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Please note, we are unable to accept cancellations or issue refunds for on-demand access purchased after the live event date. Those who register for post-event access will not be eligible to receive a CPD certificate, but can still register their attendance for CPD for revalidation purposes by completing the appropriate reflection. You will be able to view the full terms and conditions when booking.

+ Annual Scientific Conference (available until 7 October 2022)

You’ve heard how great the Annual Scientific Conference was, so now watch it back, on-demand, from the comfort of your own home. We have post-event registration available for the three-day event to allow you to watch all content from the conference, browse hundreds of posters in the digital poster hall, and take part in the social events, for 1 year after the event date.

Available until: 7 October 2022

Registration: Buy access

+ Diagnostic dilemmas around the world in collaboration with IFEM (available until 17 February 2023)

Event Summary

The International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) and Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) have great pleasure in announcing another excellent  “ Around the World” educational program for Emergency Specialists and trainees. This session on Diagnostic Dilemmas in Emergency Medicines will showcase diagnostic decision-making from the perspectives of Emergency Physicians in different regions of the world, their diseases and culture of medical practice.

Fees: £40

LMIC delegates: £5

Programme: View online.

Registration: Buy access

Available until: 17 February 2023

+ Spring CPD conference 2022: boxset (available until 31 March 2023)

Spring CPD conference 2022: boxset

Event summary: 

View all the content from the 2022 Spring CPD Conference that happened face-to-face in Bournemouth. The programme provides high-quality CPD on frequently occurring clinical dilemmas, areas of rapid development or those that occur with a rarity that requires regular review.

Fees: 

RCEM members

  • £446.40 (Associate specialist / consultant)
  • £400.80 (Staff grade / trainee doctos)
  • £140.80 (Nurse / paramedic / retired doctors)
  • £119.20 (Student)

Non-members

  • £572.00 (Associate specialist / consultant)
  • £488.80 (Staff grade / trainee doctos)
  • £172.00 (Nurse / paramedic / retired doctors)
  • £145.60 (Student)

Programme: View online

Registration: Register now

Available until: 31 March 2023

+ Improving hospital flow for urgent care (available until 25 November)

Improving hospital flow for urgent care

Please note: Due to some confidential content, the session ‘Urgent care system performance standards’ by Leilah Dare is unavailable.

The aim of this study day is to improve, change and expand the general thinking surrounding ED flow, explore the barriers and enablers to flow improvement, and provide practical tools for a fresh look at flow within participants’ own settings.

Learning objectives:

  • To explore the barriers to flow improvement from the perspectives of the ED, and the hospital MD and COO.
  • To consider the link between system safety, quality and hospital flow
  • To explore the enablers to hospital flow: site management, specialty engagement and SDEC provision
  • To introduce participants to design thinking and an approach to flow improvement

Prices:

  • RCEM Member: £101
  • Member (nurses/students): £67
  • Non-member: £168
  • LMIC RCEM Member: £40
  • LMIC RCEM Nurse/Student Member: £20

Check here for a list of low income countries
Check here for a list of mid-income countries

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 25 November 2022

+ Brush up your research (available until 14 December 2022)

Brush up your research

Event summary:

This one-day course is aimed at trainees and early career delegates with an interest, or some experience in research. Both basic concepts, as well as more advanced topics, will be covered in an interactive format including panels, small group sessions, and audience participation.

What to expect

  • To acquire the fundamentals of designing and conducting a research project
  • To understand how to conduct different types of research including qualitative and diagnostic studies
  • To avoid common pitfalls and learn “tricks of the trade” to make your research project more efficient and more likely to be successful
  • To know how to write a manuscript that will get published

Prices:

  • RCEM Member: £101
  • Member (nurses/students): £67
  • Non-member: £168
  • LMIC RCEM Member: £40
  • LMIC RCEM Nurse/Student Member: £20

Check here for a list of low income countries
Check here for a list of mid-income countries

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 14 December 2022

+ Learning disabilities in the ED (available until 16 December 2022)

Learning disabilities in the ED

Event summary:

2% of the adult population and 2.5% of the paediatric population have a learning disability. People with LD 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 improve care.

Learning objectives:

  • Introduction to learning disability, learning difficulty and autism
  • Health inequalities faced by people with LD or autism
  • Communication and assessment strategies
  • Introduction to commonly-used tools: PECS symbols, easy-read information, Makaton, hospital passports, soft signs assessment tools
  • Reasonable adjustments for the ED

Prices:

  • RCEM Member: £101
  • Member (nurses/students): £67
  • Non-member: £168
  • LMIC RCEM Member: £40
  • LMIC RCEM Nurse/Student Member: £20

Check here for a list of low income countries
Check here for a list of mid-income countries

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 16 December 2022

+ Clinical toxicology (available until 28 December 2022)

Clinical toxicology 

Event summary:

The clinical toxicology study day will provide acute and emergency physicians with the latest management in treating poisoning from common and more unusual toxins.

