“Be interested in your learners – they will value this and are more likely to benefit from the simulation”… More 7 Simulation Pearls
The Solution to Dilution 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… More The Solution to Dilution
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…
Background On average a anaesthetic practitioner will be presented with a lost airway scenario every 6 years. Being technically competent to use the advanced airway resources at your institution is only part of the puzzle you’ll need to address. This course aims to cover essential concepts & technical training in advanced airway equipment and then… More The SMAART Course – Simulation and Mastery of Advanced Airway Resources and Techniques
FEAST Day Network Five Emergency in New South Wales is proud to announce th date of the up coming Education Day known as ‘FEAST‘ (Five’s Education, Assessment & Skills Training Day) – see the flyer below. The workshop will focus on the management of Respiratory Emergencies such as Respiratory Failure and Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia.
John Hinds I just travelled back from SMACC in Chicago and was truly inspired (again) by John Hinds intellect, adventurous spirit and humour having first met him the Gold Coast in 2014. It is with great sadness that we have heard of his passing doing what he loved. My thoughts are with his family and close friends at… More RIP – Dr John Hinds
I am looking forward to attending the SMACC 2015 conference this week where I am going to learn about how we can apply the experience of other industries to the complex critical care environment in which many of us work. Today I have quoted from Atul Gawande’s recent book to draw out his reflections on… More Thought for the Day – Checklists in Medicine
Medieval Dance Fever The year was 1518. Dancing mania is at hold in the Holy Roman Empire city of Strasbourg. Part of modern France, Strasbourg is an important seat of government in European politics. Over the years this bizarre phenomenon of ‘sporadic dancing’, allegedly involving over 400 people, has also been referred to as “Dancing Plague” and “Saint Vitus’ Dance”. The dancing outbreak… More Horrible Histories – The Dance Plague of 1518
Mechanical CPR Following our recent posts on Mechanical CPR we follow up with a video showing how to deploy and use the AutoPulse in a real life Emergency: Previous Posts on Mechanical CPR Mechanical CPR Local Guideline: CPR AutoPulse – WMH Emergency Department Mechanical CPR Overview Click Here ICEM Conference Review Click Here