Based at the University Hospitals of Leicester, we serve the educational needs of healthcare practitioners in Acute & Emergency Medicine across the East Midlands, UK
To develop the ability to work well in a variety of different teams, e.g. the ward team and the infection control team, and to contribute to discussion on the team’s role in patient safety. To develop the leadership skills necessary to lead teams so that they are more effective and able to deliver better safer care.
This week we look at decreased conscious levels in children; and how medical staff can maintain performance when they’re not at their physical best.
Learning outcomes of 4 mini-scenarios: anaphylaxis, team-working, crowd control, and suspecting sepsis in children.
A 75-year-old man presents with a 4-day history of a productive cough and is now feeling quite short of breath.
How can you help your ED night manager, and in turn, how can they help you?
“Morale: a theme of the moment” (thoughts from the #EDworkforceideas conference)
Approx. 50-year-old, collapsed in public park. Bystander CPR and then management by pre-hospital provider from the police.
SBAR: Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation
9-month-old child arrives in Resus. He is drowsy with a temperature of 39°C.
A 5-day-old infant is brought to the ED with difficulty feeding and fast breathing.
Your latest patient has walked into Urgent Care with palpitations and is in a Broad Complex Tachycardia…
69-year-old female. Awoke short of breath 6 hours ago. No chest pain.
“70-year-old Male, self-presented with an ankle injury...”
15-year-old, self-presentation. 1-week history of vomiting and lethargy, feeling worse overnight, receptionist concerned patient looks unwell.