EMA Capacity building in International EM

Vol. 24 Issue 5 of Emergency Medicine Australasia for 2012 included the following article, which has been re-released FREE as one of the suite of articles in the new international emergency medicine virtual issue:

Capacity building in emergency care: An example from Madang, Papua New Guinea (FOAMed) Phillips and colleagues describe a visiting clinical lecturer programme in which Australasian emergency physicians and registrars provide training for Health Extension Officers at a new national university of Papua New Guinea. The visiting lecturers are involved with delivering campus-based teaching on emergency medicine topics along with providing structured and opportunistic bedside tutorials and clinical teaching, and assisting with emergency care in collaboration with local emergency medicine practitioners. This programme is a “win-win” model for both capacity building in emergency care in a resource-constrained setting and providing training in international emergency medicine for Australasian clinicians

Emergency Medicine Australasia International Emergency Medicine (FOAMed) A number of featured original articles on aspects of international emergency medicine have been combined into a FREE full-text online virtual issue


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