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wednesday 3 april

 
 

1300 - 1730

GEM SIG Research Collaborative Meeting

You must be registered for GEM Sem to attend this meeting. Numbers are limited. For more information please contact Carolyn Hullick at Carolyn.Hullick@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

 

1900 - 2200

GEM SEM Dinner (Optional)

Venue TBA

 

thursday 4 april

 
 

0800 - 0850

Registration

Welcome Tea & Coffee

 

0900 - 1030

0900 - 0920

0920 - 0940

0940 - 1000

1000 - 1030

Session 1 - Delirium

Delirium screening in the ED: a review of the literature and a practical approach - Glenn Arendts

The medical perspective: Causes of delirium and pharmacotherapy - Anita Nitchingham

The nursing perspective: prevention and mitigation of delirium, education resources- Linda Schnitker

Panel Discussion

 

1030 - 1050

Morning Tea

 

1050 - 1220

1050 - 1110

1110 - 1140

1140 - 1200

1200 - 1220

Session 2 - Acute Pain Issues

Pain assessment in the cognitively impaired patient - Margaret Fry

Pharmacology & Analgesics - James Hardy

How we cause pain in the ED - Martie Botha

Panel Discussion

 

1220 - 1330

Lunch

 

1225 - 1255

GEMSIG AGM

 

1330 - 1500

Session 3 - Hypothetical - Managing the Acutely Disturbed Older Patient in the ED

Panel of Michael Downes, Louis Christie, Mohhammed Khateer chaired by Nemat Alsaba

 

1500 - 1515

Afternoon Tea

 

1515 - 1620

1515 - 1545

1545 - 1600

1600 - 1620

Session 4 - Clinical Specifics

Surgery in Geriatrics - George Bursle

Reflections on the Day

Final Questions and Discussion

 

1620 - 1630

Closing Address