Archive for the ‘Training’ 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:

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

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

Orientation Day….

Posted: 29th June 2015 by Dr D in Lectures, opinion, Residents, Training

excuse me Dr?…..Dr?…..Doctor!!! That’s right everyone, today is the start of the new year for graduate medical education. I had the chance to speak to all the new physicians starting their medical careers today at Sparrow Health Systems. Don’t forget the most important part of a code is what you document (“if you didn’t write/type […]

At, we guarantee 12 lead EKGs in 60-mins or less 60 mins??? All we have is sixty minutes? It is going to have to be high speed/low drag today at the 5th annual Critical Events Workshop at Ionia Intermediate School District. I’ll be presenting (2) of my favorite lectures condensed into 30 mins each […]

Stroke Education

Posted: 29th March 2015 by Dr D in Attending Practice, Discussion, Training

Do you need to brush up a bit on your NIH Scale? Not sure where you should live because both Cinncinatti and Los Angeles have a stroke scale? though i am joking a bit, here is a great link to a summary page of all the different stroke scales (both Pre-Hospital, Acute assesment, Functional, Outcome […]

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