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First Critical Hours 2022

Interactive on-line lectures followed with case scenarios, discussion and Q&A

CPD - 12 Study hours awarded

Attendees will be asked to evaluate each session and will automatically be provided with a certificate upon completion

Price

£275 (inc VAT) for 90 days of access.

Who is it for?

Aimed at Consultants, Registrars and Middle Grades in Emergency Medicine and Acute Medicine and Specialist Physicians with an Acute Medical ‘take’

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Webinar Advisors

Professor Tim Harris

Professor Tim Harris

Tim was born in the UK but has spent around half his life overseas. He trained in Emergency Medicine and Intensive care medicine in Australia. He has 15 years experience in prehospital care in Australia (Victoria and Sydney Lifesaver) and UK (London HEMS and East Anglia Air Ambulance). His clinical career has been based around major trauma centres in Australia and the UK. He has worked in 43 hospitals in 11 countries and mixed training with travel for volunteer work in Africa, India and Samoa.

Tim has worked at Barts Health for 16 years and was appointed Professor Emergency Medicine at QMUL and BH in 2012. In 2018 he moved to Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar; one of the largest EDs in the world seeing 1800 patients each day. He is deputy chair and lead for academic affairs.

He divides his academic time between teaching and research. His main interests are resuscitation, ultrasound, airway, point of care testing and education. His research time is focussed facilitating and recruiting to large multicentre studies. He has published around 100 papers. His current main focus is leading the QMUL Emergency & Resuscitation MSc. He supervises the academic trainees and academic students in their research programs and runs the undergraduate and some of the post-graduate teaching programs for QMUL.

Dr Laura Hunter

Dr Laura Hunter

Dr Laura Hunter is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Toxicology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London. She completed Emergency Medicine Higher Specialist Training in Merseyside Deanery, prior to her move to London in 2010. Special areas of interest include recreational drug toxicity, Inclusion Health and the development of Routine Blood Borne Virus screening within the Emergency Department.

The content

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the delegate will have:

COMMENTS from delegates who attended the live sessions

Programme

45 minutes

Chest Pain in the Emergency Patient

Dr Laura Hunter, Consultant Emergency Medicine & Clinical Toxicology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

45 minutes

Tachyarrhythmia Presenting to the ED

Dr Matthew Ginks, Consultant Cardiologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

45 minutes

Respiratory Emergencies: Investigations, diagnostic and treatment strategies

Dr Pasupathy Sivasothy, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

70 minutes

Syncope Presenting to the ED

Professor Tim Harris

45 minutes

Lactate in the ED

Professor Tim Harris

45 minutes

Acute Heart Failure at the ED

Dr Ceri Davies, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust

45 minutes

Frailty Syndromes in the Emergency Department

Dr Arjun Thaur, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

45 minutes

Difficult Airway Management in the ED

Dr Marcus Peck, Consultant Intensivist, Frimley Park Hospital

45 minutes

Managing Trauma in the ED

Dr Michael Obiako, Consultant Emergency Medicine, Wales

45 minutes

POCUS in the ED

Dr Michael Trauer, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

45 minutes

Obstetric Emergencies including Resuscitative Hysterotomy

Dr Rocio Santamaria, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London

45 minutes

Toxicology and Drug Misuse

Dr Laura Hunter, Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Clinical Toxicology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

45 minutes

The vulnerable patient at the ED

Dr Georgina Blanco, Consultant Emergency Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

45 minutes

Acute kidney/renal failure at the ED

Dr Marlies Ostermann, Consultant in Nephrology, St Thomas' Hospital, London