Surfing Doctors Conference Provisional Programme 2011

Surfing Doctors 2nd Annual Conference G-land, Java 4-11th September 2011

This year we’ll be covering the usual themes of remote and rural medicine, but in the light of global events, there will be an emphasis on natural disasters, and disaster management. Mike Frood’s also offered to give us all a crash course in Indonesian.


4th September: Overland Transport to G-land from Joyo’s Surf Camp Office

5th September: Fast Boat Transport to G-land early morning

9am Welcome and Breakfast, Introduction to the week and themes

10- 11am Update and Surfdoc Projects- The last year’s progress – Dr Phil Chapman

11- 1.30pm Managing a Major Incident- Dr Phil Chapman, Dr Preeti Nirgude + tba

6pm Opening Function and Dinner

6th September: 10.30-11am Indonesian for Beginners I – Mike Frood
11-12pm Acute Medical Care in Remote Locations- Dr Simon Campbell

2-4pm SurfDoc Scenarios- Practical Management of Common Problems- Dr Phil Chapman

7th September: 10- 10.30am Indonesian for Beginners II- Mike

10.30-12pm Updates in Resuscitation- Dr Phil

12-1pm The Core Surfer’s Ideal Medical Kit- Dr Phil Chapman

1-2.30pm The adrenaline culture- including Management of Near Drowning and Hypothermia- tba

8th September: 10- 10.30am Indonesian for Beginners III- Mike

11-1pm Spinal Injuries/ Head injuries –
Anthony Brown and Alex Turner

9th September: 10- 10.30 Indonesian for Beginners IV- Mike

10.30-1pm Transport of the Critically Ill Patient (including aeromedical retrieval) Dr Preeti Nirgude

4-5pm Feedback session- Dr Phil Chapman

10th September: 10- 1030am Indonesian for beginners V- Mike

10,30-1pm Tropical Disease update- tba

14-15 Anaesthesia and analgesia in remote locations- tba

6pm Closing Function, Presentations, Prize Giving and Dinner

11th September: Breakfast and Departure to Kuta by Overland and Fast Boat

Breakfast is served from 6.30am- 9am
Lunch is from 12pm- 2pm
Dinner is from 6.30pm
Bar service is available all day, til late

Yoga classes daily

Please email Dr Preeti Nirgude, or Dr Phil Chapman for further information or with any enquiries regarding the conference programme, accommodations or anything else.

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