دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران
Iran University of Medical Sciences

Accident and Emergency Medicine Department

 | Post date: 2018/11/17 | 
Head: Dr. Nader Tavakoli

Organizational Email: 
tavakoli.n@iums.ac.ir

Management Records

Across the University
  • The Vice-Chancellor for Treatment at Iran University of Medical Sciences, since September 2017.
  • Head of Rasoul Akram Hospital, since April 2014.
  • Head of Accident and Emergency Medicine Department at Iran University of Medical Sciences, since 2013
  • Supervisor of Medical Students, since April 2008
  • Collaboration with other professors for developing a lesson plan for the Emergency Medicine Course and teaching this course
Across the Hospital
  • Head of Shohadaye Haftome Tir Hospital, since 2013
  • Providing general practitioners and nurses with Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) trainings, since 2006
  • Providing general practitioners and nurses with Initial Evaluation of Trauma Patients trainings
  • Teaching Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course at the Laparoscopic Surgery Training Center of Rasoul Akram Hospital, since 2007.
Off-campus Professional Activities
Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education
  • Head of the Hospital Emergency Department of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Health of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education from October 2008 to 2013
  • Head of the Technical Coordination Committee for Guidance, Information and Coordination of Patients admitted to Medical Sciences Universities affiliated to Tehran Municipality, since 2008
  • Collaborating with other professionals and providing expert opinions for drafting a hospital accreditation program at the Monitoring and Accreditation Center of Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Health
  • Giving speeches in disaster management courses (establishment of the crisis management plan at medical centers)
  • Membership in the National Subcommittee of Cardiovascular Emergencies, Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education, in 2007
  • Holding three workshops on Triage Needs Assessment in Hospital Emergencies in May and June of 2009
  • Holding three workshops on Complaint Handling in Hospital Emergencies in May and June of 2009
  • The instructor of the Treatment Committee Subgroup and active participation in a 5-day Crisis Management in the Health System Workshop in Mashhad (April 2009) and Ardabil (June 2009)
  • Participating in the compilation of a list of medications used in emergency units and resuscitation trolleys in 2007
  • Participating in the compilation of a list of medications, devices and equipment used in emergency and resuscitation units in medical practitioners’, dentists’, and midwives’ offices in 2007
  • Conducting needs assessments of hospital emergencies with the aim of standardization
  • Membership in the expert task force founded by the Development and Extension Center of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Health for the establishment of the second-level referral plan in hospitals covering under 50,000 people
  • Providing faculty members of medical emergency departments with two empowerment workshops (held by the Accident and Emergency Department of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education in October 2009)
  • Special Inspector of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Health of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education in emergency departments of public and private Iranian hospitals
  • Participating in the 4th International Congress on Health, Treatment and Disaster Management (membership in the expert panel, reviewing treatment and management articles, member of the scientific committee, giving speeches and holding a basic vital resuscitation workshop)
 
Tehran Emergency Center
  • Teaching pre-hospital emergency courses at Tehran Emergency Center, since February 2008
  • The secretary and member of the Quality Improvement Committee of Tehran Emergency Center, since 2008
  • Compiling a list of necessary medications in ambulances
  • Participating in the establishment of a training center at Tehran Emergency Center
  • Teaching regular retraining courses for technicians at Tehran Emergency Center, since February 2008
  • Participating in the preparation of pre-hospital trauma care systems
  • Participating in a workshop on principles of patient immobilization and transportation
  • Teaching in various specialized workshops (emergency medicine, sports medicine, military medicine, etc.)
  • Contributing to the development of up-to-date protocols and standardization of ambulance equipment and devices, correction of a pre-hospital emergency response report form, and submitting several other approvals in the Quality Improvement Committee
 
Iranian Society of Emergency Medicine (ISEM)
  • Member of ISEM’s board of directors
  • Scientific Secretary of the 7th Iranian Annual Congress on Emergency Medicine
  • Member of the Iranian Scientific Association of Trauma’s board of directors
  • Member of the Scientific and Executive Committee of the 2nd Iranian Annual Congress on Emergency Medicine, since May 2007
  • Member of the Scientific and Executive Committee of the 3nd Iranian Annual Congress on Emergency Medicine, since November 2008
  • Member of the pre-hospital emergency panel at the International Congress on Emergency Medicine, ISEM, since 2008
  • The representative and medical scientific liaison of the ISEM and the Iranian Scientific Association of General Surgeons at the annual congress of the Iranian Association of Surgeons
  • Presenting lectures at annual emergency medicine conferences
  • Scientific secretary of a trauma workshop for doctors and nurses, held at Social Security Organization of Bushehr by ISEM in 2008
  • Scientific secretary of two three-day emergency medicine seminars, held at Social Security Organization of Kerman by ISEM in September 2009
  • Presenting an applied research plan for the compilation of a list of necessary medications in emergency units, ambulances, and disaster situations, in the form of posters at the 20th Congress of the Vice-Chancellor’s Offices for Drug and Food of the Iranian Medical Sciences Universities in October 2007
  • Member of the Scientific and Executive Committee of the annual congress of the Iranian Association of Surgeons, since 2009
 
Members of the Expert Team: Bahman Rajabi, Mahnaz Al-Sadat Hosseini, Seyyedeh Masoumeh Danesh Kian, Samineh Maleki Shomali, Mansoureh Ghanbari, Saeideh Salari.

Hospital Emergency Unit
1. Communicating hospital emergency instructions
2. Conducting accreditation visits from emergency departments
3. Membership in the Committee for Transfer, Assessment and New Systems at the Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Treatment
4. Going on night visits to emergency departments
5. Attending ministerial meetings to compile standards for emergency departments
6. Summarizing and analyzing performance indicators and performance statistics of the health centers’ emergency departments, and submitting the results to the relevant ministry
7. Holding training workshops, seminars and courses for all the staff of subsidiary health centers

Pre-hospital Emergency Unit
1. Communicating instructions of the 115 Emergency Service Response
2. Visiting different “115” emergency stations
3. Implementing relief-operation instructions
4. Collecting and submitting relevant statistics (on relief-operations) to the relevant ministry
5. Evaluating and monitoring “115” emergency stations and providing feedback for further improvement
6. Collecting and submitting relevant random and non-random statistics on a daily basis to the relevant ministry
7. Monitoring the active participation of all personnel in training classes

Crisis Management
1. Reviewing and submitting statistics of special incidents to the relevant ministry
2. Preparing crisis databases in health centers

Guidance and Information Headquarters
1. Receiving information on empty hospital beds with an emphasis on special care units (e.g. NICU, ICU, CCU)
2. Transporting and displacing patients between various medical centers (both inside and outside the university)
3. Scheduling night visits to affiliated health centers’ emergency units
4. Addressing patient transportation problems

Private Ambulance
Monitoring and assessing private ambulance centers

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