Stuart Marshall is an anaesthetist with a PhD in Human Factors and is the Clinical Director of Simulation Education at The Alfred (based at the Australian Centre for Health Innovation). In this FOAM video, created for the Critically Ill Airway (CIA) course, Stu provides an interactive guide to how an airway expert develops a strategies for airway management. CIA airway … [Read more...] about Stu Marshall on Airway Strategies
The Critically Ill Airway course, run by The Alfred ICU and Monash University, is taking place this week. Among the lineup of elite instructors is Dr Brent May (@docbrent), who has created a 12 minute video lecture on 'Airway Lessons from the Austere Environment'. Brent is a trauma anaesthetist at The Alfred, a retrieval physician with Adult Retrieval Victoria, and is Chief … [Read more...] about Airway Lessons from the Austere Environment
Everyone who looks after critically ill patients needs to be able to manage airway crises. We all want to be better at it. We all can get better at it. Fortunately, there are plenty of courses around to help us become 'expert enough'. Fortunately, you can't do too many airway courses ;-) Here are the courses I'm teaching on this year: I've designed a simulation-based … [Read more...] about Airway Courses Galore!
I've helped sponsor African delegates so that they can attend emergency medicine conferences in affiliated with the African Federation of Emergency Medicine (AFEM). I'd like you to consider supporting them too. It is easy to do thank's to AFEM's 'Supadel' program. Supadel is a unique AFEM initiative that sponsors the attendance of delegates from low and middle income countries … [Read more...] about Support a Delegate (Supadel)
Past 2015 there are no example answers for the OSCE (apart from 2016 1b which is a full set, I would recommend you review them in full). Below is a brief question and examiners report along with resources to help with a similar question. These may or may not be relevant due to the fact we were not there and do not know the question or the mark scheme. Question 16: Please … [Read more...] about FACEM SCE 2015 2 016