Brazil on Evidence-based Education

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Victoria Brazil, perennial star of the SMACC conference, tackled another education topic at smaccGOLD last March. Yep, evidence and education – are those too words meant to go together? She asks ‘what works?’ and comes up with two valid answers: EVERYTHING and NOTHING. Puzzled? Listen in and consider what outcomes we should really be measuring […]

How to Make Journal Club Work

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As part of a drive to create asynchronous learning resources for the SMACC Education Workshop, Chris Nickson talked to Simon Carley to find out ‘How to make Journal Club work”. It also ties in nicely with the SMACC EBM Workshop that Simon is running. They cover the objectives, structure and setting, the people involved, content […]

Text, Slides and Videotape

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Damian Roland is a meducation marvel from the UK. He’ll be part of the faculty for the SMACC Education Workshop in the Gold Coast next year (March 18th 2014, to be exact). He has already got his pre-course materials online here, amd it is all FOAM available to to everyone — even if you’ve missed […]

Brazil on Teaching Communication Skills

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  Victoria Brazil cranked out brilliant talk after brilliant talk at SMACC. In ‘Communication in the Heat of Battle’, she focusses on the most important clinical skill for ensuring that you and, more importantly, your patient survives the battle against acute illness. Of particular interest to educators is her emphasis on the need to simulate […]

How to live tweet #FOAMed from Keynote!

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Ever want to tweet out your own lecture pearls, while lecturing?  Want to make sure the #FOAMed community is receiving the top pearls from your talk?  Well, if  you use Keynote there is a way set this up in under 10 minutes using a recently updated open-access app called Keynote Tweet v2.5 by Alan Levine. […]