16:15-16:45 Humanitarian Issues in South Africa │ Lee A. Wallis, MBChB MD FCEM (South Africa)
  16:45-17:15 Global Emergency Care Skills │ Jean O'Sullivan (Ireland)
  Session 129: Pecha Kucha III
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  15:45-15:55 Best Practice in Neutropenic Fever │ John C. Perkins, Jr., MD FAAEM FACEP FACP (United States)
  15:55-16:05 Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs) in the Emergency Department │ Robert E. Suter, DO MHA FAAEM (United States)
  16:05-16:15 Riva rox Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) │ W. Frank Peacock, MD FACEP FACC (United States)
  16:15-16:25 Hemodynamic Support for Pediatric Septic Shock │ Rasha Sawaya, MD FAAEM (Lebanon)
  16:25-16:35 Innovations in Emergency Medicine Simulation Education: Emphasizing Games and Process │ Julie C. Rice, MD (United States)
  16:35-16:45 The New Oral Binders for Hyperkalemia │ Zubaid Rafique, MD (United States)
  16:45-16:55 Talk #7 │ Afif J. Mufarrij, MD FAAEM FACEP AMSSM (Lebanon)
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  17:05-17:15 Maximizing the Role of Advanced Practice Providers in Your Emergency Department │ Jonathan L. Hansen, MD (United States)
  Session 135: Plenary
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  17:25-18:00 Vasopressor Use in the Emergency Department - When and How Hard to Squeeze │ Peter DeBlieux, MD FAAEM (United States)
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  Session 200: Pediatric Emergencies I
  Moderator(s): Isabel A. Barata, MS MD MBA FAAEM FACP (United States), Andrej Urumov, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:00-08:30 Pediatric Procedural Sedation │ Rebecca Liggin, MD FAAP FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:30-09:00 Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies │ Camilo E. Gutierrez, MD FACEP FAAEM (United States)
  09:00-09:30 Brief Resolved Unexplained Event (BRUE): The New Apparent Life-Threatening Events (ALTE) │ Isabel A. Barata, MS MD MBA FAAEM FACP (United States)
  Session 201: Emergency Medical Services and Tactical Medicine I
  Moderator(s): Arnold Feltoon, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:00-08:30 The Many Uses of Ketamine in the Field │ Francis R. Mencl, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
  08:30-09:00 It Ain't Over Till It's Over -- Active Shooter Incidents Evolving for the Worse │ Paul E. Pepe, MD (United States)
  09:00-09:30 Battlefield Trauma Lessons │ C. James Holliman, MD FACEP FIFEM (United States)
  Session 202: Medical Education in Emergency Medicine I
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  08:00-08:30 The Role of Patient Safety in Simulation Teaching │ Ernesto J. Romo, MD (United States)
  08:30-09:00 Medical Education Literature Review │ Maria R. Ramos-Fernandez, MD MSc (Puerto Rico)
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  Session 203: Pecha Kucha Track IV
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  08:00-08:10 The Most Effective Method in Management of Aluminium Phosphoid Intoxication │ Nina Farzan (Iran)
  08:10-08:20 The Science Behind and Treatment of Thyroid Storm │ Molly K. Estes, MD (United States)
  08:20-08:30 The Science Behind and Treatment of Angioedema │ R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:30-08:40 Emergency Department Response in Newly Emerging Infection Epidemics: Case of the MERS Epidemics │ Soon-Joo Wang, MD (Korea)
  08:40-08:50 Shhhh... My Foot's Asleep: Ultrasound Guided Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks │ Jessica Patterson, MD (United States)
  08:50-09:00 e-RUSH Exam (extended-Rapid Ultrasound for Shock Exam): A Quick Review │ David Riley, MD MSc RDMS RDCS RVT (United States)
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  09:20-09:30 Analgosedation in the Emergency Department: An Analgesia First Approach to Sedation of the Ventilated Patient │ Patrick J. Siler, MD (United States)
  Session 204: Research Abstracts-Session I
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  Session 205: Research Abstracts-Session J
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  Session 206: Pediatric Emergencies II
  Moderator(s): Isabel A. Barata, MS MD MBA FAAEM FACP (United States)
  09:45-10:15 Pediatric Trauma │ David Foster, MD (United States)
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  10:45-11:15 Pediatric Fluid Resuscitation Post FEAST: Too Much or Too Little? │ Gene Ong, MD (Singapore)
