“Be interested in your learners – they will value this and are more likely to benefit from the simulation”… More 7 Simulation Pearls
In this post we would like to talk about Drug Dilutions for injectable medications! Background As a medical educator I am often struck by how much I learn from students and staff alike (and often how much more they know than me). Especially about basic pharmacology! With this in mind, we have tried to set out… More The Solution to Dilution
Breaking the Silence with Dr Fernando Pisani Dr Fernando Pisani and the Forensic Medical Unit (FMU) are bringing domestic violence forensics to light in Western Sydney. His achievements have been highlighted this month by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Domestic violence and sexual assault are constantly making headlines in Australia. The work of… More Domestic Violence
Welcome Welcome to Westmead’s Emergency Department (ED). We hope that you enjoy your time with us at the Western Clinical School and have an educational and enjoyable experience with us when you come to the ED. The brief emergency medicine rotation in year 3 is an experience aimed at teaching students the necessary skills… More Welcome 2016 Medical Students
Overview The Emergency Department. It can be one of the most stressful rotations for an intern as well as one of the most beneficial for their education. Emergency Departments (EDs) often have structured education programmes tailored to learning objectives for emergency medicine. This is in addition to hospital based provocation training programmes. The additional educational… More What do interns want to learn in their emergency rotations?
Cognition in Emergency Medicine Why is this topic important? Medicine is delivered by ‘humans’ to ‘humans’ Inevitably this is an error prone interaction Tendency toward error is amplified by time pressures as well as high levels of emotional and physical stress We have a lack of education on how to ‘think about thinking‘ ACEM 2015 – Emergency Physicians need… More Fast Thinking in Emergency Medicine
PRINT Conference 2015 We are excited to be contributing the PRINT conference in Sydney this week.. My Presentation: SLIDES: Emergency Radiology with Quiz PREVIEW OF TALK: Other Resources: CXR Library – Click Here CXR (LITFL DRABCDE) – Click Here
A Case Study You are on a late shift in the Emergency Department (ED). A 28 year old normally well female presents with shortness of breath and wheezing on the background of a recent viral upper respiratory tract infection. She is a current smoker and has a history of childhood asthma. The patient has audible wheeze… More Spirometry Demystified
Network 5 – FEAST Day The next Emergency Medicine Network 5 event will be on the 28th of October at Westmead Hospital. We look forward to seeing you there. The theme for the days education will be “trauma”. Here are the flyers and official program: FEAST Day Program FEAST Poster 28th October 2015 FEAST Day… More Emergency Medicine Eduction Day – ‘FEAST’ – 28th October
Originally posted on Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine – THE PHARM dedicated to the memory of Dr John Hinds:
A brief overview of my talk on Cutting Edge people and services in emergency medicine from #RCEM15 http://t.co/hP1Q6WH4IK ? Cliff Reid (@cliffreid) October 1, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) – UTAS We are proud to support our friends at the University of Tasmania who are starting an “EMIG”. “Emergency Medicine Interest Groups” are popular in the States and Canada where many students are keen to get stuck in the world of Emergency Medicine early on in their careers. The… More An ‘Emergency Medicine Medical Student’s Group’ in…….. TASMANIA!
Originally posted on The Collective:
A brief note: I get to do the editing duty this week (Dr Andrew Weatherall that is) and I could not let it pass without a word of tribute to Dr John Hinds. I had only had the chance to learn from the good Dr Hinds via his online presence. It…