Micro-sim 06.07.20 – 10.07.20

Scenario:

Paediatric Resuscitation.

Expectations of the team:

Medical & Nursing: Technical

  • Know where to locate, and how to use, NETs calculator
  • Prioritise hypoxia as a reversible cause
  • Practice effective CPR
  • Practice safe rhythm checks

Medical & Nursing: Non-technical

  • Role allocation and role clarity.
  • Call for more experienced and mobilises resources early.
  • Anticipate and plan.
  • Sets priorities dynamically and is diligent with timing.
  • Locate and utilise available cognitive aids to offset cognitive load and generate a shared mental model across smaller and larger teams.
  • Use closed loop communication with task delegation.
  • S.M.A.R.T* delivery with task delegations
  • Avoid fixation error and allocate attention wisely.

Resources which will assist with your preparation for the scenario:

Micro-Sim 29.06 – 03.07

Welcome to this weeks scenario which centres around Adult Resuscitation.

During the scenario, our expectations of the resus team, will be to:

Medical:

  • Practice safe rhythm checks using COACHED
  • Practice effective CPR by minimising interruptions with procedures
  • Know where to locate the LUCAS and apply it
  • Know how to detect and correct reversible causes of PEA

Nursing:

  • As for medical above and,
  • Perform effective chest compressions
  • Perform correct pad placement
  • Prepare adrenaline correctly and administer at correct timing
  • Scribe scenario effectively

The following pre-reading will assist you in preparing for the scenario.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 22.06.20 – 26.06.20

This week’s scenario is based on contrast reaction in adults.

Expectations include:

  • Know how to support patients with contrast reactions in the radiology department
  • Know how to assess and manage patients who present with anaphylaxis using the ASCIA Anaphylaxis Management Pathway
  • Improve communication between team members when assessing and managing patient’s during a high-stakes medical resuscitation scenario.

The following resource will assist with your preparation for this scenario.

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy Management Pathways

Micro-sim 15.06.20 – 19.06.20

The micro-sim running from 15.06 .20 to 19.06.20 will focus on adult trauma.

The aims of the scenario, for both doctors and nurses, will be:

  • Practice performing primary & secondary surveys to detect & treat life / limb / sight-threatening injuries
  • Understand how to order, obtain and administer blood products, including MTP activation and components, at Campbelltown ED
  • Practice applying c-spine and external pelvic immobilisation devices
  • Know the admission, and transfer processes, for trauma patients presenting to Campbelltown ED

The following resources will help you prepare for the scenario:

Micro-sim Pre-reading 09.06.20 – 12.06.20

The upcoming micro-sim scenario centre’s around emergency resuscitative airway management.

The following resources will provide you with information to prepare you for the scenario:

We look forward to seeing you in sim, as always be prepared.

Micro-sim Pre-reading 01.06.20 – 05.06.20

Next week’s micro-sim scenario centres around assessment and management of acute life-threatening asthma in children.

The pre-readings for the scenario can be found below, (at the very least please refer to the first resource):

As always, we look forward to seeing you in micro-sim, and remember read ahead and be prepared …

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 25.05 to 29.05 2020

Next week’s micro-sim scenario centres around assessment and management of shock in infants.

The following articles will help you prepare for the scenario:

As always we look forward to seeing you in sim, and remember to read ahead, and be prepared.

Micro-sim Pre-reading 18th – 22nd May 2020

Scenario centres around newborn resuscitation.

Please be sure to familiarise yourself with the following pre-reading before the scenario:

As always, we look forward to seeing you in micro-sim, and remember to read ahead and be prepared.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading May 3rd – 5th 2020

This week’s micro-sim scenario centres around chest injury in trauma.

The following resources will assist you in preparing for the scenario:

As always we look forward to seeing you in sim. Read ahead and come prepared.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 9th – 13th March 2020

This week’s micro-sim scenario centres around chest injury in trauma.

The following resources will assist you in preparing for the scenario:

As always we look forward to seeing you in sim. Read ahead and come prepared.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 2nd – 6th March 2020

Next week’s micro-sim scenario centres around assessment and management of shock in infants.

The following articles will help you prepare for the scenario:

As always we look forward to seeing you in sim, and remember to read ahead, and be prepared.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 10th – 14th Feb 2020

This week’s micro-sim centres around newborn resuscitation.

Please be sure to familiarise yourself with the following pre-reading before the scenario:

As always, we look forward to seeing you in micro-sim, and remember to read ahead and be prepared.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 20th – 24th Jan 2020

This weeks micro-sim scenario centres around seizure management in children.

The following pre-reading will assist you with preparing for the scenario.

