Pre-Hospital Care Workshop


Thursday 16th October 2014

For 25 years London's Air Ambulance has been at the forefront of emergency pre-hospital medicine, gaining a reputation for clinical excellence and pioneering procedures which have been adopted across the world.

We have achieved survival figures for traumatic cardiac arrest and pre-hospital thoracotomy, and success rates for adult and paediatric intubation, which are among the highest in the world.

The London’s Air Ambulance Institute of Pre-Hospital Care is hosting a 2-day workshop ahead of this year’s World Extreme Medicine Expo, to give delegates and medical practitioners an insight into our work and to share some of our advanced practices. 

The workshop will give practitioners the opportunity to get involved with medical demonstrations and scenario based exercises while also providing access to the senior consultants and paramedics responsible for London’s Air Ambulance governance, major incident planning, research and innovation.


booking information

Date: Thursday 6th and Friday 7th November 2014

Venue: Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

Ticket prices: 

  • Doctors £595
  • Paramedics, Nurses & other medical professionals £195
  • Medical Students £125

Online booking instructions: via Eventbrite


PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
DAY ONE SEMINAR TOPICS

  • Introduction and overview of London’s Air Ambulance and Pre-hospital Care in the UK 
  • The role of a UK pre-hospital doctor in the international response to humanitarian disasters 
  • Biological Terrorism 
  • Crew Resource Management at complex pre-hospital scenes 
  • The medical response to major incidents in London 

DAY ONE WORKSHOPS:

  • Pre-hospital advanced airway 
  • Emergency thoracotomy
  • Emergency Neurosurgery
  • Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) 

DAY TWO   SEMINAR TOPICS:

  • Pre-hospital blood transfusion in civilian trauma 
  • Damage control anaesthesia – lessons from Afghanistan and London 
  • Opportunities for medical students in pre-hospital care 
  • Paramedic scene leadership during advanced pre-hospital interventions 
  • Defying medical dogma – case studies from the pre-hospital phase
  • The future in pre-hospital care Nanorobots and suspended animation

DAY TWO WORKSHOPS:

  • Various scenario based training exercises

Detailed programme information is available on the Expedition Medicine website. 


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