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Reflecting on two months as a Sydney HEMS registrar

Uniform fitted. Induction complete. 10-mission milestone reached. It has been a learning frenzy. I’m a UK-trained emergency physician, and am two months into my year as a Sydney HEMS registrar. Some of my early reflections on the experience have had … Continue reading

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A Simple Framework for Clinical Reflection

CCP Sam Immens presented a great talk outlining a simple but effective method to perform Clinical Reflection. The following blog post explains this method.  What is Reflection and Why Should We Do It? Clinical reflection is a tool that enables … Continue reading

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What happens at HEMS Induction?

It’s been a few months since the latest cohort of HEMS registrars completed their induction; they’ve found their feet and been part of some incredible missions so far. One of our latest additions, Dr Fran Arnold, wanted to share some … Continue reading

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Education Day 28th April

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Comms for Docs: Understanding Communication Interfaces and Options in Our Aviation Setting

Pre-hospital and retrieval medicine, with its high acuity patients, high adrenaline environment, noise levels, geographical challenges, and the unexpected nature of what each individual job can bring, creates an environment in which communication is critical; both in terms of communicating … Continue reading

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Education Day – 22nd July 2020

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Education Day Wednesday May 29th

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HEMS Education Day – Wednesday 3rd May

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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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First Education Day – Wednesday 8th March

The NSW Aeromedical Retrieval Service would like to welcome you to our first Education Day for 2017 this Wednesday 8th March. This will be a regular event every 4 weeks and we would love to see a wide and varied … Continue reading

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