Med-talk Series

Medtalks cardiac defibrillation

Philips Med-Talk Series


Three part EMS webinar series to assess thoroughly, treat confidently & connect effortlessly to help improve the clinical outcomes for victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

Explore with us in our EMS Webinar Series to learn how to Respond to a wide range of emergency situations; Quickly diagnose and treat; Share clinical data across the emergency response continuum; and Capture patient data to support documentation and QA/QI initiatives.

Register now and make sure you do not miss out on these CPD accredited points.

Agenda

Wednesday, 7 July, 2021
19.00-20.30hrs (SA time) GMT +2

Topic: The Importance of Early Defibrillation and How to Help Improve 1st Shock Success

Wednesday, 14 July, 2021
19.00-20.30hrs (SA time) GMT +2

Topic: The Effectiveness of High-Quality CPR (HP-CPR) and How Audio-Visual CPR Feedback Devices Can Help Improve CPR Quality 

Wednesday, 21 July, 2021
19.00-20.30hrs (SA time) GMT +2

Topic: Streamlining Emergency Cardiac Workflow with a focus on the clinical benefits of cloud-based EMS solutions
Dr Benjamin Wachira headshot

Dr Benjamin W. Wachira
Assistant Professor of medicine, Agha Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. 

He also serves as the Emergency Medicine Program Director at the university. He is the Founding Director of the Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation. Immediate President of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine, an international association aimed at supporting emergency care development across Africa.
Max Sul headshot

Max Sul
Instructional Designer (Clinical Education) at Philips, USA.

ECR Marketing programs and Education Manager, highly skilled and experienced in Philips Emergency care solutions, Working with AED and ALS.
Dr Muthoni Ntonjira headshot

Dr Muthoni Ntonjira
Country Manager, Philips Kenya.

Consultant anesthesiologist with vast experience in prehospital care and trauma management. Qualified ACS-accredited ATLS instructor and course co-director as well as NAEMT-accredited PHTLS course director.

General description  


In this webinar series, chaired by Dr Muthoni, a panel of clinical experts – Dr Benjamin Wachira, Associate Professor of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi and Founder of Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation and Max Sul, Clinical Education and Marketing Manager for Philips Emergency Care, will lead three clinical sessions to allow Healthcare Professionals to Treat Effectively and Connect Effortlessly to Improve Clinical Outcomes for Sudden Cardiac Arrest Victims.

Join our first session around effective cardiac defibrillation, the use of Biphasic verses Monophasic cardiac defibrillation, how much energy is required to effectively shock the heart and how to use a manual defibrillator.

For our second session, learn about the impact of high-quality CPR and the use of audio-visual feedback strategies to minimize hands off time, and the importance of effective ventilation.

To conclude the series,  in our third session will we follow a patient from EMS arrival and their journey through to the cath lab; exploring how streamlining Emergency Cardiac Workflow from the prehospital environment to the hospital can help Improve Clinical Outcomes and what role do EMS based cloud solutions play in this.
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Target Audience​

  • Emergency Physicians,​
  • Cardiologists/Cardia thoracic, surgeons/Cardiac electrophysiologist,​
  • A&E Registered Nurses,​
  • Cardiac Nurses,​
  • Cardiac Technicians,​
  • Paramedics,​
  • EMS Technicians,
  • Clinical Engineers,​
  • ICU Physicians/Intensivists,​
  • Anaesthetists
This is an in-person live webinar including demos and Q&As.

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Contact Sarah Labuschagne: sarah.labuschagne@philips.com

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