12th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference

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Newsletter February 2020 

27 February 2020

 

12th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference

When:  22nd May – 29th May 2020

Where: Joyo’s Surf Camp, Plenkung Reserve SE Java, Indonesia

 

Hi members and friends

The 12th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-Land has been finalized, and this is the week-long program. Any questions or queries please feel free to reach out to Phillip Chapman at loosepc65@hotmail.com or Dave Hateley at davehately@hotmail.com  

 

Day 1, May 22nd. Bali.

Candidates fly to Bali from overseas destinations. Prepare for early morning speed-boat departure the following day.

Always hoping for swell.

Day 2, May 23rd. Speedboat.

05:00 – 11:30 Speedboat departs Tuban to arrive at Plenkung Reserve.

11:30 – 15:00 Sign in attendance registry, acclimatisation to accommodation, an opportunity to surf.

15:00 – 19:00 Conference introduction, organisation update and future direction discussion.

19:000 – 22:30 Welcome ceremony to all delegates.

 

Day 3, May 24th. Opening day.

06:00 – Morning yoga.

07:00 – Breakfast.

MORNING SESSIONS COMMENCE AT 08:00.

Common surfing orthopaedic trauma management – Dr Nick Maister.

Dealing with various toxidromes in the tropics – Dr Phil Chapman.

Eyecare in the emergency department – an update on current practice Dr Simon Nothling.

12:00 – Lunch.

AFTERNOON SESSIONS COMMENCE AT 14:00.

Infectious diseases of the tropics Dr James Dent.

Drowning reviews, cases and perspective:  Dr Jon Cohen.

Anaesthetic emergencies in the remote setting Medical Student session.

Eye trauma in the remote setting  Dr Raf Gabriel.

19:00 Dinner.

EVENING SESSIONS COMMENCES AT 19:30.

Point of care ultrasound update and review Dr Scott Stirling.

Intravenous access.

E-FAST.

Dr Jon Cohen talking through his Calm As… First Aid Kit for Surfers

Day 4, May 25th

06:00 – Morning yoga.

07:00 – Breakfast.

MORNING SESSIONS COMMENCE AT 08:00.

Medico-legal aspects of volunteer work Group session.

Volunteer Opportunities for Surfing Doctors Dr Raf Gabriel and Dr David Hately.

Looking after yourself as a doctor in the remote tropical setting Dr Phil Chapman.

12:00 – Lunch.

AFTERNOON SESSIONS COMMENCE AT 14:00.

Airway panel: expert case reviews and perspectives.

Dr Scott Stirling, Dr Phil Chapman, Dr Dennis Millard.

19:00 Dinner.

EVENING SESSION COMMENCES AT 19:30.

Remote emergency situation Olympics. 

Day 5, May 26th

06:00 – Morning yoga.

07:00 – Breakfast.

Surfing Advanced Life Support – full day practical session Dr Jon Cohen, Dr Phillip Chapman, Dr Dave Hately.

No snaking in the jungle, or you will get burned.

 

Day 6, May 27th

06:00 – Morning yoga.

07:00 – Breakfast.

MORNING SESSIONS COMMENCE AT 08:00.

Haemorrhage control and tourniquet use Dr Jon Cohen.

Preparing for the worst – medical kit essentials Dr Jon Cohen.

Remote Indonesian retrieval Dr Phillip Chapman.

12:00 – Lunch.

 

AFTERNOON SESSIONS COMMENCE AT 14:00.

Wound care essentials in the tropics Dr Dave Hately.

Analgesia in the resource deplete setting Dr Dennis Millard.

Spinal injuries Dr Phillip Chapman.

19:00 Dinner.

EVENING SESSIONS COMMENCES AT 19:30.

Running a remote village clinic Dr Dave Hately, Dr Jon Cohen.

Day 7- May 28th

06:00 – Morning yoga.

07:00 – Breakfast.

Village medical clinic day – all delegates to participate.

19:00 Dinner and sunset closing ceremony.

 

Day 8, May 29th. Speedboat.

06:00 – Morning yoga

07:00 – Breakfast

08:00 – Speedboat trip back to Bali.

Midday: Option to visit BIMC Emergency Department for Indonesian perspective on medical retrieval in Bali and surrounding islands.

Travel back to home country by own means.

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