Plenkung Reserve SE Java, Indonesia
Excitement levels are rising for this years Surfing Doctors conference. Dates have been finalised, so get onto booking your leave, flights etc and joining us in the jungle for what promises to be a great, informative few days.
Below is a brief overview of the programme.
Day 1, 15 August
Candidates fly to Bali from overseas destination, prepare for early morning speed-boat departure the following day.
Day 2, 16 August
5:00am Speedboat departs, to arrive at Plenkung Reserve at 11:30am
13:00 – 17:00 Sign in attendance registry, acclimatisation and accommodation, familiarisation with nature
reserve and local population.
1800 – 2200 Welcome ceremony to all delegates
Day 3, 17 August
0900 – 1100am Indonesian language basics course cultural education seminar: Jim Parkinson and Mike Frood
1200 – 1400pm Indonesian health update: Mike Frood
1500 – 1700pm Remote medical challenges and medical retrieval: Dennis Millard
17:30 Airway Workshop with Scott Stirling and Dr Andrew Travers
Day 4, 18 August
0900 – 1700pm Advanced Surfing Life Support Course
Common injuries: Nick Maister
Dealing with Delirium / CNS issues: Phil Chapman
Infectious diseases + Malaria: Dennis Millard
Surfing spinal injuries: Scott Stirling
Shark attack / Haemorrhagic Shock: Dennis Millard / Phil Chapman
Blunt trauma: Phil Chapman
Orthopaedic injuries and Peripheral nerve injuries: Scott Stirling
17:30 ENT tools of the trade workshop: Phil Chapman and Scott Stirling
Day 5, 19 August
0900 – 1700pm Advanced Surfing Life Support Course/ Various integrated workshops.ICC Workshop.
Poisons in the tropics: Phil Chapman
Toxins, drugs and alcohol: Phil Chapman
Antibiotic prophylaxis: Anthony Brown
When to evacuate +Remote medical retrieval
Traveller’s insurance issues: Anthony Brown
Dealing with local governments: Phil Chapman
ALS algorithms: Scott Stirling
Evening session Drowning Resuscitation – group discussion
Day 6, 20August
0900 – 1100 Current Surfing-doctors NGO projects: Nick Maister
1200 – 1400 An EU perspective on surfing medicine: European SurfDocs Representative.
1500 – 1700 Free flow of ideas – where to in the future for the Surfing Doctors: Group Discussion
1800 – 2300 Closing Ceremony and sundowners
Day 7, 21 August
0800 – 1130am Speedboat journey back to Bali
1400 – 1800 visit BIMC retrieval service for ‘An Indonesian perspective’ on medical retrieval.
Day 8, 22 August
Travel back to home-country via own means.