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October 29, 2013 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Course Director:
Dr Ayesha Almemari
, Consultant Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

This workshop offers a chance to re-learn the Emergency Department monitoring tools that we use daily to monitor our sickest patients. Workshop participants will learn the physiology of various monitoring devices, its clinical application and utility. During the practical sessions the workshop participants will have a chance to explore the various monitoring devices.


  • To review the principles of critical illness, hemodynamic unstability and resuscitation
  • To review the principles of Oxygen saturation monitoring and its limitation
  • To discuss the principles of ETCO2 monitoring, its utility in ED and its limitation
  • To discuss the basics of invasive and non-invasive BP monitoring
  • To discuss the principles of the CVP and its limitations as a measure of fluid status
  • To discuss the role of ED US in resuscitation – The RUSH Protocol
  • To discuss the new minimally invasive and non-invasive Cardiac Output monitors and its role in ED
  • To interpret the result of the hemodynamic monitoring and to utilize it to guide the use of inotropes, vasopressors and fluids in ED


09:00     Understanding why and how patients die? Dr. Ayesha Almemari

09:20     Basic Monitoring – principles of O2 Saturation and non-invasive BP monitor Dr. Firas Al Najar

09:40     Basic Monitoring – ETCO2 use and interpretation Dr. Mohamed Moheb

10:00     CVP physiology, utility and its use in ED Dr. Salman Abdulaziz

10:20     RUSH Protocol Dr. Abdulla Alkaabi

10:40    coffee break

11:00     ETCO2 devices and wave interpretation demonstration Dr. Mohamed Moheb

11:20     CVP set up and interpretation Demonstration Ann Sum and Dr. Salman Abdulaziz

11:40     RUSH Protocol demonstration Dr. Abdulla Alkaabi and Dr. Nour eldin

12:00     Lunch BREAK


SESSION TWO: Advance Critically Ill Monitoring in ED – I

13:30     Forgotten hemodynamic physiology (Cardiac output, systemic vascular resistance, pre-load and afterload) – do we need them in ED? Dr. Ayesha Almemari

14:00     Back to basics – early goal directed therapy Dr. Noureldin

14:30     CO monitoring in ED – what is its role? Dr. Ayesha Almemari

15:00     Coffee BREAK


SESSION THREE:  Advance Critically Ill Monitoring in ED – II

15:20     PICCO (device demonstration) Dr. Moheb and Dr. Abdulla + Company Rep

15:50     Cardiac  and Abdominal US Simulator   Dr. Abdulla + Dr. Noureldin

16:10     Flo-Trak (device demonstration) Dr. Firas+ Dr. Salman Company Rep

16:20     putting it all together – using the results to guide therapy – case presentation Dr. Ayesha Almemari

17:00     Discussion and closing remarks

 Dr Ayesha Almemari, Consultant Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Firas Jaafar Al-Najjar, Residency Program Director-Emergency Medicine, Rashid Hospital Trauma Center-Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

Dr Abdel Noureldin, Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Dr Mohammed Moheb, Emergency Medicine Specialist, Al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Abdulla Alkaabi, Resident Emergency Medicine, Tawam Hospital

Dr. Salaman Abdulaziz, Intensivist, Internist, Rashif Hospital, Dubai. 

Mrs Ann Sun; Unit Manger , MICU , Al Mafraq Hospital .


October 29, 2013
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Category:


Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (ADNEC)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates + Google Map