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Webinar Series Release


Dear friends and colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that I share with you CAA's latest initiative, a 2020 webinar series designed to inspire and educate with a range of speakers discussing topical issues from around the ambulance world.

We are excited to bring you wonderful speakers including Prof Richard Lyon, St John WA CEO Michelle Fyfe and Dr Elizabeth Berryman of Chnnl who will share with us their thoughts on traumatic cardiac arrest, role of women in ambulance services and mental health among others.

These are short 1-hour long webinars designed to fill a gap left behind from postponing our CAA 2020 Congress due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are lucky to have access to an incredible line up of speakers and with the majority of us being stuck at home with limited access to education we are hoping that our webinars will provide you with engaging and stimulating topics.

The webinars are free to all CAA member services staff and have a small fee for external non-member services and organisations. Webinars will carry CPD points to contribute to your ongoing professional development. 

We hope you will find the webinars an exciting addition to CAA's offering and hope to see many of you join us on 13 August to kick start the series.

With warm regards,

Mojca Bizjak-Mikic
General Manager

We are proud to be partnering with long-term CAA supporter, Phillips on our first webinar.

We are excited to bring back Professor Richard Lyon who you will remember was one of our keynotes at last year's CAA 2019 Congress in Perth. We hope you will join us to hear Prof Lyon speak from his wide range of expertise and experience on the Management of Traumatic Cardiac Arrest (TCA).

TCA is the most urgent, time-critical, life-threatening trauma situation Emergency Medical Service personnel can face. The understanding and management of this condition has progressed significantly in the last few years.

In this exciting, topical webinar, Prof Lyon will present the epidemiology and pathology of TCA; describe the ‘HOT’ algorithm of pre-hospital interventions; how to maximise the chance of survival and address some key issues such as whether chest compressions should be performed in TCA.

Join our webinar for an exciting journey of clinical education and best practice sharing on the management of TCA to improve clinical outcomes and maximize survival.

Professor Richard Lyon MBE
Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Pre-hospital Care  

Professor Lyon is an active Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Pre-hospital Care and Associate Medical Director for Air Ambulance, Kent Surrey Sussex. Prof Lyon holds a personal Chair of Pre-hospital Emergency Care at the University of Surrey and has been honoured by HM The Queen for his services to emergency healthcare.

Prof Lyon has an established research portfolio in pre-hospital resuscitation, trauma care and emergency medicine with an extensive publication record. He has won numerous international awards including the top research award from the European Resuscitation Council.

Prof Lyon was a lead doctor for the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and takes a leading role in Event Medicine. He is an active member of the UK International Search & Rescue Team and has previous experience in the British Armed Forces. Prof Lyon is a current member of the Resuscitation Council (UK) Executive Committee and author of several international guidelines.

Management of Traumatic Cardiac Arrest
with Professor Richard Lyon

Date: 13th August 2020
Time: 0700 UK, 1400 SGP, 1600 SYD
Cost: As an introductory offer to our webinar series, and as part of our partnership with Phillips, we are excited to offer you our first-ever webinar at no cost.

Details on how to register for this and future webinars will be sent to you in the next few weeks and made available on the CAA website.
Pricing for future CAA webinars will be FREE for all staff & volunteers of CAA Member Services who will attain 1 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) point for every webinar attended. Certificates will be issued following the webinar. 

Non-Member Services and Organisations are welcome to join us at a cost of $25 per webinar. 

Students are encouraged to join us at a discounted price of $10. 

Applicable invoices will be sent to you upon registration.