ETM Course 2017 dates announced!

The ETM Course is now sold out for 2016, but fear not! We have just listed all course dates and locations for 2017. You can see all of the 2017 course dates, locations and information on the course dates page. Next year ETM is expanding around Australia and New Zealand. There will be courses held […]

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EDExam Podcast Episode 9 – Working with simulated patients in OSCE exams

In this episode I interview two professional simulated patients who provide a unique insight into the use of simulated patients in high stakes exams.  Steph and Cecilia have been working for universities and specialty colleges as simulated patients in OSCE-style exams for several years and in this very relaxed and fun interview they give us […]

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The ETM Course is coming to Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Gold Coast, Melbourne and Queenstown

We are continuing to receive excellent feedback on the ETM Course.  ETM is becoming the new standard for trauma education for Australasian practitioners who manage injured patients.  In particular the resuscitation room management skills teaching you will receive on the course (i.e. how to team lead a critically ill case in resus) has been praised […]

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The Home Made Lumbar Puncture Task Trainer

The Saga of the Home Made Lumbar Puncture Task Trainer Thanks for all the re-tweets about this model and all of the requests for instructions on how to make it.   This trainer was made for the ED Procedures Junior Doctors/Paramedics Course: And yes, it was a saga. Possibly better suited to a multi-chapter book […]

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Osler – Australasian Emergency Trainees Group

Osler is a new system designed and built by Queensland based Intensivist Todd Fraser that is going to revolutionise how we go about our training, credentialing, procedure logging and more. Osler incorporates multimedia, interactive and patient focused learning resources to build your skills and knowledge as well as enabling you to record, measure and improve […]

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EMRAP Aussie Edition – Free Episode – Vera Sistenich Part 2

This is the second half of my EMRAP interview with the venerable Dr Vera Sistenich (@ThinkSyncs). (You can listen to Part 1 here) This interview is worth it’s weight in gold for anyone who is either currently working with asylum seekers or refugees, those who are considering this line of work and anyone who has […]

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2016 ETM Course and ED Procedures Courses – dates now available

ETM Course Dates: I’m pleased to announce that registrations for 2016 ETM Courses are now open . There are 14 courses planned for next year all around Australia and New Zealand, and currently all courses have places available. Courses will be held in Melbourne (4), Adelaide (2), Perth (1), Sydney (3), Gold Coast (3) and Queenstown […]

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To Have & To Hold: A Medical App Synopsis – reblog from Doctors Writing

I was lucky enough to chair the Social Media and Technology session at the ACEM2015 conference in Brisbane last week, and one of the speakers was Dr Viet Tran. He delivered a great synopsis of useful medical apps, and then posted it on his excellent site, Doctors Writing: To Have & To Hold: A Medical […]

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Michael Edmonds: Getting yourself OSCE ready – passing the fellowship clinical exam (parts 1 & 2)

Here are the links to a pair of great articles by Michael Edmonds over at the excellent Adelaide Emergency Physicians site, which I felt were worthy of a re-post. If/when you decide to start preparing to sit the clinical/OSCE component of the Fellowship exam, be sure to check these posts out. Getting yourself OSCE ready: passing the […]

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