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Theme: Paramedics: A Lifetime of Care

Date: Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th August 2018

Venue: Wesley Conference Centre

Location: 220 Pitt Street, Sydney (centre of Sydney CBD)

ANZCP is pleased to bring you the most comprehensive, in-depth paramedic conference on the Australian calendar in 2018.

PREMIER VENUE

The Wesley Conference Centre is Sydney's premier conference centre located in the heart of Sydney's CBD, and home to the Wesley Theatre, a excellent tiered lecture theatre with comfortable seating for over 400 delegates.

The Centre is close to parking (bank loan required!) and public transport options (Town Hall station) and many accommodation choices within short walking distance for interstate travellers.

GREAT TOPICS

ANZCP 2018 Sydney will cover the following topics:

  • Controversies in pre-hospital medicine panel
  • Decision making and human factors
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatrics
  • Geriatric / End of Life
  • Paramedic career lifespan
  • Case studies
  • Networking and entertainment
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ENGAGING PRESENTERS

We have lined up the best paramedic and emergency medicine clinical leaders to deliver fantastic presentations over the 2 days.

  • Ben Meadley
  • Nick Roder
  • Belinda Flanagan
  • Dr Tony Smith
  • Associate Professor Stephen Gough ASM
  • Dr Natalie May
  • Dr Jason Bendall
  • Dr Ruth Townsend
  • Chris Wildey
  • Dr Alex Psirides
  • Professor Carmelle Peisah
  • Dr Sanj Fernando
  • Michelle Price
  • Dr Rosie Dwyer

INSIGHTFUL PANELISTS

Controversies in Paramedicine panel discussion 

  • Dr Cliff Reid,
  • Ben Meadley,
  • Julie Hughes,
  • Sharon White,
  • Dr Ruth Townsend and
  • Paul Simpson (chair)

Paramedic Lifespan presentations

  • Sharon White,
  • Libby Hanrahan,
  • Ash Delorenzo,
  • Ross Findlay,
  • Stuart Harris, and
  • Matt Shepherd (chair).

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

THURSDAY 23RD AUGUST

TimeSession
8.30amRegistration Opens
9.10amWelcome
David Dutton
9.30amBiometric Analysis of Thoracolumbar Movement during Ambulance Transport
Associate Professor David Wampler
10.00amParamedics providing palliative care in the community
Dr Tony Smith
10.30amMorning Break
11.00amExtended Care Paramedicine - a decade of opportunity and challenges
Dr Jason Bendall
11.30amParamedicine – ‘the fifteenth health profession in Australia!’
Associate Professor Stephen Gough ASM
12noon‘Heroes’ – paramedic professionalism and living up to the hype.
Dr Ruth Townsend
12.30pmLunch
1.30pmParamedic management of third stage and the prehospital use of oxytocics
Belinda Flanagan
2.00pmHigh risk obstetrics in the pre-hospital setting - Managing an APH in flight.
Chris Wildey
2.30pmCardiac arrest & Resuscitation in the newborn
Nick Roder
3.00pmAfternoon Break
3.30 to 5pmControversies Panel discussion
Dr Cliff Reid
Sharon White
Julies Hughes
Ben Meadley
Dr Ruth Townsend
Paul Simpson (Chair)
5.00pmClose
5.20 to 7pmNetworking Drinks and Social Gathering
Castlereagh Boutique Hotel

FRIDAY 24TH AUGUST

TimeSession
8.30amRegistration Opens
8.55amWelcome
9.00amEmergency care of older people living in residential aged care – epidemiology, determinants, outcomes and future directions
Dr Rosie Dwyer
9.30amFalls – Risks and Mitigation Strategies
Michelle Price
10.00amParamedical involvement with residential care facilities: behavioural and other emergencies
Carmelle Peisah
10.30amMorning Break
11.00amWhen is a Door not a Door? Bias, Heuristics and Thinking About Thinking
Dr Natalie May
11.30amHow To Save A Death
Dr Alex Psirides
12noonParamedic Decision Making
Ben Meadley
12.30pmLunch
1.30 to 3pmParamedic Lifespan Presentations
Ash Delorenzo - Journey to the roadside
Libby Hanrahan - In the Minority
Sharon White - Thanks for the opportunity to...
Ross Findlay - Really – there is life after Ambulance??”
Stuart Harris - Good luck not good planning
3.00pmAfternoon Break
3.30pmPaediatric trauma
Catherine Hassall
4.00pmEyes and ears. Windows to the invisible child.
Susan Hill
4.30pmSanj Fernando presents a brief journey through paediatric sphincter tighteners
Dr Sanj Fernando
5.00pmClose

