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Society of Emergency Medicine Practitioners of Nigeria: 2nd Annual General Meeting & Scientific Conference
September 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm WAT
In the last few decades, Nigeria witnessed one of the worst trauma situations in Africa with the likes of pipeline explosions, flooding, air crashes, road traffic accidents and a host of others. One area of medicine that has been seriously challenged is Emergency Care. Within the communities, both urban and rural, emergency situations are badly managed. In this vein, the Society of Emergency Medicine Practitioners of Nigeria (SEMPON) will be holding her 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Scientific Conference scheduled from the 6th to 8th September 2017 Abuja. The rationale for the conference which is to provide among other objectives a medium to exchange information and map out strategies to improve Emergency Care in Nigeria.
There will be pre-course workshops at highly reduced fees, which include BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS initial Assessment and Management, Pre-hospital Emergency Response, Disaster Management Practical Simulation.
Theme: Emergency Medicine and Patient Safety.
Sub-Theme: How safe are our Emergency Departments?
The conference aims to:
- Evaluate the state of emergency care in Nigeria;
- Engineer cooperation and partnership among stakeholders towards an effective emergency medical care in Nigeria.