EM Monthly April 2024: Mass Casualty Incidents in the ED: Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

Mass casualty incidents have become more frequent in recent years. A distressing example was the significant and unexpected increase in sudden cardiac arrests during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The pandemic presented persistent challenges for emergency medicine workers and brought important lessons for healthcare systems worldwide. Furthermore, it highlighted the vital importance of adaptability, preparedness, accessibility to medical resources, efficient team coordination, and collaboration among healthcare professionals.
This webinar will discuss the following topics and conclude with a Q&A session. Moderated by Dr. Eric Revue.

1) Management of cardiac arrest during the Covid-19 pandemic, morbidity and mortality in Europe and USA? Do we need to change the procedures and protocols?
Speaker: Dr. Eric Revue, from Medicine d'Urgence Hopital Lariboisiere de Paris

2) What changed in Hospital Disaster Preparedness (HDP) after the COVID-19 pandemic and related issues? Lessons learned                                              Speaker: Dr. Luc Mortelmans, from Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen (ZNA); the largest healthcare organization in Belgium.

3) COVID and children: lessons learned?
Speaker: Dr. Konstantina Mitropoulou, from Panagiotis & Aglaia Kyriakou, Children's Hospital of Athens

4) Q & A session.

Please note: There are more presentations to be confirmed. 

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