Emergency Medicine Teaching Days

Category: Training - Emergency Medicine Teaching Days

Date: November 13th 2019

Location: Barnstaple


EM HST Training Day - Wednesday 13th November 2019


North Devon District Hospital


A FRCEM curriculum smorgasbord: Fluids in kids, Clinical examination, Dialysis, Urinary Retention!

Classroom 4, Medical Education Centre, and Chichester House Board Room

Please bring parking funds (£4.10 for day, pay on exit) and lunch money!


Medical Education Centre 0930-1230, Classroom 4 (coffee available from 0900)

0930-1030 - Paediatric dehydration, electrolyte disturbance, calculating fluids in kids, and pyloric stenosis (PAP8) Dr Danny McRae, EM consultant


1030-1130 – Clinical Examination (CC2)- Ms Fionn Bellis, EM consultant


1130-1150 – Coffee


1150-1230 – Dialysis – Dr Lou Mitchell, EM Consultant


1230-1330 – Lunch 


Chichester House Board room from 1330

1330-1530 - Urology workshop with Mr Soumya Misra, Mr Mike Foster, and Mr Martin Moody, consultants in urology


1330-1415 - Causes of acute retention, who needs admission &  why.  Presentation-based session


1415-1430 - Coffee


1430-1530 - Informal workshop discussing:

  • Catheterisation technique, finesse when it's tricky, specialist kit and catheters that are available
  • Last resorts where there is no urologist readily available (suprapubic aspiration).  Why SPC should be done with ultrasound / how an expert does it.
  • Things urologists wish ED knew or did!
  • 'Ask an expert' – things you’ve always wanted to ask a urologist!


1530-1600 - Wrap up, summary of day, and home.




CC2 Clinical examination

PAP 7 Dehydration secondary to diarrhoea and vomiting

HAP 10 Dialysis

C3AP9 Urinary retention


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