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10 April 2020

As you might have noticed, EUSEM is very active with the organisation of several webinars . To keep everything clear, we inform you that we are doing 3 different tracks of webinars, mentioned below. We made a calendar for you with information about all the webinars, including links to recordings and reports of past webinars. Check the calendar here

Symbol EuropeUpdate of the Covid situation in Europe
Speakers reporting from different European countries on the impact and the actual situation.

Registration for the second edition is open: Update of the Covid situation in Europe 


Symbol treatmentHow to treat the disease
State of the art of Covid-19 patient care and management, with special focus on patient inflow, characteristics of the disease, imaging and oxygen and the step down.

Registration is open for the first edition: How to organise pre-hospital and ED pathways and patient flow in suspected COVID-19


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Paediatric Covid-19
Review and management of the Covid-19 impact on the Paediatric Emergency Departments and patients.


Webinar: Guidance on COVID-19 in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

06 April 2020

The number of COVID patients is rocketing and more paediatric cases are coming to light. Many doctors don’t have experience with COVID in children yet....How can we prepare? What guidance is available?

In this first edition of our paediatric webinar series we will start to review the current state of the art and continue to share experience from the PED in highly impacted countries; France, Spain and Italy.

When: April 7, 2020 02:00 p.m. CEST, during 75 minutes
Topic: Guidance on COVID-19 in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

The speakers are:
Alasdair Munro
Clinical Research Fellow Paediatric Infectious Diseases,
University Hospital Southampton

Liz Whittaker
Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology.
She published national UK guidance today.

François Angoulvant
Pediatric professor in the Necker Hospital of Paris

Javier Benito
Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Hospital de Cruces, Spain

Niccolò Parri
Pediatric Emergency Physician, Lead physician for Point-of-Care Ultrasound,
Meyer University Children’s Hospital, Florence, Italy

Register in advance for this webinar; the spaces are limited to 500 participants.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note the recording of the webinar will be available right after on the EUSEM Academy, so in any case you don’t have to miss it.

You'll find the webinar from March 28 there as well: COVID-19, A Unique Insight from Highly Impacted Countries 

COVID-19 webinar recording available

01 April 2020

March 28 we had a EUSEM COVID-19 webinar with speakers from 9 different European countries, sharing their experiences and explaining about the COVID-19 management in their countries.

Please find the recording on the EUSEM Academy, freely accessible for all. 


Webinar on COVID-19: 28 March 9:00 AM CET

26 March 2020

In the actual Covid-19 crisis, sharing information is of extreme importance to learn and improve for now and the future. EUSEM wants to stimulate this by using its network and facilitate the transference of experiences between participating members from all over Europe, providing a unique insight of the real situation in the EDs with up to date experiences and difficulties faced during the different periods of the epidemic.

A 90 minute webinar is going to take place this Saturday, 28th March at 9:00 AM CET. 

We will have speakers from Italy, Spain, Turkey, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Norway, UK and The Netherlands. Each representative will give an insight of the situation in their country, addressing the actual situation, methods of triage, approach and lessons learned.

Watch the live stream on Facebook and have a clear perspective of the Covid-19 management in different settings across Europe focused on the emergency health systems.

When: Mar 28, 2020 09:00 AM CET

Topic: COVID-19: a unique insight in high impacted European countries

Live stream on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialEUSEM/

EUSEM Position paper on Emergency Medical Systems response to COVID-19

17 March 2020

The 2019 novel Coronavirus acute respiratory epidemic is creating a stressed situation in all the health systems of the affected countries. Emergency Medical systems and specifically the Emergency departments as the front line of the health systems are suffering from overload and severe working conditions, the risk of contagion and transmission of the health professionals adds a substantial burden to their daily work. Under the perspective of European Society For Emergency Medicine, the recommendations provided by the health authorities are reviewed focus on the emergency departments activity.

Read the paper

Check the gallery

13 March 2020

See who uploaded their picture in the Emergency Medicine Day 2020 Gallery.