  Session 207: Emergency Medical Services and Tactical Medicine II
  Moderator(s): Arnold Feltoon, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:45-10:15 SALT Triage - Can it be Performed by Lay People? │ Francis R. Mencl, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
  10:15-10:45 Talk #2 │ Jeffrey M. Elder, MD FAAEM FAEMS (United States)
  10:45-11:15 Pushing the Next Envelope in Resuscitation: A New Angle on CPR │ Paul E. Pepe, MD (United States)
  Session 208: Medical Education in Emergency Medicine II
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  09:45-10:15 Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed): An Emergency Medicine Curator's View │ Matthew A. Silver, MD (United States)
  10:15-10:45 Medical Student Curriculum: What Do We Need and What Do We Want? │ Katherine Hiller, MD MPH (United States)
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  Session 209: Success Stories in the Development of Emergency Medicine as a Specialty: Multi-Nation Perspectives
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  09:45-09:55 Talk #1 │ Gilbert Abou Dagher, MD FAAEM (Lebanon)
  09:55-10:05 Talk #2 │ Rasha Sawaya, MD FAAEM (Lebanon)
  10:05-10:15 Development of Emergency Medicine as a Specialty in Poland │ Juliusz Jakubaszko, PhD (Poland)
  10:15-10:25 Talk #4 │ Gregor Prosen, MD (Slovenia)
  10:25-10:35 Talk #5 │ Nino Butskhrikidze, MD (Georgia)
  10:35-10:45 The Past, Present and Future of Emergency Medicine and the RCEM UK │ Robin Roop, MBBS MRCS FRCEM Cert (United Kingdom)
  10:45-10:55 Emergency Medicine in Mexico │ Carlos Aurelio Garcia Rosas, MD (Mexico)
  Session 210: Pecha Kucha Track V
  Moderator(s): Gary Gaddis, MD PhD FAAEM (United States)
  09:45-09:55 Identifying Depression in Emergency Department Patients │ David R. Hoyer, Jr., MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:55-10:05 Emergency Physicians Should Use Twitter │ Zachary Repanshek, MD FAAEM (United States)
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  10:15-10:25 Assessing Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in a Pediatric Emergency Department │ Joyce Arpilleda, MD (United States)
  10:25-10:35 Describing and Understanding the Epidemic of Physician "Burnout" and Suicide │ David R. Hoyer, Jr., MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:35-11:45 Intravenous (IV) Lidocaine in Renal Colic │ Venkateswara Kotamraju, MBBS MRCS FEBEM FRCEM (United Kingdom)
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  Session 211: Research Abstracts-Session K
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  Session 215: Plenary
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  11:25-12:00 Leaning Out: Gender, Medicine and Tethered Potential │ Eveline Hitti, MD MBA FAAEM (Lebanon)
  Session 220: Plenary
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  14:00-14:35 Standards to be Required to be Designated as Specialist in Emergency Medicine │ Amin Antoine Kazzi, MD MAAEM FAAEM (Lebanon)
  Session 221: Workshop - Standards to be Required to be Designated as an Emergency Specialist
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  Session 222: Neurologic Emergencies I
  Moderator(s): Heather M. Prendergast, MD MS MPH (United States)
  14:45-15:15 Case Presentations for Central Nervous System (CNS) Vascular Events │ Edward P. Sloan, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  15:15-15:45 Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) in the Neurologic Emergencies │ Bruce Lo, MD MBA RDMS FAAEM (United States)
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  Session 223: Medical Education in Emergency Medicine III
  Moderator(s): Bobby Kapur, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  14:45-15:15 Vasco da Gama, Reflective Writing, and Happy Residents │ Mark A. Curato, DO FAAEM (United States)
  15:15-15:45 Integrating Lesson, Learner and Lecture for a Better Experience │ Thomas B. Perera, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:45-16:15 Optimizing Clinical Teaching: Who, What, When, Why and How? │ Marianne Haughey, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 224: Pecha Kucha VI - Providing High Quality Emergency Care in Low Resource Environments
  Moderator(s): Lee A. Wallis, MBChB MD FCEM (South Africa)
  14:45-14:55 Delivery of Emergency Care in Challenging Conditions in Cyprus │ Ashely Alker, MD MSc (United States)
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  Session 225: Research Abstracts-Session L
