Case Based Learning Conference

GUIDELINES FOR CASE SUBMISSION
  • Participants will get a total of 15 minutes for their presentation.
  • This will include 7 minutes of case presentation and 7 minutes for discussion of crucial teaching points.
  • Time limit will be strictly adhered to.
  • Next 5 minutes will include questions and moderator discussions.

The participants can present cases of pediatric superspecialties being managed in Paediatric Emergency:

  • Toxicology
  • Neonatology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • General Pediatrics
  • Paediatric emergency medicine
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • 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 pediatrics?
  • What are the key pearls from the case for the audience to take home?
  • It should not be too complex or intricate to derive key discussion points.
  • 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 need 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 cases/abstracts will be accepted for submission as word document, till 5th January 2018, 5 pm.

The submitted cases will be screened by the scientific committee of EPICON 2018 and the ones which are finalised for presentation sessions, will be notified in advance .

Template for case submission - Click here

For the purpose of presentation, following must be kept in mind:

  • The presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint format are most welcome. However, if the presenters are interested in any alternate presentation software, they are encouraged to do so, provided that they check the compatibility and system requirements with the organising team 30 days prior to summit.
  • Since these will be rapid short-case discussion sessions with multiple speakers, time limit shall be strictly adhered to.
  • The presentation should be straightforward and succinct without the use of distracting animation.
  • The font size and contrast should be legible and easily readable to audience in the hall.

Speakers in the open short case session will be evaluated by the moderators under specific heads. By the end of the summit, some star speakers will be identified and will get a chance to present in the Annual International meet as main speakers.