Registration and networking will start from 5:30pm with the workshop commencing promptly at 6:00pm.

Medical officers, General Practitioners, Nurses, Paramedics and all Medical Professionals working in a South Australian rural or regional emergency care setting are invited to attend this interactive, clinical case scenario-based workshop.

This workshop will explore the risk assessment of acute chest pain, emergency management, diagnosis, and identification of red flags in patients presenting with syncope. Additionally, it will cover ECG findings indicative of cardiac syncope commonly encountered in clinical practice.

Workshop facilitators:

Dr Peter Stuart

Emergency Physician, Director of Clinical Training for the BHFLHN

Dr Vikram Chellaboina

ED Consultant, Southern Fleurieu Health Service

Learning outcomes:

  • Differentiate the clinical findings and role of risk stratification in the assessment of acute chest pain
  • Prioritise the immediate management of the adult with Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Summarise the assessment, differential diagnosis and red flags in the patient presenting with Syncope
  • Discriminate ECG findings indicative of the risk for Cardiac syncope

Accreditation: This workshop is pending accreditation with RACGP and ACRRM. Participants will receive a statement of attendance for 3.5 hours of CPD (3 hours Reviewing Performance, 0.5 hours Educational Activities).

The workshop is FREE to attend and catering will be provided.

SAPMEA has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and support from ACEM, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australia's peak body for emergency medicine, to run an EMET Program

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Event details

Wednesday, July 24
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Hotel Elliot, 35 The Strand, Port Elliot

Presented By
Dr Peter Stuart, Dr Vikram Chellaboina

Pending RACGP/ACRRM accreditation

Free to attend

Funded by