HSTn / Emergency Department Event

24 June 2021 Online Event

About this event

Do you want to improve your HSTn Early Ruleout Pathway from 0, 1-3hrs to 0, 1-2hrs?

Join us virtually this June to share learning re the implementation of a 0, 1-2hr HSTn Testing pathway by two Trusts in the West Midlands Region and share an ED triage booklet incorporating patient tests and observations made in the A&E Department (eg Lactate, ED checklist, NEWS2) in order to appropriately escalate patients - one being patients requiring an Emergency Laparotomy.

Draft Agenda:

12.30 – 12.45pm: Welcome – Lesley Devaney, Assistant Programme Manager, WMAHSN

12.45 – 12.55pm: HSTn Programme and it’s Objectives - Miss Ruchi Joshi, HSTn Clinical Lead, WMAHSN

12.55 – 1.55pm: The SaTH journey for 0 and 1 hour suspected cardiac chest pain pathway - Dr Adrian Marsh, A&E Consultant, Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals NHS Trust

1.55 – 2.45pm: Changing 0,1-3hr pathway to 0, 1-2hr pathway - Miss Ruchi Joshi, Clinical Director, Walsall Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

2.45 – 3pm: Comfort Break

3 – 3.20pm: ED Triage Booklet - Daniel Hodgkiss, Assistant Programme Manager, WMAHSN

3.20 – 4.15pm: The WM Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative: The first 2 years - Dr Julian Sonksen, EmLap Collaborative Clinical Lead, WMAHSN and also Consultant Anaesthetist, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

4.15 – 4.30pm: Closing Remarks

By attending this event you will have:

Shared learning from the implementation of a 0,1-2hr HSTn Testing pathway
Explored an ED triage booklet, which incorporates patient tests and observations made in the A&E Department

Who should attend?

We are keen each hospital has representation from the following roles, as it is the whole team that is pivotal in developing and implementing pathways, escalating patients appropriately and improving outcomes:

Emergency Department Leads
Emergency Department Matrons
Emergency Department staff and trainees
Cardiology Consultants
Cardiology clinical colleagues
Cardiology trainees
Clinical Scientists/Lab Leads

Accessing the session

Registrants will receive a link to access the session 1 week and again 1 hour before the session begins directly from Eventbrite. If you have not received your link by Friday 18th June, please contact sarah.wootton@wmahsn.org.

Register to attend here