Schedule

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Soderini 1 Session 101: Toxicology I
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko
Ziad N. Kazzi, MD FAAEM FACMT FAACT (United States)
  08:30-09:00
 
Game of Thrones Toxicology
Kathryn T. Kopec, DO (United States)
  09:00-09:30
 
Challenging Drug-induced Dysrhythmias
Kathryn T. Kopec, DO (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 102: Cardiology I
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
STEMI Equivalent Presentations
Susan P. Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:30-09:00
 
EKG Findings You Can Not Miss
Kevin H. Beier, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:00-09:30
 
Pulmonary Embolism - Sub-segmental PE: To Treat or Not to Treat?
Adam J Singer, MD FACEP (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 103: Behavioral Health
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:15
 
Managing Suicidal Ideation in Emergency Department Setting
Scott Zeller, MD (United States)
  08:15-08:30
 
Psychiatric Disorders That Can Kill
Scott Zeller, MD (United States)
  08:30-08:45
 
Best Practices in the Evaluation and Treatment of Acute Agitation
Scott Zeller, MD (United States)
  08:45-09:00
 
Suicide Risk Across the Globe
Gregory Luke Larkin, MD MS MA MSPH FACEP (United States)
  09:00-09:15
 
Tools for Wellness
Mary Jo Wagner, MD (United States)
  09:15-09:30
 
Dealing with Disappointment: Picking Up the Pieces When Things Go Wrong
Miriam Kulkarni, MD FAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses North Session 104: Breve Dulce I (Trauma)
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:10
 
Massive Transfusion in Hemorrhagic Shock
Edward P. Sloan, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  08:10-08:20
 
High Risk Injuries that Can't Be Missed
Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:20-08:30
 
Hypotensive Resuscitation in Trauma: What's New?
William Bickell, MD (United States)
  08:30-08:40
 
Traumatic Cardiac Arrest: Where to Start?
Danish M. Sami, MBBS MRCS FRCEM (United Arab Emirates)
  08:40-08:50
 
Management of Hemorrhagic Shock in a War Trauma Centre
Kristina Höschlová, MD (Czech Republic)
  08:50-09:00
 
U.S. Civilian and Department of Defense Trauma Training Collaborative: New Directions
Michael E. Lekawa, MD FACs (United States)
  09:00-09:10
 
Trauma Management in Difficult Mountain Environment
Kristina Höschlová, MD (Czech Republic)
  09:10-09:20
 
Anorectal Emergencies: An Emergency Room Remedy?
Samer Doughan (Lebanon)
  09:20-09:30
 
Management of Spinal Cord Injury in Spine Trauma
Ibrahim Omeis, MD FAANS (Lebanon)
Wind Roses South & West Session 105: Breve Dulce II (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:10
 
Emergency Medicine in Colombia: Challenges of Post Conflict
Grace Nathaly Vargas, MD (Colombia)
  08:10-08:20 Opening an Urgent Care -101
Anumeha Singh, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:20-08:30
 
It’s Not Always Dehydration: A Focused Evaluation in the Marathon Tent
Miguel F. Agrait-González, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:30-08:40

 
Beta Blockers Utilization in VT (ventricular tachycardia) / VF (ventricular fibrillation) Arrest, and Double Sequential Defibrillation
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD MS FACEP (United States)
  08:40-08:50

 
Establishing Total Quality Management Program for Emergency Medical Services (EMS): The Success Story of the Lebanese Red Cross
Shawky S. Amineeddine, MD (Lebanon)
  08:50-09:00
 
You Don't Know…Myofascial Pain in the Emergency Department
Carlos J. Roldan, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  09:00-09:10
 
Self-directed Medical Simulation: Take a Chance Today and You Won’t Regret Tomorrow
Zilvinas Dambrauskas, MD PhD (Lithuania)
  09:10-09:20
 
Shoulder Dislocation Reductions
Hasan E. Baydoun, MD FAAOS (Lebanon)
  09:20-09:30
 
Evaluation of Ectopic Pregnancy In the Emergency Department
Anwar Nassar, MD (Lebanon)
Lopud Session 106: Oral Research Abstracts A
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:12 Effectiveness and Outcomes of Non-invasive Ventilation in an Emergency Department in Singapore
Elizabeth Ming Jing Tan (Singapore)
  08:12-08:24 Randomized Trial Comparing 3 Doses of Oral Ibuprofen for Management of Pain in Adult EM Patients
Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:24-08:36 Any Change in the Emergency Department Trauma Airway Management Paradigm?
Radosveta Wells, MD (United States)
  08:36-08:48 Analgesic Efficacy of MSIR/Acetaminophen vs. Oxycodone/Acetaminophen (Percocet) for Pain
Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:48-09:00 Prosthetic Hip Dislocation Presenting to Emergency Department of Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Kim Yao Ong (Singapore)
  09:00-09:12 Underreporting of Alcohol Use in Trauma Patients: A Retrospective Analysis
Wirachin Hoonpongsimanont, MD (United States)
  09:12-09:24 An Analysis of the Pediatric Casualties Undergoing Massive Transfusion in Iraq and Afghanistan
Eric Chin, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
Lokrum Session 107: Oral Research Abstracts B
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:12 Hospitals as Disaster Victims
Chadd K. Kraus, DO DrPH MPH FACEP (United States)
  08:12-08:24 Preventing Hospital Admissions for Stable Venous Thromboembolism from the Emergency Department
Justin Reinert (United States)
  08:24-08:36 Opiophobia Among Emergency Medicine Residents in Training in Saudi Arabia
Sultan Alwajeeh, MD (Saudi Arabia)
  08:36-08:48 Simulation Games in Disaster Preparedness Training for Emergency Medicine Residents
Lourdes R. Rodriguez-Rivera, MD (United States)
  08:48-09:00 Evaluation of the New Syphilis Screening Protocol in The Emergency Department
Pamela Lux (United States)
  09:00-09:12 Efficacy of Ketorolac Versus Tramadol in the Treatment of Acute Renal Colic in Tan Tock Seng ED
Ng Wei Ron (Singapore)
  09:12-09:24 First Aid Training for Non-clinical Hospital Employees in India
John R. Acerra, MD (United States)
Soderini Foyer Coffee Break (09:30-09:45)
Soderini 1 Session 108: Toxicology II
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:05
 
A Dish to Die For
Badria Al Hatali, MD FACMT (Sultanate of Oman)
  10:05-10:25
 
Animal Bites: Should I Worry about Rabies?
Natasha Brown, MD (United States)
  10:25-10:45
 
Heroes and Villains: Antidotes in Toxic Cardiac Arrest
Naren Gunja, MD MS FACEM FACMT (Australia)
  10:45-11:05
 
New Drug of Abuse: Tianeptine
Tharwat El Zahran, MD (Lebanon)
Soderini 2 Session 109: Cardiology II
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:15
 
Rational Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Wide Complex Tachycardia
William Brady, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  10:15-10:45

 
High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assays: How They are Being Used Across the World for the Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Acute Coronary Syndromes
Richard M. Nowak, MD (United States)
  10:45-11:15
 
It's Not a NSTEMI (non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction)!
Joanne Williams, MD MAAEM FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 110: Obstetrics and Gynecology
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:15
 
Critical Illness and Injury in Pregnancy
Judith E. Tintinalli, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
  10:15-10:30
 
It's a Baby! Emergency Delivery in the Emergency Department
Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM (United States)
  10:30-10:45
 
Patterns of Domestic and Sexual Violence
Ralph J. Riviello, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
  10:45-11:15
 
Early Pregnancy Bleeding
Diyaa Nawar, MD (Saudi Arabia)
Wind Roses North Session 111: Breve Dulce III (Wellness & Pain Management)
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:55
 
Emergency Medicine Physician Burnout: Building a Successful Wellness Program
David F. M. Brown, MD (United States)
  09:55-10:05
 
Physician Wellness: Caring of the Forgotten Patient, You
Farad Aziz, MD (United States)
  10:05-10:15
 
Flipping the Narrative on Burnout: Burnout is ABUSE!
Terrence M. Mulligan, DO MPH FAAEM (United States)
  10:15-10:25
 
Emergency Department Burnout: Ways to Spot It, Fix It, or Skip It Altogether!
Venkateswara Kotamraju, MRCS FEBEM FRCEM (United Kingdom)
  10:25-10:35
 
Practice, Educating, Researching, and Staying Sane
Wirachin Hoonpongsimanont, MD (United States)
  10:35-10:45
 
Ultrasound Guided Injections for Pain in the Emergency Room
Miguel F. Agrait-González, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:45-10:55
 
Starting Medically Assisted Therapy for Opiate Dependency in the Emergency Department
Anumeha Singh, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  10:55-11:05
 
Red Flags of Acute Low Back Pain
Laurie A. Boge, DO FAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 112: Topics From The Big Blue (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:15 Sepsis Updates
Gilbert A. Dagher MD MBA, FAAEM (Lebanon)
  10:15-10:45
 
