Tag Archives: CGD

Airway Registry Pointers and Reminders

Once a month, the structured reviews of all of our intubation attempts are presented at a Clinical Governance Day. Common themes and specific finer points are brought forward in an effort to improve our performance as a group. Below are … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 23 March 2016

We look forward to your attendance and participation at the next Clinical Governance Day, beginning at 0800 on Wednesday 23rd March 2016. There is an assortment of educational goodness on the agenda. Cameron Edgar starts us off with one of … Continue reading

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Water Winch Sim Review & Learning Points (CGD 09/03/16)

The water winch rescue is unique among our mission taskings, in that it requires a non-standard approach to personal and cabin setup. The paramedics will go out in a wetsuit and additional gear (which takes time), and the doctor will … 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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Airway microskills references

Here the references for articles quoted in the Airway Microskills Clinical Governance Day Use of Storz C-Mac® Khan RM, Haris A, Sharma P, Kaul N. Oxygenating patients during difficult videolaryngoscopy. Anaesthesia. 2015 Sep 15;70(10):1214–4 Masters J, Rope T. Suction tube-facilitated … 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 21st October 2015

The next Sydney HEMS Clinical Governance Day is coming up next Wednesday, October 21st at Bankstown base. This weeks theme is MAN vs MACHINE, specifically a look at the challenges of failing cardiac-support devices.  Our speakers will cover pacemaker failure & transvenous pacing, … 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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Clinical Governance Day 7th October 2015

The next Sydney HEMS Clinical Governance Day is coming up next Wednesday, October 7th at Bankstown with a full day devoted to overdose, envenomation & all things TOXICOLOGY !!  We are fortunate enough to have Dr Kate Sellors return to … Continue reading

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