Program

June 12, 2018

10:00–12:00 EHAC Board Meeting
14:00–16:00 EHAC General Assembly
17:00 Get Together Drink

June 13, 2018

PLENUM

9:00–9:30 Welcome Address and Opening of Conference
Speakers: Minister of Health
President of EHAC
Local Host Robert Galazkowski
9:30–10:00 This Is What It's All About; The Kayak Accident at Ottsjö
Speakers: Bjørn Carlsen, Eivinn Årdal Skjærseth, Lukas Olsen
10:00–10:20 The Essentials of International Professional Networking - It Is All For The Patient
Speaker: Wolfgang Voelckel
10:20–10:40 Improved Medical Care Through Aviation
Speaker: Erik Normann
10:40–11:10 Coffee/Tea Break
11:10–11:30 Human Resourses - The Key to Success in HEMS
Speaker: Bernd Lang
11:30–11:50 The Paradox of Safety in the Air Ambulance (20)
Speaker: Stephen Sollid
11:50–12:10 The Role of Fixed Wing
Speaker: TBA
12:10–12:30 Disruptive Innovation
Speaker: Jaap Hatenboer
12:30–13:30 Lunch

Breakaway Sessions A

Session 1A - Operational Quality Improvement

Chair: Bernd Lang

13:30–13:45 Management System in HEMS
Speaker: TBA
13:45–14:00 QM standardisation & certification programmes in HEMS
Speaker: Stefan Becker
14:00–14:15 Risk Assessment in the Operational HEMS Environment
Speaker: Bjarte Ellingsen
14:15–14:30 Fatigue Risk Management in the HEMS; Comparative Results On Sleepiness Between Norwegian and Austrian Pilots 
Speaker: Tine Almenning Eide
14:30–14:45 Sum Up
All
14:45–15:00 Coffee/Tea Break

Breakaway Sessions B

Session 1B - Accidental Hypothermia

Chair: Wolfgang Voelckel

13:30–13:45 Accidental Hypothermia - the Physiology
Speaker: Peter Paal
13:45–13:55 Accidental Hypothermia - The Pharmacokinetics
Speaker: Erik S. Dietrichs
13:55–14:05 Accidental Hypothermia - The Polish Perspective
Speaker: Tomasz Darocha, Sylweriusz Kosiński
14:05–14:15 Accidental Hypothermia - The Italian Perspective
Speaker: Gianluca Facchetti
14:15–14:45 Sum Up 
Speaker: All
14:45–15:00 Coffee/Tea Break

Workshops

Session 1 - Prehospital CT-Scanning in STROKE

13:30-14-45

By Registration only. Limited number of participants.


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Meet the Expert

Session 1 - Violence in HEMS

Chair: TBA

 

Breakaway Sessions A

Session 2A - Medical Interiors & Equipment

Chair: Hans Morten Lossius

15:00–15:15 Is the Know-How or the Equipment Decisive? Doctors' Point of View
Speaker: Stephen Sollid
15:15–15:30 The Operator's Point of View
Speaker: Wolfgang Burger
15:30–15:45 The Manufacturer's Point of View
Speaker: Nicole Kuntner-Hudson / Mike McKenzie
15:45–16:00 Fitting the Doctor's Needs into the Regulations - the Norwegian Experience. 
Speaker: Anders Aa
16:00-16:30 Coffee/Tea Break

Breakaway Sessions B

Session 2B - Terrorist Attacks

Chair: TBA

15:00–15:15 The US Perspective
Speaker: Johnny Delgado 
15:15–15:30 The Paris Perspective
Speaker: Lionel Lamhaut
15:30–15:45 The London Perspective
Speaker: David Lockey
15:45–16:00 Sum Up
All
16:00-16:30 Coffee/Tea Break

Workshops

Session 2 - Ultrasound in HEMS

  By Registration only. Limited number of participants.
15:00 – 16:00 REGISTRATION CLOSED

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Meet the Expert

Session 2 - Age 60 in HEMS - friend or foe?

Chair: Reinhard Kraxner

 

Breakaway Sessions A

Session 3A - Flight Ops Challenges - Conquering the Weather

Chair: Erik Normann

 

Breakaway Sessions B

Session 3B - Massive Bleeding

Chair: Jostein Hagemo

16:30–16:45 Code Red in HEMS 
Speaker: Anne Weaver
16:45–17:00 Hemostatic Resuscitation in Trauma 
Speaker: Herbert Schöchl
17:00–17:15 Advances in Fluid Resuscitation of Uncontrolled Hemorrhage 
Speaker: Dan Hankins
17:15–17:30 The Role of Drugs in Prehospital Management of Massive Bleeding 
Speaker: Dietmar Fries

Workshops

Session 3 - Ultrasound in HEMS

  (2nd Group)
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Meet the Expert

Session 3 - Hot Topics for Discussion

16:30 – 17:30 Assessment of Futility in Out-of- Hospital Cardiac Arrest – Impact on Utstein Reporting
Expert: Piritta Setälä
Mechanical CPR in Air Rescue - one part of a system to safe a live
Expert: Jan-Thorsten Gräsner
Survivor Training
Experts: Nathan Morreale / Deborah Witte
Cooperation Between a Tertiary Paediatric Hospital and The Air Ambulance Service
Expert: Marek Migdał