We look forward to seeing you in sim, and as always be prepared.

Registrar Education January 15th 2020

Welcome back to another year of education.

The registrar education day on January 15th will be orthopaedic themed.

The day will be held in the MacArthur Clinical Skills Building.

Ensure you visit the regional anaesthesia and plastering sections of this site before attending to get the most out of the practical sessions.

  • 0800 – 0900: Radiology Teaching (Radiology team)
  • 0900 – 0930: Approach to the limping child (Setthy)
  • 0930 – 1000: Lower Limb Fractures (Orthopaedic team)
  • 1030 – 1045: Morning Tea
  • 1045 – 1115: Injuries Not To Miss (Rhiannon)
  • 1115 – 1145: Crush Injuries & Compartment Syndrome (Kent)
  • 1145 – 1230: Upper Limb Fractures (Daniel)
  • 1230 – 1300: Lunch
  • 1300 – 1400: December 2019 M&M
  • 1400 – 1600: Practical Workshops
    • Regional Anaesthesia (Daniel)
    • Plastering (NPs and Physio)
    • Reduction Techniques for Major Joint Dislocations (Lahi)

We look forward to seeing you all there.

Micro-Sim Pre-reading January 13th to 17th

Welcome everyone to the new year. Micro-sim will kick off for 2020 on Monday 13th January.

Next weeks scenario centres on unstable bradyarrhythmias.

Please refer to the following pre-reading:

As always we look forward to seeing you in sim. Please read ahead and be prepared.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 9th – 13th December 2019

Next week’s micro-sim scenario centres around assessment and management of shock in infants.

The following articles will help you prepare for the scenario:

As always we look forward to seeing you in sim, and remember to read ahead, and be prepared.

Micro-Sim Pre-Reading 25th – 29th November 2019

This weeks micro-sim centres around newborn resuscitation.

Please be sure to read the following before participating in next weeks scenario.

ANZCOR Guideline 13.1 (2016). ‘Introduction to the resuscitation of the newbown infant.’

ANZCOR Guideline 13.3. (2016). ‘Assessment of newborn infant.’

ANZCOR Guideline 13.9 (2016). ‘After the resuscitation of a newborn infant.’

European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation – Section 7 (2015). ‘Resuscitation and support of transition of babies at birth.’

Orientation to PANDA Warmer-Resuscitaire Video (to access use general password for website)

As always, we look forward to seeing you in micro-sim, and remember to read ahead and be prepared.

Welcome

Welcome to the MacArthur Area Health Service Emergency Departments Education Website, built by MAHS Emergency Doctors and Nurses, for MAHS Emergency Doctors and Nurses.

We hope you find this resource useful. If you have any comments on how we could make things better, please send an email to Daniel.Gaetani@health.nsw.gov.au.

Micro-sim Pre-reading 18/11/19 – 22/11/19

Next week’s micro-sim scenario centres around assessment and management of acute asthma.

The pre-readings for the scenario can be found below, (at the very least please refer to the first resource):

As always, we look forward to seeing you in micro-sim, and remember read ahead and be prepared …

Registrar Education 20/11/19

This month’s registrar education will be O&G themed and held in the MacArthur Clinical School

Pre-reading: Complications in Pregnancy

0800 – 0900: Early Pregnancy Complications (Daniel)

0900 – 1000: Pre-eclampsia and Medical Emergencies in Pregnancy (Ann-Marie Hennessy)

1000 – 1015: Morning Tea

1015 – 1045: Normal pregnancy and Labor (O&G Faculty)

1045 – 1115: Complications of Labor (O&G Faculty)

1115 – 1145: Approach to Pelvic Pain (Katie)

1145 – 1215: Sexual Assault and DV (Social Work)

1215 – 1300: Lunch

1300 – 1400: Journal Club (Alex)

1400 – 1530: Practical Workshops (Speculum Exam and Resuscitative Hysterotomy)

1530 – 1545: Afternoon Tea

1545 – 1730: Simulation, Debrief & Evaluation

Registrar Education 18/09/19

Registrar Teaching this week Wednesday 18th September

0830 – 0900: Introduction to airway training program (DG)

0900 – 0930: Predicting anatomical and physiological difficulty (RC)

0930 – 1000: Mechanical and Non-invasive Ventilation

1000 – 1030: Regional anaesthesia

1030 – 1100: Morning Tea

1100 – 1230: Regional anaesthesia and Airway Practical Stations

1230 – 1330: Lunch

1330 – 1530: Airway Practical Stations

1530 – 1545: Afternoon Tea

1545 – 1700: Simulation