Man Cave Medicine – odd name, great exam tips

Spawned by recently crowned ETM Course instructors, and all ’round great guys, and NSW based Emergency Physicians, Scott Flannagan and Nick Dafters, Man Cave Medicine is a new blog/podcast. In the first episode Nick records a talk he did discussing the new exam format for 2015, and how this compares to the old question format. […]

2015 ACEM Fellowship Exam Update

ACEM has posted details about the proposed structure for the new Fellowship exam, and you can see the details here. Click on the “2015 Onwards” tab. At a glance the format seem much fairer and much more objective than the old exam format. There are no examples of the question types available yet, but the […]

TAPNA Tox Meeting – Newcastle

For those wanting to brush up on their toxicology, the Toxicology and Poisons Network Australasia annual scientific meeting is being held in Newcastle from April 30th-May 3rd in Newcastle.  Some topics include the ECG in poisoning, and snake envenomation, which are both perennial exam favourites! Click here to go to the TAPNA website and download […]

Need a change of scene? How about working in a flying ED?

Minh Le Cong (from the Prehospitalmed blog) has done a great post about a recruitment drive for the far north-west Queensland (Mt Isa) Royal Flying Doctor Service. They are looking for doctors for casual and permanent part-time positions.  If you’ve ever wanted a taste of the retrieval-life, with only one (and occasionally two or three) […]