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How to provide environmentally sustainable emergency care

View Website →6 June 9:30 am - 4:00 pm - Virtual Event
RCEM CPD Approved

RCEM accredited for 5-CPD points

Event summary:

This study day takes an in-depth look at the links between the climate crisis and our patients health and have a focus on how the climate crisis exacerbates long standing inequality in society.

We will outline how healthcare itself is contributing to the climate and ecological emergency and how the various UK health systems are responding to this.

We will learn how you can use the GreenED framework to take practical steps to improve the environmental sustainability of our practice of emergency medicine.

Finally, we will learn about the work going on by healthcare organisations to advocate for swift societal action on climate change and how we can get involved.

Learning objectives

SLO 1 – Care for physiologically stable adult patients presenting to acute care across the full range of complexity

SLO 2 -Support the ED team by answering clinical questions and making safe decisions

SLO 5 – Care for children of all ages in the ED, at all stages of development and children with complex needs

SLO 11 – Participate in and promote activity to improve the quality and safety of patient care


Environmental emergencies

ENvC1 heat stroke and heat exhaustion

ENV C8 Bites and envenomations typical for the UK

IC& Malaria

MHC8 suicide

MHC7 stress disorders

RC1 Asthma

RP2 breathlessness

XC1 major incident management

NEP C1 acute kidney injury

GMC domains

Domain 1

Domain 2

Domain 4


6 June
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
View Website →


Clinical Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Event Length
One Day
CPD Approval
RCEM CPD Approved