We are happy and proud to invite you to our very first international EMS conference in Austria.
Hot topics include:
The program is subject to change. All talks will be in English.
Opening and introduction
Welcome by the Minister of Health (tbc)
Ambulance system and Emergency Doctors in France
Jean Cyrille Pitteloud
Airway management under special circumstances
NAEMT’s worldwide network for prehospital providers
EMS response to shootings and crime scenes
Lunch and Exhibition
Panel Discussion EMS in Europe
Common goals: we all work in different systems but we all want the same for our patients
Emergency Medicine for Space Missions
Member of the Austrian special police forces
Bleeding Control for Austrian Police / SWAT Medics
Alpine Medicine - A typical Austrian discipline?
Ken Bouvier (tbc)
Retired Fire Chief and Deputy Chief of Operations, New Orleans EMS, USA
Ken Bouvier is retired Fire Chief and Deputy Chief of New Orleans EMS. He began his career as a volunteer firefighter, worked as an industrial firefighter, Fire Chief & Hazardous Materials Team Leader until he became Deputy Chief of Operations at New Orleans EMS. Chief Bouvier served as the EMS Commander of most New Orleans major events including Mardi Gras, 2002 & 2010 Super Bowls and was responsible for Commanding both New Orleans & Mutual Aid Ambulances post Hurricane Katrina. He was featured on the TV show NIGHTWATCH.
Executive Director of the NAEMT
Mountain Rescue, Tyrol, Austria
Astrophysicist, director of the Austrian Space Forum (ÖWF), Analog-Astronaut, TV-anchor and paramedic
Dr. Gernot Grömer ist Astrophysiker und Mitbegründer und Direktor des Österreichischen Weltraumforums (ÖWF). Er moderiert die Wissenschaftssendung „PM Wissen“ auf Servus-TV und lehrt an verschiedenen Universitäten Raumfahrt und Planetologie. Als Österreichs erster Analog-Astronaut hat bereits 12 internationale Mars-Simulationen geplant und geleitet. Bis vor kurzem war er als Notfallsanitäter/NKI beim Roten Kreuz Innsbruck freiwillig im Rettungsdienst, am NEF und in der Lehre und Ausbildung aktiv.
Medical Director PHTLS, TECC, TCCC in France
Dr. Bruno Goulesque is Emergency Physician at the Hospital in Delémont, Switzerland. He has been the medical director for PHTLS, TCCC and TECC in France since 2010.
Jean Cirylle Pitteloud, MD, anesthesiologist, ATLS, PHTLS and ACLS instructor, and chair of the board of trauma and emergency anesthesia of the Swiss Society of Anesthesiologists (SGAR). 15 years as a flight physician for the REGA Swiss air rescue guard and for Air Glaciers. Former staff anesthesiologist and EMS physician in a busy trauma center in the Swiss Alps; humanitarian program with a Swiss surgical team operating obstetrical fistulas in Rwanda in 2012 and 2013; currently heading the anesthesia service in a two hospital institution.
Member of the special forces, Austria
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According to „Global Liveability Index 2022“ (The Economist), Vienna is the most liveable city in the world. Especially around Christmastime, Vienna is a great place to visit, to stroll through the many Christmas markets, to shop, and to have coffee in one of the typically Viennese Cafés.
We are happy, to give you insider tips on which places to visit. Here are some ideas: