11 November 2017, Waters Edge

The first ever emergency nursing conference in Sri Lanka with the participation of emergency nurses from Singapore, USA and Australia. The session will be held in parallel to the main session on day 1.

The event organised by the SSCCEM and SSEN(SriLankan society of emergency nurses) will consist of symposia and research poster presentations.

Program at a glance

  • Multi-Disciplinary team concept
  • Improving patient safety in the ED
  • Community disaster preparedness planning
  • Non-invasive ventilation: What is important
  • Improving effective communication (in a chaotic environment)
  • Psychiatric drugs used in the ED
  • ‘Humor’: The nurses best friend
  • Intoxication and withdrawal
  • Violence in the workplace
  • Cardiac arrest in children and young adults
0930 – 1000 Well come and introduction of SSEN – Mrs Ashoka Abenayake, Principle – post basic nursing School
1000 – 1030 Improving Patient Safety in the ED – Mrs Deborah Stevens RN, MSc, CPHQ
1030-1100 Multi Disciplinary Team Concept in Ed – Dr Jacqui Ivrine (AUS)
1100 – 1115 Tea break
1115 – 1145 Non Invasive Ventilation: What is important – Ms Irene Gamuso (Sing)
1145 – 1215 ‘Psychiatric Drugs Used in the ED – Dr.Ruth Atard (AUS)
1215 – 1245 Violence in the Workplace – Kevin Maruno (Aus)
1245 – 1315 Intoxication and Withdrawal – Prof. Shane Curren (Aus)
1315 – 1415 Lunch break & poster session
1415 – 1445 Improving Effective Communication -in a Chaotic Environment – Dr Jacqui Ivrine (AUS)
1445 – 1515 Community Disaster Preparedness Planning – Mrs Deborah Stevens RN, MSc, CPHQ
1515 – 1545 Fundamentals for Emergent Airway Management – Ms Anuruddhika Jayarathna (BSC Nursing, Diploma in Nursing , Diploma in Counselling & Psychology, RN)
1545 – 1605
Tea break
1605 – 1635 Approach to paediatric trauma in ED – Dr. Nilanka Wickramaratne
1635 – 1705 Collar or No Collar — The Breakdown – Dr Sue Ieraci (AUS)
1705 End of nursing sessions

PRESENTERS

Prof. Shane Currane
Dr. Jacqui Ivrine
Dr. Sue Ieraci
Dr. Dushan Jayaweera
Deborah Stevens
Irene Gamuso
Ms Irene Gamuso-ED Nurse ,Singapore
Dr. Nilanka Wickramaratne