Sept 11 – 13, 2018 – Cork, Ireland – Irish EMS Gathering

Our ‘learning with leisure’ approach ensures there is something to everyone’s taste. From walking tours, to bus rides, kayaking to water rescue – it’s all there.

Walking Tour

Guided walking tour of Cork City discussing addiction, mental health and homelessness issues that can challenge EMS providers.

Point-of-care Ultrasound

Expert exponents will take you through the pre-hospital use of POCUS.

Entrapment and extrication

In this workshop the National Ambulance Service, and Cork Fire Brigade will come together with ATACC educators and actors to provide high fidelity simulation to facilitate a discussion around various entrapment and extrication challenges. Experiences as well as tips and tricks from participants around the world will be shared and discussed.

Tour de Force of Emergency Care Skills

This workshop will give you opportunity to practice those skills called on rarely including cricothyroidotomy, surgical airway, Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy Airway Decontamination (SALAD), and haemorrhage control techniques with world class educators.

Crew Resource Management

Who more than EMS needs to understand and appreciate the importance CRM in putting order on chaos through team work and communication? Strengthen and share your CRM skills at this workshop facilitated by trained experts.

Aircraft Emergencies at Cork Airport

This workshop will take place at the simulation training facility at Cork Airport and will be hosted by the site rescue services along with other educators.

Sepsis Bus Tour

Sepsis identification and management continues to challenge pre-hospital and in-hospital clinicians; share tips and tricks including the latest literature while taking in the sights of Cork City.

Wellness at Work

This workshop teaches sensible and clever ways to mitigate the stresses of your day-to-day existence to optimize your wellness, happiness and productivity.

Water Rescue on the River Lee

In this workshop local rescue services will come together on the banks of the river Lee to demonstrate the challenges and surrounding river rescue as well as sharing tips and tricks from participants present from around the world.

Health and Well-being (River kayaking)

Learn how to optimize your Health and Well-being as you Kayak the River Lee. This workshop is facilitated by experts in the field as well as Jim Kennedy previous record holder for fastest rower on London’s River Thames!

‘Competence and compassion – one chance to get it right at end of life’ Workshop

This workshop is designed to give those who have to deliver bad news and broach difficult conversations increased confidence. Participants will leave the workshop with some tools and techniques to prepare for a difficult conversation and ensure that they are supporting patients and relatives through a stressful time in their lives.

Tactical Emergency Care

Care under Fire – Tactical medicine for the Pre-hospital Practitioner

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