This is a guided 6 minute Mindfulness breathing exercise for you to see if mindfulness is for you. If you find it helpful, this will be available for repeat listens whenever you need it.
Could simple mindfulness techniques help you clear you mind at the end of a busy and stressful shift?
Burnout and Mental Health problems can affect clinicians in all specialities and of all grades. For too long it has been swept under the carpet for the mistaken belief that it is a sign of weakness and poor character. But of late people have started to speak up on the topic. For a profession that exists to care for people, failure to care for ourselves results in poorer patient outcomes and is the reason we have such a high suicide rate within medicine.
When you work in Urgent Care you will always be relieved when the Ambulance service takes our sickest patients to hospital. But do you truly understand what the EMTs, Paramedics and ICPs do day in and day out, what their training and scope of practice is and do you appreciate how hard it is to make clinical decisions out in the field. To get a better idea we talk with Intensive Care Paramedic and Programme Lead of Paramedicine at AUT in Auckland, Luke Summers.
Welcome to Episode 12
The FORCE study on Torus Fracture Management
Do you perform Haematoma blocks in your clinic?
Have you heard of Intersection Syndrome?
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?
What is Point of Care Ultrasound and how can it be utilised in Urgent Care? We talk with Urgent Care Physician and POCUS enthusiast Dr Kelvin Ward about how POCUS can benefit your practice.