Ben Meadley – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Paramedic Decision Making
Friday 24th August
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Dr Alex Psirides – ANZCP2018 Sydney

How To Save A Death
Friday 24th August
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Belinda Flanagan – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Paramedic management of third stage and the prehospital use of oxytocics
Thursday 23rd August
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Controversies in paramedic practice panel – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Controversies in paramedic practice panel
Thursday 23rd August
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Dr Natalie May – ANZCP2018 Sydney

When is a Door not a Door? Bias, Heuristics and Thinking About Thinking
Friday 24th August
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Susan Hill – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Eyes and ears. Windows to the invisible child.
Friday 24th August
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Dr Sanj Fernando – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Sanj Fernando presents a brief journey through paediatric sphincter tighteners
Friday 24th August
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Geoff Coleman – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Master of Ceremonies
Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th August
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Ross Findlay – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Really – there is life after Ambulance??
Friday 24th August
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Nick Roder – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Cardiac arrest & Resuscitation in the newborn
Thursday 23rd August
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Ashleigh Delorenzo – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Journey to the roadside
Friday 24th August
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Libby Hanrahan – ANZCP2018 Sydney

In the minority
Friday 24th August
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Michelle Price – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Falls – Risks and Mitigation Strategies Synopsis: Falls are consistently the largest category for calling an Ambulance in NSW. Paramedics…
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David Wampler – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Biometric Analysis of Cervical Movement During Ambulance Trauma Transport
Thursday 23rd August
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Dr Tony Smith – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Paramedics providing palliative care in the communitySynopsis: Paramedics have traditionally not been involved in helping provide palliative care, but this is…
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Dr Jason Bendall – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Associate Professor Jason Bendall Extended Care Paramedicine – a decade of opportunity and challenges Synopsis: In the early 2000s there…
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Associate Professor Stephen Gough ASM – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Paramedicine – ‘the fifteenth health profession in Australia!’ Synopsis: The paramedic profession has seen monumental change in practice over recent…
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Dr Ruth Townsend – ANZCP2018 Sydney

‘Heroes’ – paramedic professionalism and living up to the hype. Synopsis: Paramedics have variously been referred to as ‘Heroes’, ‘Angels…
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Christopher Wildey – ANZCP2018 Sydney

High risk obstetrics in the pre-hospital setting – Managing an APH in flight. Synposis: A 25-year-old woman who is 30…
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Dr Paul Simpson – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Controversies panel discussion chair Bio: Dr Paul Simpson is a senior lecturer and Director of Paramedicine at Western Sydney University. …
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Dr Cliff Reid – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Controversies panel discussion Bio: Cliff cares about critically ill and injured adults and kids regardless of location. A Brit who was…
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Julie Hughes – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Controversies panel discussion Bio: Julie is a Critical Care Paramedic currently working in Brisbane’s High Acuity Response Unit joining the…
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Sharon White ASM – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Thank you for the opportunity to…  Bio: Sharon commenced with NSW Ambulance in 1986. Sharon has worked in metropolitan and…
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Dr Rosie Dwyer – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Emergency care of older people living in residential aged care – epidemiology, determinants, outcomes and future directions Synopsis: Australia’s population,…
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Professor Carmelle Peisah – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Paramedical involvement with residential care facilities: behavioural and other emergencies Synopsis: The behavioural emergency as a precipitant for paramedical involvement…
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Stuart Harris – ANZCP2018 Sydney

Good luck not good planning Bio: Stuart Harris has just notched up twenty years of employment with NSW Ambulance and…
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Conference activities – ANZCP2018 Sydney

The ANZCP2018 Sydney Networking / Social program includes two activities this year, with all registered delegates able to attend both…
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Conference Ticket Prices

  Price
ANZCP Member $325
ANZCP Student Member $215
Non-member $495
Non-member Student $250
Student tickets
Must be a full time University student.
One Day Tickets are available for ANZCP members
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FURTHER INFORMATION

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Accommodation

There are many accommodation options surrounding the Wesley Conference Centre.

There are numerous other hotels within the area; it is suggested you use your preferred search engine and accommodation finder to select accommodation of your choice.

SPONSORS AND TRADE DISPLAY

Sponsors and Trade Display

A number of key sponsors are locked in for 2018 but we do have two more sponsor positions available and a handful of Trade Display spaces remaining. Email the College at general.manager@anzcp.org.au to request a prospectus.

 

CONFERENCE SPONSORS

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