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Students, #FOAMEd and SMACC – the greatest learning curve: St.Emlyn’s

When doctors think back to their medical school training, watching a simulated patient being extricated from a car in front of 2500 people in Berlin probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Yet

Dear Educational Supervisor, it’s time for your ARCP. St.Emlyn’s.

  Here at St.Emlyn’s we’re really interested in education. Everyone on the team takes the supervision and support of trainees seriously and we hope that the blog reflects this, but to be honest all this

#dasSMACC day 1 with St.Emlyn’s

  A really interesting first day in the Berlin Tempodrom at #dasSMACC. You will of course be familiar with the Social Media and Critical Care conferences. They’ve done a huge amount of work to bring

#dasTTC in Copenhagen. Day 3.

  Our last day in Copenhagen and time to reflect on what we’ve learned. Have a listen to the podcast of the faculty (well part of it) reflections and then read on to find out

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


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