QLD Autumn Symposium Program 2019

The Symposium Committee members of Dr Sharyn Smith (Chair), Dr James Collier, Dr Darren Powrie and Dr Kim Hansen who have been organising the Queensland Autumn Symposium for over ten years are delighted to announce the 15th Annual QLD Autumn Symposium. 

With the wealth of expertise and experience, the QLD Autumn Symposium Committee have grown the Symposium from a small meeting, gaining momentum every year to successfully delivering an event that has sold out in the past four years. 

Thursday 23rd May 2019

Session 1. Trauma Update

  • Trauma in Pregnancy, Dr Rebecca Kimble RBWH
  • Burns Dr Michael Rudd RBWH

Session 2.  The ED playlist... short, sharp updates on five current concepts in EM practice

  •  CT Brain in the Elderly Dr Matthew Shepherd, Tamworth Hospital
  •  Management of behaviour disturbance in 2019, Dr Keith Harris PAH 
  • ROTEM for all? Dr Don Campbell GCUH
  •  Other presentations to be confirmed 

Session 3. Breakout sessions 

-Palliative Care workshop, facilitated by Dr Bill Lukin

-Free papers session, various speakers chaired by Dr James Collier

-New Fellows workshop, facilitated by ACEM and QLD faculty

-Wellbeing workshop, facilitated by WRaPEM Team

Session 4. Pitfalls in Paediatric Radiology, facilitated by Dr Craig Hacking 

Relax at the end of the day at the Autumn Symposium Welcome Reception. 

Friday 24th May 2019

Session 5. Emergency Mental Health - Challenges and Solutions. Chaired by Dr James Collier

  • An emergency physician's perspective Dr Shahina Braganza
  • A psychiatrist's perspective
  •  Novel Models of Care: SCUH Dr Rob Leerentveld, and PAH CTU Dr Keith Harris 

Session 6. Challenging Paediatric Patients 

  •  Behavioural Difficulties, Dr Tanya Gray TPCH
  •  Functional Illness in Children, Dr Ben Symon TPCH
  • The Dying Child, Dr Kate Edgeworth TPCH

Session 7. Best Papers 2019,  Dr Colin Banks and Dr Jeremy Furyk

CLOSE of 2019 QLD Autumn Symposium 

- Afternoon tea served -