13th July 2022, 19:00 to 20:00 BST


This webinar consists of an overview of the historical and current evidence on which extrication principles are based, new guidance is presented and a multidisciplinary panel will discuss the challenges of implementation and answer any questions.


This webinar will provide the attendee with an up-to-date appreciation of extrication and an insight into the latest multidisciplinary evidence based guidance.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, the participant should be able to understand:

  • Extrication in its historical context
  • The frequency of spinal and time critical injuries in the trapped casualty
  • The biomechanics of current extrication practice
  • Patient’s perspectives of extrication
  • The application of evidence based medicine principles to this area of practice

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Our panellists include:

  • Caroline Leech (Chair), Consultant in Emergency medicine and Prehospital Emergency Medicine.
  • Tim Nutbeam, Extrication in Trauma Project Lead / Devon Air Ambulance.
  • James Coomber, Watch Manager, National Operational Guidance team.
  • Simon Todd, National Fire Chiefs Council - NFCC Casualty Care Lead. 


1 Hour

To be eligible to receive CPD hours for webinar attendance you must connect for the full duration of the webinar AND complete the feedback survey.

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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