Radiology-courses: A&E and the CXR Survival Courses

By Dr. Jimmy Lee

Why did you do the course?
Despite seeing thousands of XR scans at this point, I was still not where I wanted to be with my confidence in reporting scans, particularly chest x-rays. The A&E Radiology Survival Guide is a staple in every ED and these are the guys who wrote what is highly touted as the best ED radiology guide for EM trainees out there. Continue reading

Major Incident Medical Management & Support (MIMMS)

By Dr. Jimmy Lee

Why did you do the course?
Like many Irish EM trainees, I have a special interest in Pre-hospital EM and Disaster Medicine, though don’t get much opportunity to do it as a relatively junior trainee. This course gave me the opportunity to gain more knowledge and skills before I set off to do the real thing. Continue reading

Pre-hospital Emergency Care (BASICS)

By Dr. Kevin Brown (published online on 1st Jan 2016)

Why did you do the course?
During my first year working in Emergency Medicine I stumbled across an EM conference with a heavy emphasis on pre-hospital care. I was inspired by the speakers and thought this really might be an area I would want to work in in the future. I really enjoy trauma management and this is about as real as it gets. Continue reading