Category SMILE2

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.

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The trouble with mindfulness

Don’t get me wrong, mindful practice, self-reflective practice should all be encouraged. The trouble with mindfulness is when it’s prescribed as the sole solution to a cognitive error....
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Cognitive load theory

Cognitive load theory (CLT) is a theory of instructional design based on an experimentally derived model of cognitive architecture and focuses on the ease with which novel information is processed by working memory, which has limited capacity
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Burnout

Burnout: a sustained response to chronic work stress with emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and perceived lack of personal accomplishment
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Let’s talk about dying

Peter Saul, an Australian intensivist, presents a TEDx talk in which he tells of the crisis of death in the 21st century and implores us all to start talking about dying.
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A Risky Business

Make no mistake, emergency medicine is a risky business. Fortunately we have StEmlyn's Simon Carley to help us understand why.
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First Do No Harm

As I’ve become balder and more grey, I have come to think about the health system as much as the delivery of acute care.  This is another advantage of FOAMed.  It allows you to broaden your horizons and still stay…