Presented by Toby Keene
Presentation Synopsis: Trauma patients need a tube. Right? Or do they? Is the ""gold standard"" of airway management really golden or looking a little tarnished?
Bio: Toby Keene commenced his emergency service career as a first aid volunteer in 1997 and joined the ACT Ambulance Service in 2001, qualifying as an Intensive Care Paramedic in 2004. Since then, he has gained experience as a flight paramedic, clinical educator and operations manager. In 2007, he completed a 12-month attachment to the Australian Federal Police as an operations support paramedic. He has deployed on disaster relief operations to Victoria in 2009, Philippines in 2013, and Western Australia in 2015. In 2012, he was appointed to the position of Clinical Quality Assurance Officer in the ACT Ambulance Service where he continues to work on-road as an Intensive Care Paramedic. Toby’s tertiary qualifications include a Graduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval, Master of Public Health, and is a PhD candidate at the Australian National University.