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Dissemination

Presentations at National and International Conferences

 

The ECF trustees are well sought-after speakers locally, nationally and internationally. Their research has been presented on many occasions to a wide range of audiences.

 

Below are some of the papers presented at major medical meetings within the last few years, reverse chronological order.

 

Martin Than

Invited speaker, Australasian College of Emergency Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia, November 2017

Topic: Troponins

Hot Topic Speaker, European Society for Emergency Medicine Congress 2017, Athens, Greece, October 2017

Topics: Cardiovascular Cutting Edge, Cardiovascular Game Changers, Expert panel discussion

Keynote speaker, Charitee University Hospital Cardiovascular Meeting, Berlin, Germany, October 2017

Topic: Expert Symposium on Point of Care Troponins

Invited speaker, Amercian Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, USA, July 2017

Topic: Using high-sensitivity troponins

Invited speaker, Abbott 8th Annual Turning Science into Caring Symposium, Bali, Indonesia, Dec 2015

Topics: Advancing the Management of ACS Patients and Experiences with High Sensitivity Troponins in New Zealand

Invited speaker, Grand Round, Baylor Medical College, Houston, Texas, March 2013

Topic:  Health Lessons of the Christchurch Earthquake

 

Invited speaker, Emergency Medicine International Conference, Utah, March 2013

Topic:  Health Lessons of the Christchurch Earthquake

 

Visiting Professor’s Lecture, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, March 2013

Topic:  Health Lessons of the Christchurch Earthquake

 

Invited Speaker, Experts’ Workshop, San Francisco American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Meeting, March 2013

Topic:  Clinical Pathways in the Assessment of Chest Pain in the Emergency Department

 

Invited speaker, Grand Round, Christchurch Hospital, October 2012

Topic:  Pathways for the Assessment of Cardiac Chest Pain and the Results of the Recent Randomised Controlled Trial

 

Invited speaker, International Conference of Emergency Medicine, Dublin, Ireland, July 2012

Topic:  Results of a Randomised Controlled Trial in Chest Pain Pathways

 

Invited speaker, IFCC (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine) Task Force for Educational Guidance for Cardiac Biomarkers, Barcelona, Spain, May 2012

Topic:  Use of High Sensitivity Troponin in the Emergency Department

 

South East China Cardiology Conference, China, April 2011

Topic:  Chest Pain Pathway and the Use of Troponin for the Investigation of Acute Coronary Syndrome

 

Beijing Regional Cardiology meeting, China, April 2011

Topic:  Chest Pain Pathway and the Use of Troponin for the Investigation of Acute Coronary Syndrome

 

Australasian College of Emergency Medicine Annual Winter Symposium, July 2011

Topics: Investigation of Chest Pain in the Emergency Department, Investigation of Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department,

How the Emergency Care Foundation has Improved Emergency Health Care

 

Mike Ardagh

Invited speaker, Science Communicators of New Zealand Conference, Christchurch, February 2013

Topic:  The initial response to the Christchurch earthquake

 

Invited speaker, University of Otago Christchurch 40 year anniversary scientific symposium, Christchurch, February 2013.

Topic:  The initial response to the Christchurch earthquake

 

Invited speaker, New Zealand Emergency Departments Conference. Taupo, December 2012

Topic:  Developing a suite of quality measures for Emergency Departments

 

Invited speaker, Cochrane Colloquium, Auckland, October 2012

Topic:  The role of evidence in disaster response

 

Invited speaker, College of Emergency Nurses of New Zealand Annual Conference, Hamilton, October 2012.

Topic:  Achieving the Shorter Stays in the Emergency Department Health Target

 

.Invited speaker, International Conference for Emergency Medicine, Dublin, June 2012.

Topics: Lessons from the Christchurch Earthquakes, The Emergency Department interface with Primary Care

 

Invited speaker, New Zealand Resuscitation Council Annual Conference, Auckland, April 2012.

Topic:  Lessons from the Christchurch Earthquakes

 

Invited speaker, New Zealand Pain Society Conference, Wellington, April 2012.

Topic:  Lessons from the Christchurch Earthquakes

 

Invited speaker, University of Canterbury Earthquake research symposium, Christchurch, September 2011.

Topic:  Researching the health implications of the Christchurch earthquakes

 

Invited speaker, ‘AQUA’ Anaesthesia conference, Queenstown, August 2011

Topic:  Lessons learnt from the Christchurch earthquake

 

Invited speaker, New Zealand Emergency Departments Conference, Taupo, August, 2011

Topics: Our People – the evolution and development of ED staff, The Christchurch earthquake and disaster preparedness

 

Invited speaker, General Practitioners’ CME Conference, Dunedin, July 2011.

Topics: Lessons from the Christchurch Earthquake, Emergency sedation and restraint, Respiratory emergencies.

 

Keynote speaker, Winter Symposium, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Queenstown, July 2011

Topics: The evolution of emergency medicine in New Zealand, Ethics of trauma care, The Christchurch earthquake
After dinner speaker.

 

John Pickering 

Poster, European Society of Cardiology meeting, London, 29 August – 2 September 2015

Topic: An updated heart fatty acid binding protein assay facilitates improved rule-out of acute myocardial infarction within 2 hours of entry to the emergency department: threshold derivation and validation

 

Invited Speaker, European Society of Cardiology meeting, London, 29 August – 2 September 2015

Topic: The 99th percentile of an updated heart fatty acid binding protein assay combines with high sensitive troponin I to rule out acute myocardial infarction on presentation to the emergency department.

 

Poster, European Society of Cardiology meeting, London, 29 August – 2 September 2015

Topic: Can copeptin assist the diagnosis of acute kidney injury in breathless patients?


Invited Speaker: Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting and the International Society for Heart Research Australasian Section Annual Scientific Meeting 13-16 August 2015

Topic: The association of delay in presentation and 12-month health outcomes in emergency patients with symptoms of possible acute coronary syndromes.

 

Invited Speaker: Canterbury Medical Research Foundation, 21 May 2015

Topic: What is your number?

 

Blog posts


http://sciblogs.co.nz/kidney-punch/2015/05/22/what-is-your-number/ 

 

http://sciblogs.co.nz/kidney-punch/2014/04/16/oh-hell/

 

http://sciblogs.co.nz/kidney-punch/2013/11/06/more-women-injured-in-quakes/