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EM Approaches in Clerkship – ClerkCast wants to hear from you!

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FOAMed resources are important tools for junior learners looking for accessible, quality information on topics of interest. Despite the large volume of resources available for EM staff and residents, there is a relative gap of information curated specifically for clinical clerks. To help address this gap and support a growing interest in EM as a specialty, CanadiEM is creating an EM-centered podcast written specifically for medical students entitled “ClerkCast” And we need your …

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Call for Applications for the 2018-19 CanadiEM Digital Scholars Fellowship!

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Are you an RCPSC resident about to embark on your PGY4 special interest time?  Are you a graduating CCFP-EM interested in medical education scholarship with an digital media focus? Then this is the fellowship for you! This year, Daniel Ting (@tingdan) has been the CanadiEM Digital Scholars Fellow. He writes about his experience below. When I started my residency, I would have never thought I would have been mentored by so many leaders …

Blood and Clots Series Quizlet 5: Should I Screen my Patient for Occult Cancer After Unprovoked VTE?

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Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first few quizlets can be found here: Quizlet 1, Quizlet 2, Quizlet 3, Quizlet 4. All the …

Continuous Evidence Evaluation: HSFC/AHA Focused Update on the Role of Ventilation in Resuscitation

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Did you know? ILCOR has shifted to a Continuous Evidence Evaluation (CEE) system What does this mean for you? You won’t get your giant q5year update anymore! Instead, experts and scientists will constantly scan the literature. When sufficient evidence requires a change in the guidelines, a FOCUSED update will then be released. When does this process begin? It already has! The first focused update was JUST released. New studies have strengthened ILCOR’s confidence about …

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Blood and Clots Quizlet 4: Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

In Blood & Clots, Medical Conceptsby Teresa Chan1 Comment

Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first few quizlets can be found here: Quizlet 1, Quizlet 2, Quizlet 3. All the content from …

Blood and Clots Quizlet 3: Procedures on Warfarin

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Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first and second cases can be found here: Quizlet #1, Quizlet #2. All the content from the …