June 14, 2018

PLENUM

Chair: Hans Morten Lossius

8:00–8:20 How Safe Are We? A Re-Appraisal of the Latest Accidents in HEMS
Speaker: Klaus Egger
8:20–8:40 Prehospital Trauma Care - Where Are We Heading? 
Speaker: David Lockey
8:40–9:00 GPS - Are We Taking It for Granted?
Speaker: TBA
9:00–9:30 Coffee/Tea Break

Breakaway Sessions A

Session 4A - Point of Care

Chair: Hans Morten Lossius

9:30–9:45 Point of Care ECMO in Cardiac Arrest
Speaker: Lionel Lamhaut
9:45–10:00 Prehospital Point of Care in STROKE
Speaker: Kristi Bache
10:00–10:15 Prehospital Point of Care Ultrasound - POCUS
Speaker: Lars Knudsen
10:15–10:30 Prehospital Point of Care in massive bleeding
Speaker: Herbert Schöchl
10:30–11:00 Panel Discussion
All
11:00–11:15 Coffee/Tea Break

Breakaway Sessions B

Session 4B - Flight Ops Challenges - Primary Night Missions

Chair: Daan Remie

 

 

Workshops

Session 4 - Prehospital Advanced Airway Management (PHAAM)

9:30-11:00 REGISTRATION CLOSED

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Meet the Expert

Session 4 - Advanced Surgical Procedures in HEMS - Future or Futile?

Chair: David Lockey 

9:30-9:45 Implementation of Advanced Surgical Procedures in HEMS Based on Polish Experience
Expert: Adam Hodakowski
9:45-10:00 Implementation of Advanced Surgical Procedures in HEMS Based on the London Experience
Expert: Anne Weaver
10:00-10:15 Implementation of Advanced Surgical Procedures in HEMS Based on Hungarian Experience
Expert: László Hetzman
10:15-10:30 Implementation of Advanced Surgical Procedures in HEMS The view of NKT Traume
Expert: TBA

 

Breakaway Sessions A

Session 5A - Toys In HEMS

Chair: Pavel Müller

11:15-12:15 Five to ten posters to be presented

Breakaway Sessions B

Session 5B - Medical Competencies in HEMS: How Can We Improve?

Chair: Bernd Lang

11:15-11:30 Competencies in the HEMS World - Results of the EHAC survey
Speaker: Ákos Sóti
11:30-11:45 Physician Training & Recurrent Training
Speaker: Matthias Ruppert
11:45-12:00 Introduction Training & Recurrent Training in Practice
Speaker: Jens Stubager Knudsen
12:00-12:15 Medical Quality Indicators in HEMS
Speaker: Andreas Krüger


Workshops

Session 5 - Prehospital Advanced Airway Management (PHAAM) continues

11.15-12.15 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Meet the Expert

Session 5 - Is HEMS dispatched in time to the right patients? How can we improve?

Moderator: Ondrej Franek

  Expert: Christof Constantin Chwojka
  Expert: Kevin Hutton
  Expert: Andreas Hansen
  Expert: Rob Riches
  Expert: Arkadiusz Wejnarski

 

Breakaway Sessions A

Session 6A - Prehospital Advanced Airway Management

Chair: László Hetzman

13:15–13:30 Prehospital Advanced Airway Management from London to Budapest
Speaker: Péter Temesvári
13:30–13:45 Is Prehospital Advanced Airway Management in TBI Associated with Improved Outcome
Speaker: Antti Kämäräinen
13:45–14:00 Videolaryngoscopy - Moving Prehospital Advanced Airway Management to a Higher Level?
Speaker: Wolfgang Voelckel
14:00–14:15 Apneic oxygenation - When, Why and How
Speaker: Attila Eröss
14:15–14:30 Providing Prehospital Advanced Airway Management With an Inhospital Standard
Speaker: Mikael Gellerfors
14:30–14:45 EHAC Best Practice Advice - Prehospital Advanced Airway Management
Speaker: Kate Crewdson
14:45–15:15 Coffee/Tea Break

Breakaway Sessions B

Session 6B - Improving by Training

Chair: Bernd Lang

13:15–13:30 Evidence Based Training in the HEMS Environment
Speaker: TBA
13:30–13:45 The Concept of LOSA and It's Application in HEMS 
Speaker: TBA
13:45–14:00 Learning Management Systems & Computer Based Training (CBT) 
Speaker: TBA
14:00–14:15 Effects of ACRM Training Interventions on Safety Attitude 
Bernd Lang
14:15–10:30 Assessment of ACRM in the Operational Environment 
Speaker: TBA
14:30-14:45 Implementing Aeromedical CRM in Fixed-Wing Air Ambulance
Speaker: TBA

Workshops

Session 6 - Night Vision Goggles

13.15-14.45 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Meet the Expert

Session 6 - Sponsored Session

 

Plenum

Chair: Hans Morten Lossius

15:15–15:45 Lesson Learned – Conference Sum Up
Speakers: Eivinn Årdal Skjærseth / Wolfgang Voelckel
Bjørn Carlsen / Bernd Lang
Lukas André Bøgle Olsen / Pavel Müller
15:45–16:00 Closing Remarks and Announcement of AIRMED 2021
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