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Scientific Symposium 2017

Scientific Symposium 2017
Join us in Birmingham for a day of interactive sessions and workshops for healthcare professionals.
 
Highlights include:
  • Dana Edelson, an expert in cardiac resuscitation from the United States, delivering the Laerdal lecture on Predicting Cardiac Arrest.
  • Educational and informative sessions on Targeted Temperature Management in neonates and children.
  • Informative session on ReSPECT end of life plans.
  • Play the the new, technologically advanced Lifesaver film-in-a-game.
  • Attend innovative and focused lectures on cardiac arrest.
  • Plus:
    • Review of 2017 Restart A Heart Day activities
    • Networking opportunities with professionals and exhibitors from all major equipment companies
    • CPR in the community sessions.

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Eventbrite - RC (UK) Scientific Symposium 2017

Poster Submissions

We would like to invite submissions for abstracts for poster presentations at Symposium 2017. Anyone can submit but the topic should be resuscitation-related.
  • Closing date for submissions: 30 September 2017
  • Abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Research Subcommittee and their decision is final
  • Successful presentations will be notified by: 14 October 2017
Submission form (.doc)
Additional information (.pdf)

08:00 – 9:00     Registration and Coffee               
09:00 - 09:05    President’s introduction
   
SESSION 1       CPR in the community

09:05 - 09:30    Evidence update: community resuscitation
09:30 - 09:50    'What’s app?’ Update on GoodSam and apps
09:50 - 10:05    Use of drones?
10:05 - 10:20    Update on Restart a Heart Day
10:20 - 10:30    Questions and discussion    
10:30 - 11:00    Refreshment break and exhibition

SESSION 2       ReSPECT
11:00 - 11:20    Update on ReSPECT

SESSION 3       TTM in neonates and children
11:20 - 11:40    TTM in the young
11:40 - 12:00    TTM in the very young
12:00 - 12:10    Questions and discussion       
12:10 - 12:30    Presentation of Honorary Memberships
12:30 - 13:30    Lunch
  
SESSION 4       Update on Lifesaver

13:30 - 13:45    Lifesaver – new scenario
13:45 - 14:05    Lifesaver – behind the scenes
14:05 - 14:15    Questions and discussion

SESSION 5       Laerdal Lecturer

14:15 - 15:00    Predicting cardiac arrest - Dana Edelson
15:00 - 15:30    Refreshment break and exhibition

SESSION 6       Hot topics
15:30 - 16:10    Did you see? Top papers from 2017 
16:10 - 16:30    Outcome from in-hospital cardiac arrest in the UK
16:30                 Close   
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