Tag: Medical education

Be a Better Learner – Part One at #TTCNYC15

When I saw this section on the TTC programme I was immediately intrigued. I have spent a lot of time thinking about what makes a great team leader, a great doctor or a great teacher

#TTCNYC: Educational theories you need to know (about). St.Emlyn’s

In the UK, and I suspect around the world, all emergency clinicians teach. From the first day in the department to the last day before retirement there are opportunities to share knowledge with friends, colleagues,

A summary of EuSEM 2015 and what you have missed!

  The St. Emlyn’s team has, in recent years, become a regular sight at the EuSEM congress meetings and this year was certainly no exception. We attended this year’s conference, which was held in Torino (known to

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine, Part 3. What next and how do I do it?

Where do we go now with #Medutainment? Time is precious and in many modern health care systems time for educational activities is increasingly difficult to find. Our 24/7 role means that it is really hard

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine. Part 2. Why are we talking about it?

Why is Medutainment in the news now? I think there are two linked driving factors that have led us to start considering medutainment as a important component in medical education. Technological change Changes in medical

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine. Part 1. What is it and where did it come from?

This blog is based on a talk I am giving in Turn, Italy, at the European Society of Emergency Medicine annual congress. This will be the third EuSEM meeting I’ve been to and if you

Update on RCEM curriculum mapping

The permanent page for this post can be found by clicking here. If you are a trainee or trainer in the Royal College of Emergency Medicine  (RCEM) then you should be familiar with the curriculum.

Free #FOAMed based courses at St.Emlyn’s. The next step in shared learning

Before #FOAMed was invented the St.Emlyn’s team were already deeply immersed in online learning. Back in 2005 we began using a moodle platform to teach our junior doctors online such that we did not have

EduWars: Sticky Eyes in Kids at the EMEC

Sticky eyes in kids… Dead easy to treat, right? Well… Maybe not. This post is a little different from the usual posts you’ll find on St Emlyn’s. It includes a clinical topic with a teaching

Not Just History Repeating. St.Emlyn’s

Our journey through life is peppered with “firsts”. From unrecollectable first words, to the first day at school, to our first kiss and beyond; these unique experiences stay with us and influence us forever. Even

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