DUBAI, UAE, December 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, The Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine 2014 is pleased to announce its annual Scientific Conference to be held in Dubai from 5th- 9th December 2014 at the Conrad Hotel.
The conference is organised in collaboration with the International Federation for Emergency Medicine, the European Society for Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Medicine.
Emergency Medicine in the UAE under the direction ESEM (Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine) is aiming towards development which will serve as a role model for the region. ESEM recognizes the need of knowledge and skills that will be required by the emergency medical care providers, to attain this futuristic goal.
The chair of the organizing committee, Dr. Ayesha Almemari, ESEM General Secretary, said: "ESEM 2014 is considered to be the largest ever regional gathering of emergency medicine professionals in the middle east, with more than 100 local, regional and world-renowned experts taking part in an extensive scientific educational program."
"The conference will include a 2 days of Pre-Conference Workshops and a 3 days conference featuring parallel tracks of multidisciplinary sessions on the latest innovation, advances, technology, issues and challenges in emergency medicine." she added.
The theme selected for ESEM 2014 is "The First Hour Belongs to Us" which reflects the necessity of building and empowering the Emergency medicine providers with a skill set that saves lives during the very critical first hour of their illness. The conference will cover a wide range of multidisciplinary topics and pre conference workshops focusing on enhancing emergency related procedures. Research related workshop and tracks have been developed for laying the ground work for developing future interesting studies in Emergency Medicine.
More than 600 delegates from diverse backgrounds representing the region are expected to attend. Attendees will include Emergency Medicine providers, Medical Directors, Nurses and other hospital professionals who all have the common interest of collaborating and sharing their emergency medicine knowledge.
Dr. Mahmud Ghaniem, ESEM Vice President, Chair Emergency Medicine Department Dubai Hospital, said: "Since the foundation of ESEM, the Emergency Medicine community has come together to support a series of very successful milestones in the development of Emergency Medicine."
"ESEM 2014 is in line with the strategic vision of our wise leadership and the great strides made by the UAE, to qualify and prepare qualified leaders in the emergency response field, with a view to achieve its vision and become one of the best countries in the world and the region in providing emergency medicine services for nationals, residents, and visitors alike." he added.
A parallel exhibition featuring leading organisations in the field will ensure an exciting and rewarding experience for the conference participants.
Notes to the editor:
The Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine is part of the Emirates Medical Association; aims to play a leading role in the advancement and setting the highest standards in this unique field in the Middle East, through promoting the professional development of Emergency Medicine providers and featuring outstanding educational and training activities, sharing cutting edge knowledge on a variety of topics in Emergency Medicine, as well as giving our members and attendees, the chance to have accredited continuous medical education credits.
SOURCE The Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine