Breakfast Sessions

Please register to attend these sponsored breakfast sessions via the button below.

CSL Seqirus Breakfast Symposium

Date: Tuesday 21 November
Time: 7:00 – 8:00am

Title: Clinical Reaities in ACTion: Envenoming
Speakers: Dr Bill Nimorakiotakis, Dr William Davies
Room: Bradman Theatrette
Australia is home to some of the most venomous snakes, spiders and marine creatures worldwide. Diagnosing and managing severe envenoming can pose significant challenges. Presented by CSL Seqirus, join Dr Bill Nimorakiotakis and Dr William Davies as they share several compelling envenoming cases encountered over their careers in emergency medicine. Clinical decision making can be complicated. Each case will illustrate the diversity in envenoming clinical presentations and highlight the complexities of envenoming management across Australia, that we hope will provide insight and clarity for treating physicians.

MDI Breakfast Symposium

Date: Tuesday 21 November 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:00am

Title: Tackling acute pain in the ED: An exploration of case studies to optimise action under pressure
Dr Nicholas Lonergan – Emergency Medicine Physician and Medical Advisor, MDI
Dr Mezie Odigboh – Emergency Medicine Physician, Royal Flying Doctor Service and Wollongong Hospital
Dr Steve Walker – Emergency Medicine Physician, Nepean Hospital, Sydney
Dr Katie Smith – Emergency Medicine Physician, Northern Health, Melbourne
Room: Menzies Theatrette
Overcrowding, under resourcing and time pressures mean many patients are receiving suboptimal pain relief in the emergency department (ED). Is there a better way we could approach acute pain management to improve the patient journey and departmental flow? Join us for a thought-provoking discussion about tackling acute pain in the ED, as panelists explore a series of case studies, dissect analgesic strategies, and share their perspectives and experiences.

Fisher & Paykel Breakfast Symposium

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:00am

Title: THRIVE (NHF) physiology nuts and bolts and application in emergency medicine and critical care setting
Speakers: Professor Reny Segal – Head of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Room: Bradman Theatrette
The use of THRIVE during intubation has been widely incorporated into policy and used in theatres around Australia to increase the apnoeic window to safely intubate. Professor Reny Segal will talk though the physiology some of his experiences with this therapy.

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