Click to follow us on FacebookClick here to REGISTER for the 2018 ConferenceClick to return to Home Page
The ASA+ FNA Conference Photo Competition for 30th Aeromedical Society of Australasia and Flight Nur

Provisional Program

Subject to change. Last Updated 06 July 2018

 

Tuesday 25 September 2018

0900-1700  ASA Committee Meeting 
    

 

Wednesday 26 September 2018

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS (optional)
 

Please note:

• The two Wednesday Workshops run CONCURRENTLY so you cannot attend both.

• Wednesday Workshops are OPTIONAL and are an ADDITIONAL COST to your conference registration.

• You can BOOK to attend the workshops when you register for the conference.

 

0900-1700  OPERATIONAL SAFETY FORUM - Wrest Point 
CLICK HERE for more Information
0900-1700  

PRE-HOSPITAL, RETRIEVAL & DISASTER MEDICINE LEARNING PLACE - Wrest Point

CLICK HERE for more information


1730-1900  

Welcome Drinks

   

 


 

Thursday 27 September 2018

CONFERENCE DAY 1

 

0800  Conference Registration Desk Open
   OPENING SESSION - Plenary Hall, Wrest Point
0830-0900  

Conference Opening & Address

Welcome to Country


0900-0940  

Stephen Hearns
Consultant in Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Retrieval Service

Performance under pressure in aeromedical retrieval 


0940-1000  

Peter McDonell 

Chief Aircrewman, CHC Helicopter
Creating One Standard to Reach Beyond


1000-1020  Ben Stanton
Retrieval Nurse Practitioner - SAAS MedSTAR
“Hang on, there’s ECMO at my ALS!” Pre-hospital ECLS - now and into the future
1020-1050  MORNING TEA - Trade Exhibition Area - Wrest Point
   SESSION #1
1050-1110  KAYE MELMETH ORATION
Maureen Roberts
Flight Nurse, NSW Air Ambulance
37 Years of Experiences and Challenges. Where we have been and where we will go?

1110-1130  

Andrew Pearce
Clinical Director, MedSTAR Emergency Medical Retrieval Service

Do you have an Exit Strategy?

1130-1135            MICRO BREAK & QUIZ QUESTION - Stand up, Stretch + Take a few deep breaths!
1135-1155  

Mark Delany
Executive General Manager, Government and Defence, Toll Helicopters
Insights from the first 12 months of Australia’s biggest HEMS operation.


1155-1215  

Paul Maclure
Anaesthetic Registrar, Lyell McEwan Hospital
Patients retrieved to intensive care via a dedicated retrieval service do not have increased hospital mortality compared with propensity matched controls


1215-1235  

Jo Scott
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners taking the Lead

1235-1330  LUNCH - Trade Exhibition Area - Wrest Point
   SESSION #2
   

HOTSPOTS

1330-1335  Andrew Hooper
Deputy Director of Medical Services, Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations
Around the West in 80 hours

1335-1340  

David Carpenter
Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations
Anatomy of an epidemic - an aeromedical retrieval perspective on the 2017 Meningococcal W outbreak in remote Central Australia


1340-1345  David Szyc & Tom Nicholls
CareFlight Northern Ops
Ventilated Winching: A New Perspective

1345-1350  Bronwyn Turner
MedSTAR
Neonatal Hypothermia During Transport, a MedSTAR Kids Experience

1350-1355  Emmeline Finn
Ambulance Victoria, MedSTAR
Pregnancy - what does it mean for aeromedical crew?
1355-1405  

QUESTION TIME


1405-1425  Tina Kendrick
Clinical Nurse Consultant - Paediatrics, NETS NSW
Going With The Flow - Paediatric Patients Referred to NETS NSW on Humidified High Flow Nasal Cannula Therapy

1425-1445  

Stefan Becker
Head of Corporate Development, Rega
Implementation of the Swiss Low Flight Network (LFN) for Helicopters


1445-1515  

PANEL DISCUSSION - The Aeromedical Industry: the next 30 years

Facilitated by: Mark Buick
Panellists:
Paul Adams  Aeromedical Innovation Australasia
Phil Hogan
Simon Brown 
Tasmania Ambulance
Other Panellists TBC

