Annual Emergency Medicine Conference 2012
 


3rd Annual Emergency Medicine Conference 

March 16th, 2013

Theme: Emergency Care for Children

The Annual Emergency Medicine Conference (AEMC) is emerging as a well-recognised national and regional event in South Asia. The 3rd AEMC 2013 will focus on emergency care for children, which will be the first ever conference in Pakistan, on this theme.

The conference will also help in building partnerships and collaborations with different health care providers and public health professionals for future development of pediatric emergency medicine. The Department of Continuing  Professional Education offers 7 AKU-DCPE Category-1 credits for this conference.

Aim of the Conference

The aim of the Conference is to review recent advances in emergency care of critically ill and injured children. Specifically, this year's conference will focus on:

  • highlighting research and training needs in paediatric emergency medicine
  • identifying health system challenges in implementing and establishing  emergency care for children
  • enhancing community preparedness and prevention for acute paediatric illnesses and injuries.

Sub-themes

Themes for the conference have been selected to reflect various aspects of emergency care for children in developing country. They are as follows: 

  • Resuscitation of Critically Ill Children
  • Poisoning in Children
  • Injury Prevention and Public Health
  • Child-Friendly Emergency Care: Quality with Safety
  • Trauma in Children
  • Community-based Emergency Care

Click here for the detailed program outline of the 3rd Annual Emergency Medicine Conference. 

Who should attend?

The conference will provide an opportunity for paediatric emergency physicians, paediatricians, emergency physicians, internal medicine, general and family practitioners, public health professionals, policy makers and students to gain knowledge regarding advances in the science of pediatric emergency medicine.

Workshops

Pre- and post-conference workshops are aimed at enhancing knowledge and skills in Critical US in Paediatric EM, Resuscitation of Critically Ill Child, Paediatric Procedural sedation, Paediatric Toxicology and WHO injury prevention workshop etc. Read more. 

Registration

Conference Registration Fee

General participants- Rs 1000
Students- Rs 500
International participants- USD 100

Workshop Registration

​National participants- Rs 1000
International participants- USD 100
Click here for registration.

Contact Us
Conference Secretariat
Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: 92 21 3493 0051 ext. 4557
Direct: 92 21 3486 4557
Email: conf.sect@aku.edu​
Related Links
Department of Emergency Medicine
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of ​Public Health
World Health Organization
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