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Live Interactive Symposium - Day 1

About The Event

This Live Interactive Symposium will be held over two days (28 and 29 November 2022) and will provide attendees 8 hours of interactive CPD hours. This session will include a mix of live and pre-recorded webinars, followed by live case studies and panel discussions.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in live polls for selected sessions.

Each day will be divided into four sessions. To view the day one schedule - click here

To register for day two and view the schedule - click here.

Reflection Sheet for Day 1 - click here

Please note: This online symposium is only available to ACP Members. If you are not already a member, you can sign up here to gain free access to this webinar.

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Matthew Warren-James

Prior to moving to Australia Matt spent 10 years working in the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust as a paramedic. He was also the program leader for the undergraduate BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science (London) at the University of Greenwich, UK. At UniSC Matt leads the courses in the WIL space which relates to his research interests in wellbeing, coping and preceptorship. Matt has recently completed his PhD exploring how first year student paramedics experience stress on their first ambulance placement.

Dr Ben Meadley (Pre-Recorded)

Dr Ben Meadley is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University in the Department of Paramedicine. Ben’s doctoral project investigated the physiological and metabolic health of paramedics, systems improvement and specialist paramedic task performance. Ben has more than 24 years’ experience, gaining expertise in prehospital critical care, paramedic education, paramedic health research, systems improvement and clinical guideline development. Ben currently works as the Operational Improvement Lead (MICA) and as a senior Intensive Care Flight Paramedic (MICA) at Ambulance Victoria, dividing his time between clinical, systems improvement and research roles

Sam Burton (Pre-Recorded)

Sam is an ICP based in Eastern Rural Victoria, having been a paramedic for close to a decade, with previous emergency nursing experience. Sam holds a Bachelor of Nursing and a Master of Specialist Paramedic Practice both awarded by Monash University. He is passionate about prehospital ultrasound with recent publications discussing ultrasound guided cannulation and lung ultrasound.

Dr Mya Cubitt (Pre-Recorded)

Dr Mya Cubitt is a NZer, living in Australia with her South African husband and their three Australian children. Mya trained at Otago University, completing her advanced training in Emergency Medicine with a peripatetic journey across Australia, the Buchanan Prize for the highest scoring candidate in the fellowship exam for the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and a fellowship in Paediatric Critical Care at The Royal Children’s Hospital. She has a masters degree in Trauma Science from Queen Mary University, completing a dissertation on frailty assessments in trauma and in 2021, Mya convened the first seminar and research workshop on Geriatric Trauma, #GEMSEM2021.

Program Schedule

Day 1
Time Session
13:00 Mentoring a graduate
14:00 Building contemporary trauma care systems
15:00 Break
15:15 Can non-physician providers use ultrasound to aid in establishing peripheral IV access in patients who are difficult to cannulate?
16:15 Older Person Trauma

Please note: This online symposium is only available to ACP Members.

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Event Information

28th Nov 2022
13:00 – 17:15 (AEDT)

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