Patient Safety in the
Emergency Centre

Duration: 2 Days

16-17 April 2016

Rm 2.42, CTICC
Cape Town, South Africa

Clinical Director(s)

Terrence Mulligan
Tyson Welzel

Certification Received

ICEM

Course Price

Conference Package

Logistics Coordinator

Renate Pfäffli

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BE THE NEXT EMERGENCY MEDICINE PIONEER!

Use the opportunity to attend ICEM 2016 !

BE THE NEXT EMERGENCY MEDICINE PIONEER!

Enrolments are not open yet.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Overview of Quality in Healthcare and EM
  • What are the top challenges in patient safety for EM?
  • Patient Safety in EM: Top Ten Points
  • Models of Decision Making
  • Human Factors, Patient Safety, and EM
  • Cognitive and Affective Error & Cognitive Forcing Strategies
  • Diagnostic Failure
  • Shift Work and Fatigue
  • Feedback in EM
  • Overcrowding, Patient Flow, and Safety
  • Teamwork, Communication and Hand-overs
  • The Culture of Silence, and The Culture of Safety
  • Procedural Error
  • Quality Measures – An Introduction
  • Risk Assessment: Error Reporting, RCA, FMEA
  • Governance of the EC
  • Patient Safety and Continuous Quality Improvement
Who should attend?

» Senior Emergency Doctors
» Emergency Centre Mangers
» Senior Emergency Nurses

Why should you attend?

Candidates will become informed, confident and skilled in the processes involved in developing and maintaining Quality and Patient Safety systems.

Overview

Through lectures, videos and interactive workshops, delegates will develop an approach to the principles of leadership, continuous quality improvement and critical thinking which they can use to improve Patient Safety and therefore the care delivered in their own Emergency Department.

The course fee includes the textbook recommended for this course: Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine, by Pat Croskerry, Karen S Cosby, ISBN: 978-0-7817-7727-8

The course fee excludes any accommodation.

COURSE MENTORS

Prof. Aris Exadaktylos

» Professor of Emergency Medicine
» Chair, Head and Clinical Director: Department of Emergency Medicine
» INSELSPITAL, Universitätsspital Bern

Prof. Tyson Welzel

» Division of Emergency Medicine
» MPhil / PG Dip Programme Convener (Emergency Medicine): University of Cape Town
» Visiting Prof in Emergency Medicine, University of Bern

Dr. René Toua

» Clinical Performance Specialist
» MediClinic International

Prof. Peter Cameron

» Prehospital Emergency and Trauma Research
» Health Services Research
» Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
» School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
» Monash University

Dr. Beat Lehmann

» Stellvertretender Chefarzt
» Leiter Notfall Medizin / Chirurgie, Leiter Notfallsonographie
» FMH Innere Medizin, speziell klinische Notfallmedizin
» Universitäres Notfallzentrum
» Inselspital Bern

Dr. Andreas Stettbacher

» Surgeon General of the Swiss Armed Forces
» Swiss Federal Department of Defence

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