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Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Track A - Auditorium

Neurologic Emergencies (FERNE and EuSEM)
Urgencias Neurologicas

Chairs: Francesco Della Corte (EuSEM) and Ed Sloan (FERNE)

9.00 - 9.30 Introduction to FERNE
- Ed Sloan (FERNE, President &andChairman of the Board)

Neurologic Emergencies and the Practice of Emergency Medicine

Urgencias Neurologicas y Practica de la Medicina de Urgencias
- John Fowler (EuSEM)
9.30 - 10.30 Infectious Neurologic Emergencies: Meningitis and Encephalitis
Urgencias Neurologicas Infectiosas: Meningitis and Encefalitis
- Stephen Huff (FERNE) and Antonio Gómez de Tejada (Spain)
10.30 - 11.15 Traumatic Brain Injury: Concussion, Mild Injury, and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Herida Cerebral Traumatica: Concuciòn, Herida Ligera, and Herida Cerebral Traumatica Severa
- Francesco Della Corte (EuSEM) and Andy Jagoda (FERNE)
11.15 - 11.30 Coffee Break
Plenary Session
Chairs and Moderators: Ed Sloan (FERNE) and Benno Wolcke (Germany)
11.30 - 1.00

Acute Stroke and the Specialty of Emergency Medicine
Ictus Agudo y la Especialidad de Medicina de Urgencias

  • Emergency Treatment of Acute Stoke: Progress, Problems andPolitics
    Tratamiento de Emergencia del Ictus: Avances, Problemas, Y Politica de Uso
    - William Barsan (FERNE)
  • Thrombolytics: Why the Controversy
    Tromboliticos: Por Què la controversia
    - Ed Sloan (FERNE)
  • Stroke Care in Europe
    Cuidado de los Ictus en Europa
    - Luis García-Castrillo Riesgo (Spain)

The FERNE Lunch Symposium (Sponsored by EISAI)

1.00 - 2.30

Seizure Management: An Update and Overview
Manejo de las Convulsiones: Actualizaciòn

  • Classification and Treatment (Clasificaciòn and Tratamiento)
  • The ED Evaluation of New Onset Seizures and Status Epilepticus
    (La Evaluaciòn de las Convulciones Recien Desarrollada y Estatus Epiclecticos)
    - Stephen Huff (FERNE), Andy Jagoda (FERNE) and Ed Sloan (FERNE)
    Pre-Registration Required - Space Limited to 200 registrants
    The Presentation is in English - No Simultaneous Translation is Available
    This Lunch Symposium will be held in the Marquis Hall (Lunch Buffet)
    *CME credit will not be offered for this session

Chairs: Andy Jagoda (FERNE) and Bilal Kattan (Saudi Arabia)

2.30 - 3.30 Neuropsychiatry: Delirium, Agitation & Psychosis
Neuropsiquiatria: Delirio, Agitaciòn & Psicosis
- Brad Bunney (FERNE) & Sheldon Jacobson (FERNE)
3.30 - 4.30

Acute Headache: ED Approach and Evaluation
Jaqueca Agudo: Cuidado y Evaluacòn en el Departamento de Urgencias
Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment (Migrana: Diagnostico and Tratamiento)
- Jonathan Edlow (FERNE) and Luis Garcia Castrillo Riesco (Spain)

4.30 - 5.30 Case Studies in Neurologic Emergencie
Estudio de Casos de Urgencias Neurologicas
- Andrew Chang (FERNE), Scott Rudkin (FERNE) and Gary Strange (FERNE)

Closing Ceremony

5.30 - 6.30

Key Note Speaker (SEMES): Luis Jiménez Murillo (SEMES President)
Emergency Medicine in Spain: the Need for Specialty Certification

Closing Statements by Presidents of the Congress and Executive Chairs
- Herman Delooz (EuSEM) and Joseph Wood (AAEM)
- Antoine Kazzi (USA, AAEM), Roberta Petrino (Italy, EuSEM) & José Luis Casado Martinez (SEMES, Spain)

Track B - Tramontana 1

Disaster Medicine Track (EMDM)
Chairs and Moderators: Michel Debacker (EuSEM) and Kristi Koenig (USA)

9.00 - 10.00

Terrorism and Disasters: Lessons Learned
- Gregory Ciottone (USA), Ed Kilbourne (ATSDR) and Kobi Peleg (Israel)

10.00 - 12.00

Presentation of selected EMDM Theses in Disaster Medicine
- Michel Debacker (EuSEM)

  • The current state of affairs regarding triage TAGS in the European Union - Demetrios Pyrros (Greece)
  • Chemical incidents: an integrated approach: Emergency Planning, Regulations, Response and Training In United Kingdom - Ramachandran Madhavan (UK)
  • The preparedness and response to chemical disasters: Two studies in the Netherlands - Jaquo Van Remmen (The Netherlands)
  • Organisation of the medical service emergency planning and management of accidents and disasters at the international airports - Mirjan Nadrljanski (Serbia)
12.00 - 1.00

