Description of Westmead Adult Hospital
Westmead adult hospital is a tertiary referral centre in western Sydney and is part of the largest hospital complexes in the southern hemisphere.
With over 800 beds, it is a level 1 trauma centre and provides expertise in all fields of medical care, serving a population of over 1.5 million people.
Westmead is also a major teaching hospital of the University of Sydney and is a great place to work and train in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care due to the interesting case mix.
Westmead Emergency is one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Australia with an annual case census of over 79,000 adult presentations in 2016.
Simulated Learning Environment for Clinical Training (SiLECT)
SiLECT is responsible for coordinating simulation clinical training at Westmead. SiLECT started in late 2011 and has been developed with the assistance of Health Workforce Australia and the Senior Medical Staff.
The aim of SiLECT is to enhance individual trainees and students clinical training by deleivering courses based on Simulation.
Ultimately we believe that this training will lead to improvements in clinical knowledge, communication and teamwork which will improve the safety of patient care Westmead Hospital.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on SiLECT Programs
Emergency Medicine Research Unit (EMRU)
EMRU also produces a monthly research newsletter reviewing the latest key evidence based articles relevant to Emergency Medicine practice in Australia.
The latest editions of “Precis” (EMRU’s newsletter) are downloadable below:
- Precis Number 8 – Click Here
- Precis Number 7 – Click Here
- Precis Number 6 – Click Here
- Precis Number 5 – Click Here
- Precis Number 4 – Click Here
- Precis Number 3 – Click Here
- Synopsis Abstracts 2 – Click Here
- Synopsis Abstracts 1 – Click Here