WADEM is pleased to announce a limited number of registration scholarships for the Brisbane Congress are available. These funds were raised through donations made by other Congress delegates and WADEM members and a generous contribution by Clarius Mobile.
The scholarship covers the cost of Congress registration. Recipients are responsible for their travel and accommodation expenses. Preference will be given to full-time students and delegates from LMICs.
Please submit your registration scholarship application by clicking on the button below. After applying, please upload the information below as one (1) document (Word or PDF) to WADEM’s Dropbox folder.
All materials must be received by Friday, 8 March 2019 at 23:59 CST.
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WADEM is excited to announce its keynote speakers for the Congress in Brisbane in May. The speakers’ full profiles are available on the Congress website at the following URL – http://wadem2019.org/keynote.php.
The Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) Provider Course is the premier, international course that teaches a systematic response for the medical management of patients exposed to hazardous materials, including chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents. The 16-hour, two-day AHLS Provider Course is the most comprehensive training program, teaching the critical skills needed to evaluate and treat victims exposed to chemical spills, toxic terrorism, and other threats.
AHLS is for interdisciplinary healthcare professionals including:
Both Instructor and Provider courses are being offered.
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Queensland University of Technology
QUT Gardens Point is a short distance
For more information, please visit – https://www.ahls.org/ahls/ecs/main/courseSchedule.do?courseid=3048.
WADEM is pleased to announce that the Congress is now accredited. Delegates can earn up to 18.5 CME credits in Brisbane. This number will likely increase over the coming weeks and months as the scientific program becomes finalized.
Accreditation and Designation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC and the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM). The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC designates the Live format for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The December issue (Volume 33, Issue 6) of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (PDM) is now available through Cambridge Core. This issue of PDM features a global health theme and includes articles focusing on prehospital care in Honduras, the challenges faced by an EMT-3 in Nepal, simulation training for prehospital providers in Botswana, and the psychosocial and mental health needs of violence survivors in Colombia, in addition to 14 other articles. There are also seven new articles appearing in FirstView.
WADEM members have unlimited access to every issue of PDM through Cambridge Core. Check back often for the most recent content in disaster and emergency health care!