Friday 10th August 2018

This program is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds, so please check this page regularly. Times may change in the final program.

1500-1700 Trade Bump In | Cradle Mountain Altitude Lounge Bar.
1600 Registration Open | Cradle Mountain Reception

Emergency Tasmania 2018 Delegate Welcome Reception | Cradle Mountain Altitude Lounge Bar

Welcome to the 2018 Emergency Tasmanian Meeting, to be held in the recently renovated Altitude Lounge Bar at the Cradle Mountain Hotel. This is the first social opportunity to catch up with your interstate colleagues and sponsors and exhibitors of the Meeting.  The welcome reception also provides a great opportunity to meet delegates who are attending the conference for the first time.  

Saturday 11th August 2018

0630-0715 Saturday Morning Yoga | Wilderness Gallery
Take full advantage of the healthy mountain air and attend a 45 minute Saturday Morning Yoga session, facilitated by Zoe Ling and held in the iconic Wilderness Gallery (wood heaters will be firing).
Facilitated by Zoe Ling.  Book during registration or by emailing the secretariat.

Registration | Conference Centre Foyer

All sessions will be held in the Cradle Mountain Hotel Conference Centre and adjoining Wilderness Gallery.  The iconic Wilderness Gallery will be open for delegates to visit throughout the weekend so be sure to take the time to look around.  There is also a great kids room here for any little ones who need some entertaining out of the cold.

Opening Plenary | Waratah Room
 0800 Welcome to Delegates: Conference Co-Convenors Dr Brian Doyle (ACEM), Michael Browne (CENA) Bess Swinton (PA) & Ryan Posselt (PA)
0815-0845 Plenary Session: Initial management of Severe Head Injury
Dr Simon Brown, FACEM
0845-0915 Plenary Session: The evolution and future of extended care paramedics in emergency care
Matthew Cane PA
0915-0945 Plenary Session: Infectious disease nasties
Professor Ramon Shaban
0945-1000 Plenary Session: When to crack it
Dr Jo Kippax
1000-1030 Morning Tea | Altitude Lounge 
1030-1200 Plenary Session: The sim that rocks the cradle rules the world
Dr Brady Tassicker, Matt Wooler CENA
1200-1300 Lunch (networking and educational) | Altitude Lounge & Restaurant

1300-1430 Concurrent Workshops (each workshop is repeated)
Waratah Room Mt Pepper Room Mt Rocket Room Gallery II – Workshop
1300-1345 What should I put on that wound? (Facilitated by Dr Iestyn Lewis) The precipitous delivery
(Facilitated by Helen O’Neill & Dr Alex Frain)
Ultrasound workshop (open to all)
(Facilitated by Dr Brian Doyle, Dr Athar Mohammed, Jarrod French DMU, Loretta Scarborough DMU)
Crack the chest
(Facilitated by Dr Jo Kippax)
1345-1430 What should I put on that wound?
(Facilitated by Dr Iestyn Lewis)
The precipitous delivery
(Facilitated by Helen O’Neill & Dr Alex Frain)
Ultrasound workshop (open to all)
(Facilitated by Dr Brian Doyle, Dr Athar Mohammed, Jarrod French DMU, Loretta Scarborough DMU)
Crack the chest
(Facilitated by Dr Jo Kippax)
1430-1500 Afternoon Tea (play with the Thumper: Lucas2 practice & poster presentations)
1500-1600 Concurrent Sessions
Waratah Room – Free Papers Mt Pepper Room – Free Papers Mt Rocket Room – Workshop Gallery II – Workshop
1500-1515 Know the flow
Ms Alex Pryce
Changing transfusion practice
Dr Catherine Hurn

Ultrasound free-for-all (open to all)

You want it, you can get it! Anything and everything you want from ultrasound education. Our highly experienced facilitators will teach you what you need.

Crack the chest
(Facilitated by Dr Jo Kippax)
1515-1530 Emergency Department and non-urgent presentations
Ms Maria Unwin
Point of View Telemedicine at Point of Care
Dr Wells Weymouth
1530-1545 Rapid MI TAS
Mr Ryan Posselt
What happens after I dial Triple Zero?
Karina Skegg
1545-1600 Violence in the Emergency Department
Dr Damhnat McCann
Mt Pepper Room Waratah Room
1610-1700 ACEM Tasmania Faculty Meeting CENA Tasmania Faculty Meeting
1700 Sessions End
1830 Shuttle bus for dinner departs from offsite accommodation as follows (this is a tight schedule – please be on time):

  • Cradle Mountain Lodge – 1830
  • Highlanders – 1835
  • Discovery Park – 1840
  • Drop off at Cradle Mountain Hotel – 1845
  • Wilderness Village – 1850
  • Drop off at Cradle Mountain Hotel – 1855
1900-1930 Pre-Feast Drinks | Wilderness Gallery

Winter Feast Dinner | Cradle Mountain Hotel

Join other delegates in celebrating what we know will be another fantastic ET Conference Dinner. The dinner will be a cocktail style roving dinner with feeding stations throughout the Altitude Lounge and Restaurant accompanied by Tasmanian wines and beers.  Entertainment includes local musical duo ‘Lee and Lizotte’ and the magnificent “zipper challenge” facilitated by Michael Browne and Leahanna Stevens.

The Hon. Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health, will be in attendance to meet and greet.

2200 Shuttle bus departs to take offsite delegates back to their accommodation with 2 drop-off times as follows:

  • Departing Cradle Mountain Hotel – 2130
  • Departing Cradle Mountain Hotel – 2215

Sunday 12th August 2018

0730 Registration | Wilderness Gallery Foyer
Plenary | Waratah Room
0815-0915 Plenary Session: Extracting the collective knowledge: Interactive discussion on airway, pain and picking the nose
Dr Mark Reeves, FANZCA; Dr Brian Doyle, ACEMRelevant articles:

0915-0945 Plenary Session: Overcrowding Update
Prof Drew Richardson, FACEM
0945-1015 Plenary Session: Ketamine for pain
Matthew Cane, PA
1015-1045 Plenary Session: The HOCUS in PoCUS! Healthcare-associated infection and other challenges arising with Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) Percutaneous Cannulation in emergency and critical care
Professor Ramon Shaban
1050-1100 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 35th Anniversary Address
ACEM Representative
1100-1130 Morning Tea & CAKE! | Altitude Lounge

Sponsored by ACEM 35th Anniversary Celebrations
1130-1200 Plenary Session: Lost in Translation
Dr Marielle Ruigrok
1200-1230 Plenary Session: The Battle for Mosul: Why am I here… wouldn’t be anywhere else
Tony Muir, PA
1230-1300 Plenary Session: The weird and wonderful of medical care in the tropics
Brady Tassicker
1300 Farewell Lunch | Altitude Lounge & Restaurant