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Clinical Governance Day 16th November

Fantastic learning opportunities ahead! Next week we’ll be exploring not one but TWO interactive cases as Geoff Healy takes us through a tricky clinical case, while Alan Laverty & Aircrewman James Koens talk logistics in the context of a recent … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 19th October

Next Wednesday our Clinical Governance Day will feature an airway extravaganza! It’s time to hone those airway skills from RSI currency to paediatric surgical airway, CMAC to Ambu A Scope and King Vision. The day kicks off with a review of … Continue reading

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Academic Study Options in Prehospital & Retrieval Medicine

Retrieval medicine specialist Dr Stefan Mazur outlines postgraduate academic study options for retrieval clinicians. As he points out, the list is not exhaustive, and focuses on Australasian and British courses and exams. Links: Diploma in Retrieval and Transfer Medicine Royal … Continue reading

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Tactical Medicine Overview

Our Clinical Governance Day on 15 June 2016 was an introductory discussion about the why, who, and how of tactical medicine. Out of this came a recognition of the importance of this knowledge base and skill set not only for … Continue reading

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Pearls from the Airway Registry – CGD 29/06/2016

(Thanks again to Dr. Clare Hayes-Bradley for presenting the latest Airway Registry and penning the subsequent discussion points below.) To RSI or not to RSI, that is the question… It’s foul weather, near zero degrees and torrential rain, it’s night, … 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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Clinical Governance Day 27th January 2016

The next Sydney HEMS Clinical Governance Day is scheduled for next Wednesday, January 27th at Bankstown. This CGD has been jam-packed by Soo Parkinson !! We have our regular segments of Airway Audit and Morbidity & Mortality plus some “extreme presentations”  by Rob … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 13th January 2016

Welcome back to the Sydney HEMS Clinical Governance Days for 2016… This CGD is very much AIRWAY oriented with the inclusion of the November Airway Audit & a round-robin “Airway Microskills” session. This session will focus on bougie & ETT … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 16th December 2015

The Sydney HEMS Clinical Governance Day is returning after a month long hiatus and is scheduled for next Wednesday, December 16th at Bankstown. For this weeks CGD we have two cracking case dissections to discuss as well as the October Morbidity and … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 18th November 2015

The next Sydney HEMS Clinical Governance Day is coming up next Wednesday, November 18th at Bankstown. This CGD will include our September M&M as well as review some recent challenging winch missions. A subtle theme of bleeding filters through this session … Continue reading

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