Emergency Medicine 2019 Conference - 12.75 CME


The CME Emergency Medicine Conference returned to the Arab Health portfolio for the 3rd edition with a distinct and exciting addition! Through the inclusion of trauma focused symposiums, this carefully designed programme aimed to deliver advanced educational content for emergency and trauma physicians, who are essential in emergency and critical care.

New in 2019:

  • Practical advice shared to support improved multidisciplinary care when addressing complex case presentations
  • Dedicated debates on the latest controversial topics for each session
  • Inclusion of trauma focused symposiums within the conference
  • Reduced price and special rates are now available for allied healthcare professionals*
  • Determine the best course of action when handling cardiac, metabolic and endocrinology emergencies for better patient outcomes
  • Gain practical skills on how to deal with toxicology related emergencies
  • Evaluate best practice for dealing with novel polytrauma, disaster and road traffic accidents to better anticipate your patient’s urgent treatment needs
  • Review different national strategies for the development and implementation of military trauma care and rehabilitation plans
  • Consider the role of nursing within emergency medicine and review updates to expand knowledge and further enable quality multidisciplinary care 
  • Cardiac, endocrinology and metabolic emergencies
  • Chemical poisoning - toxicology
  • Polytrauma, disaster and road traffic accidents
  • Military trauma
  • Paediatric emergencies and emergency in maternity
  • Nursing practice in emergency medicine   

Activity director:

  • Dr Sean Roth, Director of Education for the Emergency Services Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


  • Dr Naeem Toosy, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Acting Head of Emergency Department, Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, Umm Al Quwain, UAE


  • Dr Ahmad Mahmoud Wazzan, President, Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine, Assistant, Professor, Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University, Consultant Trauma, Emergency Medicine, King AbdulAziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia, Jeddah
  • Dr Ali Nsair, Medical Director, UCLA Health, California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Dr Clifford Mann, National Clinical Advisor (A&E), NHS England; GIRFT National Clinical Co-Lead (EM), Immediate Past President, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Taunton, UK
  • Prof Elhadi Aburawi, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UAE University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Hamid Aizaz Chatha, ER Trauma Consultant Physician, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Hayder Saleh Al-Saadi, Consultant Orthopedics and Trauma Surgeon, Rashid Hospital and Trauma Center, Dubai Health Authority, Senior Lecturer, Dubai Medical College, AOTRAUMA regional and international faculty, Faculty, Orthopedics and Trauma residency program, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Kamil Vallabh, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Ajman, UAE
  • Prof Lee Wallis, Immediate Past President, International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM), Professor and Head, Emergency Medicine, University of Cape Town, Professor and Head of Emergency Medicine, Stellenbosch University, Head of Emergency Medicine, Western Cape Government, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Dr Levent Kenar, Professor of CBRN and Biochemistry, University of Health Sciences, Ankara, Turkey
  • Dr Maria Fernanda Bonilla, Consultant, Physician Infectious Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Dr Mario Skugor, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 
  • Dr Mauro Dalla Torre, Medical Advisor of the Weapon Contamination Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Prof Dr Mohamed Yousif Baniyas, Executive Director of Higher Education, Department of Education & Knowledge, Abu Dhabi, Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, UAE University, Consultant Clinical Toxicologist, Tawam Hospital, SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Nazir Ahmad, Senior Charge Nurse/Unit Manager, Emergency Department, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Prakasini Marar, Senior Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE 
  • Dr Ralph Abraham, Consultant, Diabetes and Clinical Director, The London Diabetes Centre, London, UK
  • Rennie Joshua, Nurse Educator, Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Robert A. Hymes, Associate Professor, Section Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma, Director of Clinical Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
  • Dr Sabine Ernst, Consultant Cardiologist, Reader in Cardiology, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, UK
  • Dr Sabrina Berdouk, Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Al Qassimi Hospital, Sharjah, UAE
  • Prof Shafi Ahmed, Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon, Associate Dean, Barts and the London Medical School, London, UK
  • Dr Tarek El-Azzabi, Consultant in Paediatric Neurology, SEHA, Clinical Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Tarik Al Janabi, Senior Consultant -  Resuscitation & Emergency Medicine, Rashid Hospital Trauma Centre, Associate Professor, Dubai Medical School, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Thiagarajan Jaiganesh, Consultant Physician, ER - Trauma Center - Medical Affairs, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Faculty disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

*Allied healthcare professionals such as Nurses, Physiotherapists, Radiographers and Technicians can contact the Arab Health conference team on +971 4 408 2891 or ahcongress@informa.com to find out more about the special rates. Valid company/employee identification with job designation will be required to avail the special rates.

27 - 30 January 2020

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Accreditation statement:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.