EM KERALA -2019

EM KERALA QUIZ-2019

We, at EM Kerala 2019, present before you “EM KERALA QUIZ-2019” –  a unique and exclusive quiz competition that hinges on the domains of academic emergency medicine. The quiz competition will be held on 30th November for UG’s & 1st December for PG’s. We extend our warm welcome to all UG’s, Interns and EM junkies (residents) out there to this academic feast. Brace yourselves and parade into this golden arena. Exciting prizes awaits you!  Don’t miss it…

Guidelines…

  1. The UG Quiz competition is strictly intended  for medical students (including interns) and the PG Quiz competition is strictly intended  for Emergency Medicine Residents.
  2. Only three members per team are allowed and only one Senior Resident per team for PG quiz are allowed.
  3. There will be a preliminary round from which selected teams will enter the finals.
  4. Any number of teams  can participate from a single college in the preliminary round.
  5. The prelims will begin in the RCMET hall on 30th November  for UG’s at 12.45 pm, on 1st December for PG’s at 8.30am.
  6. Participants must register  for either  workshop or conference to be eligible to participate in the quiz.
  7. Candidates can book your registrations early on our website.
  8. Spot registration for quiz will commence by 8.00am on 30th November for UG’s and 7.30 am for PG’s on 1st December.
  9. All candidates must carry your ID cards issued by your institution for ascertaining eligibility for participation.
  10. No registrations will be accepted once the prelims have commenced.
  11. Questions will focus exclusively on medical and surgical emergencies, early management of trauma, related specialities, as well as aspects of bedside clinical practice in emergency department.
  12. The prelims shall consist of 40 questions, which would in MCQ format.
  13. There will be 10 starred questions which carry extra weightage such that, in the event of tie, the team that has correctly answered most starred questions will qualify for the next round.
  14. Four teams that score maximum points in the preliminary round will qualify for the finals
  15. Only two teams per college will qualify for the finals irrespective of their preliminary round score.
  16. The finals of the quiz shall be conducted at the Jayaram Panicker Hall, Government Medical College, Kozhikode on 30th November at 4.30pm for UG’s and 1st December at 4.30pm for PG’s.

For Registration, contact  Dr Athira Unni – 8943768130

CASE PRESENTATION

  • Participants will get a total of 7 minutes for their presentation. This must include case presentation & discussion of crucial teaching points.
  • This will be followed by 3 minutes of questions and moderator discussions.
  • The participants can present cases based on following themes related to Emergency Medicine:
  • Resuscitation pearls
  • Trauma
  • Toxicology
  • Emergency ultrasonography
  • Pediatric emergency medicine
  • Systemic emergency medicine
  • Patient safety in emergency department and medical errors
  • Case selection should take following aspects into consideration:
  • Why is the case relevant to the practice of emergency medicine
  • What are the key pearls from the case for the audience to take home?
  • It need not always be a rare presentation of a disease, or a rare disease. It may very well be a usual case but with aspects which needs your attention in emergency medicine practice.
  • The teaching pearls may include learning points from short follow-up of the patient beyond the emergency department stay.
  • The submitted cases will be screened by the scientific committee of EMKERALA 2019 and the ones which are finalized for presentation sessions, will be notified in advance to the submitting team.
  • The abstracts will be accepted in word or pdf formats and should be emailed to emkerala2019@gmail.com by 10th November, 2019.

 ORIGINAL RESEARCH PRESENTATION

  • This is a platform for academic emergency medicine residents and physicians to present their research work.
  • Completed research work should be presented.
  • Presentation is open only to registered delegates.
  • Presentation abstract should be sent
  • Abstract should provide detailed information about the study, including: Title, Names & Affiliations of all Authors, Background, Study Objectives, Study Hypothesis (if applicable), Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion, Limitations, Future Directions and conclusion.
  • Any sources of funding or potential conflicts of interest should be clearly mentioned.
  • The submitted abstracts will be screened by the scientific committee of EM KERALA 2019 and the ones which are finalized for presentation sessions, will be notified in advance to the submitting team.
  • Participants will get a total of 10 minutes for their presentation followed by 5 minutes of questions and discussions.
  • The abstracts will be accepted in word or pdf formats and should be emailed to emkerala2019@gmail.com  by 10th November, 2019.

POSTER PRESENTATION

Under this section, interesting cases, innovations and thesis research work can be submitted for presentation. This will give a platform to academic emergency medicine enthusiasts from all over the country to present the academic progress of their departments. Also, the participants may get inspired by some of the research ideas presented in the session, to incorporate similar ideas for thesis work in their

Poster presentation is open only to registered delegates.

Abstracts received after the deadline will not be eligible for scoring.

Research Committee Faculty will attend Poster Display at scheduled time(s) to provide mentorship and feedback.

Abstracts must adhere to all of the following rules:

250 word limit, including title and

Research Poster Display: Posters should provide more detailed information about the study, including: Title, Names & Affiliations of all Authors, Background, Study Objectives, Study Hypothesis (if applicable), Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion, Limitations, Future Directions, and

Images should not disclose the identity of the

Images and figures should be professionally rendered and materials should be clearly readable from a distance of three feet (primary text font should be 20 points or larger, and headings font at least 30 points).

Advertisements or images for which the authors do not hold proprietary rights may not be

Any sources of funding or potential conflicts of interest should be clearly

In the case of Human Subjects Research, posters must include a statement describing the source of ethical review and approval (or exemption).

Participants are responsible for hanging and taking down their posters before and after the

Authors will present their posters on 4 feet high x 3 feet wide, free-standing bulletin board.

The abstracts will be accepted in word or pdf formats and should be emailed to emkerala2019@gmail.com  by 10th November, 2019.