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  Session 226: Research Abstracts-Session M
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  Session 227: Pediatric Emergencies III
  Moderator(s): Hector Vazquez, MD (United States)
  16:30-17:00 New Drugs of Abuse │ Anna McFarlin, MD FAAEM FAAP (United States)
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  17:30-18:00 Child Abuse │ Cristina Zeretzke-Bien, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 228: Neurologic Emergencies II
  Moderator(s): Edward P. Sloan, MD MPH FAAEM (United States), Thomas W. Lukens, MD PhD FAAEM (United States)
  16:30-17:00 Deciphering Dizziness: Central vs. Peripheral Vertigo │ David Edwards, MD (United States)
  17:00-17:30 Headache: Computed Tomography (CT) Ability to Detect Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH), Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) vs. Lumbar Puncture (LP) │ Heather M. Prendergast, MD MS MPH (United States)
  17:30-18:00 Syncope: Neurologic Etiologies and Evaluations │ Bart Besinger, MD FAAEM (United States) and Vu Kiet Tran, MD MHSc MBA CHE (Canada)
  Session 229: Medical Education in Emergency Medicine IV
  Moderator(s): Bobby Kapur, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  16:30-17:00 Challenges in Building a Framework for the Development of the Specialty of Emergency Medicine in an International Setting │ Leon D. Sanchez, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:00-17:30 Remediation: What to Do When It Doesn't Come Easy │ Tiffany Murano, MD FACEP (United States)
  17:30-18:00 Using What You Have - SIM is Not All Bells and Whistles │ Miriam Kulkarni, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 230: Pecha Kucha VII - Clinical Controversies and Updates from the English-language Literature that may Change Your Practice
  Moderator(s): Gary Gaddis, MD PhD FAAEM (United States)
  16:30-16:40 Talk #1 │ Sanjay Arora, MD (United States)
  16:40-16:50 Talk #2 │ Michael Menchine, MD MPH (United States)
  16:50-17:00 Current Concepts in Post-Concussion Syndrome Management │ Andrej Urumov, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:00-17:10 Don't Use qSOFA for Diagnosis: It's a Only a Prognostic Tool │ Gary M. Gaddis, MD PhD FAAEM (United States)
  17:10-17:20 Talk #5 │ Sanjay Arora, MD (United States)
  17:20-17:30 Talk #6 │ Michael Menchine, MD MPH (United States)
  17:30-17:40 Can an Age-Adjusted D-Dimer be Used to Safely Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism in Emergency Department Patients? │ Grzegorz Karol Waligora, MD (Poland)
  17:40-17:50 The Dark Side of Marijuana Legalization │ Karen A. Randall, DO FAAEM (United States)
  17:50-18:00 Don't Be Cynical! Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Work! │ Scott G. Weiner, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  Session 231: Research Abstracts-Session N
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  Session 232: Research Abstracts-Session O
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  Session 300: Advances in the Care of the Trauma Patient I
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  08:00-08:30 Trauma 2.0 - Beyond Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) │ Michael P. Jones, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:30-09:00 The Definitive Airway Talk: Is Prehospital Endotracheal Intubation Elemental or Detrimental? │ Paul E. Pepe, MD (United States)
  09:00-09:30 C-Spine Injuries in the Emergency Department: Essentials and Updates │ Charles A. Khoury, MD MSHA FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  Session 301: Toxicology I
  Moderator(s): TBA
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  08:30-09:00 Advances in the Management of Drug Induced Acute Liver Failure │ Ram Subramanian, MD (United States)
  09:00-09:30 Can You ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) this Overdose? │ William "Russ" Kerns II, MD FACMT (United States)
  Session 302: Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department I
  Moderator(s): TBA
  08:00-08:30 Talk #1 │ John C. Perkins, Jr., MD FAAEM FACEP FACP (United States)
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  09:00-09:30 Emerging Pathogens: What are They and Where Do They Come From? │ J. Glenn Morris, MD MPH TM (United States)
  Session 303: Geriatric Emergencies
  Moderator(s): Carlos Aurelio Garcia Rosas, MD (Mexico), Louella K. Vaughan, MBBS DPhil FRACP (United Kingdom)
