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Medical education

Interactive Ideas for Workshops

Here are some ideas for interactive games and exercises in workshops, together with examples of how I have used them and some ideas about how you could adapt them to different circumstances. This article is

How to Plan a Workshop

I’ve put together ten tips for planning a workshop based on my experiences planning workshops since 2005 when I was originally trained as an IFMSA trainer. I’ve made plenty of mistakes and realised the hard way

#dasTTC Day 2 in Copenhagen.

After a really fantastic day yesterday, today focused on simulation in the morning and then learning theory in the afternoon. Learning theory might sound a little less exciting, but hopefully lots of interactivity and interaction

#dasTTC Copenhagen: Day 1. St.Emlyn’s

2   It’s a beautiful day in Copenhagen and even better for being the first day of the teaching course aka #dasTTC. The St.Emlyn’s team has supported the TTC for several years now, teaching in

101 Reflective Lessons from a Year with Sydney HEMS. Part Two: Human Factors.

  This post is the second in a series recording my reflections on the past twelve months, which I have spent working for Sydney HEMS in prehospital and retrieval medicine. The first post covers medical

101 Reflective Lessons from a Year with Sydney HEMS. Part One: Education.

  I had never really had an urge to work in the prehospital environment, I’ll be honest. As someone scared of flying the idea of helicopters did not appeal and on the whole I was

Ross Fisher on p-cubed (p3) presentations ffolliet.com

    Click here for ffolliet.com (Ed – don’t forget to subscribe) In Medicine we all like to believe our practice is evidence based, effectual and evolves with time and feedback. In the light of

Soft skills in simulation: EuSEM 2016. St.Emlyn’s

I was delighted to speak at the European Society of Emergency Medicine in Vienna this year. One talk is with the Young Emergency Medicine Doctors (YEMD) group on the use of teaching simulation for ‘soft

DAS SMACC is go. St.Emlyn’s

The long anticipated launch of DAS SMACC is upon us. This morning email inboxes around the world rattled (Ed – do you mean ‘pinged’) to the sound of an invite to speak in Berlin next

N2O Laughing Matter

Everyone likes balloons, right?  Some people really like balloons, and more specifically the contents of them.  Having recently moved to East London, I can’t cycle to work and back (only about 15 minutes or so) without

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