Learning by spaced repetition is a useful strategy for long-term knowledge acquisition in medicine. But what is spaced repetition and how can you put it into practice?
SMILE2 is a collection of pages featuring overviews of important and interesting topics relevant to clinical education, improving the performance of healthcare individuals and organisations, and improving the outcomes of patient care.
Medicine, mindfulness, movement, mental (ill)health and creativity. Guest post: Dr Elizabeth Winson (@DrLemmingo). Liz is a intensive care doctor in Melbourne, Australia.
Teaching practical procedures on the shop floor, the five stage approach to SETT UP for success
A friend of mine killed himself recently. This is a call to arms. As a profession it’s time for us to wake up to this problem, and to act.
If only I knew my camshaft from my timing belt then I might even be ready for a career change…
I, like a lot of you, have witnessed bullying and stood by, afraid to speak out. ACEM have a working party to investigate the prevalence of discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.
Those we carry: “All of us have our own burdens, names chiselled on our hearts. We carry their bodies in silence. We carry them alone, refusing to cry. We hold them close, and keep the living at arm’s length.”
Unfortunately for patients and healthcare workers alike, medical errors happen. No matter how well-trained and experienced the practitioner, underneath the scrubs there still resides a human and errors will follow. However, systems can be put in place to minimise them and medicine could do well to learn lessons from other industries. In 2012, there were […]