Case Studies in Disaster Epidemiology

  • Hospital Evacuation in Earthquakes - Carl Schultz (1, 2, 3) (USA)
  • Disaster Management Preparedness: Are we doing enough? - Abdulwahab Al Musleh (Qatar)
  • Organization of the medical services for the ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games - Pyrros Demetrios (Greece)
  • Research in Disaster Medicine: The Medical Evaluation of the Volendam Disaster - Joost Bierens (Netherlands

General Sessions
Chairs: Ed Panacek (USA) and Paul Calle (Belgium)

2.30 - 3.30

Hypertension in the ED: Urgencies and Emergencies
- Jeffrey Smith (USA) and Benno Wolcke (Germany)

3.30 - 4.30 Atrial Fibrillation: A Strategic Update
- Steve Bohan (USA) and Paul Calle (Belgium)
4.30 - 5.15

Emergency Ventilation in the Critical Patient: Helpful or Harmful?
- Paul Pepe (USA) and Miguel Soares-Oliveira (Portugal)

5.30 - 6.30

Go to Auditorium Closing Ceremony

Track C - Tramontana 2

The Residency Training Education Track
By CORD and EuSEM Taskforce on Education and Core Curriculum

Chairs: Mary Jo Wagner (CORD) and David Williams (UK, EuSEM)

9.00 - 9.30 Teaching in the ED: Understanding Adult Learners
- Gloria Kuhn (1, 2) (CORD) and Alastair McGowan (UK)
9.30 - 10.00 Teaching Procedures
- Kevin Rodgers (CORD) and Alastair McGowan (UK)
10.00 - 10.30 Evidence-Based Medicine "On the Go"
- Steve Hayden (CORD) and David Yates (UK)
10.30 - 11.00 Opportunities for Faculty in a Specialty Organization
- Steve Hayden (CORD)
11.00 - 11.30 Steps Forward Towards the Recognition of EM as a Specialty in Europe
- David Williams (UK)
11.30 - 1.00 How to Establish an EM Residency Program
- Moderators: Mary Jo Wagner (CORD) and Gautam Bodiwala (UK)
- Abdullah Al-Hodaib (Saudi Arabia), Gurkan Ersoy (Turkey), Gloria Kuhn (1, 2) (CORD), Nadeemullah Khan (Pakistan) and Marc Sabbe (Belgium)
Chairs: Silvija Hunyadi Anticevic (Croatia) and Patrick Plunkett (Ireland)
2.30 - 3.30

Training Curriculum for EM Residency Training
- Sam Keim (CORD), Alastair McGowan (UK) and Roberta Petrino (Italy)

3.30 - 4.30 Introducing EM to Medical Students
- Francesco Della Corte (Italy), Antoine Kazzi (USA) and Mary Joe Wagner (CORD)
4.30 - 5.30

Emergency Medicine in Developing Systems: Dilemma from the 'Trainee's Point of View'
Moderators: Antoine Kazzi (USA), Gloria Kuhn (CORD) and Abdullah Al Hodaib (Saudi Arabia)
- Walid Abu Jalala (Qatar), Munawar Al Hoda (Bahrain), Jose Manuel Cosano Santiago (Spain) and Jacquo Van Remmen (Netherlands)

5.30 - 6.30 Go to Auditorium for Closing Ceremony

Track D - Tramontana 3

Chairs: Jerome Hoffman (USA) and Guillermo Burillo Putze (Spain)

9.00 - 9.30 Drug Interactions in Emergency Medicine: An Overview
- Scott Linscott (1, 2) (USA)
9.30 - 10.00 Ten New Drugs that Made a Difference in Emergency Medicine
- Joe Lex (USA)
10.00 - 11.15 Case Studies in Toxicology: Meet the Experts
- Lewis Goldfrank (1, 2) (USA), John Henry (UK) and Carlo Locatelli (Italy)

Prehospital Track
Chairs: Gos de Vries (Netherlands) and Gabor Kelen (USA)

11.30 - 12.00 Urban Search and Rescue
- David Cone (NAEMSP)
12.00 - 1.00 Air Medical Transport Systems: An Evidence-based Approach
- Moderators: Joseph Epstein (Australia) and Frans Rutten (Netherlands)
- Ansgar Brambrink (Germany), Jean-Claudes Deslandes (France) & Richard Hunt (NAEMSP)

General Sessions
Chairs: Franco Aprà (Italy) and Gabor Kelen (USA)

2.30 - 3.30 Abdominal Pain: Pitfalls and Pearls
- Frederico Miglio (Italy) and Thomas Purcell (USA)
3.30 - 4.00

Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of the Acute Myocardial Infarction
- Amal Mattu (USA)

4.00 - 4.30 Management of Common Allergic Emergencies
- Scott Linscott (USA)
4.30 - 5.30 Ultrasonography in EM: New Applications and Update
- Peter Thompson (UK) and Joe Wood (USA)
5.30 - 6.30 Go to Auditorium for Closing Ceremony

