2009 Annual forum

The Emergency Care Clinical Network held a forum to bring together emergency care clinicians, academics, other interested clinicians and key stakeholders to hear and discuss current evidence and best practice in emergency care. 

The first forum focusing on evidence into action, explored the topic of improving the assessment of chest pain.  The forum was held on the 17 March 2009, in Melbourne and 60 clinicians attended from metropolitan, regional and rural emergency departments.

2009 Evidence-based quality improvement project 

The first year of the nine month quality improvement cycle in enhancing  the use of evidence-based care to reduce variation in practice and improve consistency of emergency care, focused on Improving assessment of chest pain.  Sixteen emergency departments across Victoria completed these projects.