By Dr Ashwini Amaratunga This is part 2 of the Wellness Week 2021 podcast on Connection and Belonging. Today I continue the discussion with Charley, Una and Shahina. We discuss how we create this sense of connection and belonging, whose responsibility is it, and what are the barriers to creating it. We hope you have… Continue reading Podcast – Connection and Belonging – Part 2 – what does it mean in our workplaces?
Please click the link below to access the podcast https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/20100452 You can also subscribe to WRaP EM on itunes! https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/wrapem-podcast/id1428141700 By Ashwini Amaratunga, Shahina Braganza, Charley Greentree and Una Harrington This is part 1 of a 2 part podcast series, where I have the pleasure of discussing these concepts with some of the WRaPEM team.… Continue reading Podcast – Connection and Belonging – Part 1 – what does it mean in our workplaces?
In this episode Mel Rule interviews FACEM Dr Kim Hansen who is the Director of Emergency at St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital and a Senior Staff Specialist in EM at The Prince Charles Hospital. Her particular interests within EM include quality improvement and patient safety, especially monitoring and learning from adverse events. She has been… Continue reading Podcast – Learning from medical error
This podcast was recorded at the ACEM ASM last in November 2019. We delayed the release given we were all focussed on our COVID response. However we felt that now you might want an occasional change of pace from COVID. Mel Rule interviews FACEM Clare Skinner who is the Director of EM at Hornsby Kuring-Gai… Continue reading Podcast – Incivility and its impact on our ability to provide good patient care
In this episode we discuss tips for maintaining individual wellbeing in the face of COVID-19, how to support our colleagues overcome the stress and anxiety generated by this pandemic and how to tackle that sense of loss autonomy that we all feel to some degree in the context of this pandemic. Some take home points:… Continue reading Podcast – Part 2 of Staff Wellbeing in the COVID-19 era
In this WRaPEM podcast we have Dr Una Harrington, Dr Melanie Rule, Dr Charlie McNabb and Dr Ashwini Amaratunga discussing: 1. How we can adapt our approach to Health Care Worker Wellbeing in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic 2. Ideas for how to approach Health Care Worker Wellbeing at a departmental level in the… Continue reading Podcast – A departmental approach to Health Care Worker Wellbeing during COVID-19
In this podcast recorded at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine. Alex Markwell interviews key note speaker Dr Fiona Kerr (http://www.fiona-kerr.com). Fiona is the founder of The NeuroTech Institute (https://www.theneurotechinstitute.com). They discuss how the neuropsychology of health care professionals affects their ability to provide patient care. They discuss factors… Continue reading Podcast – compassion, cognition and complex decision making – with Dr Fiona Kerr
Featuring Jason Brooks, performance coach In this episode Una, Shahina and Ash interview Dr Jason Brooks of Phenomenal Docs about the role of effective reflective practice for performance optimisation, and how to approach it. They discuss strategies for reflection, which can be adopted even within the significant time constraints we all face in busy Emergency… Continue reading Podcast – Effective reflective practice for performance optimisation
In this episode Una and Shahina interview Dr Jason Brooks of Phenomenal Docs about the challenge of bringing your "A Game" to work everyday. They discuss some practical tips for the days when you feel like you can only bring your "C or D Game" in to work. Jason is a performance coach who has done… Continue reading Podcast – Bringing your best self to work – some practical tips for the days when bringing your “A game” seems impossible
By Una Harrington, Shahina Braganza and Jason Brooks In this episode Una and Shahina interview Dr Jason Brooks of Phenomenal Docs about the challenges of teaching performance optimisation in a healthcare setting. Jason is a performance coach who has done extensive coaching and consulting with physicians and understands the performance challenges of the profession - and how… Continue reading Podcast – Teaching Performance Optimisation in the Healthcare setting – Some practical Tips