Key Concepts in the Assessment and Management of Patients in the A&E Department

(For Medical Students and Foundation Year 1 Doctors)

7th June 2021 (Monday)

1900-2000 hours (UK time)

Online via Zoom


This talk will cover surgical, medical and paediatric scenarios that are commonly encountered in the A&E Department and discuss the relevant management. The talk will centre on the fundamental knowledge that is required for Medical Students and Foundation Year 1 Doctors to successfully treat and manage various patients who present to the A&E Department. Essential clinical skills, such as interpreting MSK X-rays and important ED prescriptions, will also be covered during this talk.

Topics Covered:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Collapse
  • Abdominal pain
  • Various paediatric presentations, including a brief introduction to suspected non-accidental injury (NAI) assessment

Learning Outcomes:

  • To revise complaints that commonly present to the A&E Department.
  • To discuss the immediate management of such complaints.
  • To increase the attendee's confidence in interpretation skills required by Foundation Year 1 Doctors in the A&E Department.

Suitable for:

  • Medical Students (clinical years)
  • Foundation Year 1 Doctors


Dr Kathryn Bowes
Speciality Trainee in ACCS
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 7th June 2021 (Monday)
Time 1900-2000 hours (UK time)
Online via Zoom
Course Fee Free
This teaching event is part of the Structured International Medical Education Curriculum, supported by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff and The Doctors Academy Group.
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 60
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