Wednesday 4th May
7.00 – 8.00pm

The Presenter

Stuart Cook- Critical Care Flight Paramedic / Crewman

Stuart has worked in the ambulance sector for over 24 years in a multitude of roles spanning clinical operations, HEMS, programme development, vocational and tertiary education – both at home in Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas. He is a registered Paramedic in both New Zealand and Australia. He has completed his Masters of Health Practice in Paramedicine as well as further post graduate study in Advanced Resuscitation and Emergency Management. His interests include remote and austere medicine, and the use of technology to facilitate remote education. Stuart currently works as a Rescue Crewman/Flight Paramedic on the Westpac Rescue Helicopter based in Christchurch. He is a new arrival to the South Island with his family. And wonders why they didn’t move to the South Island earlier.

About the Webinar

The topic will include:

  • Aeromedical transfers and response are becoming an increasing common phenomenon.
  • This presentation will discuss some of the issues of aeromedical transport and its effects on our patients and the equipment used. The presentation will also offer some practical advice on personnel, equipment and how to package and prepare a patient for helicopter retrieval.