Acute Crisis Training with Simulation (ACTS) Programme

Originally posted on EmergencyPedia:
Westmead Hospital Simulation Centre A 1/2 day simulation course for interns and RMOs Since its establishment in 2012, Westmead’s Simulated Learning Environment for Clinical Training’ (SiLECT) has been providing courses to address the need for acquiring skills in Crisis Management. Junior Medical Officers (JMOs) are a special group in our hospital…

Emergency Medicine Podcast – Retrieval

This thrilling episode is all about retrieval medicine – we will first discuss the impact of pre-hospital advanced airway management on the neurological outcomes in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA). Then, we will dissect down the much dreaded (but potentially lifesaving!) scalpel cricothyroidotomy and, to finish, we will infuse ourselves into a discussion about pre-hospital administration of thawed plasma in patients at risk of haemorrhagic shock. This month’s interlude segments will be presented by retrieval specialists, Dr Ruby Hsu and Dr Ruth Parsell. … More Emergency Medicine Podcast – Retrieval