Device Distractions in the Emergency Department
Eveline Hitti, MD MBA (United States)
  10:45-11:15
 
Ultrasound Evaluation of a Hypotensive Patient
Ralphe Bou Chebl, MD FAAEM (Lebanon)
Lopud Session 113: Oral Research Abstracts C
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:57 Comparing Oral Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen to Either Medication for Pediatric ED Pain Management
Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:57-10:09 Impact of Endotracheal Tube Twisting on Accuracy of Ultrasound for Intubation Confirmation
Katharine Burns, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:09-10:21 The Impact of Rocuronium Dose on First-attempt Intubation Success
Philip J. Bossart (United States)
  10:21-10:33 Decline in Rates of Cricothyrotomy in the Emergency Department
Calvin A. Brown III, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:33-10:45 Evaluation of Pain Management in Turkey’s Emergency Departments
Serpil Yaylaci (Turkey)
  10:45-10:57 Intubation Factors Associated With Increased Second Attempt Success
Robert W. Kilgo, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:57-11:09 A Comparison of Direct versus Video Laryngoscopy for Difficult Airway Patients in the Emergency Department: A National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) Study
Martina Mali, MD (United States)
Lokrum Session 114: Oral Research Abstracts D
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:57 Native Hip Dislocation Presenting to Emergency Department (ED) of Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Kim Yao Ong (Singapore)
  09:57-10:09 Correlation Between Alcohol Use Disorders, Blood Alcohol, and Length of Stay in Trauma Patients
Shahram Lotfipour, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  10:09-10:21 ED Prevalence & Management of Major Trauma Patients on Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet Therapy in Ireland
Christopher Mckeon (Ireland)
  10:21-10:33 Presumptive Antibiotics for Chest Tube Insertion in the Emergency Department
Rachael Cusack (Ireland)
  10:33-10:45 Utility of the PECARN CDR in Children 2 Years and Older Presenting to CUH ED
Maggie Bacon (Ireland)
  10:45-10:57 Outcomes of Child Versus Adult Casualties Treated at U.S. Medical Facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan
Eric Chin, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
  10:57-11:09 Self-reported Alcohol Consumption and Liver Ultrasound Findings in the Emergency Department
Shahram Lotfipour, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 1&2 Session 115: Plenary I
  Moderator(s):
  11:30-12:15
 
Leadership in Emergency Medicine
Ian B.K. Martin, MD MBA FAAEM FACEP (United States)
Soderini Foyer Poster Sessions
  12:15-13:00
 
Posters 1 - 56
Engage and interact with the authors of MEMC19's accepted posters.
Soderini 1&2 Session 116: Plenary II
  Moderator(s):
  13:45-14:30
 
Emergency Medicine in the Middle East: Ways Forward
Saleh Fares, MD MPH FRCPC(EM) FAAEM FACEP (United Arab Emirates)
Soderini 1 Session 117: Trauma I
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:00
 
An International Algorithm for Managing the Traumatic Hanging Patient
Manish Garg, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:00-15:15
 
Facial Trauma in the Tactical or Austere Environment
Eric W. Vaughan, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  15:15-15:30
 
Trauma in 2019: A Review of the Top 4 Trauma Topics and Innovations of the Last Year
Joel Evans, DO (United States)
  15:30-15:45
 
ATLS Commandments: Guidelines vs Evidence
Kaushal H. Shah, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:45-16:00
 
DOACs (direct oral anticoagulants) in the Trauma Setting
Matthew C. DeLaney, MD FAAEM (United States)
  16:00-16:15
 
TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Multi Trauma Victims
George S. Abi Saad, MD FACS (Lebanon)
Soderini 2 Session 118: Pain Management I
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:00

 
Common and Not-so-Common Pain Management Techniques with Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia (UGRA) in the Emergency Department
Judy Lin, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:00-15:15
 
Adulterants in the Illicit Drug Supply: Toxicity, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Eike Blohm, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:15-15:30
 
Nitrous Oxide Sedation: From 1855 to Your Department
Matthew S. Berniard, MD FAAEM FAWM RDMS (United States)
  15:30-15:45
 
Pre-hospital Pain Management: Advances and Controversies
Peter P. Taillac, MD FAEMS (United States)
  15:45-16:00
 
Advances in Pain Management of Trauma Patient in the Emergency Department
David I. Bruner, MD FAAEM (United States)
  16:00-16:15
 
Pain Management in Pregnant Patients
Julie Gorchynski, MD MSc FAAEM FACEP (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 119: Women in Emergency Medicine I
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-16:15 Panel Discussion
    Panelists:
Ibtihal Mohammed Alattas, MD FAAEM (Saudi Arabia)
Ayesha Almemari, MD (United Arab Emirates)
Badria Al Hatali, MD FACMT (Sultanate of Oman)
Eveline Hitti, MD, MBA (Lebanon)
Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM (United States)
Vicki Norton, MD FAAEM (United States)
Maria Ramos-Fernandez, MD MSc FAAEM (Puerto Rico)

Melanie Stander, MD MMed EM (South Africa)
Judith E. Tintinalli, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
Joanne Williams, MD MAAEM FAAEM (United States)
     
Wind Roses North Session 120: Breve Dulce IV (Toxicology)
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:55
 
Is It Worth It? Medical Toxicologists Save Money and Improve Outcomes!
Suzanne R. White, MD MBA (United States)
  14:55-15:05
 
Pediatric Ingestion Management Nightmare
Robert J. Hoffman, MD MS FAAEM FACEP FACMT (United States)
  15:05-15:15
 
Snakebite Management Pearls
Mohammed Al Jumaan (Saudi Arabia)
  15:15-15:25
 
Toxic Spiders Around the World: Not Another Spiderman Movie
Jason Chu, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:25-15:35
 
Moth Ball and Toilet Bowl Cleaner Addiction
Amy Harrison, MD (United States)
  15:35-15:45
 
Essentials in Managing Paraquat Poisoning
S. Eliza Dunn, MBBCh (United States)
  15:45-15:55
 
Antique Weed Killer: More than Just a Collectible
Melissa I. Gittinger (United States)
  15:55-16:05
 
Pearls from the Opioid Epidemic
Bharath Chakravarthy, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 121: Topics From The Big Blue (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:15
 
Personal Branding: Closing the Confidence Gap
Lina Daouk-Öyry, PhD (Lebanon)
  15:15-15:45
 
Informatics and Safety Risks
Petra Khoury, Pharm.D (Lebanon)
  15:45-16:15 Mass Casualty
Amin Antoine Kazzi, MD FAAEM MAAEM (Lebanon)
Lopud Session 122: Oral Research Abstracts E
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:57
 
Utilization of Tranexamic Acid in Civilian Adult Trauma Resuscitation in the Hospital Setting
Pamela Lux (United States)
  14:57-15:09

 
Synovial White Blood Cell Count for Septic Arthritis and Re-examination of Historical Cut-off Values
Terren Trott, MD (United States)
  15:09-15:21
 
Value of C-Reactive Protein in Diagnosis of Septic Arthritis
Terren Trott, MD (United States)
  15:21-15:33
 
Management of Regular Supraventricular Tachycardia in the Emergency Department
Ines Chermiti, MD (Tunisia)
  15:33-15:45
 
Decreasing False Cath Lab Activations Due to Left Bundle Branch Block
Kevin Landefeld, MD (United States)
  15:45-15:57
 
Transesophageal Echocardiography Course in the ED Utilizing Simulation Based Training
Alyssa Nguyen-Phuc (United States)
Lokrum Session 123: Oral Research Abstracts F
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:57 Comparison Between Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from Hookah Smoking Versus Other Sources
Maha Salama, MD (United States)
  14:57-15:09 Critical Parameters in Methemoglobinemia Acquired through Drinking Water
Rosu S. Tamara (Romania)
  15:09-15:21 Effectiveness of Laboratuar Findings Intoxication in ED
Zeynep Kekec, MD (Turkey)
  15:21-15:33 Acute Intoxication With Anxiolytics - Single Centre, Observational Study
Ines Potocnjak, MD PhD (Croatia)
  15:33-15:45 Acutely Intoxicated Patients Treated in the Medical ICU - a Single-center 15-year Follow-up
Iva Klobu─Źar (Croatia)
  15:45-15:57 Risk Factors of Snake Envenomation Associated Complications Presenting to Two ED in Oman
Salim Al Masroori (Oman)
Soderini Foyer Coffee Break (16:15-16:30)
Soderini 1 Session 124: Trauma II
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:45
 
Hand Trauma Management Made Simple
J. Cameron Crosby, MD (United States)
  16:45-17:00
 
Debunking Myths in Cervical Spine Trauma
Charles A. Khoury, MD MSHA FAAEM (United States)
  17:00-17:15
 
EFAST Revisited: A Look at New Developments in the Use of EFAST in Trauma
Michael Halperin, MD MPH (United States)
  17:15-17:30
 
