Topic outline

  • General

  • 08:45-09:00 - The Pioneer Theatre

  • 09:00-10:00 - The Pioneer Theatre

    Plenary: What Just-in-Time updates mean to you

    As ALSG work towards providing just-in-time updates across our courses, this panel intends to represent what this will mean to course coordinators, instructors, working group members, and those running courses overseas and facilitate a lively discussion with the audience to inform future direction. 

    Speakers: 

    Chair: Dr Jane Mooney, Director of Education, ALSG

    Panel:

    Sue Wieteska, ALSG CEO and Course Co-ordinator

    Dr Esyld Watson, Consultant in Paediatric and Adult Emergency Medicine, ALSG Course Director

    Dr Heather Durward, Associate Specialist in Paediatrics and ALSG Course Instructor

    Mr Alan Charters, Consultant practitioner Paediatric Emergency Care and PHPLS ALSG Working Group Chair and ALSG Trustee

    Dr Stephen Teo, Staff Specialist Paediatrician (Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals), Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics (Western Sydney University) and APLS Course Instructor (Australia)

    Kate Denning, ALSG Lead Educator

    • 10:00-11:00


      Stream

      Title

      Room

      Stream #1 - Simulation

      Sim-off - part 1

      Teams of healthcare professionals demonstrating 30 minute simulations they have devised for their peers. 

      Speaker: Pete Arrowsmith, Clinical Specialist Nurse Paediatric Resuscitation/Emergency Planner

      Cotton Theatre

      Stream #2 - Education

      Managing Performance

      Giving candidates and instructor’s feedback - instructor peer observation on paperless courses and what approaches instructors can take.

      Speaker: Kate Denning, ALSG Lead Educator

      Room

      5

      Stream #2 - Education

      Continuing Medical Education

      Hear from our GIC Bursary winners and join a forum on continuing medical education with Mike Davis.

      Speakers:

      Dr Mike Davis, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medical Education Keele University and retired ALSG Lead Educator

      Rosie Townsend, Obs & Gynae Registrar and GIC Bursary Award winner

      Sonia Abid, Anaesthetist and GIC Bursary Award winner

      Room

      7

      Stream #3 - Overcoming Challenge

      Using the APLS structured approach for patients with chronic conditions

      Exploring how the standard APLS approach works for a patient with a chronic condition.

      Speaker: Dr Martin Samuels, Consultant Paediatrician and ALSG Trustee

      Cotton Room

      Stream #4 - Technology in Education

      Using technology in education

      Interactive virtual reality workshop exploring technology in education

      Speakers:

      Dr Jane Mooney, Director of Education, ALSG

      Khush Shahmalak, final year medical student

      Room

      6

      Stream #6 - Showcase

      HMIMMS table top demo

      Come and see the latest demo of the HMIMMS electronic table top – a simulation demonstrating the management of issues arising during a hospital major incident response.

      Speakers:

      Prof. Kevin Mackway-Jones, Professor of Emergency Medicine, HMIMMS Working Group Chair and ALSG Chair of Trustees

      Sibi Joseph, ALSG Learning Technologist

      Room

      4


      • 11:00-11:15

        Coffee and refreshments

        Served in the The Pioneer Room


        • 11:20-12:20


          Stream

          Title

          Room

          Stream #1 - Simulation

          Sim-off - part 2

          Teams of healthcare professionals demonstrating 30 minute simulations they have devised for their peers. 

          Speaker: Pete Arrowsmith, Clinical Specialist Nurse Paediatric Resuscitation/Emergency Planner

          Cotton Theatre

          Stream #2 - Education


          Overseas Centres

          Come along to this drop in session for centres and instructors wishing to teach overseas.  We will be answering questions from existing centres on how to move to the current course edition and what’s involved in setting up a new course overseas.  The workshop is also for instructors who want to find out more about teaching overseas. 

          Speakers:

          Dr Chris Vallis, Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist, APLS Working Group member and ALSG Trustee

          Jenny Antrobus, Director of Operations, ALSG and ALSG Overseas Coordinator

          Clare Duffy, Shadow Director of Operations, ALSG

          Room

          4

          Stream #2 - Education

          Course Director Workshop

          The challenges our instructors face and what we can do to support them.

          Speaker: Dr Stephanie Smith, Emergency Paediatric Consultant, Clinical Director and Chair of  APLS Working Group

          Room

          7

          Stream #3 - Overcoming Challenge

          Mindset

          Based on "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Professor Dweck, this session will debate how our approach to learning can impact outcomes and achievements.

          Speakers:

          Kate Denning, ALSG Lead Educator

          Dr Sara Paterson-Brown, Consultant Obstetrician and mMOET Working Group Chair

          Room

          5

          Stream #4 - Technology in Education

          Using technology in education

          Interactive virtual reality workshop exploring technology in education.

          Speakers:

          Dr Jane Mooney, Director of Education, ALSG

          Khush Shahmalak, final year medical student

          Room

          6

          Stream #5 - Instructor Corner

          Hear from our instructors as they talk about their successes, challenges and lessons learnt.

