Additional Workshops

Emergency Airway Management Workshop
Monday, 14 September
Multiusos 1
Sponsored by Karl Storz

13:30 Introduction
Dörges / Barton
13:45 Emergency airway management algorithm
Christian Byhahn
14:30 Hands-on training
6 stations (20 min per station, 5-6 participants per group)
St. 1 Flexible fiberoptic intubation
Vincente Martinez Pons / Ulrich Merz
St. 2 Rigid Bonfils Endoscope / Videolaryngoscopy
(foreign body removement with Boedeker Forceps)
Volker Dörges
St. 3 Flexible Fiberoptic (foreign body removement, Tube exchange, LMA, Aintree) P. Phrampus
St. 4 Emergency airway management - Case based decision training (Airman)
Eric Barton
St. 5 Supraglottic airway devices Ben Boedeker
St. 6 Surgical airway options (Quicktrach, Melker-Set, Portex Crico-Kit) Christian Byhahn

Point of Care Testing for Cardiac Biomarkers in E.D.- a Romanian Experience
Tuesday, 15 September
Multiusos 1
Sponsored by Mitsubishi Chemical Europe

Faculty: Dr. Diana Carmen Cimpoesu, Preotu, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, Romania

From Evidence to Practice: International Perspectives on Guideline Development and Implementation in Emergency Medicine
Tuesday, 15 September
Sala 3

Chairmen: Wyatt Decker (Minnesota) and Eddy Lang (Canada)

Welcome and Introductions

Part 1. The pitfalls and promise of guideline development

Creating Clinical Practice Guidelines in EM: Where we’ve been and where we might be going

Eddy Lang
Synthesizing existing guidelines for collective wisdom
Marc Afilalo
Applicability breakdown: The challenge of local adoption
V. Anantharaman
Why GRADE, why now
Pablo Alonso
Panel discussion

Part 2. Guideline Implementation: Imperative and Challenge

A world tour of Guideline Implementation Science
Wyatt Decker
The GIN perspective on dissemination and uptake
Sara Twaddle
Guideline Implementation in Australia
Sue Huckson
The Use of Order Sets: TIA Case Study
Latha Stead
Incorporating Guidelines into the Electronic Environment: Syncope Case Study
Ted Melnick
Adapting guidelines to an under-resourced environment
Junaid Razzak
Questions and Answers, Session Adjourns

The Value of Point of Care Cardiovascular Biomarkers in the Emergency Department Wednesday, 16 September
Sala 3
Sponsored by Inverness Medical/Biosite

13:30-13:35 Introduction of symposium by the chairman
R. Nowak (USA)
13:35-13:55 Principles of cardio-renal syndrome with acute kidney injury: How can biomarker utilization assist?
13:55-14:00 A patient Case Study CRS/AHF
S. di Somma (Italy)
14:00-14:20 You never get a second chance to make a first impression: The value of Cardiac Biomarkers in the Emergency Department
14:20-14:25 A patient Case Study ADHF
J. Ryan (Ireland)
14:25-14:45 An Accelerated 90 minute rule out protocol for patients presenting to the Emergency Department with chest pain- Is it safe?
14:45-14:50 A patient Case Study ACS
S. Ramamoorthy (UK)
14:50-15:00 Closure of symposium and Q&A
R. Nowak (USA)

2009 FERNE/MEMC Session:
Optimal Treatment of Neurological Emergencies Patients

Wednesday, 16 September
Sala 3
Sponsored by FERNE

3:30 – 3:40pm Welcome / Meeting Introduction
3:40 – 3:55Acute Headache and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: How Can We Optimally Treat Patients and Exclude SAH?
3:55 – 4:10Acute Ischemic Stroke: Should We Use tPA Up to 4.5 Hours After Stroke Onset?
4:10 – 4:25Acute Intra-cerebral Hemorrhage: What is Optimal Therapy in Anti-coagulated Patients?
4:25 – 4:45Acute Meningitis: How to LP & Use Antibiotics, Anti-virals, & Steroids?
4:45 – 5:00Acute Seizures and Status Epilepticus: How to Optimally Diagnose & Use Anti-epileptic Therapies?
5:00 – 5:15 Questions and Answers, Break
5:15 – 5:30Acute Delirium: How Do We Differentiate Medical and Psychiatric Etiologies?
5:30 – 6:30Panel Discussion: Care of the Ill and Agitated Patient
5:30 – 5:40Clinical Overview & Problem Definition
5:40 – 6:20Case Presentations: Optimizing Agitation Management
6:20 – 6:30Conclusions & Opportunities
6:30 – 7:00pmQuestions and Answers, Adjourn