Drunk and Assaulted: Pearls in Managing the Agitated Trauma Patient
Michael P. Jones, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  17:30-17:45
 
Damage Control Resuscitation: Pearls and Pitfalls
Matthew Dolich, MD (United States)
  17:45-18:00
 
PAN CT in Trauma
Arif Alper Cevik, MD FEMAT FIFEM (United Arab Emirates)
Soderini 2 Session 125: Pain Management II
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:45
 
Pain Management Pearls
Mark Reiter, MD MBA MAAEM FAAEM (United States)
  16:45-17:00
 
Acute Gastroparesis in the Emergency Department: An Old Problem Treated with an Old Agent
Carlos J. Roldan, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  17:00-17:15
 
Is there a Role of Liposomal Bupivacaine in the Emergency Department for Pain Management?
Sunny Jha, MD MS (United States)
  17:15-17:30

 
Needleless Pain Management in Pediatric Emergency Department: A Path to Ouchless Emergency Department
David Foster, MD (United States)
  17:30-17:45
 
Trigger Point Injections for Emergency Department Pain Management
Melissa Myers, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:45-18:00
 
The Dark Side of the NSAIDs
Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 126: Women in Emergency Medicine II
  Workshop Leader: Lina Daouk-Öyry, PhD (Lebanon)
  16:30-18:00
 
Personal Branding: Strategizing Onwards and Upwards
Lina Daouk-Öyry, PhD (Lebanon)
    In this interactive session, we will focus on the impact of inherent structural biases in today’s workplace that disadvantage women at work. Specifically, we will rely on storytelling for sharing personal branding strategies necessary for overcoming some of the inherent obstacles and strengthening women’s position in today’s organizations in general and hospitals in specific.
Wind Roses North Session 127: Breve Dulce V (Toxicology)
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:40
 
Toxically Numb: Quick Assessment in the Emergency Department
Taylor Harrison, MD (United States)
  16:40-16:50
 
3 Antidotes That Can Save Your Life in Cardiac Arrest!
Matthew Gittinger, MD (United States)
  16:50-17:00
 
Zika and Dengue Viruses
Carlos Garcia Rosas MD (Mexico)
  17:00-17:10
 
Dialyze This!
Brenna Farmer, MD FAAEM FACMT (United States)
  17:10-17:20
 
Hair Dyes Are Meant for Dyeing Not Dying
Ehab Aki, MD (Qatar)
  17:20-17:30
 
Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) in Adolescents
Viorela Nitescu, MD PhD (Romania)
  17:30-17:40
 
Extracorporeal Removal Techniques in Overdose
Halil Dogan, PhD (Turkey)
  17:40-17:50
 
Toxic EKG (electrocardiogram)
Sabrina Berdouk, MD CCFP (EM) (Canada) and Fadwa Ibrahim Al Hammadi, MBBS (Abu Dhabi)
Wind Roses South & West Session 128: Breve Dulce VI (Emergency Medical Services (EMS) & Cardiology)
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:40

 
Emergency Medical System for CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive) Event
Soon-Joo Wang, MD PhD (Korea)
  16:40-16:50
 
The Role of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) on Large Scale Incidents
Dustin Anderson, MD NRP (United States)
  16:50-17:00
 
Perimortem Cesarean Section in Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Setting
Eric W. Vaughan, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  17:00-17:10
 
Community Paramedicine: Enhanced Access to Care for Heart Failure Patients
Nidhi Mahendru, DO FAAEM (United States)
  17:10-17:20
 
A Multi-tiered Approach to Incorporating Volunteers into Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Evan Avraham Alpert, MD (Israel)
  17:20-17:30
 
Heart Failure
Heather M. Prendergast, MD MS MPH FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  17:30-17:40
 
Rate vs Rhythm Control in AF (atrial fibrillation)
Danish M. Sami, MBBS MRCS FRCEM (United Arab Emirates)
  17:40-17:50
 
The Crashing Patient: Massive Pulmonary Embolism
Farhad Aziz, MD (United States)
Lopud Session 129: Oral Research Abstracts G
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:42 Non-invasive Ventilation in Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Oedema
Ines Chermiti, MD (Tunisia)
  16:42-16:54 Khat Chewing a Newly Identified Risk Factor for Developing ACS
Esmée S. Smits (Netherlands)
  16:54-17:06 EM Physician Bedside Echocardiographic Identification of Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction
Judy C. Lin, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  17:06-17:18 A Comparison Among Three Clinical Scores to Identify Low Risk Patients with Non-traumatic Chest Pain
Eleonora Tubertini (Italy)
  17:18-17:30 Predictive Factors of Vitamin K Antagonists Overdose in Patients Admitted to Emergency Department
Ines Chermiti, MD (Tunisia)
Lokrum Session 130: Oral Research Abstracts H
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:42 Altered Immune Markers in Emergency Department Patients Who Self-reported Alcohol Consumption
Shahram Lotfipour, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  16:42-16:54 Correlation Between Phosphatidylethanol and the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test
Shahram Lotfipour, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  16:54-17:06 Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein in Head Injured Patients on Antiplatelet and/or Anticoagulant
Yau Ying Wei, MBBS MCEM (Singapore)
  17:06-17:18 Defining the Correlation Between Heroin Overdose and Hospital Admissions
Justin Reinert (United States)
  17:18-17:30 A Bayesian Sequential Model of Predictors for Intensive Care Admissions in Pneumonia
Laila R. Cochon, MD (Spain)
  17:30-17:42 Has the Reporting of Likelihood Ratios in Diagnostic Testing Research Increased?
Fatima Dema, MD (United States)
  17:42-17:54 Evaluating the Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis Score (LRINEC)
Terren Trott, MD (United States)
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Soderini 1 Session 201: Pediatrics I: Pediatric EM & Evidence-Based Medicine
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
Best Pediatric Emergency Medicine Articles of 2018-2019
Isabel A. Barata, MD MBA FAAEM FAAP (United States)
  08:30-09:00
 
Febrile Infant: What Do You Do Now?
Hector Vazquez, MD (United States)
  09:00-09:30

 
The Concussion Discussion: What We Know and What We Don’t Know About Pediatric Concussion in 2019
Anna McFarlin, MD FAAEM FACEP FAAP (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 202: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) I
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
Global Efforts in Monitoring and Improving OHCA Outcomes
Bryan McNally, MD (United States)
  08:30-09:00
 
Pre-hospital Identification of Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: Is the Bang Worth the Buck?
Peter P. Taillac, MD FAEMS (United States)
  09:00-09:30
 
The Future of Cardiac Arrest Therapy
Anthony J. Hackett, DO FAAEM MAJ MC (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 203: Medical Education I
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
How to Become the Teacher of the Year: What Differentiates the Good Teachers from the Bad
Thomas B. Perera, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:30-09:00
 
Physician Heal Thy Self: Establishing a Healthy Work-life Balance as an Academician
Tiffany Murano, MD FACEP (United States)
  09:00-09:15

 
Pearls and Pitfalls for a Long Academic Career: Accidental and Purposeful Successes Along the Way
Mary Jo Wagner, MD (United States)
  09:15-09:30
 
How Doctors Think: Fast or Slow?
Pinaki Mukharji (United States)
Wind Roses North Session 204: Breve Dulce VII (Technology)
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:10
 
10 Ways Epic Can Help the Emergency Physician
Edward P. Sloan, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  08:10-08:20
 
Medical Device Failure in the Emergency Department
John P. Riordan, MD MSc FAAEM (United States)
  08:20-08:30
 
Technology that Can Improve Your Next Shift
Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:30-08:40
 
How to Use Technology to Get Ahead in Academics
Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:40-08:50
 
Airway Adjuncts for Intubation Beyond Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI)
Shahram Lotfipour, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:50-09:00
 
Stem Cell Research and Emergency Medicine
Tae Nyoung Chung, MD PhD (Korea)
  09:00-09:10

 
The Cardiologists Toolbox: New Cardiac Devices Coming to an Emergency Department Near You!
Maite A. Huis in 't Veld, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:10-09:20
 
Procalcitonin (PCT): From Discovery to Clinical Application
Joachim Struck, PhD (Germany)
  09:20-09:30
 
Clinical Informaticists: Much More than Just Tech Support
Maxwell Jen, MD (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 205: Breve Dulce VIII (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:10 Essential Oils: What You Need to Know in the Emergency Department
Danielle E. Goodrich, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:10-08:20
 
Alternative Forms of Tobacco: A Dangerous Epidemic
Nara Shin, MD (United States)
  08:20-08:30 Don't Get Angry - Get MAD! Intranasal Medications in Adults
Jeff Baker, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:30-08:40
 
Toxic Alcohols: Mind the Gap
Venkateswara Kotamraju, MRCS FEBEM FRCEM (United Kingdom)
  08:40-08:50
 
Arsenicals: Toxidromic Recognition of a Silent Killer
Doug Wallace, MD (United States)
  08:50-09:00
 
