3rd Global Conference on Emergency Nursing & Trauma Care

Scope of the conference

Abstracts are invited for oral, short oral presentations with accompanying poster and poster presentations on the following topics:

1. Emergency Care in Different Environments

These abstracts should focus on delivering care in different environments or austere circumstances; an emphasis on learning lessons from these situations or conditions is highly desirable.  Examples of the type of presentations may include, but not be limited to, the following (for illustrative purposes only):

  • Care in a global environment
  • Disaster & humanitarian nursing
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Mass casualties
  • Vulnerable populations including refugees and migrants
  • Military nursing emergencies
  • Trauma emergency care
  • Terrorism
  • Toxicological emergencies

2.  Specialties in Emergency Nursing

These abstracts should focus on different patient or client groups and challenges and opportunities they present.  Examples of the type of presentations may include, but not be limited to, the following (for illustrative purposes only):

  • Care of the older person
  • Paediatric/adolescent emergency care
  • Mental health
  • Neonatology
  • Resuscitation and critical care

3. Pre-hospital Care

These abstracts should focus on the care given in the field outside of the clinical environment. Examples of the type of presentations may include, but not be limited to, the following (for illustrative purposes only):

  • Assessment & treatment of medical conditions
  • Education & training of medical teams-first responders; ambulance professionals; nurses; physicians
  • Medical interventions
  • Physical locations/settings
  • Telemedicine

4. Advanced Practice

These abstracts should focus on the development or evaluation of advanced practice roles in emergency or trauma care. Examples of the type of presentations may include, but not be limited to, the following (for illustrative purposes only):

  • Emergency nurse/care practitioner development
  • Advanced clinical practitioners
  • Out reach and in reach services
  • Critical care paramedics
  • Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS)

5. Research and Education

These abstracts should focus on original research, service evaluation, literature reviews or new approaches to education or staff development.  Examples of the type of presentations may include, but not be limited to, the following (for illustrative purposes only):

  • Clinical decision making in emergency care
  • Research issues & methodology
  • Evidence based emergency care
  • Simulation in emergency care

6. Patient safety and non-technical skills

These abstracts should focus on areas of improvement in patient safety, risk reduction strategies or work related to human factors, crew resource management or other non-technical skills.   Examples of the type of presentations may include, but not be limited to, the following (for illustrative purposes only):

  • Medico-legal issues in emergency care
  • Quality and governance in emergency care
  • Prevention
  • Technological issues in emergency care
  • Ethics
  • Cultural competence