Challenges in sedation management


A/Prof Jason Bendall’s session will revolve around the use of various chemical sedative agents and compare their use against a variety of clinical settings. Midazolam and Droperidol are available to Qualified Paramedics, with Ketamine available to ICPs. The session will outline the advantages and disadvantages of each with a comparison of their efficacy in the setting of mental health, trauma and general medical emergencies.

Biography: A/Prof Jason Bendall

Associate Professor Jason Bendall is an Australian trained paramedic and Specialist Anaesthetist having worked within the paramedicine sector since 1995 and in clinical medicine since 2004. A/Prof Bendall is currently the Director of Medical Services and Director of Research at NSW Ambulance. Jason also works as a Staff Specialist Anaesthetist at John Hunter Hospital and also a Prehospital & Retrieval Medicine Specialist for the Hunter Retrieval Service (Northern Zone). Jason is additionally a casual Intensive Care Paramedic. Jason is an adjunct associate professor of paramedicine at the University of the Sunshine Coast and at Charles Sturt University and Clinical Dean of Medicine at the University of Newcastle, Manning Clinical School.

Moderated by: Dylan Snape

Presented by Jason Bendall



80 minutes
5th Apr 2022
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