EMSA Winter Scientific Meeting 2014

EMSA Winter Scientific Meeting 2014 is now open for booking

The Winter Scientific Meeting, themed “Excellence in Education” is open for booking and will be held at Nottingham Conference Centre on 12th December 2014.

EMSA Winter Scientific Meeting 2014

The Winter Scientific Meeting returns, themed “Excellence in Education” and showcases the best of our educational talent in the region with some international speakers. This will be held on the 12th December 2014, at Nottingham Conference Centre.

Cost: Trainees £30, Trainers £55

To book, see Course Manager. (Deadline 28th November). Further details on how to pay and select workshops in due course.

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The day has a rolling plenary session, ran by experts in education including

  • Professor Reg Dennick, University of Nottingham
  • Dr Sonia Panchal – former UK MD Leadership fellow
  • Professor Ale Armellini, University of Northampton
  • Dr Dan Harvey, University of Nottingham
  • Dr Robert McCahon

Afternoon workshops will include clinical topics (some of the successful workshops from the summer meeting), and educational topics

  • Airway
  • Regional anaesthesia
  • LTFT
  • Mentoring
  • Giving feedback to trainees
  • Clinical supervision and theatre teaching

Abstract Submission

We are accepting abstracts on Educational themes, Case reports, Audit and Research and Quality improvement.

Email wsm2014@emgat.org.uk with your abstract following the guidelines by November 28th 2014, and you will be notified after this date which category you have been accepted for and whether for an oral or poster presentation. Please specify whether you wish your abstract to be considered for an oral presentation, a poster, or either.

Abstracts should be 500 words or less, and have the following headings

  • Background – a description of work, why it is important, and any previous work undertaken
  • Standards (for audits) – the local or national standards which are applicable to your audit
  • Methods – how you undertook the work
  • Results (excluding case reports)
  • Conclusions and Recommendations (or Learning points for case reports)
  • Take home message

Your abstract should

● Have a succinct title which gives an overview of your project scope

● Include the names of all authors, their grades and where the work was carried out

● Be 500 words (excluding references, but including tables and captions, author names and positions)

● Be formatted in Arial size 12, blank line between paragraphs

● In Microsoft Word (.doc, or .docx), or OpenDocument (.odt) format

Your abstract will be made available on the VLE after the WSM.