Archive for the ‘Attending Practice’ Category

I LOVE being Core Faculty at an Emergency Medicine Resident conference days like this! Today we are going to participate in a table-top exercise for a “small” mass casualty event. The goals of this exercise are to stimulate some discussion and education about how our ED reacts to an event like this. Special thanks and shout […]

That’s right, the State of Michigan has approved the iGel Airway as an optional airway device (shown below) for ALL LEVELS of EMS. Want more information? Click here for the company website or copy and past this link: Want more information? Click here for the company website or copy and past this link:

ABEM In-Training Review (Ortho)

Posted: 8th February 2018 by Dr D in Attending Practice

What you need to know

time to talk about it….its just been approved in TriCounty now as an optional medication. RebelEM had a great post about it recently (click here) and several good articles as well that were included on the recent journal club for EMS Residents as well that I have included here as well. Click on all three […]

Great medical control question posed by Dr Lobel from NY: We got an on line medical control call for a patient with a seizure in the airport, just before getting on a 14 hour flight. She was well within her rights to refuse medical assistance, but what would you do regarding allowing her to board […]

October 14th, 2017 – Mark your calendars I wanted to make sure that everyone knows about a great upcoming charity event that is going to be held at one of the local Gyms in Dewitt. Two of my favorite groups: Fire fighters and Law Enforcement going head to head to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy […]

Hey everyone, looking for some CE’s specific for Capnography? Check out the class being held at Delta FD on July 26th and 27th on capnography for tube placement and verification. click on this link for the flier: Delta Charter Township_1

It’s that time everyone!  It’s going to be a very busy day so come prepared to work hard and learn from the best. You’ll never get another chance to do this during your EM residency

just read a great article from Emergency Physicians Monthly newsletter about when HIPPA does NOT apply to a situation. I agree that we are too anxious about releasing information about our patients, especially to our other facilities or related service lines. For example, when medics bring in a cardiac patient and later return and want […]

ATLS Classes around the corner

Posted: 29th July 2015 by Dr D in Attending Practice, CME, Training

looking to re-cert for your ATLS? The Trauma Services Department at Sparrow Hospital is offering a few courses in the near future. Sparrow ATLS courses are Saturday, October 24, and Sunday, October 25, from 7:00-6:00pm Saturday, November 14, and Sunday, November 15, from 7:00am-6:00pm. ATLS BROCHURE