5 Cases of Medication Side Effects
Michael E. Takacs, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
  09:00-09:10
 
Introducing a New Form of ACLS Training to an Entire Hospital
Mike Smith, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
  09:10-09:20
 
Brief Debrief Tools for Simulation and the Bedside
Mike Smith, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
Lopud Session 206: Oral Research Abstracts I
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:12 The EMERGE Process: Reimagining Patient Care in the Emergency Department
Patricia Carr, ARPN (United States)
  08:12-08:24 Patient Experience on the Corridor: Are People anxious? If So, What Can We Do About It?
Timothy P. Mossad (United Kingdom)
  08:24-08:36 Comprehensive Approach to Sustainable Reduction in Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing
Eike Blohm, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:36-08:48 The Impact of a Liaison Program on Patient Satisfaction in the Emergency Department
C. Anthoney E. Lim, MD (United States)
  08:48-09:00 All ED Services are Created Equal? Mapping Emergency Departments in Smaller Hospitals in England
Louella K. Vaughan, MBBS DPhil FRACP (United Kingdom)
Lokrum Session 207: Oral Research Abstracts J
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:12 Tetanus Prophylaxis: Are We Doing It Right? About Immunoglobulins.
Gaia Bavestrello Piccini (Belgium)
  08:12-08:24 Actions Speak Louder: Young Female Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke in the ED
Aziz Darawsha, MD (Israel)
  08:24-08:36 Stroke Incidence and Usage Rate of Fibrinolytic Therapy in Emergency Department
Ines Chermiti, MD (Tunisia)
  08:36-08:48 Non-ketotic Hyperglycemic Hemichorea in the Emergency Department
Luis Montoya Araya, MD (United States)
  08:48-09:00 Tetanus Prophylaxis: Are We Doing it Right? About Vaccines.
Gaia Bavestrello Piccini (Belgium)
  09:00-09:12 Stroke with Unknown Time of Symptom Onset in Emergency Department: A Prospective Observational Study
Emre Özdemir (Turkey)
  09:12-09:24 The Factors Affecting the Arrival Time to Hospital in New Diagnosis Stroke Patients
Burak Ozkan (Turkey)
Soderini Foyer Coffee Break (09:30-09:45)
Soderini 1 Session 208: Pediatrics II: Pediatric EM & Evidence-Based Medicine
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:15
 
The Evidence Behind the Management of the Febrile Child with an Oncologic Process
Imad El Majzoub, MD (Lebanon)
  10:15-10:45
 
Biomarkers in Pediatric Sepsis: “Diagnostic Challenges”
Gilbert A. Dagher, MD MBA FAAEM (Lebanon)
  10:45-11:15
 
Pediatric Sedation
David Foster, MD (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 209: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) II
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:15
 
Improving Systems of Care: The Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Care Model
Mazen J. El Sayed, MD MPH FAAEM (Lebanon)
  10:15-10:45
 
Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Emerging Infections and Healthcare Worker Safety
Alexander Isakov, MD MPH (United States)
  10:45-11:15
 
Taking Care of Patients Off the Grid (Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico)
Leslie Anne Juarbe Rivera, MD MPH (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 210: Medical Education II
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:15


 
The NCAT-EM (national clinical assessment tool): Student Assessment - Workplace Based Assessment
Katherine Hiller, MD MPH (United States)
Douglas Franzen, MD (United States)
  10:15-10:35
 
Updating IFEM Undergraduate Emergency Medicine Curriculum
Arif Alper Cevik, MD FEMAT FIFEM (United Arab Emirates)
  10:35-11:00
 
Evaluating the Learner Experiencing Difficulty
Luan E. Lawson, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  11:00-11:15
 
Managing Underperforming Trainee: Dealing with Remediation and Resident Dismissal
Ayesha Almemari, MD (United Arab Emirates)
Wind Roses North Session 211: Neurology I: Transient Ischemic Attack & Ischemic Stroke
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:00
 
TIA (transient ischemic attack) and Ischemic Stroke Risk: Emergency Department Assessment
Robert E. Suter, DO FAAEM FACEP FACOEP-D (United States)
  10:00-10:15

 
EMS (emergency medical services) and Emergency Department Stroke Diagnosis: Easy Detection and Mimics, Chameleons
Bob Zemple, IV, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:15-10:30
 
Stroke Rx with tPA in 2019 and Beyond: Areas of Agreement
E. Bradshaw Bunney, MD (United States)
  10:30-10:45
 
Posterior Circulation Stroke Patients: Special Considerations
Monique McCray, MD (United Arab Emirates)
  10:45-11:00
 
Advanced Ischemic Stroke Diagnosis: CT Perfusion / Diffusion, MR Flair
Christopher Lewandowski, MD (United States)
  11:00-11:15
 
Endovascular Stroke Rx: Timing and Transfer Implications
Peter D. Panagos, MD FACEP FAHA (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 212: Breve Dulce IX (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:55
 
Stroke: Time is Brain
Dov Frankel, MD MSc FACEP (United States)
  09:55-10:05
 
Asymptomatic Hypertension in the Emergency Department
Jonathan S. Jones, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:05-10:15
 
Primer on Patient Blood Management and Its Applicability in the Emergency Setting
Faek Jamali, MD FACS (Lebanon)
  10:15-10:25
 
One Case, One Syndrome
Juliana Poh, MD (Singapore)
  10:25-10:35
 
Muslim Patients in the Emergency Room: What You Need to Know
Karima R Sajadi-Ernazarova, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:35-10:45
 
Updates in Acute Ischemic Stroke Management
Sohil Pothiawala, FAMS (EM) MRCSEd(A&E) M.Med (EM) MBBS (Singapore)
  10:45-10:55
 
Deadly Causes of Back Pain
Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  10:55-11:05
 
Electrolyte Emergencies
Sabrina Berdouk, MD CCFP (EM) (Canada) and Maha Eidha Aljaberi, MD (Abu Dhabi)
  11:05-11:15
 
Blood Cultures are Hurting Your Patients
David I. Bruner, MD FAAEM (United States)
Lopud Session 213: Oral Research Abstracts K
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:57 The Cost of Health Care Services in Urban and Intercity Road Traffic Accidents
Nader Tavakoli (Iran)
  09:57-10:09 Pediatric Urgent Care: A Three-year Institutional Experience
Magdy Attia, MD (United States)
  10:09-10:21 Wounds at Risk of Tetanus: Unexpected Prevalence of Immunization in a Patient Cohort
Gaia Bavestrello Piccini (Italy)
  10:21-10:33 A Structured Communication Tool Improves Patient and Team Satisfaction
Bret Anthony Nicks, MD MHA FAAEM (United States)
  10:33-10:45 Changes in Opioid Prescribing Patters in Two Urban Emergency Departments from 2011-2016
Priya Elizabeth Mammen, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  10:45-10:57 Wounds at Risk of Tetanus: Anamnesis vs. Point-of-Care Testing: An Unexpected Outcome
Gaia Bavestrello Piccini (Italy)
Lokrum Session 214: Oral Research Abstracts L
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:57 Emergency Department Utilization for Transgender Patients Following Gender Affirmation Surgery
Erick Eiting, MD MPH MMM FAAEM (United States)
  09:57-10:09 Emergency Department Patients Who Smoke Have Higher Admission Rates Than Nonsmokers
Timothy Johnson (United States)
  10:09-10:21 Emergency Department Utilization by Transgender and Gender-non-binary Individuals
C. Anthoney E. Lim, MD (United States)
  10:21-10:33 Evaluating Racial Disparities in Hepatitis C Outcomes Following Emergency Department Screening
Austin T. Jones, MPH TM (United States)
  10:33-10:45 Expectations of an Emergency Department Patient Population During an Active Assailant Event
Edward Kakish, DO (United States)
  10:45-10:57 The Venezuelan Crisis: Medical Refugee Demographics
Robert T. Bryan, DO FAAEM (United States)
  10:57-11:09 Early Lactate Clearance and In-hospital Mortality in Patients Admitted to Emergency Department
Ines Chermiti, MD (Tunisia)
Soderini 1&2 Session 215: Plenary III
  Moderator(s):
  11:30-12:15
 
The Future of Global Health
Vikas Kapil, DO MPH (United States)
Soderini Foyer Poster Session
  12:15-13:00
 
Posters 57-113
Engage and interact with the authors of MEMC19's accepted posters.
Soderini 3 Non-CME Lunch Symposium
  12:30-13:30 Food Evolution
Soderini 1&2 Session 216: Plenary IV
  Moderator(s):
  13:45-14:30
 
Post Disaster Mortality Studies: Lessons and Tools from Puerto Rico
Nishant Kishore, MPH (United States)
Soderini 1 Session 217: Pediatrics III: Trauma & Airway
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:15
 
Updates in Pediatric Pre-hospital Trauma Care
Rasha Sawaya, MD FAAEM (Lebanon)
  15:15-15:45
 
