With less than 100 days to go to the 2015.1 exam, ACEM has finally released some specific details about the upcoming exam format, in particular the OSCE. They’re not that easy to find, but head over to the Fellowship Exam page on the ACEM website, and click on the two tabs on the right: “2015 […]
I’m receiving a lot of requests about information for the new exam format, and as there is so little information available that I’ve started asking registrars who are preparing for the exam to share what they are doing, in the hope that some of you who are under-resourced may benefit, and so that people around […]
As all of our courses in the second half of 2014 sold out, and the waiting list for 2015 hit 150 names, we decided we couldn’t keep you waiting any longer. So the dates for the first 2015 ETM Courses are now available. Dates have been listed for courses in Melbourne and Adelaide, and we […]
My wife Amanda is a keen marathon runner, but she’s been off the circuit for 5 years due to child-rearing duties! This weekend marks her return to pounding the pavement. She’s doing the full Melbourne marathon on Sunday October 12th, and in doing so is fundraising for an organisation that is in some ways related to […]
I bumped into Jules Willcocks, (a FACEM colleague) in Melbourne a few days ago, and after hearing about a very worthwhile project he’s involved in, decided to do a quick interview and post it to help spread the word. Many doctors want to volunteer for overseas medical aid projects, but don’t have the time or […]
I’ve had a lot of requests from people asking if they can access the ETM Course manual without attending a course. Well now you can. The ETM Course Manual is now available online. Read on for more information.
Brought to you by Australian leaders in trauma and radiology education (Radiopaedia.org and The ETM Course), and timed to coincide with the ACEM 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting in Melbourne, this 1-day intensive interactive trauma radiology course will provide you with knowledge and skills to detect common, life threatening and frequently missed injuries in trauma patients. Perfect for […]
I have just spent the last couple of hours trawling through the 20-odd websites that have ACEM Fellowship Exam specific material looking for tips and advice for the upcoming 2015 Exams. And I was startled by the total lack of information! I have therefore started a new, free page listing links to resources that I […]
Spawned by recently crowned ETM Course instructors, and all ’round great guys, and NSW based Emergency Physicians, Scott Flannagan and Nick Dafters, Man Cave Medicine is a new blog/podcast. In the first episode Nick records a talk he did discussing the new exam format for 2015, and how this compares to the old question format. […]
ACEM has posted details about the proposed structure for the new Fellowship exam, and you can see the details here. Click on the “2015 Onwards” tab. At a glance the format seem much fairer and much more objective than the old exam format. There are no examples of the question types available yet, but the […]
In the recent spirit of modernisation at the College, ACEM has started a vimeo channel. Here you will find an array of video material, some will be helpful for your training, some is of general interest, and other content will give you an insight the range of activities going on at ACEM that you might […]
For those wanting to brush up on their toxicology, the Toxicology and Poisons Network Australasia annual scientific meeting is being held in Newcastle from April 30th-May 3rd in Newcastle. Some topics include the ECG in poisoning, and snake envenomation, which are both perennial exam favourites! Click here to go to the TAPNA website and download […]
Minh Le Cong (from the Prehospitalmed blog) has done a great post about a recruitment drive for the far north-west Queensland (Mt Isa) Royal Flying Doctor Service. They are looking for doctors for casual and permanent part-time positions. If you’ve ever wanted a taste of the retrieval-life, with only one (and occasionally two or three) […]
Everyone knows EM:RAP, and Mel Herbert, the expat Aussie Emergency Physician who moved to Los Angeles and started the most famous medical podcast, in the world, several years ago. Well I was lucky enough to meet Mel recently at the ACEM conference in Adelaide, and he invited Amit Maini and I to host the new […]
Shout out to Chris Nickson (from LITFL and iTeachEM) for tweeting about this. From a great site called brainpickings.org here’s a fantastic little video about productivity. If you’re struggling with the study load of the ACEM Fellowship exam, or finding yourself getting distracted by social media, or you just don’t feel like you’re getting the […]
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Examination Emergency Medicine
Roberts & Hedges Procedures
Oh's Intensive Care
Talley & O'Connor
Mattu ECG 1
Mattu ECG 2
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