          Speakers:

          Mr Alan Charters, Consultant Practitioner Paediatric Emergency Care and PHPLS Working Group Chair and ALSG Trustee

          ALSG Learning Technologist

          Cotton Room


          • 12:20-13:20

            Lunch

            Served in The Pioneer Room


            • 13:25-14:25 - The Pioneer Theatre

              Plenary: A State of the sector

              ALSG recognises the present and growing workforce pressures.  This session discusses these pressures and explores different viewpoints on how the ALSG recertification cycle can acknowledge the commitment made to ALSG by ensuring currency and credibility within the instructor base without creating undue pressures in difficult times.

              Speakers:

              Chair: Prof. Kevin Mackway-Jones, Professor of Emergency Medicine and ALSG Chair of Trustees

              Panel:

              Sue Wieteska, ALSG CEO

              Pete Arrowsmith, Clinical Specialist Nurse Paediatric Resuscitation/Emergency Planner

              Stephanie Smith, Emergency Paediatric Consultant, Clinical Director and Chair of  APLS Working Group

              Kara Dent, Consultant Obstetrician, mMOET Shadow Working Group Chair

              Mr Alan Charters, Consultant Practitioner Paediatric Emergency Care and PHPLS ALSG Working Group Chair and ALSG Trustee


              • 14:30-15:30

                Stream

                Title

                Room

                Stream #2 - Education

                Lesson learnt from course research: following up from the ALSG course research.

                Speakers:

                Dr Lucie Byrne-Davis, Chartered Psychologist and HCPC registered Health Psychologist, Senior Lecturer

                Dr Jo Hart, Reader in health professional education, Division of Medical Education and Deputy Head of Division of Medical Education

                Cotton Theatre

                Stream #2 - Education

                Looking at the bigger picture with continuous assessment

                Facilitated discussion with our lead educator Kate Denning

                Room

                5

                Stream #3 - Overcoming Challenge

                Debrief following Child Death

                Dr Clare Hollingsworth, senior paediatric SpR, presents her findings on the impact of child death on trainees, and the subsequent effects of one-off debrief sessions.

                Speakers:

                Dr Clare Hollingsworth, Senior Paediatric SpR’s and co-author of “Impact of child death on paediatric trainees”

                Dr Julian M Sandell, Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine and member of APLS & PHPLS Working Groups

                Room

                7

                Stream #4 - Technology in Education

                Using video in education

                Interactive virtual reality workshop exploring the use of video in education

                Speakers:

                Dr Jane Mooney, Director of Education, ALSG

                Dr Jess Grundy, GP and Associate Hospital Dean Wythenshawe Hospital

                Room

                6

                Stream #6 - Showcase

                mMOET Trauma Update

                Updating instructors and the wider community on the changes to the trauma elements of mMOET.

                Speakers:

                Dr Sara Paterson-Brown, Consultant Obstetrician and mMOET Working Group Chair

                Clare Duffy, Shadow Director of Operations, ALSG

                Cotton Room

                Stream #6 - Showcase

                Simulations in psychiatry

                Come and experience the simulations from ALSG’s new psychiatric course – APEx

                Speaker: Sue Wieteska, ALSG CEO

                Room

                4


                • 15:50-16:45


                  Stream

                  Title

                  Room

                  Stream #3 - Overcoming Challenge

                  The use of reflective logs and mentor meetings

                  Debating how best to support candidates on courses through reflective logs and mentor meetings

                  Speakers:

                  Sarah Wood, Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon, APLS Working Group member

                  Brigid Hayden, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, mMOET and SEC Working Groups

                  Room

                  5

                  Stream #4 - Technology in Education

                  Using video in education

                  Interactive virtual reality workshop exploring the use of video in education

                  Speakers:

                  Dr Jane Mooney, Director of Education, ALSG

                  Dr Jess Grundy, GP and Associate Hospital Dean Wythenshawe Hospital

                  Room

                  6

                  Stream #5 - Instructor Corner

                  Hear from our instructors as they talk about their successes, challenges and lessons learnt.

                  Speakers:

                  Mr Alan Charters, Consultant Practitioner Paediatric Emergency Care and PHPLS ALSG Working Group Chair and ALSG Trustee

                  ALSG Learning Technologist

                  Room 7

                  Stream #6 - Showcase

                  mMOET Trauma Update (continued)

                  Updating instructors and the wider community on the changes to the trauma elements of mMOET.

                  Speakers:

                  Dr Sara Paterson-Brown, Consultant Obstetrician and mMOET Working Group Chair

                  Clare Duffy, Shadow Director of Operations, ALSG

                  Cotton Room

                  Stream #6 - Showcase

                  SAFE: Safe Care, Closer to Home

                  Showcasing the SAFE programme

                  Speaker: Sue Wieteska, ALSG CEO

                  Room

                  4


                  • 16:45-17:00 - The Pioneer Theatre

                    Summary and Close

                    Professor Kevin Mackway-Jones, Professor of Emergency Medicine and ALSG Chair of Trustees