Past Conferences

SAMEdinburgh Presentations

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THURSDAY 7th OCTOBER

KEY NOTE LECTURES:

Building Research Capacity, Sir John Savill

Acute Medicine Honorary Fellowships, Dr Phil Dyer

The Paper that changed my Practice most!

Dame Carol Black

Sir George Alberti

 

PLENARY SESSION

CARDIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM:

Arrhythmias in Acute Medicine, Dr Chris Skene

Heart Failure: Devices and Desires, Prof Martin Cowie

 

RESPIRATORY SYMPOSIUM:

Community Acquired Pneumonia, Prof Antoni Torres Marti

COPD – Managing the Acute Phase, Prof Bill MacNee

Recognising and Treating Acute Lung Injury Effectively, Dr Geoff Bellingan

Current & Future Therapeutic Management of VTE, Prof Gordon Lowe

EMERGENCIES IN THE AMU:

Acute Ophthalmological Emergencies, Dr Carrie McEwen

The Hot Joint, Dr Samir Patel

The Angry Kidney, Prof Patrick Murray

PARALLEL SESSION 1.1 – LEADERSHIP, CHANGE & IMPROVEMENT:

Leadership, Taking it forward, Dr Chris Clough

Using Patient Experience to Drive Change, Rachel Matthews

Driving Change through Quality Measurement, Dr Paul Sullivan

Change in the Acute Setting, Dr Veronica Devlin

PARALLEL SESSION 1.2 – MINI PLENARY FOR NURSES & AHP’S:

An Approach to Reducing HAIs in the Acute Setting, Jacky Sinclair

Medicine Reconciliation in the AMU, James Allan

Management of the Patient with Pre-existing Cognitive Impairment, Carol Crowther

PARALLEL SESSION 2.1 – CLINICAL SCENARIOS:

A Breathless Referral, Dr Donald MacLeod

Patient with Pyrexia of Unknown Origin, Dr Samir Patel

Synocope: Collapse in the Endurance Athlete, Dr Andrew Newton

Synocope: Collapse in a 75 year old, Dr Nicola Cooper

PARALLEL SESSION 2.2 – MINI PLENARY FOR NURSES & AHP’S:

More with the same, not more of the same, Mark Jennings

Getting Behind the Curtains, Ros Moore

Patient Satisfaction in Acute Care Survey, Liz Lees

PARALLEL SESSION 2.3 – PSYCHIATRY & ACUTE CARE:

Liaison Psychiatry in Acute Care, Dr Paul Gill

Falling between Three Stools? Dr Stephen Potts

PARALLEL SESSION 3.1 – ACUTE MEDICINE YEAR IN REVIEW:

The Academic Perspective, Dr Louella Vaughan

The Consultants’ View of the latest Guidelines, Dr Roger Duckitt

The Trainee Perspective, Dr Tim Bonnici & Dr Alice Miller

PARALLEL SESSION 3.2 – DEVELOPING YOUR AMU:

Lessons from the “Deep” South, Dr Alasdair McDonald

Why Level 2? Dr Claire Gordon

REACT, Jo Brady

The American Perspective, Dr Randy Smith

MASTERCLASSES:

Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation, Liz Lees & Simon Giles

Update on High Flow Nasal Treatment, Nick Connolly

 FRIDAY 8th OCTOBER

PLENARY SESSION

ACUTE PRESENTATIONS IN OLDER PEOPLE:

Assessing Frail Elderly Patients, Prof David Stott

Identifying and Managing Frequent Flyers, Dr Sian Tucker

Early Supportive Discharge, Dr Liz Myers

Confusion in the Acute Setting, Dr Susan Shenkin

 

CURRENT THINKING IN HAEMATOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY:

Massive Blood Loss, Dr Lynn Manson

A Positive ANA Test – What next? Prof Lorenzo Dagna

 

HORIZON SCANNING IN ACUTE CARE:

Involving the Patient in their Care, Prof Martyn Partridge

Can IT Help in Acute Care? Thomas Jell

Risk Assessment & Detecting the Sick Patient, Prof Gary Smith

Acute Medicine: It’s Time to Measure Performance, Dr Phil Dyer

 

PARALLEL SESSION 4.1 – ALCOHOL & RELATED ISSUES IN ACUTE CARE:

The Burden of Alcohol & Update of Guidelines, Dr Alastair MacGilchrist

Alcohol Withdrawal, Dr Allan Thomson

Reducing Alcohol-related Hospital Re-Attendance, Prof Robin Touquet

The Process of Recovery, David McCartney

 

PARALLEL SESSION 4.2 – RESEARCH & ACUTE MEDICINE

Promise: Where are we now? Prof Kathy Rowan

What is the impact of Consultant Input on Acute Medical Admissions? Dr David Ward

Role of CT Coronary & Pulmonary Angiography in Acute Medicine, Caroline Patterson

SAM National Pulmonary Embolism Surveys, Dr David Ward

National Databases in Sweden for Benchmarking, Thomas Kjellstrom

 

PARALLEL SESSION 4.3 – PROGRAMME FOR TRAINEES

How to Design and Run an AMU, Chris Dimopoulos

Ultrasound as a Specialist Skill, Carla Cadiz

Medical Education as a Specialist Skill, Jane Atkinson

Clinical Leadership and Management as a Specialist Skill, David Stanton

 

PARALLEL SESSION 5.1 – ORAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Predicting Early Readmissions, Dr Rachel Kidney

Are we doing too many lumbar punctures for headaches? Dr Ayuni Zahar

The AMAN, Dr Sarb Clare

Safe Discharge of Patients with low risk GI Bleeding, Dr Ivan Le Jeune

The AMB Score, Dr Les Ala

 

PARALLEL SESSION 5.3 – PHARMACISTS IN ACUTE MEDICINE

The role of the Pharmacist Prescriber in the Acute Medical Setting, Dr Kandarp Thakar

AMU Pharmacy Skill Mix, James Allen

A review of the recent NICE and National Guidelines for Pharmacists working in Acute Medicine, Victoria Hoskins

MASTERCLASSES

Ultrasound, Dr Koenraad Van den Abbeele

SUNRISE SESSIONS

How to write a paper and publish it, Prof Derek Bell

Your Ethics Submission made easy, Fran Percival

Which quality indicators should be measured in an AMU, Dr Gordon Birnie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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