8:00am- Registrations open

9:00am- Welcome

9:10am- Plenary Lecture: Unrecognised Killers in Emergency Electrocardiography.        Professor Amal Mattu, University of Maryland, USA

9:50am-    Atrial Fibrillation: How research is changing the way you manage AF: Professor Peter Kistler, Director of Electrophysiology, Alfred Health

10:30am- Morning tea

10:50am- The changing face of STEMI: Prehospital thrombolysis and beyond.  Dr Dion Stub,  Interventional Cardiologist,The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne         

11.30am- STEMI without STE: NSTEMI ECGs you better recognise!       Professor Amal MattuMaryland, USA

12:30pm- Lunch (Hot buffet)

1:30pm- Challenging Cases in Emergency Cardiology- Please help us decide what to do! Dr Lucia Lekim, Professor Amal Mattu and Dr David J McGaw

2:30pm- Tips and tricks-Pericardial effusion: when and how to tap. Dr Amali Lokuge, Emergency Physician and Point of Care Ultrasound Specialist

3:00pm- Afternoon tea

3:20pm-  Antidotes in Cardiovascular Toxicity- it's not always FabDr Zeff Koutsogiannis, Emergency Physician and Toxicologist, Austin Health, Melbourne

4:00pm- Dysrhythmias in the ED: Myths and Pitfalls Professor Amal Mattu, University of Maryland, USA

5:00pm- Day 1 program concludes




8:00am- Registrations open

8:30am- Why do we miss ACS in the emergency department? Professor Amal Mattu, University of Maryland, USA

9:20am- The bleeding patient- new anti-coagulants and anti-platelet therapies. What you must know in 2018.  Professor Harshal Nandrakur, Director of Haematology, Alfred Heal;th

10:00am- Morning tea

10:20am-  Cardiogenic shock- What strategy gives your patient the best chance of survival? Professor David McGiffin, Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne

11:00 am-  Syncope 2018- Do the new ESC guidelines change management? Dr Gautam Vaddadi, Director of Cardiac Services, Cabrini Health.                                                                                   

11:40am- Narrow Complex Tachycardia made easy! Professor Amal Mattu, Maryland, USA

12:10pm- Lunch (Hot buffet)

1:10am- Paediatric Syncope- When to worry? Dr Celia Bagshaw, Paediatric Emergency Physician, Monash Medical Centre and Austin Health, Melbourne

2:00pm- Everything you need to know about heart block!  Professor Amal MattuMaryland, USA

2:50pm- Afternoon tea

3:10pm – Pacemaker Malfunction in the ED- A/Professor Justin Mariani, Cardiologist and Device Management Specialist, St Vincents Hospital, Melbourne

3:40pm – A snapshot of out of hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria- How epidemiology is changing clinical practice. Dr Ziad Nehme, NHMRC Fellow, Ambulance Victoria

4:10pm- The great ECG quiz: Professor Amal Mattu

5:00pm- Day 2 program concludes