Pediatric Trauma
Cristina Zeretzke-Bien, MD (United States)
  15:45-16:15
 
Approach to the Difficult Airway in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Marie Maroun-Aouad, MD (Lebanon)
Soderini 2 Session 218: Neurology II: Head, Neck & Back Pain, & TBI
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:00
 
Sudden, Severe Headache Diagnosis: No More Lumbar Punctures (LPs)?
Heather M. Prendergast, MD MS MPH FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  15:00-15:15

 
Treatment of Headache with High Concentration Oxygen: From Basic Sciences to the Emergency Department
Carlos J. Roldan, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  15:15-15:30
 
Special Headache Causes and Presentations
Sohil Pothiawala, FAMS (EM) MRCSEd(A&E) M.Med (EM) MBBS (Singapore)
  15:30-15:45
 
Serious Causes of Neck and Back Pain
Joshua J. Solano, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:45-16:00
 
Minor TBI (traumatic brain injury)
Marko Herceg, PhD (United States)
  16:00-16:15
 
Guidelines for Severe TBI Acute Dx and Rx
Taylor Harrison, MD (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 219: Medical Education III
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:00
 
Learning Efficiently
Paul L. Petersen, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:00-15:30
 
Teaching Test Taking Skills to Learners
Jonathan S. Jones, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:30-15:45
 
Teaching Multiple Levels of Learners
Michael E. Takacs, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses North Session 220: Breve Dulce X (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:55

 
Your Concussed Patient has a Negative CT. What Can You Recommend Before They Leave Your Emergency Department?
Afif Jean Mufarrij, MD (Lebanon)
  14:55-15:05
 
Hospital Throughput
Ghada El Eid, PhD (Lebanon)
  15:05-15:15
 
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: JARVIS or HAL?
Jacques Kobersy, MD FAAEM (United Arab Emirates)
  15:15-15:25
 
Neuroprognostication Post Arrest
Erkan Goksu, MD (Turkey)
  15:25-15:35
 
Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcer at the Emergency
Mario Cote (United Arab Emirates)
  15:35-15:45
 
Ingested Fish Bones in Abdomen: Innocent Bystanders to Serious Troublemakers!
Dinesh Chinchure, FRCR (Singapore)
  15:45-15:55
 
Medical Informatics in the Emergency Department
Hady L. Zgheib, MD (Lebanon)
  15:55-16:05
 
Developing an Advanced Practice Provider Model
Jonathan Hansen, MD MBA (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 221: Breve Dulce XI (Critical Care)
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:55
 
PEA: It is Not the H's and T's Anymore
Ryan Stroder, DO FAAEM (United States)
  14:55-15:05
 
Death by Intubation: Pitfalls to Avoid
Bret Nicks, MD MHA FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  15:05-15:15
 
The Physiologically Difficult Airway
Harman S. Gill, MD (United States)
  15:15-15:25
 
Emergency Airway Management After Supraglottic Airway Placement
Erik Laurin, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:25-15:35
 
Push Dose Pressor Role in Emergency Department
Asaad Shujaa, MD FRCPC FAAEM (Saudia Arabia)
  15:35-15:45
 
Critical Access: You Can Do It!
Robyn Hitchcock, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:45-15:55
 
Update in Pediatric ARDS
Marianne N. Majdalani, MD (Lebanon)
  15:55-16:05
 
Rapid Assessment of Prognosis and Goals of Care in the Emergency Department
Ashley Deutsch, MD FAAEM (United States)
Lopud Session 222: Oral Research Abstracts M
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:57 The ED Rush? World Cup YES, Eurovision NO
Aziz Darawsha, MD (Israel)
  14:57-15:09 Nurse Activated Stroke Codes in the Emergency Department
Brad Greaves (United States)
  15:09-15:21 Effect of Transition from 4 to 5 Tier Triage on Acuity Rating of Emergency Department (ED) Patients
Aaron J. Ludman (Israel)
  15:21-15:33 Ergonomics Study of Patient Flow for an Emergency Medicine Department
Bijon Das, MD (Canada)
  15:33-15:45 Clinical Experiences During Imaging of Trans-gender Persons During ED Care: A Social Media Survey
Monica L. Gaddis, PhD (United States)
  15:45-15:57 General Knowledge of Advance Directives for Healthcare Among Emergency Department Visitors
Maria R. Ramos-Fernandez, MD MSc FAAEM (United States)
  15:57-16:09 Are Physicians Meeting Goals for Time from Triage to Evaluation? A Retrospective Analysis
Aziz Darawsha, MD (Israel)
Lokrum Session 223: Oral Research Abstracts N
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:57 Ramadan Model Intermittent Fasting Effect on Diseases Associated with Nutrition
Umut Payza, MD (Turkey)
  14:57-15:09 Treatment of Intractable Vomiting, Cyclical Vomiting, and Gastroparesis with Intravenous Haloperidol
Anthony Hackett (United States)
  15:09-15:21 A Randomized Study Evaluating Pre-hospital Ultrasound-guided Placement of Peripheral Venous Catheter
Roman Skulec, MD PhD (Czech Republic)
  15:21-15:33 Characteristics and Outcomes of Cardiac Arrests in Nursing Homes in Singapore: A Nationwide Study
Kai Yi Lee (Singapore)
Soderini Foyer Coffee Break (16:15-16:30)
Soderini 1 Session 224: Pediatrics IV: Critical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-17:00
 
Pediatric Sepsis in the Emergency Department: SOFA So Good, SIRS?
Gene Ong, MD MRCPCH (Singapore)
  17:00-17:30
 
Non-Invasive Ventilation in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Marianne N. Majdalani, MD (Lebanon)
  17:30-18:00
 
Updates in Management of Pediatric Status Epilepticus
Bernard Dannenberg, MD FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 225: Neurology III: AMS (altered mental status), Seizures, Vertigo, and Neuropsychology
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:45
 
AMS (altered mental status) and Coma Related to Toxic Ingestions
Trevonne M. Thompson, MD FAAEM (United States)
  16:45-17:00
 
Meningitis and Encephalitis Emergency Department Patients
Thomas W. Lukens, PhD MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  17:00-17:15
 
Adult Seizure and Status Epilepticus (SE) Patients in the Emergency Department
J. Stephen Huff, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:15-17:30
 
Vertigo Patients: Benign or Not?
Adam J. Singer, MD FACEP (United States)
  17:30-17:45 Three Emergency Department Visits and New Neurological Symptoms
Edward P. Sloan, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 226: Medical Education IV
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:45
 
Making Your Scholarly Projects Easier with the Help of Your Medical Librarian
Bethany J. Figg, MLIS MBA (United States)
  16:45-17:00

 
The Sim Sandbox: Teaching Appropriate Professional Behaviors to Improve Care and Interdisciplinary Cooperation
Mina E. Attaalla, DO (United States)
  17:00-17:30
 
Asynchronous Learning: Avoiding Pitfalls and Techniques for Success
Molly K. Estes, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:30-18:00
 
Health Disparities and Pediatric Emergency Medicine
L.E. Gomez, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses North Session 227: Breve Dulce XII (Administration)
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:40
 
Unwritten Rules of Academic Politics
Matthew M. Hall, MD (United States)
  16:40-16:50
 
Finding Peace in a Chaotic Emergency Department
Ashley L. Flannery, DO FAAEM (United States)
  16:50-17:00
 
Mastermind Groups: Leveraging Your Professional Development in Emergency Medicine
S. Manu Ayyan, MD FACEE (India)
  17:00-17:10
 
Narrative Competence
Robert C. Reiser, MD MS FAAEM (United States)
  17:10-17:20

 
Secrets Revealed: What Older Emergency Department Patients Actually Want from an Emergency Department Visit
Justine Nagurney, MD (United States)
  17:20-17:30
 
Conflict Resolution in the Emergency Department: Know Your End Game
Ryan Stroder, DO FAAEM (United States)
  17:30-17:40
 
Design Thinking for a Wellness Curriculum
Jo Anna Leuck, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:40-18:00
 
Patient Callbacks
Mark Reiter, MD MBA FAAEM MAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 228: Breve Dulce XIII (Critical Care)
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:40
 
Bougie-Aided Cricothyrotomy Technique
Katren Tyler, MD (United States)
  16:40-16:50
 
REBOA for Trauma and Medical Resuscitations
Joseph Shiber, MD FAAEM FACP FCCM (United States)
  16:50-17:00
 
Early Management of Sepsis
Sohil Pothiawala, FAMS (EM) MRCSEd(A&E) M.Med (EM) MBBS (Singapore)
  17:00-17:10
 
Transesophageal Echo In Cardiac Arrest: A New Standard of Care?
Ashley Deutsch, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:10-17:20
 
Research Updates from the English-language Emergency Medicine Literature that May Change Your Practice: Critical Care
Gary M. Gaddis, MD PhD FAAEM FACEP FIFEM (United States)
  17:20-17:35
 
Emergency Medicine Nursing (Flexible Scheduling to Improve Staffing in the Emergency Department)
Rima N. Jabbour, BSN MSN (Lebanon)
  17:35-17:50
 
