ORAL CASE PRESENTATIONS
How to Improve your Case Presentations in the ED
THURSDAY ACADEMIC SESSION RESOURCES
Note: there is mandatory attendance for Thursday Academic Sessions for all residents, except those on vacation. For PGY3+ EM/Geri EM residents, these sessions are optional and if you're interested in attending, please contact Sharona at erdoctors.MSH@sinaihealth.ca. If you have previously attended the session, you are still welcome (but not obligated) with the exception of sim which remains mandatory.
OPTIONAL: POCUS Toronto: Point of Care Ultrasound cases and educational resources from U of T
If you are looking for a more structured course, many ED physicians take the EDE Course. NOT required by the session
Casting & MSK Review
Below are some excellent casting/splinting reviews. At the session, we will be doing a hands-on session to practice a variety of splinting techniques
Ali-EM SplintER series:
EM:RAP Video Series for Splinting
Another resource for management of Ortho issues: Orthobullets (free website)
OPTIONAL: CASTED: the Hands On Orthopedic Course: NOT required for the session. If you are looking for an additional educational MSK resources, this 1 or 2 day Casting course has been well received by a number of ER physicians
In blocks that do not have Radiology Review as one of the weekly sessions, you're welcome to view the recorded version of this lecture
OPTIONAL: NOT required for the session. If you were looking for additional resources to review Emergency Radiology, Radiopaedia runs an online Emergency Radiology Course with on demand videos for a fee
Every block we host an in person simulation session at Sim Sinai
We check carefully to ensure that we aren't repeating cases for those of you who may have multiple ER blocks at Sinai so these sessions are mandatory for all residents
OPTIONAL: if you're looking to do additional virtual simulation cases online:
Full Code (some free, some paid)
ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESOURCES
ABC's in Emergency Medicine - University of Toronto
A core handbook of emergency medicine topics created for those doing the clerkship rotation but a good refresher for residents as well.
Emergency Medicine Cases
Free E-books to download - easy to read, case based:
Funded by MSH The Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI), EM Cases is a free Canadian medical education podcast, medical blog and website dedicated to providing online emergency medicine education. This entire digital system includes podcasts, videos, e-books and more. Founded by Dr. Anton Helman.
Created by Dr. Justin Morgenstern, this Canadian FOAM resource helps readers develop a framework for how to approach the first ten minutes in the resuscitation room
Other Online Podcasts/Videos
EM:RAP: paid subscriptions, with several categories of podcasts for different level of learners, e.g. main episodes, C3 (core content for clerks and residents), Crunch Time EM (quick review, more advanced concepts)
HippoEM: If you prefer watching the content in video format
CorePendium: online searchable Emergency Medicine textbook released by EM:RAP
Emergency medicine books
Note: MSH has no affiliation with any of the following companies and does not endorse any one particular resource. These books may be helpful at different levels of training and may require some reflection.
Common traditional EM textbooks that students may read include:
Rosen's; or the quick reference book Rosen and Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult
If you are studying for the CCFP-EM exam and you are looking to do oral practice exams, you may find this book helpful:
Note: MSH has no affiliation with any of the following companies and does not endorse any one particular resource. While more rigorous resources are great for learning, on shift, it may be helpful to have apps for quick reference.
Quick reference EM apps:
For Antimicrobial Stewardship:
For OB/GYN issues:
For pediatric EM: