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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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Diploma in Retrieval and Transfer Medicine

If your career is in retrieval medicine, or you’d like it to be, you might want to strongly consider sitting the Diploma in Retrieval and Transfer Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. There is no course, just … 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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Clamshell Thoracotomy Training

Induction Training for new HEMS Team members includes a procedure lab for life, limb and sight saving procedures. Here’s an excerpt from a session on clamshell thoracotomy by Dr Geoff Healy

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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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Clinical Governance Day Summary 19 November

AKA ‘The Matt Ward Show’ There was a really great turnout for a jam-packed Clinical Governance Day with a series of great presentations. It was clear that everyone involved in presenting had put a great deal of time and effort … Continue reading

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Education Inservice Tuesday 18 November 2014

A session with consultants from Sydney HEMS will be held on Tuesday 18 November as part of the Education Inservice week in Rozelle, NSW. This will be an opportunity to discuss current approaches to trauma and critical care. Please bring details … Continue reading

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Introduction to Retrieval Medicine

Several of the Sydney HEMS retrieval physicians describe some of the challenges of prehospital & retrieval medicine  

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Clinical Governance Day 10 September 2014

We started off the new term with a series of interesting presentations based around the theme of drowning and water rescue. Inland Water Rescue in the UK Thanks to the wonders of the internet, Matt Ward, Head of Clinical Practice at … Continue reading

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Build Your Own Escharotomy Man!

To make your own escharotomy training model, you will need: 1. A thick foam yoga mat (red or pink). This one was $10 from K-Mart. 2. A roll of Cling Film (Glad Wrap).  3. A roll of thin packing foam — the sort … Continue reading

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