PROGRAM

21st FEBRUARY 2020 | FRIDAY

08:30 - 09:15 Registration and Breakfast
09:15 - 09:30 Welcome Remarks
Jacques Kobersy, MD
09:30 - 10:00 Key Note Speaker
Title: Emergency Medicine in the UAE
Speaker: Saleh Fares, MD
10:00 - 12:30 Track 1: Neurology Track
Moderators: Jacques Kobersy, MD
Track 2: Sepsis Track
Moderators: Carlos Torres, MD
10:00 - 10:20 Stroke Management in the Emergency
Department – From Essentials to Excellence
Safdar Akbar, MD
Sepsis Talks: A Nurse's View
Elena Bordei, RN
10:20 - 10:30 Discussion Discussion
10:30 - 10:50 Approach to Vertigo
Luis Herrera Robles, MD
Catching Sepsis: A New Approach
Monique McCray, MD
10:50 - 11:00 Discussion Discussion
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 11:50 Trends in Emergency Management of Acute Stroke
Ramon Navarro, MD
When to De-escalate antibiotics in sepsis
Fadi Hamed, MD
11:50 - 12:00 Discussion Discussion
12:00 - 12:20 Uncommon Neurological Emergencies
Nidal Dar-Shawish, MD
Procalcitonin & Sepsis
Waqaas Ahmad, MD
12:20 - 12:30 Discussion Discussion
12:30 - 14:00 Friday Prayer and Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:30 Track 3: Emergency Care in the UAE (General)
Moderators: Waqaas Ahmad, MD
Track 4: Cardiovascular Track
Moderators: Mark Palfreeman, MD
14:00 - 14:20 Shared Decision Making in the ED
Carlos Torres, MD, PhD
Tachydysrhythmias – What You Must Know
Luis Herrera Robles, MD
14:20 - 14:30 Discussion Discussion
14:30 - 14:50 The Use of Simulation Training in Emergency Care
Minna Kemppainen, RN
High-Sensitivity Troponin and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Ahmad Edris, MD
14:50 - 15:00 Discussion Discussion
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 15:50 Latest Update in Asthma Management
Ashraf Alzaabi, MD
Code Blue
Mark McCarthy, RN
15:50 - 16:00 Discussion Discussion
16:00 - 16:20 Artificial Intelligence in Emergency Medicine
Jacques Kobersy, MD
Pacemakers & Defibrillators: 2020 Update
Khalid Almuti, MD
16:20 - 16:30 Discussion Discussion
16:30 - 16:50 Key Note Speaker
Title: The Ying-Yang of Leadership in Healthcare
Speaker: Jose Lopez, MD
16:50 - 17:00 Closing Remarks
Colin Fleming, RN