Boarding Patients in the Emergency Department: Sharing the AUBMC Experience
Ramzi Mouawad (Lebanon)
Lopud Session 229: Oral Research Abstracts O
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:42 Tetanus and Awareness of Vaccination Status: A Comparative Study Between Italy and Belgium
Gaia Bavestrello Piccini (Belgium)
  16:42-16:54 Safety and Efficacy of Prehospital Paramedic Administration of Ketamine in Adult Civilian Population
Pamela Lux, DO FAAEM (United States)
  16:54-17:06 Prehospital Advanced Resuscitation with Smart Medical Control
Soon-Joo Wang, PhD (Korea)
  17:06-17:18 Tetanus Prophylaxis: The State-of-the-Art in the Emergency Department of San Matteo Hospital (Pavia)
Gaia Bavestrello Piccini (Italy)
  17:18-17:30 Patterns and Epidemiology of Acute Poisoning Managed in Emergency Department
Ines Chermiti, MD (Tunisia)
  17:30-17:42 Public Health in Acute Care Settings: Acute HIV in 6 Urban Emergency Departments
Priya Elizabeth Mammen, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
  17:42-17:54 Role of Rapid Point of Care HIV testing in an Emergency Department Screening Program
Priya Elizabeth Mammen, MD MPH FAAEM (United States)
Lokrum Session 230: Oral Research Abstracts P
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:42 Ancillary Findings on CT Pulmonary Angiograms that are Negative for Pulmonary Embolism
Edward Kakish, DO (United States)
  16:42-16:54 Emergency Management of Catheter Associated Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Patients
Terry Rice, MD (United States)
  16:54-17:06 Most Impactful Predictors for Hyperoxaemia in Exacerbation of COPD in the EMS and ED
Beng Leong Lim, MBBS FAMS (Singapore)
  17:06-17:18 Analysis of Emergency Department Patient Visits Over Two Weeks: A Prospective, Observational Study
Lucija Klobucar (Croatia)
  17:18-17:30 Evaluation of Occlusion in Central Venous Catheter Used For Hemodialysis in the Emergency Department
Filiz Baloglu Kaya, MD (Turkey)
  17:30-17:42 Patient Characteristics and Outcomes with Conventional and Novel Anticoagulant Therapy
Nicholas Larson (United States)
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Soderini 1 Session 301: Critical Care I
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
Critical Illness from the Perspective of the Patient and Patient's Family
Jacob B. Keeperman, MD FAAEM FACEP FAEMS (United States)
  08:30-08:45
 
Ultrasound in Critical Care: Not All Dyspnea are the Same?
Lindsay M. Davis, MD (United States)
  08:45-09:00
 
Transvenous Pacing: Who, When, Why, and How?
Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM (United States)
  09:00-09:30
 
E-CPR
David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 302: Geriatrics
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
Ten Commandments of Caring for Geriatric Patients
Christian H. Nickel, MD (Switzerland)
  08:30-08:45
 
Trauma in Older Adults
Danya Khoujah, MBBS FAAEM (United States)
  08:45-09:00
 
Nonspecific Presentations in Older Adults
Roland Bingisser, MD (Switzerland)
  09:00-09:15
 
Confused? ... Evaluation of Altered Mental Status in Older Emergency Department Patients
Debra Eagles, MD MSc FRCPC (Canada)
  09:15-09:30

 
How Geriatric Accreditation is Good for Your Hospital, Your Emergency Department, and Your Patients
Christina Shenvi, MD PhD FACEP (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 303: Infectious Diseases I
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
The Five Biggest Pitfalls in Evaluating Febrile Adult Emergency Department Patients
Jack C. Perkins Jr., MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:30-09:00
 
Influenza Morbidity and Mortality: An Emergency Department Perspective
Marie-Carmelle Elie, MD FAAEM
  09:00-09:30
 
Global Trends in Emerging Tropical Infectious Diseases
J. Glenn Morris, Jr., MD MPH TM (United States)
Wind Roses North Session 304: Breve Dulce XIV (Administration)
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:10
 
Handling Emergency Department Patient Complaints
Kevin H. Beier, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:10-08:20
 
Breaking Bad News
Matthew M. Hall, MD (United States)
  08:20-08:30
 
Managing Flow
Bruce M. Lo, MD MBA RDMS FAAEM (United States)
  08:30-08:40
 
Cognitive Errors in Emergency Medicine
Evelyn Wong, MD (Singapore)
  08:40-08:50
 
Emergency Medicine Informatics
Goksu Bozdereli Berikol, MD (Turkey)
  08:50-09:00
 
Telemedicine: Current Practice and Future Scope
Shobhit Swarup, MCEM MMed (Singapore)
  09:00-09:10
 
Recognizing and Limiting Cognitive Bias
Jeffrey J. Thompson, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:10-09:20
 
Medical Errors in Emergency Medicine
Janice Blanchard, MD (United States)
  09:20-09:30
 
Building Emergency Medicine and Acute Care Systems
Terrence M. Mulligan, DO MPH FAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 305: Topics From The Big Blue (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:30
 
Management of the Pediatric Airway
Randa Barazi, MD FACS (Lebanon)
  08:30-09:00
 
Developing and Adapting Clinical Practice Guidelines
Elie Akl, MD MPH PhD FACP (Lebanon)
  09:00-09:30
 
Social Emergency Medicine
Italo M. Brown, MD MPH (United States)
Lopud Session 306: Oral Research Abstracts Q
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:12 Variability of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Nalan Kozaci (Turkey)
  08:12-08:24 Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Diverticulitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Dallas Holladay, DO (United States)
  08:24-08:36 Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Placement: Bevel Up Versus Bevel Down
Jeffery A. Baker, MD FAAEM (United States)
  08:36-08:48 Differences in Fluid Resuscitation and Mortality in Patients With Sepsis Pre-existing Heart Failure
David Kocemba (United States)
  08:48-09:00 Comparison of Pre and Post Time to Antibiotics After Implementation of an Electronic Shock Alert
Anne Sofie Brogaard Andersen (United States)
Lokrum Session 307: Oral Research Abstracts R
  Moderator(s):
  08:00-08:12 Differences in Bystander CPR Improvement Between Residential and Non-Residential Cardiac Arrest
Priscilla Ting (Singapore)
  08:12-08:24 Major Incident Planning: Consideration of Risk in Clearing the Emergency Department Waiting Room
Alastair D. Hogg (United Kingdom)
  08:24-08:36 Multi-institutional Implementation of the National Clinical Assessment Tool in Emergency Medicine
Katherine Hiller, MD MPH (United States)
  08:36-08:48 The Integration of Spanish Language Curriculum and Simulation
Radosveta Wells, MD (United States)
  08:48-09:00 Which Wellness Activities Correlate with Lower Resident Physician Burnout
Jeffrey Norvell, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:00-09:12 Treatment Outcomes of a United States Emergency Department Hepatitis C Screening Program
Austin T. Jones, MPH TM (United States)
  09:12-09:24 The Discharge Conversation: Where Can Residents Improve?
Mauricio Baca, MD (United States)
Soderini Foyer Coffee Break (09:30-09:45)
Soderini 1 Session 308: Critical Care II
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:00
 
Quick Hits for Critically Ill Kids
Michele A. McDaniel, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:00-10:30
 
Noninvasive Ventilation in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
Anthony J. Hackett, DO FAAEM MAJ MC (United States)
  10:30-10:45
 
The Quiet Code
David S. Edwards, MD (United States)
  10:45-11:00
 
Acetaminophen Toxicity Update: Evolution, Revolution, or Devolution?
Robert J. Hoffman, MD MS FAAEM FACEP FACMT (United States)
  11:00-11:15
 
Risk Reduction during Resuscitation
Joseph Shiber, MD FAAEM FACP FCCM (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 309: International Emergency Medicine
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-11:15 Panel Discussion
    Emergency Medicine in India
John R. Acerra, MD MPH FACEP FAAEM (United States)
    Emergency Medicine in United Arab Emirates
Ayesha Almemari, MD (United Arab Emirates)
    Emergency Medicine in Mexico
Carlos Aurelio Garcia Rosas, MD (Mexico)
    Developing Toxicology in Oman
Badria Al Hatali, MD FACMT (Sultanate of Oman)
    Emergency Medicine in Lebanon
Eveline Hitti, MD MBA (Lebanon)
    Emergency Medicine in Lebanon
Amin Antoine Kazzi, MD FAAEM MAAEM (Lebanon)
    Emergency Medicine in Singapore
Swee Han Lim, MBBS FRCSEd(A&E) FRCPEd FAMS (Singapore)
    Emergency Medicine in South Africa
Melanie Stander, MD MMed EM (South Africa)
Soderini 3 Session 310: Infectious Diseases II
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-10:15
 
Emergency Care of the Septic Patient: From the Pre-hospital Field to the ICU
Torben K. Becker, MD PhD RDMS FAWM (United States)
  10:15-10:45
 
