Trauma Team Training and Human Factors

Trauma Team Training (TTT) This month saw another instalment of the Westmead Hospital Trauma Team Training. This highly recommended course is a one day simulation workshop for all specialities involved in trauma management at Westmead Hospital.  The TTT course is associated with a recent redesign of the approach to trauma at Westmead which is one of 5 Major … More Trauma Team Training and Human Factors

Simulation in Medicine

Definitions What are the Definitions of ‘Simulations’ and ‘Simulators’? Simulation Simulation is an Educational Technique Allows the student to gain an emotive and immersive learning experience. Allows the recreation of a clinical experience without risk to patients. Simulator A device that attempts to create characteristics of the real world environment. Simulators vary from basic Part … More Simulation in Medicine

New Blog

Inspired by the great SMACC conference last month I felt somewhat obliged to create a blog with a FOAM theme on Emergency Medicine and Professional Development. I hope it’ll be useful for sharing resources as per the Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) Model as well as useful for my own Education…