  08:00-08:15 Delivering Better Care to Older Patients: Does the Model Matter │ Louella K. Vaughan, MBBS DPhil FRACP (United Kingdom)
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  08:30-08:45 Talk #3 │ Prabath Nanayakkara, MD PhD FRCP (The Netherlands)
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  09:00-09:15 Stroke Patients in the Emergency Room for Elderly Patients │ Carlos Aurelio Garcia Rosas, MD (Mexico)
  Session 305: Research Abstracts-Session P
  Moderator(s): TBA
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  Session 306: Advances in the Care of the Trauma Patient II
  Moderator(s): TBA
  09:45-10:15 Pre-Operative Trauma Care: Elemental or Detrimental? │ Paul E. Pepe, MD (United States)
  10:15-10:45 Blood and Blood Products in Trauma │ Charles A. Khoury, MD MSHA FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  10:45-11:15 Behavioral Changes in Traumatic Brain Injury │ Leslie S. Zun, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
  Session 307: Toxicology II
  Moderator(s): TBA
  09:45-10:15 Talk #1 │Speaker TBA
  10:15-10:45 Talk #2 │ Speaker TBA
  10:45-11:15 Is this Serotonin Syndrome, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) or Something Else? │ Taylor Harrison, MD (United States)
  Session 308: Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department II
  Moderator(s): TBA
  09:45-10:15 Talk #1 │ Ian Bebvon Kuwait Martin, MD MBA FACEP (United States)
  10:15-10:45 Talk #2 │ Speaker TBA
  10:45-11:15 Septic Arthritis │ Judith E. Tintinalli, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
  Session 309: Hyperbaric Medicine in the Emergency Department
  Moderator(s): TBA
  09:45-10:15 The Growing Role of Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) in Emergency Medicine Clinics and Wound Treatment │ Juliusz Jakubaszko, PhD (Poland)
  10:15-10:45 Biological Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) │ Beatrice Ratzenhofer-Komenda, MD (Austria)
  10:45-11:15 Hyperbaric Medicine in the Emergency Department: A High-Pressure Environment │ Davut J. Savasar, MD MPH FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  Session 311: Pechu Kucha VIII: Tox Bazaar I (New Drugs of Abuse)
  Moderator(s): TBA
  09:45-09:55 Kratom │ Kathryn T. Kopec, DO FAAEM (United States)
  09:55-10:05 Constipated and Unconscious │ Badria Al Hatali, MD (Oman)
  10:05-10:15 Khat │ Christine Murphy, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:15-10:25 Beyond Kratom │ Kathryn T. Kopec, DO FAAEM (United States)
  10:25-10:35 Differences between Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Synthetic Cannabinoids │ William "Russ" Kerns II, MD FACMT (United States)
  10:35-10:45 Synthetic Cathinones: Where are We Today? │ Christine Murphy, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 315: Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  11:25-12:00 Pain Relief, Patient Satisfaction and Addiction: Optimal Care Despite Competing Concerns │ James Ducharme, MD (Canada)
  Session 320: Oncologic Emergencies
  Moderator(s): Kumar Alagappan, MD FAAEM (United States)
  14:10-14:30 The Patient has Cancer - Now What? │ Marcelo Sandoval, MD FAAEM (United States)
  14:30-14:50 Neutorpenic Fever │ Monica K. Wattana, MD FAAEM (United States)
  14:50-15:10 Spinal Cord Compression │ Jayne M. Viets, MD (United States)
  15:10-15:30 Emergent Toxicities of Immunotherapy │ Patricia A. Brock, MD (United States)
  Session 321: Military Medicine I
  Moderator(s): David Bruner, MD FAAEM (United States)
  14:00-14:30 Talk #1 │ Speaker TBA
  14:30-15:00 Fluid Resuscitation in Trauma and Prediction of Requirement for Massive Transfusion │ Jacqueline V. McLennan, FCEM MD (United Kingdom)
  15:00-15:30 Intranasal Drug Delivery in Austere and Combat Environments │ Michael J. Matteucci, MD FAAEM FAWM (United States)
  Session 322: Difficult-to-Interpret Ectrocardiograms (EKG's)
  Moderator(s): Susan P. Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  14:00-14:30 Respect Lead aVR - It Could Save Your Next Patient │ Vu Kiet Tran, MD MHSc MBA CHE (Canada)
  14:30-15:00 Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB): Myths and Reality │ Susan P. Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  15:00-15:30 A Busy Emergency Department Shift - Ectrocardiograms (EKGs) You Must Recognize │ Ashley Deutsch, MD (United States)
  Session 323: Pecha Kucha IX – Tox Bazaar II
  Moderator(s): TBA
