Welcome to your Abdominal pain quiz Email Name 1. An 81-year-old diabetic woman with a history of atrial fibrillation is brought to your Urgent Care clinic . She is complaining of abdominal pain, having already vomited once. Her vital signs in the ED are temperature 37.3oC, blood pressure (BP) 105/75 mm Hg, heart rate (HR)…
Have you heard of Intersection Syndrome?
We are looking for part time doctors to join our friendly and dynamic team at East Care. We have opportunities for casual evening and weekend shifts as well as part time employment including day time shifts.
Book your tickets now for the inaugural Urgent Care Boot Camp, where we will weave fun with facts throughout the day and showcase some of our dynamic speakers in Urgent Care. The fast-paced sessions will aim to provide practical insights into the latest thinking, innovations and emerging initiatives around our everyday patient challenges.
Following on from the Boot Camp is our Fellowship ceremony and dinner. Celebrate those who have achieved their Fellowship in the last year, and the progress the College is making. Gather for cocktails at 7.30pm, with dinner commencing at 8.30pm. Dress for the dinner is black tie (and equivalent for ladies), and we’ll have a professional photographer on hand to capture you in your finery!
Communication and history taking. It is sometimes important to go back to basics. For me it is 29 years since I learnt to take a history. Do you remember when as a student you took a history and the registrar or consultant walked in and got a better history in 10 seconds?
Is there anything more satisfying than reducing a pulled elbow? Is there a role for USS in the diagnosis and management?
Do you know the Shark fin sign?
The AMC is inviting expressions of interest in the membership of its Progress Reports Sub Committee with positions for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander member, a Māori member, and a member experienced in medical education. The position descriptions, expected time commitment, information about the Sub Committee and application process are detailed in the attached documents.
We have been invited to nominate candidates for the 2020-21 New Zealand Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice. Established in 1925, the Harkness Fellowships were modeled after the Rhodes Scholarships and aim to produce the next generation of health policy leaders in participating countries.