Category Archives: simulation

HEMS Education Day Summary 2017/1

The inaugural HEMS Education Day was held in the ACE Training Centre. Here is an overview of points covered. Mission Oversight Cameron Edgar outlined the mission oversight process, its history, and the ways in which it has reduced risks of helicopter … Continue reading

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ECMO Spectacular: CGD 30th November

It’s the big one – ECMO jobs represent a small proportion of the work we do but a significant clinical and logistical challenge. It’s time to rise to that challenge with an ECMO themed CGD on 30th November! At next CGD … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 21st September 2016

Join us next Wednesday for a human-factors-focused clinical governance day at the Bankstown helicopter base. We are particularly excited to welcome Paul Mayer, a Naval medic who returned from operational duties in Afghanistan earlier this year. He’s going to talk about … Continue reading

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HEMS Team Induction Training

As we go into Winter here in Sydney we are gearing up for the August HEMS Team Induction Training. The following piece provides an overview of the philosophy and content of the training, which was originally written for a NSW … Continue reading

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The Toxicology Sessions: Simulation Summary

Our CGD on Wednesday culminated in a toxicological based simulation – with 3 year old Vera having consumed her grandfather’s medications. Why do pills look like lollies? The take home debrief points were: How do we best use available resources … Continue reading

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STaR-studded Simulation

Simulation, Training and Research (STaR) shifts have recommenced at Bankstown this week with registrars putting each other through their paces with daily simulation. Scenario – Road team attending a 70 year old male who has fallen 4-5m from his roof … Continue reading

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Prehospital Trauma Education

This talk was presented at the London Trauma Conference in December 2014, by Dr Cliff Reid, Director of Training for Greater Sydney Area HEMS. Dr Reid explains how the HEMS induction program is crafted, and how it has evolved to … Continue reading

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