1515-1545  AFTERNOON TEA - Trade Exhibition Area - Wrest Point
   SESSION #3
1545-1605  Johnny Delgado
Director, Anastasia Group, LLC
International Response Challenges to Disasters - An Island Experience

1605-1625  Michael de Winton
Chief Pilot, Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue Service
Transformational Change in Aeromedical Services for Northern NSW

1625-1700  

Christopher Denny
Emergency Medicine Specialist - Auckland City Hospital
HEMS Medical Director - Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine - The University of Auckland

On Selection


1700  Day One concludes - Evening at leisure

1700  

ASA Annual General Meeting


 

Friday 28 September 2018

CONFERENCE DAY 2
 

0815  Registration Desk Open
   SESSION #4
0830-0845  Day 2 Announcements

0845-0925  

Matthew O'Keeffe
Welfare Director, Australian Federation of Airline Pilots
Peer Support for front line Aeromedical Staff


0925-0945  

Jenna McGeever
Clinical Nurse Specialist, NETS NSW
Interstate paediatric ECMO retrieval


0945-1005  Mark Buick
Director - Total Aerospace Solutions
1005-1025  MORNING TEA -Trade Exhibition Area - Wrest Point
   SESSION #5
1025-1055  

MICK WILSON ORATION

Ben Meadley
Monash University, Ambulance Victoria
Developing physical employment standards in Helicopter Emergency Medical Services - a benchmark for the future


1055-1115  Andrew Hooper
Deputy Director of Medical Services, Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations
Aeromedical Transfer of Patients for Emergency Clot Retrieval - The Western Australian Experience

1115-1135  Tom Judge
Executive Director - LifeFlight of Maine/The LifeFlight Foundation
Answering Need: “Next Gen” Rural Healthcare in Maine 2020-2030
1135-1140            MICRO BREAK & QUIZ QUESTION - Stand up, Stretch + Take a few deep breaths!
1140-1200  John Hollott
Retrieval Medicine Consultant and Anaesthetist, Hunter Retrieval Service
Ventilation during helicopter stretcher winching of intubated patients

1200-1220  Christopher Marlow
Rescue/retrieval Paramedic, SA Ambulance Service
Is this really just another day in the office? Skills Maintenance using High Fidelity Clinical Scenarios in the Helicopter Winch Training Environment
1220-1315  LUNCH - Trade Exhibition Area  - Wrest Point
   SESSION #6
1315-1355  Renee Holleran
Transport Nursing: Where we have been, where are we now and where are we going?

   

HOTSPOTS

1355-1400  Alan Garner
Retrieval Specialist, CareFlight
Experience with the Abdominal Aortic and Junctional Tourniquet in traumatic arrest

1400-1405  Laura Hand
Retrieval Fellow, Children's Health Queensland
Retrieval Passport - The Future in Retrieval Medicine Education

1405-1410  

QUESTION TIME

1410-1430  

Phil Hogan

The rise and rise of UAS technology


1430-1450  

Cameron Brockel
Squadron Leader, Defence Force Recruiting
Royal Australian Air Force mass patient aeromedical evacuation capability


1450-1510  Cameron Edgar
Zone Manager, Helicopter Operations, NSW Ambulance
The role civilian aeromedical services can play in providing clinical experience and exposure to military medics prior to deployment
1510-1535  AFTERNOON TEA - Trade Exhibition Area - Wrest Point
   CLOSING SESSION
1535-1605  

PANEL DISCUSSION - Aeromedical Service Delivery

Panellists:
Natalie Hincksman  SAAS MedSTAR
Graeme Field Chief Superintendent - NSW Air Ambulance

Andrew Berry

Andrew Pearce  Director Clinical Services - SAAS MedSTAR


1605-1635  

Stefan Mazur
The Power of One


1635-1650  

Program Close
-
Award Winner Announcement
- Prize Draws, Photography Award Winner

1900-late  CONFERENCE DINNER - The Henry Jones Art Hotel
    
    

 

Christchurch Website Development