14:00 – 14:10

Introduction and welcome to the Congress

Carlos Velasco y Juan Carlos Martínez

14:10 – 15:40 – MODULE 1 Search and Rescue  

Moderator: Oliver Reisten

Mountain rescue

Iñigo Soteras

French mountain rescue

Pascal Fernández

HEMS assistance in accidents in high mountain environments

Álvaro Pemartin

Aeromedical evacuation and rescue offshore and mountain from the perspective of an assistance doctor

Yogini Patel

The Asturian medicalised rescue model

Fernando Iglesias

Live discussion

15:40 – 15:45 – BREAK  

15:45 – 16:40 – MODULE 2 Pediatric y Neonathal  

Moderator: Kay Boris Brandstrup

Surgical procedures in HEMS: Perimortem Caesarean Delivery

Xavier Moors

Neonatology and flight safety

Sonia Brio

Common complications and adverse events during the transfer of critical paediatric/neonatal patients in Fixed Wing Aircraft

María del Carmen Rasetto

Live discussion

16:40 – 16:45 – BREAK  

16:45 – 17:40 – MODULE 3 Training  

Moderator: Gustavo Cifuentes

How to train HEMS crews during pandemic situations?

Jens Schwietring

Helicopter hoist operations – What are the training requirements for medical crews?

Matthias Ruppert

Fly & Play: procedures and training at HEMS

Juan Ignacio Garrote


Juan Antonio Sinisterra Aquilino

Live discussion

17:40 – 17:45 – BREAK  

17:45 – 18:55 – MODULE 4 Procedures and CRM:  

Moderator: Juan Antonio Sinisterra

The importance of checklists and procedures for effective rescues

Gibdel Wilson

Corporate Resource Management in HEMS operations – Perspectives from a brazilian HEMS team

Ricardo Galesso Cardoso

Risk Perception in air rescue and transport

Teresa Bernal

Aeromedical Transport Education and Research Enhancing Quality of Care whilst Reducing Costs and Liabilities

Terry Martin

Live discussion

18:55 – 19:00 – BREAK  

19:00 – 20:30 – MODULE 5 Spanish Armed Forces  

Moderator: Carlos Velasco

UMAER: Aero Evacuations and Aircraft Configuration

Pilar Salvador Sánchez

Lessons Learned in the Air Transport of Infectious Patients

Cristina González García

HELISAF: Spanish experience in Afghanistan

Luis Cotarelo Martínez

SAR Nursing: A differential value

Pablo José Jiménez Beloso

The Atlantic Route: Migration and rescue in Canary Islands waters

Cristina Justo Laserna

Live discussion

20:30 – 20:40 – Conclusions of the day

Carlos Velasco y Juan Carlos Martínez

14:00 – 14:10

Welcome to the second day of the Congress

Carlos Velasco y Juan Carlos Martínez

14:10 – 15:40 – MODULE 6 Code Red, Trauma Patient

Moderator: Carlos Yanez

Implementation of a protocol for pre-hospital transfusion of red blood cell concentrates in a HEMS service

Yesica Guillen Barea

REBOA training for Norwegian air ambulance doctors

Dr. Edmund Søvik

Gaining experience with pre-hospital REBOA in London’s Air Ambulance

Max Marsden

Experience with the use of REBOA in Norwegian HEMS

Jostein Rodseth Brede

M.A.R.C.H. in Aeromedical Evacuations

Cristian Camilo Moyano Lesama

Live discussion

15:40 – 15:45 – BREAK  

15:45 – 16:55MODULE 7 Fixed Wing

Moderator: Juan Carlos Rodríguez Meléndez

Fixed Wing transport of trauma patients

Mónica Fortea

FWAA transport of COVID patients during pandemic in Central Europe. Challenges and difficulties

Ina Schmidt

Complicated Evacuations

Fr. Arnaud Derossi

Evacuations in coordination with the Armed Forces

Rocio Sobejano

Live discussion

16:55 – 17:00 – BREAK  

17:00 – 18:00 – MODULE 8 Aircraft and configurations

Moderator: Eduardo Consejo

The New Generation Life-Saver

Stefan Bestle

HHO (Helicopter Hoist Operations) benefits to HEMS operations

Edi Furlan

AC67 Flex – A flexible HEMS Equipment for the H135

Gebert Johannes (Bucher)

Live discussion

18:00 – 18:05 – BREAK  

18:05 – 19:15 – MODULE 9 Transport of critical patients

Moderator: Jordi Tortas

Transport of critically ill patients in rural areas: Is it possble to mantain high standards in mechanical ventilation?

Dr. Sbrana

Transport of Critical Patients in rural area: is it possible to maintain high standards in mechanical ventilation?

Clint Jean Louis Fernández MD

Interlevel coordination in the transport of patients with ECMO therapy in an island territory

Andreu Mascaró

Heart attack code: still one of our greatest challenges?

Marta Dorribo Masid, MD

Live discussion

19:15 – 19:20 – BREAK  

19:20 – 20:30MODULE 10 Air Ambulance & HEMS operations

Moderator: Estrella Albarrán

Aeromedical transport in isolated and difficult access areas in southern Chile.

Karina Flores Rojas

Coordination of Combined Resources in HEMS Mission

Soledad Martin Fresneda, MD

Inter-island transport

Ana García Monteiro PAES

Experience and projection of the Aeromedical Transport in Peru 2018-2021

Carlos Malpica, MD

ECMO Air Patient Transfer

Arturo Garza de la Maza

Live discussion

20:30 – 20:40 – Conclusions and farewell

Carlos Velasco y Juan Carlos Martínez