7th PreHospen Conference in Prehospital Emergency Care at the University of Borås, Sweden

Organization: The PreHospen Knowledge Centre, University of Borås, Sweden

Venue: University of Borås

Location: Borås, Sweden

Event Date/Time: Mar 10, 2016 End Date/Time: Mar 11, 2016
Registration Date: Feb 19, 2016
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2015
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 30, 2015
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Description

Information about the hosting organisation

PreHospen is a profile area at the University of Borås, Sweden. Within it, education and research are conducted in national and international collaboration. Here, caring science research is conducted, integrated with medical and healthcare organisational research within settings such as dispatch centres, ambulance emergency care, emergency rooms, and primary and regional healthcare. The goal is to increase knowledge development within the prehospital area so that the care of ill, injured, and suffering people can be improved.

Conference objectives and target audience

Our goal is to stimulate knowledge development within dispatch, ambulance emergency care, emergency rooms, and primary and regional healthcare. Moreover, we offer opportunities to make new contacts, or maintain established ones, for professionals and researchers.

Programme

Value-based healthcare—improved patient safety
  • Leadership and management
  • Collaborating caregivers
  • Patient safety
  • Care quality
Early assessments and decisions
  • Sudden,
  • diffuse signs,
  • anxiety-causing,
  • changeable,
  • life-threatening experiences and conditions,
  • diagnostic methods,
  • trauma
Prehospital eHealth
  • Ambulance medical services with IT-support
  • Process and decision support
  • eHealth and eLearning
  • Advanced simulation
The dispatch centre’s impossible task
  • Telephone assessment
  • Dispatching and prioritising
  • Competence and feedback
Healthcare in war and peace/catastrophe healthcare 
  • Global health
  • Natural catastrophes
  • Armed conflicts
  • Ethical problems
Prehospital research—obstacles and opportunities

 

The work environment of ambulance medical services

 

 

Venue

Allegatan 1
Borås
Sweden
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Organizations

The PreHospen Knowledge Centre, University of Borås, Sweden
Borås
Sweden

Additional Information

Abstracts

The PreHospen Conference 2016 welcomes abstracts within prehospital emergency medical services, particularly contributions that relate to the conference’s themes:

1.    Value-based healthcare—improved patient safety 2.    Early assessments and treatments 3.    Prehospital eHealth 4.    The dispatch centre’s impossible task 5.    Healthcare in war and peace/catastrophe healthcare 6.    Prehospital research—obstacles and opportunities 7.    The work environment of ambulance medical services

Two presentation categories are offered: oral presentations or poster presentations.

Oral presentation: You will present your abstract in a session during one of the conference’s two days. You have 15 minutes plus five minutes for questions at your disposal. Poster: If you would like to present your study or project as a poster, you will be given a spot in the conference’s poster presentation area. You are expected to be available to answer questions and present your poster during a special poster session. The poster format works well for projects or presentations with much visual material or which are best demonstrated with illustrations or photos rather than text. Kindly contact conference staff if you would like to include video or moving images.

Abstract structure: The abstract should be written in English and structured according to the following headings: BACKGROUND METHODS RESULTS CONCLUSIONS (REFERENCES)   The abstract should consist of no more than 300 words (including any references)   Keywords: Choose 3-5 suitable keywords describing your work (e.g. prehospital, decision support, stroke, simulation, triage).   Please also specify submission category, that is, whether you intend to present your work as a poster or do an oral presentation. After submission, you can login to the system at any time up until deadline should you need to modify or update your submission.   All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously (double-blind) by two members of the programme committee. Accepted contributions will be published in the conference’s programme book and in Diva (an open electronic archive).   DEADLINE: Monday November 30th, 23:59 local time CET Notification of acceptance: Tuesday December 15th

The best contribution within each theme and the best poster(s) will be selected and receive special recognition. If you have any questions, kindly contact those responsible for the conference’s programme: Birgitta Wireklint Sundström, Hanna Maurin Söderholm,

Registration

The last day for registration is 19 February 2016.

With the two-day conference package,  you gain entry to the PreHospen Conference, 10-11 March 2016, and its complete programme, including lunch, coffee and tea breaks, mingle occasions, as well as dinner and evening entertainment.

Please visit our website for more information on this conference!

https://www.hb.se/en/Research/Research-at-the-University/PreHospen-Conference-2016/

Exhibits included

The PreHospen Conference 2016 welcomes abstracts within prehospital emergency medical services, particularly contributions that relate to the conference’s themes:

1.    Value-based healthcare—improved patient safety 2.    Early assessments and treatments 3.    Prehospital eHealth 4.    The dispatch centre’s impossible task 5.    Healthcare in war and peace/catastrophe healthcare 6.    Prehospital research—obstacles and opportunities 7.    The work environment of ambulance medical services

 

Important dates:

Tuesday, 1 September: Abstract submission system opens Monday, 30 November, 23:59, Central European Time: Deadline for abstract submission Tuesday, 15 December: Notification of abstract acceptance Friday, 19 February 2016: Last day for conference registration

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