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Caring for patients with learning disability, autism or complex needs in the ED

Caring for patients with learning disability, autism or complex needs in the ED

6 September 2023 | Virtual event | RCEM accredited for 7-CPD points

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+ Event summary

Autistic people and people with a learning disability face health inequalities, are likely to die earlier and are more likely to die from a treatable cause of death. This event looks at the reasons and discusses opportunities to enhance care. We’ll hear from public health experts, learning disability specialists, allied health professionals, patients, families and ED physicians and explore the patient’s pathway through the ED and the role emergency staff play in improving outcomes.

Learning objectives:

  • Introduction to learning disability and autism
  • Health inequalities faced by autistic people and people with a learning disability
  • Communication and assessment strategies
  • Recognising the patient at increased risk
  • Patient-centred care
  • The law in relation to provision of healthcare to vulnerable patients

SLOs covered: SLO 1, 5, 7

Syllabus areas covered: XC3

GMC domains covered: Domains 1, 2, 3, 4, 7

Please note: Registration for this event will close on Wednesday 6 September 2023 at 07:30.

+ Who should attend?
  • Clinical/Research/Teaching Fellow
  • Consultant
  • FY1/2
  • Nurse
  • Paramedic
  • Physician Associate/Advanced Care Practitioner/Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Specialty doctor/SAS Grade
  • ST1-3
  • ST4-7
  • Student
+ Programme + Fees

Please click here to view the full rates as a PDF

RCEM Member £103
RCEM Member nurses/students £68.35
Non-Member £171.35
LMIC RCEM Member £40
LMIC RCEM Nurse/Student Member £20
+ Contact us

If you have any questions about this event, please get in touch with us by emailing or calling 020 3931 0700.

+ Terms and conditions

Please read our terms and conditions in their entirety before making your booking.

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