Conference Program 2014

IECM conference will provide a platform for trainings, knowledge sharing, discuss best practices that will assist the community in mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in during crises.

The conference will present case studies on scenarios of the past occurrences and will challenge the “ thinking “ and promote new ideas that will help in better response and preparedness systems.

 Accreditation : 15.5 CME Hours

Day 1 : 25th March 2014
09:00 – 10:00 SESSION 1
GCC: How Regional Organizations can Collaborate when Combating Emergencies
Moderator : Dr. Victor Butros, Head of Department, Trauma Center, Rashid Hospital, DHA
Managing the Haj :
Dr Sattam Alenezi, MD, SBEM, ArBEM, JBEM, IEM.
Consultant , Emergency Medicine, Consultant,Hospital General Department.
Ministry Of Health Saudi Arabia.
Earthquake preparedness: the initiatives of Iran’s health system
Dr Ali Ardalan, M.D, Ph.D.
Visiting Scientist, Department of Global Health & Population,
Harvard School of Public Health Associate Prof. and Chair, Disaster & Emergency Health Academy,
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Fellow, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Networking Break
10:00 – 11:30 Official Inauguration & Opening Ceremony alongside DIHAD
12:00 – 13:00 SESSION 2
Panel Discussion : National Disaster : Unified Communications and Command – How prepared are we ?
Chairperson: Dr. Mohammed Javad, Emergency Department, DHA
Speakers:
Ms. Jane Griffiths
Director of Nursing, Rashid hospital , Dubai Health AuthorityAssoc. Prof. Dr. Hussain Al Rahma
Head of Intensive Care Department- Dubai hospital President IPACCMS Chairman EICS
Dr. Omar Al Sakaf,
Director of Medical & Technical Affairs, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Dubai, UAE
13:00- 14:00 Networking Break
14:00 -16:00 SESSION 3
Emergency Management in Healthcare
Chairperson: Dr. Hani Fawzi, Consultant ICU, Rashid Hospital, Dubai
14:00 -14:30 Hospital Disaster Planning: Best approach
Assoc. Prof. Jane Griffiths,
Director of Nursing & Chairperson Disaster Committee Rashid hospital , Dubai Health Authority
14:30 – 15:00 Integrated Emergency Medicine Assoc.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hussain Al Rahma
Head of Intensive Care Department- Dubai hospital President IPACCMS Chairman EICS
15:00 – 15:30 Emergency Management in Healthcare: Lessons Learned
Saleh Fares MD, MPH, FRCPC(EM), FACEP, FAAEM
Head, Emergency Department, Zayed Military Hospital Founder and President, Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine (ESEM) Chair, Abu Dhabi Trauma System Initiative Adjunct Faculty, Harvard Affiliated Disaster Medicine/Emergency Management Fellowship (HADMEMF)
15:30 – 15:45 Q&A
15:45 – 16:15 Break
DISASTER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS BY COVENTRY
Day 2 : 26th March 2014
09:00 – 11:00 SESSION 4
Disaster Preparedness – Interoperability: Technical &Non-Technical Approaches to Multi Agency Disaster Response (Coventry University)
Mr Tony McAleavy
Undergraduate Course Director for the BSc Disaster
Management and BSc Disaster Management & Emergency Planning programmes at Coventry University in the United Kingdom
11:00 -11:30 Networking Break
11:30 – 13:00 SESSION 5
Disaster Preparedness – Wide Area Emergencies: Issues & Challenges for Command & Control (Coventry University)
Mr Tony McAleavy
Undergraduate Course Director for the BSc Disaster
Management and BSc Disaster Management & Emergency Planning programmes at Coventry University in the United Kingdom
13:00 -14:00 Break
14:00 – 15:30 SESSION 6
How to plan, Deliver and evaluate disaster Response training and exercise (Coventry University)
Dr Yung Fang Chen
Senior Lecturer in Disaster Management and Emergency Planning at Coventry University and Director of Centre for Disaster Management and Hazards Research.
15:30 – 16:00 Networking Break
16:00 – 17:30 SESSION 7
Post Disaster Reconstruction (Coventry University)
Dr Yung Fang Chen
Senior Lecturer in Disaster Management and Emergency Planning at Coventry University and Director of Centre for Disaster Management and Hazards Research.
Day 3 : 27th March 2014
09:00 – 11:00 SESSION 8
Cardiovascular Emergencies
Chairperson : Dr Zeyad Faoor Alrais, Consultant Intensivist, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE
09:00 – 09:30 ARRHYTHMIAS, diagnosis and management in seconds
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hussain Al Rahma
Head of Intensive Care Department- Dubai hospital
President IPACCMS Chairman EICS
Acute Coronary Syndrome program: Dubai Experience
Dr. Shaji Mohd. Haneefa,
Rashid Hospital, DHA
09:30 – 10:00 Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Surveillance in Dubai
Dr. Tanveer Ahmed Yadgir,
Medical Researcher, DCAS
10:00 – 10:30 STEMI: UPDATE
Dr. Sumbul Javed Mirza,
Cardiology Dept; Rashid hospital, DHA
10:30 – 11:00 Networking Break
11:00 – 12:30 SESSION 9
Trauma
Chairperson : Dr Zulfiqar Ali, Senior Specialist, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai UAE
11:00 – 11:30 Approach to Polytrauma in 2014
Prof. Frank Branicki,
Professor & Chair, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences,
United Arab Emirates University
11:30 – 12:00 Abu Dhabi Trauma System: Major step in the right direction
Dr Nellie Boma,
Al Rahba Hospital
12:00 – 12:30 Poly Trauma Registry in Dubai
Dr. Bilal El Yafawi,
Consultant Ortho_ Trauma, Rashid hospital, DHA
13:00 – 14:00 Networking Break
14:00 – 15:30 SESSION 10
Pre-hospital Care/ Mass gathering treatment & response program
Chairperson : Dr. Saleh Fares, ESEM, UAE
14:00 – 14:30 Paramedic Competencies: why we need it?
Dr Fergal Cummins,
Medical Director, National Ambulance Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
14:30 – 15:00 EMS Role in Mass Gatherings
Dr. Omar Al Sakaf,
Director of Medical & Technical Affairs, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Dubai, UAE
15:00 – 15:30 “Delivery of EMS Response in new world”
Mr. Neil Kirby
Director of Operation, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Dubai, UAE
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