Learning objectives:

  • To provide an update on the presentation and management of common acute poisoning to the Emergency Department
  • To cover relevant RCEM curriculum requirements and on-going training/exposure appropriate for revalidation
  • To cover updates in poisoning that are either common to the ED and/or likely to be problematic in their management

Prices:

  • RCEM Member: £101
  • Member (nurses/students): £67
  • Non-member: £168
  • LMIC RCEM Member: £40
  • LMIC RCEM Nurse/Student Member: £20

Check here for a list of low income countries
Check here for a list of mid-income countries

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 28 December 2022

+ Violence and aggression in the ED (available until 30 December 2022)

Violence and aggression in the ED 

Event summary:

This event will examine the ways in which we can care for our patients, our colleagues and ourselves when we encounter violence and aggression in and around the ED. We will discuss the legal aspects of care and violent assault, the safeguarding implications of violent behaviour and the clinical management of the acutely disturbed patient, and hear of some innovative techniques to reduce violence in the workplace and some of the latest research in this area, plus the ground-breaking work of the violence reduction unit and how the NHS can support this work to reduce violence in our communities.

Learning objectives:

  • To understand the problem: How much violence and aggression do our staff experience and what is the effect of this?
  • To understand our legal obligations when treating those patients who present as a result of violent crime, and those who may be perpetrators.
  • To learn about the NHS violence reduction standard and the Assaults on Emergency Workers(offences) Act 2018.
  • To gain an understanding of strategies to reduce violence in the ED
  • Preventing, coping and dealing with violence and aggression: an occupational health perspective. Understanding how we might recognise and manage risk on a personal, departmental and trust level.
  • To improve understanding of our safeguarding responsibilities when caring for those involved in or with violent and aggressive behaviour.
  • To understand how the NHS can work in partnership to reduce violence in our communities

Prices:

  • RCEM Member: £101
  • Member (nurses/students): £67
  • Non-member: £168
  • LMIC RCEM Member: £40
  • LMIC RCEM Nurse/Student Member: £20

Check here for a list of low income countries
Check here for a list of mid-income countries

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 30 December 2022

+ RETURN to EM (available until 15 January 2023)

RETURN to EM

Event summary:

This one day live event will be complimented by a series of 20 minute pre-recorded talks on a wide variety of topics designed to support EM doctors returning to clinical practice in the ED this year.

This year we have aimed equally at individuals returning to work and also importantly at the EM teams who will be supervising and supporting trainees, peers and colleagues.

We will be providing educational updates, sharing knowledge and experience and promoting EM team wellbeing.

Live Q&A sessions will enable EM doctors who have not been working clinically during recent months to share and seek support, voice concerns and answer important questions during what is a particularly challenging time for our specialty.

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 15 January 2023

+ Eating Disorders in the ED (available until 6 March 2023)

Eating Disorders in the ED

Event Summary

This event gives insight into the physical and mental impact of eating disorders on patients and their carers. It will introduce the new Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders (MEED) guidelines which are essential for correctly managing these patients in the ED.

Learning objectives:

  • To understand what eating disorders are, and how they may present to the ED.
  • Knowledge of the new MEED guidelines.
  • To understand the medico-legal aspect of treating those with eating disorders.

SLOs covered:

  • SLO 1
  • SLO 2
  • SLO 7

Curriculum codes covered:

  • MHC3

Prices:

Please click here to view the rates below as a pdf document

Non-member: £168.00

Member: £101.00

Nurse / student: £67.00

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 06 March 2023

+ Global Emergency Medicine Day - Innovation, Partnerships and Opportunity (available until 7 March 2023)

Global Emergency Medicine Day – Innovation, Partnerships and Opportunity

Event summary

Global Emergency Medicine (GEM) is a rapidly developing field with broad scope.  It incorporates disaster and humanitarian response, health system strengthening, advocacy and working in partnership to reduce inequality.

The event will cover a range of related topics through talks and discussions with a diverse range of speakers from across the globe.  We hope to encourage reflection on how we, as emergency care providers, can be involved in a sustainable manner to promote better emergency care for all.

Learning objectives

  • To understand how emergency medicine contributes to health system strengthening at a global level
  • To learn about humanitarian response and the role of emergency care providers
  • To develop an appreciation of how skills in global EM can contribute to care in the NHS
  • To gain an awareness of current global EM research/innovation and learn how to contribute to the evidence

RCEM curriculum SLOs:

  • SLO7
  • SLO9
  • SLO10
  • SLO11
  • SLO12

RCEM curriculum syllabus:

The study day incorporates capabilities across all 9 domains of the Generic Professional Capabilities Framework

GMC revalidation domains:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Prices:

Please click here to view the rates below as a pdf document

Member: £101.00

Member nurse / student: £67.00

Non-member: £168.00

LMIC non-member: £92.40

LMIC member: £40

LMIC member nurse / student: £20

Programme: View the programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 07 March 2023

+ Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine (available until 15 March 2023)

Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine

Event summary

This event will help delegates understand what happens to patients in the prehospital setting before they arrive in the ED, including the limitations, innovations and how we can improve the PH-ED interface.

It provides an insight into careers in PHEM: useful for clinicians considering working in PHEM or for Consultant Educational Supervisors supporting trainees with future career choices.

The presentations also overlap with relevant topics to EM practice including psychology, end of life care, and recently published research. The GMC domains and curriculum details are as follows:

  • GMC domains covered: 1 and 3
  • RCEM Curriculum 2021 Specialty Learning Outcomes: SLOs 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10
  • RCEM Curriculum 2021 codes: XC2

Prices:

Please click here to view the rates below as a pdf document

Member: £101.00

Member nurse / student: £67.00

Non-member: £168.00

LMIC non-member: £92.40

LMIC member: £40

LMIC member nurse / student: £20

Programme: View the PHEM programme

Registration: Register now

Available until: 15 March 2023

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