We are privileged and humbled by all the support that this years Extreme Medicine Conference is receiving. We are honoured that the London HEMS Team is joining us to offer a 2 pre conference Pre-Hospital Care Course – talk about learning from the best!!
6-7th November 2014, Central London
You don’t need to be coming to the conference to reserve a space by the way…
London’s Air Ambulance is the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London. It has an international reputation for clinical excellence, and delivers pioneering procedures that have been adopted across the world. Find out more here…
For twenty-five years, London’s Air Ambulance has been a leader in the development and practice of pre-hospital care. Through its research, innovation and education activities, as well as the professional affiliations and publications of its clinical leadership, it has influenced clinical guidelines, governance standards and the practice of numerous air ambulances, in the U.K. and abroad.
The Institute of Pre-Hospital Care at London’s Air Ambulance was founded in 2013 to build on and expand this influence. Its mission is to drive excellence in pre-hospital care standards and practice through research, innovation and education; and by fostering collaboration across medical disciplines and institutions dedicated to improving outcomes for people afflicted by critical injury and illness.
In 2014, The Institute created, and will deliver, the UK’s first undergraduate degree in pre-hospital medicine, in partnership with Queen Mary University of London. Find out more here…
London Air Ambulance
6-7th November 2014, Central London
London’s Air Ambulance is the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London.
The service provides pre-hospital medical care at the scene of the incident and serves the 10 million people who live, work and commute within the M25.
Based at The Royal London Hospital and founded in 1989, the service operates 24/7, with the helicopter running in daylight hours and rapid response cars taking over at night and in adverse weather conditions.
The team, which at all times includes an advanced trauma doctor and paramedic, perform advanced medical interventions, normally only found in the hospital Emergency Department, in time critical, life threatening situations. Missions commonly involve serious road traffic collisions, falls from height, industrial accidents, assaults and injuries on the rail network.
Join Extreme Medicine & London HEM’s team in unique learning experience. Set up as a pre conference workshop for the Extreme Medicine Conference but also bookable directly the workshop will bring you cutting edge learnings in the field of Pre-Hospital Care from an acknowledged world leader in the field.
Topics to include but not limited to; The role of a UK prehospital doctor in the international response to humanitarian disasters. Emergency thoracotomy – how to do it. Damage control anaesthesia – lessons from Afghanistan and London. Paramedic scene leadership during advanced prehospital interventions. The future in prehospital car; Nanorobots and suspended animation.
Open to all medical professionals and registered medical students. Spaces are limited to first come first served and a significant portion of ticket fees goes to London Air Ambulance as a charity.
Featured speaker Dr Anne Weaver LEAD CLINICIAN FOR PRE-HOSPITAL CARE PROGRAMME
Dr Anne Weaver is the Lead Clinician for the Pre-hospital Care Programme, in addition to being a Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Pre-hospital Care at The Royal London Hospital, and Lead Clinician for HEMS. Dr Weaver has years of experience in Pre-hospital Care in the UK and Australia, and has supported the Programme from the start. Dr Weaver organises the mentoring of the other medical students by the HEMS registrars.
As Lead Clinician for the London Air Ambulance, Dr Anne Weaver heads up a service that is on call for 11 million people in the capital. She and her team save lives on a daily basis through their critical intervention at the scene of an incident.