The latest project I'm involved in - led by Cliff Reid with my FOAM friends Nat May, Geoff Healy, Brian Burns, and Karel Habig - has just gone live, it is: This is what it's all about: A two-day residential course for resuscitationists in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia on May 9-10th 2018. A different course. Personal. Tailored. Intense in parts. Fun … [Read more...] about Introducing… Resuscitology
At last year's ANZICS ASM in the Gold Coast I took part in a debate concerning the question 'Has Medutainment Replaced Education?'. With Jeremy Cohen's encouragement, I got to play the part of 'Christian' being thrown to Prof Venkatesh's lions. The irony of being defeated by such an 'edutaining' presentation is the bit that stings :-) Here are the presentations via the … [Read more...] about Has Medutainment Replaced Education?
This is a guest post by Jesse Spurr (@inject_orange) On the afternoon of the 23rd June the inaugural SMACC Leave the Sim Lab Behind workshop was held. A dream team (Editor's note: team of dreamers?) was assembled to help participants take simulation into their workplace: Dr Jon Gatward @jgatward Dr Chris Nickson @precordialthump Dr Andrew Petrosoniak … [Read more...] about Leave the Sim Lab Behind at #smaccUS
We managed to get an elite team together to run the 'Learning to Take the Heat' workshop at SMACC Chicago. Our team consisted of: Anand Swaminathan (@EMSwami) Chris Hicks (@HumanFact0rz) Jason Brooks (@PhenomenalDocs) Jesse Spurr (@Inject_Orange) as well as myself, with the able assistance of Ali Gould (@intransition2). The focus of the … [Read more...] about Learning to Take the Heat at #smaccUS
One of the more experimental sessions at SMACC earlier this year was a free-form two hour session on FOAM that consisted of an ad hoc discussion involving some prominent creators of FOAM with the opportunity for audience interaction and questioning. Sometimes teetering on the verge of an AA-style meeting for FOAMaholics, the discussion will be of interest to anyone interested … [Read more...] about SMACC FOAM Q/A