Host: Dr Russell Shute – GP Advisor to the SA Palliative Shared Care Program

Guest Speaker: Professor Hugh Grantham

Hugh Grantham ASM, MBBS, FRACGP, is Professor of Paramedics, Flinders University and Senior Medical Practitioner, South Australian Ambulance Service, Adelaide, South Australia.

Professor Hugh Grantham previously worked as the Medical Director, South Australian Ambulance Service until 2011. Professor Grantham has interests in clinical education, emergency medicine, disaster medicine and resuscitation. He is also the national educator for the advanced life support program (ALS) and senior instructor of ALS and early management of severe trauma (EMST) courses. Professor Grantham is currently an examiner for the RACGP and clinically active as a part-time senior medical officer at Flinders Medical Centre emergency department.

In this Podcast Professor Grantham describes the latest changes in resuscitation recommendations in the field of resuscitation and the Advanced Life Directives with an emphasis on issues of particular relevExtended Care Paramedics and Resuscitation Update For General Practitionersance to GPs.