By Alex Markwell, Bethany Boulton & Melanie Rule We’re writing this from the airport lounge after an amazing week at Australasian College for Emergency Medicine’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 - On the Edge. Congratulations to the conference organisers who offered a balanced and well curated program of science, humanity and entertainment, which attracted more than… Continue reading ACEM ASM 2018 Thoughts and Reflections – The vibe
Solving the mystery of transitioning from simulation debriefing to clinical event debriefing. By Una Harrington & Melanie Rule As Emergency physicians we need frequent exposure to critically unwell patients in order to hone our resuscitation skills. It is often said that the mark of a good critical care clinician is one who runs towards the… Continue reading Is this the real life… or is this just fantasy?
By Una Harrington This morning, I had the pleasure of attending an insightful and inspiring workshop called ‘Compassionate Conversations’ with @FreerMary @SuprPowrBabies @RachelCallander What a session….. Looking forward to more #realtalk, #compassioninaction and #compassionrevolution So, here are 9 things I learned today……… What is compassion? A sensitivity to suffering in self and others with a… Continue reading Compassionate Conversations (CC) #DFTB18
By Suneth Jayasekara - Emergency Physician What is intellectual wellness? The term “Intellectual wellness” recognises the contribution that being intellectually stimulated makes towards an individual’s state of wellbeing. As human beings, our intellect is our biggest strength. It is in our nature to enjoy intellectual stimulation, and is part of the reason for the success… Continue reading Intellectual spoke – 17/03/2018
By Anna Davenport - Emergency Medicine Trainee The Intellectual Spoke - The Multiple Intelligences of Emergency Medicine Intelligence. It means a lot of different things to different people, vocations and cultures. In medicine, intelligence has historically been thought of as memory recall, the retention of facts so that they can be drawn upon and rapidly applied.… Continue reading Intellectual spoke – trainee perspective – 17/03/2018
To get us all warmed up for Wellness Week, Dr Emma Horrocks interviews the esteemed Dr David Cooksley, sharing some incredible stories from his years of experience and some pearls of wisdom! A must listen!!! Interview with Dr David Cooksley - "why I still love emergency medicine" About David Cooksley About Emma Horrocks