Zero Sepsis: Promises the Future Holds for Sepsis Identification, Treatment, and Prevention
John Art Kare, MD FACEP (United States)
  10:45-11:15
 
Colocating Epidemics: HCV and IV Drug Use
Jason W. Wilson, MD MA FACEP (United States)
Wind Roses North Session 311: Breve Dulce XV (Pediatrics)
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:55
 
Marble Mouth: The Approach to Pediatric Oropharyngeal Foreign Body
Jason Hine, MD FAAEM (United States)
  09:55-10:05
 
Autism in the Emergency Department
Ashley L. Flannery, DO FAAEM (United States)
  10:05-10:15
 
Pump It Up: Breastfeeding Related Emergencies and Beyond
Maite A. Huis in 't Veld, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:15-10:25
 
Pediatric Fever Update
William Bickell, MD (United States)
  10:25-10:35
 
Emergency Department Management of First Trimester Pregnancy Loss
Karen E. Perkins, MD (United States)
  10:35-10:45
 
Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy
Karen E. Perkins, MD (United States)
  10:45-10:55
 
Pediatric Fever: Finding the Serious Bacterial Needle in the Viral Haystack
Jo Anna Leuck, MD FAAEM (United States)
  10:55-11:05
 
Pediatric Airway Management: They Really Aren't Just Little Adults
Jo Anna Leuck, MD FAAEM (United States)
Wind Roses South & West Session 312: Breve Dulce XVI (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:55
 
The Case for REBOA: Baghdad
Laurie A. Boge, DO FAAEM (United States)
  09:55-10:05
 
The Most Important Medical Lesson of Baghdad
Laurie A. Boge, DO FAAEM (United States)
  10:05-10:15
 
Alien Species in Mediterranean Sea
Çagdas Yildirim, MD (Turkey)
  10:15-10:25
 
Research Updates from the English-language Emergency Medicine Literature that May Change Your Practice: General
Gary M. Gaddis, MD PhD FAAEM FACEP FIFEM (United States)
  10:25-10:35
 
Nonspecific Complaints: Presentations, Outcomes, and Implications for Clinical Practice
Roland Bingisser, MD (Switzerland)
  10:35-10:45
 
Variability: The Blight of Healthcare Operations
Maxwell Jen, MD (United States)
  10:45-10:55
 
Working as an Emergency Medicine Specialist in a War Zone
Ali Kaan Ataman, MD (Turkey)
  10:55-11:05
 
Transvenous Pacemakers: The Who, Why, When, and How
Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM (United States)
  10:55-11:05
 
Step Up Approach in the Treatment of Severe Pancreatitis
George S. Abi Saad, MD FACS (Lebanon)
Lopud Session 313: Oral Research Abstracts S
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:57 Implementing a Social Media Based Curriculum for Newly Matched Interns
Thomas Huls, MD (United States)
  09:57-10:09 Burnout in Resident Physicians: Correlation with Mistreatment and Workplace Violence
Kaitlin Dougherty, MD (United States)
  10:09-10:21 Intern Self-reported Preparedness for Residency: An ACGME Milestone Based Study
Mary E. McLean, MD (United States)
  10:21-10:33 Errors and Task Analyses of Intercostal Chest Drain Insertion  
Samuel C. Kuan (Ireland)
  10:33-10:45 Perspectives of Emergency Medicine Residents on Disaster Preparedness Training after Hurricane Maria
Lourdes R. Rodriguez-Rivera, MD (United States)
  10:45-10:57 Preliminary Results from a Theater-Based Training to Improve Nursing Students' Communication Skills
Alexis Del Vecchio (United States)
  10:57-11:09 Effects of Free Open Access Medical Education on Emergency Medicine Resident In-Training Exam Scores
Matthew Hall, MD (United States)
Lokrum Session 314: Oral Research Abstracts T
  Moderator(s):
  09:45-09:57 Red Blood Cells’ Transfusion of Elderly Patients in Emergency Department
Jihane Fattoum (France)
  09:57-10:09 The Practicality of a Limited Pharmacy in Providing Treatment to Refugees of the Venezuelan Crisis
Robert T. Bryan, DO FAAEM (United States)
  10:09-10:21 Sepsis Epidemiology and the Performance of Sepsis Screening Tools in an ED in Belize
Mary R. Bolgiano, MD (United States)
  10:21-10:33 Charges Associated with Falls and Trauma Team Activation in Patients Over 65 Years of Age
Katren Tyler, BMBS MD (United States)
  10:33-10:45 Prognostic Factors of Poor Outcome In Geriatric Traumatology Patients In The Emergency Department
Rania Jebri, MD (Belgium)
Soderini 1&2 Session 315: Plenary V
  Moderator(s):
  11:30-12:15
 
Leadership of Women in Emergency Medicine
Melanie Stander, MD MMed EM (South Africa)
Soderini Foyer Poster Session
  12:15-13:00
 
Posters 114-169
Engage and interact with the authors of MEMC19's accepted posters.
  13:15 Outstanding Poster Awards
Join your colleagues in acknowledging the outstanding poster awardees
Soderini 1&2 Session 316: Plenary VI
  Moderator(s):
  13:45-14:30
 
Marijuana: Update 2019
William Mallon, MD DTMH FAAEM FACEP (United States)
Soderini 1 Session 317: Critical Care III
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:15
 
LVAD (left ventricular assist device) Emergencies
Emily E. Gundert, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:15-15:30
 
Rescue for Severe Hypoxemia in the Emergency Department
Joseph Shiber, MD FAAEM FACP FCCM (United States)
  15:30-15:45
 
Conquering the Ventilator in Life Threatening Asthma
Harman S. Gill, MD (United States)
  15:45-16:15
 
ECG Diagnosis of Ischemia and Infarction in the Presence of Bundle Branch Blocks and Pacemakers
Mark I. Langdorf, MD MHPE FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 318: Oncology and Palliative Care I
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:00
 
So the Patient has Cancer, Now What?
Marcelo Sandoval, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:00-15:15
 
Emergency Management of Immune-related Toxicities of Checkpoint Inhibitors
Tim Cooksley, MBChB FRCPE (United Kingdom)
  15:15-15:30

 
The Next Frontier: Immunotherapy Treatment for Cancer Patients: Key Concepts Emergency Medicine Physicians Need to Know
Monica K. Wattana, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:30-15:45
 
Addressing Cancer Pain in the Emergency Department
Maria Ramos-Fernandez, MD MSc FAAEM (Puerto Rico)
  15:45-16:00
 
Neutropenic Fever: What's New?
Terry W. Rice, MD (United States)
  16:00-16:15
 
Oncologic Emergency Medicine
Kumar Alagappan, MD FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 319: Administration I
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-15:15 Leadership for Emergency Physicians
Robert E. Suter, DO FAAEM FACEP FACOEP-D (United States)
  15:15:15:45
 
A Day Without the Emergency Room: Proving the Value of Emergency Medicine
Terrence M. Mulligan, DO MPH FAAEM (United States)
  15:45-16:15 TBA
Wind Roses North Session 320: Breve Dulce XVII (Infectious Diseases)
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:55
 
Meningitis and Encephalitis
Taylor Harrison, MD (United States)
  14:55-15:05
 
Death Begins in CT for Patients with Necrotizing Fasciitis
Jack C. Perkins Jr., MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:05-15:15
 
Scared Stiff: Tetanus in the Unimmunized Patient
Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM (United States)
  15:15-15:25
 
Stop the Swab! Approach to Sore Throats in 2019
David S. Edwards, MD (United States)
  15:25-15:35
 
Immunosuppression in the Critically Ill
Leslie Anne Juarbe Rivera, MD MPH (United States)
  15:35-16:05
 
Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department
Zeina A. Kanafani, MD MS CIC FIDSA (Lebanon)
Wind Roses South & West Session 321: Breve Dulce XVIII (Imaging)
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:55
 
Close Calls with the Executioner: REAL Cases Where POCUS Avoided Misdiagnosis
John C. Fox, MD FAAEM FAIUM (United States)
  14:55-15:05
 
Dangers in the Shadows: Advanced Case-based Quiz of Emergency Chest Radiographs
Bijon Das, MD (Canada)
  15:05-15:15
 
Dangers in the Shadows: Quiz Answers and Case Discussion
Daria Manos (Canada)
  15:15-15:25
 
Focus on POCUS: A Practical Approach to Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Dyspneic Patients
Eric Chin, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
  15:25-15:35

 
Echodynamic Approach to Shock: Integrating FOCUS for Hemodynamic Monitoring in the Emergency Department
Felipe Teran, MD MSCE (United States)
  15:35-15:45
 
Sonographic Management on Critically Ill Patients
Özlem Dikme, MD (Turkey)
  15:45-15:55
 
