IFEM Committee membership 2019 – 2021 – call for expressions of interest

Expressions of interest are invited for membership of IFEM Committees.  IFEM has eight Standing Committees:

·         Clinical Practice
·         Communications

·         Continuing Professional Development
·         Core Curriculum and Education

·         Finance
·         Governance

·         Research
·         Specialty Implementation

Self- nominations should be submitted to the IFEM Secretariat by an individual member of an IFEM Member organisation,

Minimum Standards for Care of Older People

The IFEM Geriatric Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group has produced a Statement on Minimum Standards for the Care of Older People in Emergency Departments.

The document was published in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2018; 20(3):368-369.

This is a brief statement of minimum standards that can be used to guide the care of older people in Emergency Departments and national health systems across the globe.

WHO launches Basic Emergency Care training course

Developed by WHO and ICRC, in collaboration with the International Federation for Emergency Medicine, Basic Emergency Care (BEC): Approach to the acutely ill and injured is an open-access training course for frontline healthcare providers who manage acute illness and injury with limited resources.

Produced in response to requests from multiple countries and international partners,