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Conferences and presentations September-November 2016

18 November 2016

November

PhD Student Nicole McKenzie visiting New Orleans in November 2016 to present a poster at the 2016 American Heart Association (AHA) Conference, the poster was entitled ““The association between arterial carbon dioxide tension and outcomes after cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis.”

October

Dr Stephen Ball presented at the Council of Ambulance Authorities Conference in October 2016. His talk focused on “The recognition of cardiac arrest during emergency ambulance calls”.

Dr Hideo Tohira presented a poster entitled “Outcomes of older patients attended by paramedics for falls in Perth, Western Australia”, at the 10th European congress on emergency medicine held in Vienna, Austria in early October 2016.

During October Professor Judith Finn was the Invited Speaker at the Resuscitation Academy Masterclass in Brisbane, discussing “The Role of research in improving resuscitation outcomes”

Dr Stephen Ball presented the talk “The recognition of cardiac arrest during emergency ambulance calls” at the Global Resuscitation Alliance Masterclass on the 18th of October and also presented the same talk at the 2016 CAA (Council of Ambulance Authorities) Conference held in Brisbane, Australia from the 19 – 20 October. The talk can be found at https://webcast.gigtv.com.au/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/recus2016

In October the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at Curtin University held their Annual Celebration of Excellence Awards. Student Adam Dagnell received the “St John Ambulance – Professor Ian Jacobs Award” awarded in the Bachelor of Science – Health Sciences (Paramedicine major) for the highest mark in the Paramedic Capstone Unit was awarded and the “Paramedic Award” – awarded in the Bachelor of Science – Health Sciences (Paramedicine major) to the 3rd year student with the highest semester weighted average.

Dr Teresa Williams was the Nursing Co-Convenor at the 41st ANZICS/ ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting held in Perth from the 20-22 October. Teresa presented the talk “Management of Enteral Nutrition”. Professor Judith Finn was the Invited Speaker at the meeting and presented “What’s new in resuscitation”.

September

Professor Judith Finn was the invited speaker at the OHCA Workshop in Cardiff Wales on the 21st of September 2016 hosted by the Welsh Government and British Heart foundation

At the recent Mark Liveris Seminar held at Curtin University on 1 September, PhD Student Milena Talikowska was awarded the Best Paper Award for her presentation entitled, “Paramedic reported barriers towards use of CPR feedback devices in Perth, WA”.

Professor Judith Finn attended the “Resuscitation 2016” in Reykjavik, Iceland on the 24 and 25 of September. Judith is a Member of Faculty for the European Resuscitation Council Congress.