SCP Blocks: A Gateway to Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks
Jeff Baker, MD FAAEM (United States)
  15:55-16:05
 
eFAST Misinterpretations
Ashley S. Bean, MD FAAEM (United States)
  16:05-16:15
 
Decision Making in the Management of Spinal Metastatic Tumors
Ibrahim Omeis, MD FAANS (Lebanon)
Lopud Session 322: Oral Research Abstracts U
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:57 A Retrospective Analysis of Reflex Cultures in the Emergency Department
Jack C. Perkins Jr., MD FAAEM (United States)
  14:57-15:09 Impact of Structured Re-engagement on HCV Testing Acceptance
Ethan Cowan, MD MS (United States)
  15:09-15:21 The Percentage of Emergency Department Patients With UTIs Who Are Male Is Higher In Older Age Groups
Michelle Bakardjiev, MD (United States)
Lokrum Session 323: Oral Research Abstracts V
  Moderator(s):
  14:45-14:57 Fast and Functional: Dedicated Route Improve Neurological Function in Stroke Patients
Mor Saban, Phc (Israel)
  14:57-15:09 Failure to Normalize Vital Signs in the Emergency Department is Predictive of Morbidity & Mortality
Philip Bossart, MD (United States)
  15:09-15:21 Does Hypotension or Elevated Lactate Best Predict Critical Illness In Patients With Sepsis?
David Kocemba (United States)
  15:21-15:33 Balancing Security Variables with Expectations While Conducting a Medical Civic Action
Robert T. Bryan, DO FAAEM (United States)
  15:33-15:45 Predictive Scores for Head CT Scan in Syncope
Andrea Piccioni, MD (Italy)
  15:45-15:57 An Overview of Pre-Hospital Protocol and Challenges Faced by Emergency Medical Services in Artsakh
Molly A. Hulbert (United States)
  15:57-16:09 Emergency Medicine in Ecuador
Andres Patiño (Ecuador)
Soderini Foyer Coffee Break (16:15-16:30)
Soderini 1 Session 324: Critical Care IV
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:45 REBOA
David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM (United States)
  16:45-17:00
 
Feel the Burn: An Evidence Based Approach to Rhabdomyolysis
Matthew C. DeLaney, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:00-17:15

 
CPR Physiology and the Treatment of PEA: How POCUS Is Changing Our Understanding of Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation
Felipe Teran, MD MSCE (United States)
  17:15-17:30
 
EC the Extra Corporeal: Updates in EC Therapies (ECCO2R)
Emily E. Gundert, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:30-18:00
 
Blood Pressure Management for Any Neuro Injury (SAH, ICH, AIS, TBI)
Evie Marcolini, MD FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 2 Session 325: Oncology and Palliative Care II
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:45
 
Care of the Dying Patient in the Emergency Department
Christian H. Jacobus, MD (United States)
  16:45-17:00
 
The Case for Palliative Care in the Emergency Department
Jon C. Kerr, MD MBA FAAEM (United States)
  17:00-17:15
 
Heme/Onc Emergencies: When Blood Turns Toxic
Molly K. Estes, MD FAAEM (United States)
Soderini 3 Session 326: Administration II
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-17:00
 
Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking and Our Role in the Emergency Department
Erin Marra, MD (United States)
  17:00-17:30
 
Key Executive Soft Skills for a Career in Emergency Medicine Leadership
Manish Garg, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:30-18:00
 
Deliberate Practice: Becoming an Expert and Staying One
Mary Jo Wagner, MD (United States)
Wind Roses North Session 327: Breve Dulce XIX (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:40
 
Bariatric Surgery Complication in the Emergency Department
Bruce M. Lo, MD MBA RDMS FAAEM (United States)
  16:40-16:50
 
Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Cardiovascular Emergency?
Diana Cimpoesu, Prof.(H) EM MD PhD FESEM FCCP FERC (Romania)
  16:50-17:00
 
Oncologic Emergency Medicine: A New Subspecialty in the Making!
Monica K. Wattana, MD FAAEM (United States)
  17:00-17:10
 
Airway 2.0
S. Manu Ayyan, MD FACEE (India)
  17:10-17:20
 
Measles: Hands Down
Rebecca Liggin, MD FAAP FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  17:20-17:30
 
The First American College of Surgery Global Surgery Training Hub
Michael E. Lekawa, MD FACs (United States)
  17:30-17:40 Evidence-based Implementation of High-sensitivity Troponin in the Emergency Department
Swee Han Lim, MBBS FRCSEd(A&E) FRCPEd FAMS (Singapore)
  17:40-17:50 10 Tips to Keep Your Nasal Intubations from Going Down the Wrong Tube
Jason Wagner, MD (United States)
  17:50-18:00 Clinical Research from Initiation to Publication
Hani Tamim, PhD (Lebanon)
Wind Roses South & West Session 328: Topics From The Big Blue (Varied Topics)
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-17:00

 
World Health Organization (WHO) Procedures to Declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Experience in Congo
Austin T. Jones, MPHTM (United States)
  17:00-17:30

 
Sijilli: Establishing a Mobile Electronic Health Record for Refugees to Enhance Access to and Quality of Emergency Medical Care
Shadi S. Saleh, PhD MPH (Lebanon)
  17:30-18:00
 
Performance-enhancing Agents: Ergogenic Aids, Supplements, Steroids and Others
Afif Jean Mufarrij, MD (Lebanon)
Lopud Session 329: Oral Research Abstracts W
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:42 Screening for Sepsis: Implementation of a Sepsis Protocol at a Local Skilled Nursing Facility
Jack C. Perkins Jr., MD FAAEM (United States)
  16:42-16:54 Impact of Universal Non-targeted Hepatitis C Screening in an Urban Emergency Department
Ethan Cowan, MD MS (United States)
  16:54-17:06 Blood Cultures of Adults Discharged from The Emergency Department: Is the Safety Net Reliable?
Yonatan Gershinsky (Israel)
  17:06-17:18 Fluid Resuscitation of Patients with Sepsis or Septic Shock and Chronic Kidney Disease
Maria L. Jensen (United States)
  17:18-17:30 Atorvastatin Therapy in Acute Influenza Infection: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Maureen Chase, MD MPH (United States)
  17:30-17:42 Procalcitonin and Blood Culture Determination in Patients with Urinary Tract Infections in ED
Marcello Covino (Italy)
Lokrum Session 330: Oral Research Abstracts X
  Moderator(s):
  16:30-16:42 Comparison of Length of Stay Between Children Admitted to an Observation Versus Inpatient Unit
C. Anthoney E. Lim, MD (United States)
  16:42-16:54 Clinically Indicated Blood Cultures in Paediatric Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
Shane Kukaswadia (Ireland)
  16:54-17:06 Older Adolescents and Adults in a Paediatric Emergency Department
Claudio Dalla Vecchia, MD (Ireland)
  17:06-17:18 Telephone Follow-up After Pediatric ED Discharge: Does It Impact the Likelihood of Return Visits?
Jeffrey Chen, MD (United States)
  17:18-17:30 Can Pediatric Trauma Severity Scores Predict Outcomes?
Imane H. Chedid (Lebanon)

Pre-Congress Courses

Pre-congress courses are an excellent way to increase your total CME at MEMC19 and receive specialized instruction from experts in the field. Add a pre-congress course when you register for MEMC19.


 

  Pre-Congress Courses - Additional Registration Required
  Sunday, 22 September
  08:00-12:00
 
Advanced EKG
Course Director: Susan P. Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP (United States)
  08:00-17:30
 
Chemical Warfare Agents
Course Director: Ziad Kazzi, MD FAAEM FACEP FACMT FAACT (United States)
  08:00-12:00
 
Ultrasound – Beginners
Course Directors: Katharine Burns, MD RDMS FAAEM (United States); Christine Butts, MD FAAEM (United States); Michael Lambert, MD RDMS FAAEM (United States); Joseph P. Wood, MD JD RDMS MAAEM FAAEM (United States)
  13:00-17:00
 
Ultrasound – Advanced
Course Directors: Katharine Burns, MD RDMS FAAEM (United States); Christine Butts, MD FAAEM (United States); Michael Lambert, MD RDMS FAAEM (United States); Joseph P. Wood, MD JD RDMS MAAEM FAAEM (United States)
  08:00-11:30
 
Is there a Doctor on Board?
Course Director: Kumar Alagappan, MD FAAEM (United States)
  13:00-17:00
 
Medical Publication Workshop
Course Director: Gary Gaddis, MD PhD FAAEM FACEP FIFEM (United States)
  08:00-12:30
 
LEAD Course in Emergency Medicine
Course Director: Terrence M. Mulligan, DO MPH FAAEM FIFEM (United States)

Opening Ceremony

  Opening Ceremony
  Sunday, 22 September
  17:30
 
Welcome Address from Your Congress Leaders
 
 
Top 4 Oral Abstract Presentations
 
 
Recognition Awards
  18:30
 
Keynote Address: The Value of Board Certification in Emergency Medicine
Terry Kowalenko, MD FAAEM (United States) - Read Dr. Kowalenko's bio.

Welcome Reception immediately following the Opening Ceremony.