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 Paradox of Workspace in the HEMS Helicopter 
Speaker: Jostein Hagemo, Even Wøllo
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

13:30 – 14:45 Violence Toward Rescue Personell
Expert: Johnny Delgado
New Trauma Threats; Stabbings, Acids, Blasts
Expert: Anne Weaver
Encounter with the Unknown
Expert: Pål Christian Nesfossen
Panel Discussion
Expert: All

 

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

15:00 – 16:00 Age 60+ HEMS Pilots; The Polish Medical Air Rescue Point of View
Speakers: Dariusz Tatarowski, Robert Gałązkowski
The National Aviation Authorities View
Speaker: TBA
The European Aviation Safety Agency's View
Speaker: Georges Rebender
Results of the Age 60 Study - Then What?
Speaker: Britta Herbig

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 - Critical Care Medevac in Bhutan: the Loading of Critical Patients in Hover at High Altitude – Solutions to Hard Problems

Speaker: Charlie Mize

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: TBA
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 The Role of Fixed Wing
Speaker: Péter Túri
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 - Poster Session

Chair: Pavel Müller

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

Call for Posters

There will be a Poster Session as part of the Scientific Program for the AIRMED 2018 World Congress. In addition to medical and aviation topics, authors are welcome to submit presentations on useful tools, equipment and software apps that can make our work in HEMS and Air Ambulance easier and more efficient.

Applications must be submitted by 30th March 2018 to Kirsti Strømmen Holm at kirsti.holm@snla.no

The finalists will be chosen for the Poster Session at the Congress and authors will receive free Congress registration.

All Poster Session applicants will be notified by 27th April 2018 as to the outcome of their submission.

 

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

11:15 – 12:15  Expert: Christof Constantin Chwojka
Expert: Kevin Hutton
Expert: Lars Jacobsen
Expert: Rob Riches
Expert: Jakub Borkowski

 

Breakaway Sessions A

Session 6A - Prehospital Advanced Airway Management

Chair: László Hetzman

13:15–13:30

EHAC Best Practice Advice - Prehospital Advanced Airway Management
Speaker: Kate Crewdson

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 Prehospital Advanced Airway Management from London to Budapest
Speaker: Péter Temesvári
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: Michael Benton
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 
Speaker: Bernd Lang
14:15–14:30 Assessment of ACRM in the Operational Environment 
Speakers: Gepco Ruitenberg, Bo Conneryd
14:30-14:45 Implementing Aeromedical CRM in Fixed-Wing Air Ambulance
Speaker: Johan Ener

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
EHAC President
Host AIRMED 2021

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