  14:00-14:10 Toxic Metabolic Acidosis│ Jason Chu, MD FAAEM (United States)
  14:10-14:20 Talk #2 │ Speaker TBA
  14:20-14:30 Herbicide Overdose - Paraquat and Diaquat │ S. Eliza Dunn, MBBCh (United States)
  14:30-14:40 Is this Drug-Induced Non Convulsive Status? │ Taylor Harrison, MD (United States)
  14:40-14:50 Talk #5 │ Speaker TBA
  14:50-15:00 Talk #6 │ Speaker TBA
  15:00-15:10 Antidote Therapy for Toxic Alcohols │ Jason Chu, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:10-15:20 Chasing the Dragon │ Amy Harrison, MD (United States)
  15:20-15:30 Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome │ Jeff Lapoint, DO FAAEM (United States)
  Session 324: Research Abstracts-Session Q
  Moderator(s): TBA
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  Session 325: Research Abstracts R
  Moderator(s): TBA
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  Session 326: Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies
  Moderator(s): TBA
  15:45-16:15 Suicide Risk Assessment │ Leslie S. Zun, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
  16:15-16:45 Approach to the Acutely Agitated Patient │ Vu Kiet Tran, MD MHSc MBA CHE (Canada)
  16:45-17:15 One Drug to Rule Them All: Ketamine for Agitation in the Emergency Department │ Matthew C. DeLaney, MD FAAEM (United States)
  Session 327: Military Medicine II
  Moderator(s): Timothy A. Coakley, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  15:45-16:15 Talk #1 │ Speaker TBA
  16:15-16:45 Talk #2 │ Speaker TBA
  16:45-17:15 Recent Experiences in UK Military Support to Humanitarian Emergencies │ Simon T. Horne, FRCEM (United Kingdom)
  Session 328: Acute Kidney Injury
  Moderator(s): Salvatore Di Somma, MD PhD (Italy), Carlos Aurelio Garcia Rosas, MD (Mexico)
  15:45-16:00 Speaker #1 │Speaker TBA
  16:00-16:15 Pathogenesis of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Markers of Cellular Injury │ Mina Hur, MD PhD (Korea)
  16:15-16:30 The Challenge of  Acute Kidney Injury (AKI): The Related Prevalence, Mortality, Cost and Challenges in Acute Diseases │ Salvatore Di Somma, MD PhD (Italy)
  16:30-16:45 Urinary Tests for Prompt Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury - Advantages of Automated Platform Testing│ Fernando Chaves, MD (United States)
  16:45-17:00 Speaker #5 │Speaker TBA
  Session 329: Pecha Kucha X – Tox Bazaar III
  Moderator(s): TBA
  15:45-15:55 Talk #1 │ Speaker TBA
  15:55-16:05 Talk #2 │ Speaker TBA
  16:05-16:15 2-4 D and Glyphosate │ S. Eliza Dunn, MBBCh (United States)
  16:15-16:25 Talk #4 │ Speaker TBA
  16:25-16:35 Talk #5 │ Speaker TBA
  16:35-16:45 Talk #6 │ Speaker TBA
  16:45-16:55 Chemical Warfare - Nerve Agents │ Ziad N. Kazzi, MD FAAEM FACMT FAACT (United States)
  16:55-17:05 "I Thought E-Cigarettes Were Safe!" │ Badria Al Hatali, MD (Oman)
  17:05-17:15 Talk #9 │ Speaker TBA
  Session 330: Research Abstracts-Session S
  Moderator(s): TBA
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  Session 331: Research Abstracts-Session T
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  Session 335: Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  17:25-18:00 Hit The Road Jack! What the High Sensitive Troponins and Accelerated Diagnostic Protocols Mean for Your Emergency Department │ W. Frank Peacock, MD FACEP, FACC (United States)

Times and faculty are subject to change.

Pre-congress courses offer the chance to take an in-depth and hands-on approach to the topic while maximize your interaction with the instructor. There is an additional fee for pre-congress courses in addition to the MEMC-GREAT registration fee. Add a pre-congress course when you register for the Congress!

Registration for pre-congress courses is limited. Courses are subject to cancellation in case of low enrollment. Attendees will be notified by 1 August 2017. If a course is cancelled, a transfer will be applied to an alternate course or a full refund for the pre-congress course will be provided.

 

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

08:00-15:45

Ultrasound - Beginner

08:00-16:00

Turning Your Research into a Publishable Manuscript

08:30-16:30

Resuscitation and Critical Care - Two Day Course

 

Thursday, 7 September 2017

08:00-17:00           

Advanced ECG

08:00-16:15

Emergency Department Administration - The Basics

08:00-17:00

Hospital Emergency Management of a Chemical or Radiological Incident

08:30-16:30

Resuscitation and Critical Care

08:00-12:30

Ultrasound - Advanced