Guest post Dr Edi Albert - Associate Professor, Remote and Polar Medicine at the University of Tasmania. Director, Wilderness Education Group These two nearly synonymous terms refer broadly to the practice of medicine in austere and remote environments. The former term suggests a “journey with a purpose”, whether scientific, humanitarian, or recreational. The latter terms … [Read more...] about Expedition and Wilderness Medicine
This is a great concept — Just A Minute Instant Tutorials – short one minute refresher videos for use on your smartphone, tablet or laptop, either streamed or downloadable. It is also a great competition. It comes from the collective brain of Casey Parker, Minh Le Cong and Tim Leeuwenberg — and I suspect at least subconsciously inspired by Matt Dawson and Mike … [Read more...] about JAM IT!
It's raining PK SMACC-talks! Here's the next 6 uploaded to the SMACC website (see the first six here). For those of you with PKs in the works — don't worry the deadline has been extended, but don't dally too long or you'll miss out on the chance of an iPad Mini and there could well be an UCEM Fellowship on the line too... The first three (!) are from man-on-a-mission Tim … [Read more...] about Another Six SMACCers!
aka Postcards from the Edge 007 The first story I heard about the community, as we were descending onto the once upon a time graded dirt strip, was that several months ago, when ‘the’ television had stopped working, the kids erupted, and spent weeks setting fire to anything in reach, including the dogs. And, then, hopping out onto the vast expanse of spinifexy nothing, where … [Read more...] about Postcard from the Edge in the Middle