Track E - Mestral 1

The Middle Eastern Conference
Chairs: Mark Davis (USA), James Holliman (USA) and Ulkumen Rodoplu (Turkey)

9.00 - 10.00 EM in Tunisia - Zouhair Jerbi
EM in Bahrain - Jassim Al Mehza
EM in Sudan - Abdelrahman Imbabi
10.00 - 11.15 EM in United Arab Emirates - Taha Ibrahim
EM in Egypt - Hashim Allam
EM in Morocco - Elhoussaine Louardi
11.15 - 11.30

Coffee Break

11.30 - 1.00

EM in Saudi Arabia - Abdullah Al Hodaib
EM in Kuwait - Nadeem Al-Duaij and Akmal Al Sawi
EM in Iran - Ali Bidari
EM in Jordan - Suleiman Abbadi and Rashed Hijazi

3.00 - 4.30

Case Study in EM Development: Qatar
Chairs: Abulwahab Al-Musleh (Qatar) and Walter Stoy (USA)

  1. Training Applications Using the EM Arab Board - Muayad Khalid
  2. Lessons Learnt Advancing a Developing EMS System - Penny Price
  3. Development of an Emergency Department in Qatar - Walid Abu Jalala
  4. Hamad International Training Center - Firas Tawfiq

Chairs: Mark Davis (USA) and Usamah Mossallam (USA)

4.30 - 5.30

EM in Oman - Kazi Omar
EM in the Gaza and the West Bank - Tawfiq Nasser
EM in Iraq - Jamil Bayram (International Medical Corps)

5.30 - 6.30

Go to Auditorium for Closing Ceremony

Track F - Garbi

The Spanish Track

9.30 - 11.00

Gestión en Urgencias y Emergencias
(Clinical Management in Emergency Departments)
Chair: Mª Angeles Leciñena
*CME Credit will not be offered for the Spanish Track

  • Modelos Legislativos en D.E.A. (Law models in the AED)
    - Javier García Vega (Spain)
  • La Urgencias Como Espacio Alegal (Emergencies as non Legal Space)
    - Jose Luis Casado (Spain)
  • Instauración de un Plan de Calidad en Urgencias (Establishment of a Quality Plan in Emergency)
    - Martín Tejedor (Spain)
11.30 - 1.00 Go to Auditorium for Plenary Session
3.00 - 4.15

Continuidad Asistencial en las Emergencias (del CAP al Hospital): Una Experiencia en Marcha
(Chain of Emergency Care: an Ongoing Experience)
Chair: Jaume Estany (Spain)
- Pere Subirana (Spain), Fernando Garcia (Spain) and Antoni Sanjosé (Spain)

4.15 - 5.30

Transporte Interhospitalario: Eslabón Poco Conocido de la Cadena Asistencial
(Inter-hospital Transport: an Ignored Aspect in the Chain of Care)
Chair: Lluis Marzal (Spain)
- Secretary: Josep M. Soto (Spain)
- Xavier Lopez Altimiras (Spain), Salvador Benito (Spain), Enric Clavé (Spain), Alberto Sanz (Spain), and Elias Skaf (Spain)

5.30 - 6.30

Go to Auditorium for Closing Ceremony

Track G - Llevant 1

Oral Abstract Presentations

9.00 - 11.15

English Oral Presentations

11.30 - 12.15

Meet the Experts: 'Acute Coronary Syndromes, Risk Stratification, Acute Care and Observation Units'
- Peter Hill (USA) and Lee Garvey (USA)

12.15 - 1.00

Meet the Experts: 'Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies'
- Judith Tintinalli (USA)

General Sessions:
Chairs: Kris Arnold (USA) and Mohamud Daya (USA)

3.00 - 3.15

Medical Approach to an Urban Fire Disaster
- Soon Joo Wang (Korea)

3.15 - 3.30

Application of Simulation in Disaster Medicine
- Soon Joo Wang (Korea)

Chairs: Kumar Alagappan (AAEMI, India) and Nadeemullah Khan (Pakistan)

3.30 - 4.30

EM in Pakistan - Junaid Razzak
EM in India - Mabel Vansaik
EM in Singapore - Swee Han Lim

5.30 - 6.30

Go to Auditorium for Closing Ceremony

Track H - Llevant 2

Oral Abstract Presentations

9.00 - 11.15

11.30 - 1.00

2.30 - 6.30

Track I - Mestral 2

Oral Abstract Presentations

9.00 - 11.15

11.30 - 1.00

2.30 - 6.30

Track J - Poster Hall

Poster Presentations
9.00 - 11.15 Poster Session 1
11.30 - 1.00 Poster Session 2
2.30 - 4.30 Poster Session 3
4.30 - 6.30 Poster Session 4
5.30 - 6.30

Go to Auditorium for Closing Ceremony