About the course

The Young Emergency Medicine Doctors Section of the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) is pleased to present

EUSEM Refresher Course 8

A 4 day interactive course for young doctors training or practicing in all fields of emergency medicine and urgent care. The course is based on the European Curriculum of Emergency Medicine. This edition will be about:

“Mass casualty incidents (MCI) General approaches to management and special considerations.” 

The topics will include :

The objective of this four day course is to provide participants with an up to date review of the most recent, clinically relevant, developments in research, therapy, and management of very common clinical situations.

Invited faculty are international well-known experts in their field. Different session formats including mini-symposia, workshops, round table discussions and practicals are included in the program. The goal of the teaching methodology is to favor as much as possible faculty-student interaction.

Please register early, space is limited to 40 participants. This course is intended for doctors below 35 years old.

This course will be held at the Faculty of political science and international relations UMB in Banská Bystrica for the first, the second and the last day. The 3rd day will be @ the training centre “Lest”.

An introduction to the venue and training site can be found on and

Training Centre Lest – The base of field exercises: 

Training Centre Lest was established to fulfill tasks related to national defence and security, implementing special training, medical support and health care mainly for special units of the Slovak Armed Forces and special executive units. Thus a military training ground of fields, woods, airstrip, houses and other buildings, mock-up villages, fire and chemical exercise field and more. It is situated appr. 60km from Branska Bystrica. 

The training centre Lest, particularly in its Jakub Village, has a building with meeting rooms for the exercise organisation.

The official course language is English. It is expected that all participants can understand and express themselves in English.

For airport transport: Bratislava airport (  or Vienna/Budapest airport.

We will provide detailed info on how to travel from Bratislava airport after registration.


- Cheap accommodation available at the faculty itself (limited capacity): (only in slovak): please contact us should you wish to book here

- Hotel Narodny Dom

Prof. Marc Sabbe, MD

EUSEM honorary treasurer

Professor in Emergency Medicine, University hospitals of Leuven, Belgium

Prof. Ives Hubloue, MD

Head of Emergency Medicine Department Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Professor in Emergency Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

European Master in Disaster Medicine Faculty

Abdo Koury, MD

EUSEM Vice-president

EUSEM Disaster Medicine Section co-chair

Volodymyr Kizyma, MD, MBA

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, EMS. 

Medical director of Falck Zachranna. 

Member of ERC and EUSEM.

Stefan Trenkler, MD, PhD

Anaesthesiologist, intensivist, urgentologist. Assistant professor at Medical Faculty of P.J.Safarik University in Kosice

Medical supervisor at Education and Training Centre of Falck Zachranna. 

Honorary Secretary of the Slovak Society of Emergency Medicine. 

Founder and member of the Slovak Resuscitation Council. 

Organizer of the Slovak EuReCa registry.  

Member of ERC, EUSEM, ESA.

Peter Kysel, MD

Anaesthesiologist, intensivist, urgentologist. 

Area manager of Falck Zachranna.

Miroslav Durica, MD

Eva Kusikova, MD

Ondrej Frank, MD

Jana Seblova, MD, PhD

Jens Poul Madsen, MD

Viliam Dobias, MD, Phd


To participate in the course, please apply via with the following information:

- Name (first and surname)

- Address

- Mobile number

- Email address

- Date of birth 

- Number of ID-card

You will receive an email to confirm your registration. Once you have received your confirmation, please make a bank transfer

€250 (EUSEM member)

€400 (non-EUSEM member) 

to the following account to confirm your participation.

Please provide your name and ‘EuSEM Refresher Course 8’ as a reference when making the payment.

Bank Name: KBC

IBAN: BE89 7350 3485 2185 


Account holder: SEMU Young Doctors

Address: Antwerpsesteenweg 124 B27, 2630 Aartselaar, Belgium

Payment by credit card can also be made. If you wish to do so, please state this in your registration email.

To apply for EuSEM membership, please visit

For all questions please contact us via

1) After registration please transfer the course fee within 2 weeks to the following account. After this period your place will be given to someone else, so please be sure that you can participate before you register.

2) If you cancel your participation more than 1 month in advance 100% of the course fee will be refunded

3) If you cancel your participation within 2 weeks of the course date 50% of the course fee will be refunded

4) If you cancel your participation within 1 week of the course date no money will be refunded

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