Geriatric Emergency Medicine track during ICEM Mexico June 2018

During the International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2018 in Mexico City (June 6th – 9th), the European Task Force on geriEM will actively  contribute to the Geriatric Emergency Medicine track:

Wednesday June 6th (Room 4, 14:00 hrs)

  • Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Geriatric Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department and the Role of Clinicians (Sushen Sun, USA)
  • Trauma in the Older Adult: when everything is life or death (Alejandro Moya, Costa Rica)
  • Depression in Older ED Patients: What it looks like and how to find it (Ian Sammy, UK)
  • Frailty in the ED (Diana N. Lemus Galván, Mexico)
  • The 10 commandments of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (Christian Nickel, Switzerland; Simon Mooijaart, the Netherlands; Jacinta Lucke, the Netherlands; European Task Force GeriEM)

Thursday June 7th (Room 4, 14.15 hrs)

  • Developing International Standards for the Care of Older People in Emergency Departments (Brittany Ellis, Canada; Don Melady, Canada; Simon Mooijaart, the Netherlands, European Task Force geriEM)
  • Moving Towards Integrated Emergency Care – First Steps (Judy Lowthian, Australia; Peter Cameron, Australia)
  • Addressing the Challenge of Appropriate Triage Prioritization in Older ED Patients (Micheal Bullard, Canada)
  • Implementation of a Geriatric EM curriculum for year sixth medical students in Thailand (Jiraporn Sri-On, Thailand)
  • Accrediting Geriatric EDs: Launching the accreditation system (Kevin Biese, USA; Chris Carpenter, USA; Don Melady, Canada)