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Top tips for trainees…….from CEM

Just a quick one to point colleagues and potential EM docs towards a document from the College of Emergency Medicine. CEM7450-Top-tips-for-a-great-trainee-v5-(21.9.13) Authored by Tony Joy , Dafydd Hammond-Jones & Jamie Moran it’s a brief, but

PCI for OOHCA with NSTEMI post ROSC? An acronym too far?

So you’ve done it. In a dazzling display of medical prowess worthy of a medical TV drama you have restored the dead to life! With scrupulous airway management, high quality chest compressions (assisted by some waveform

Taking FCEM – what are the odds on passing? St.Emlyn’s

I was recently reviewing a number of documents relating to outcomes of training for one of my other jobs at St.Emlyn’s. There is a lot of interesting data out there about how well trainees perform

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Human Factors cases with @JakemanNicola.

It was a privilige to meet Nicola Jakeman at the London EM trainee’s conference. She gave a great lecture on why it’s important for EM docs to understand Human Factors and was one of my

London Emergency Medicine Trainee’s conference part 3. St.Emlyn’s

After the talk I gave on #FOAM Geoff Hinchley (who you can see here) asked  the St.Emlyn’s team to put together a really short intro to getting involved. So, with the aim of keeping this

London Emergency Medicine trainees conference part 2. #FOAM

I had a fantastic day in London last week. I met/saw/heard some amazing people and bumped into the Southern UK EM Twitteratti…. (hope I’ve not missed anyone – let me know if I have). It

London Emergency Medicine trainees conference part 1. #SimWars

As part of my rehab program to cure my PTSD following #SimWars in Australia, (Ed – which we won), snakes and a rather challenging Roger Harris sandwich I was invited to take part as a

The ED is medical education’s front line. St.Emlyn’s

This week the GMC has published a report on emergency medicine training in the UK (press release here). The report follows a series of visits to UK emergency departments looking at how training is delivered

On a FAST track to nowhere at St.Emlyn’s

This week a little attempt at #dogmalysis for USS education in the UK. I want this to make you think about the links between what we teach and learn vs patient outcomes. In an ideal

Emergency Medicine: A risky business part 6. How many steps to disaster?

So what do we mean by a miss exactly? Is it always a terrible thing and why is it that if we constantly miss diagnoses (we do you know) we are not in court every


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