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An Affinity for Asynchronous Learning - Hybrid Pedagogy

An Affinity for Asynchronous Learning - Hybrid Pedagogy | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
But we feel the enthusiasm for audiovisual synchronicity often comes without sufficient discernment, and without deliberative consideration of how asynchronous learning can be not only viable but productive.

Via Julie Tardy, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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The Networked Public Physician: Will you take the plunge?

Slides for my talk to the 1st year medical students at the University of Michigan about the transformative power of social media. Check out the homework I gave…

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The Digitally Literate Learner: What is curation?

The Digitally Literate Learner: What is curation? | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it

Via James Kerr, Julie Tardy, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Love this illustration. As educators in the new digital age we can facilitate techniques in curation/information filtering for our students, and in effect facilitate lifelong asynchronous learning. #FOAM

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Cool illustration!

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NY doctor with Ebola 'a dedicated humanitarian' - USA TODAY

NY doctor with Ebola 'a dedicated humanitarian' - USA TODAY | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
Craig Spencer, who tested positive for Ebola Thursday, is a New York emergency physician who recently worked with Doctors Without Borders treating patients in West Africa.
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An ER missed Ebola. Here's how it could happen to you.

An ER missed Ebola. Here's how it could happen to you. | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
How did the emergency department staff of a Texas hospital see, and discharge, a patient infected with Ebola?
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Absolutely true: "We need a plan. But the system, as it stands, functions every day on the very razor’s edge of disaster."  Medical information buried in EHRs, a system that discourages staff talking to one another and just entering data into computers. How do we improve on this system?

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How social media can change health professional education

Plenary presentation given at Social Media Summit, ICRE
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Man walks again after transplant

Man walks again after transplant | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
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Holy moly!  Not to get too excited, but could this be the start of something amazing? Can we dare to hope?

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Free Open Access Medical Education Is Essential, FOAM Experts Say

Free Open Access Medical Education Is Essential, FOAM Experts Say | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
The State of the FOAM Union
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Superstars of Social Media: How to Incorporate Social Media Into Teaching and Education on Vimeo

Sean Fox, MD Scott Joing, MD Michelle Lin, MD Moderated by Jason Nomura, MD SAEM 2013 Annual Meeting Atlanta, GA
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Found this intro to 'Superstars of Social Media'--great place to start!

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – It’s That Time of Year Again

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – It’s That Time of Year Again | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – It’s That Time of Year Again
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Must-read: consider hemodialysis in cases of massive acetaminophen overdose

Extracorporeal treatment of acetaminophen poisoning: Recommendations from the EXTRIP workgroup. Gosselin S et al. Clin Toxicol 2014 Aug 18:1-12.
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When standard doses of NAC won't cut it in a massive acetaminophen overdose and a patient shows early signs systemic damage, hemodialysis may play a role. 

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An overview of Social Media Use in Medical Education

Describe how different Social Media tools can be used in teaching, research, leadership and professional development. Summarize the advantages and perils of th…

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An Affinity for Asynchronous Learning - Hybrid Pedagogy

An Affinity for Asynchronous Learning - Hybrid Pedagogy | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
But we feel the enthusiasm for audiovisual synchronicity often comes without sufficient discernment, and without deliberative consideration of how asynchronous learning can be not only viable but productive.

Via Julie Tardy, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Game Changers in Emergency Medicine - R.E.B.E.L. EM - Emergency Medicine Blog

Game Changers in Emergency Medicine - R.E.B.E.L. EM - Emergency Medicine Blog | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
Game changers are studies performed in recent years that should shape the way emergency medicine physicians practice and can greatly improve patient care
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Meet EmergencyAssist, a New Glass App Being Used in Emergency Medicine - Glass Almanac

Meet EmergencyAssist, a New Glass App Being Used in Emergency Medicine - Glass Almanac | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
EmergencyAssist allows doctors, nurses, EMTs, and others to consult with each other in real time using Google Glass inside and out of the hospital
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Home

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Welcome to Free Emergency Medicine Talks, more than 2450 MP3s of lectures recorded at many national and international meetings. You can also find talks from Temple Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Case Conferences, and Resident Presentations. Share with your friends...no limits to downloads. MORE
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Great FOAM resource@

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U of Maryland Emergency Medicine releases free educational pearls app - iMedicalApps

U of Maryland Emergency Medicine releases free educational pearls app - iMedicalApps | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
Maryland's EM department releases their famous medical education pearls into a free app.
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Have loved getting these pearls in my inbox--great for quick review. Downloading the app as I type!

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Should the medical community recognize the social media work of healthcare professionals?

Should the medical community recognize the social media work of healthcare professionals? | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
A surgeon blogger  raised an interesting question about social media and academe in his blog Skeptical Scalpel. The author compared his blog post's page views to the number of people who read his p...

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Why, yes, yes they should...

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Must-read: getting started in online emergency medicine education and FOAMed

Must-read: getting started in online emergency medicine education and FOAMed | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
Five Strategies to Effectively Use Online Resources in Emergency Medicine. Thoma B et al. Ann Emerg Med 2014 Jun 21
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Review: cobalt toxicity and artificial metal hips

Review: cobalt toxicity and artificial metal hips | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
Systemic toxicity related to metal hip prostheses. Bradberry SM et al. Clin Toxicol 2014;52:837-847. Abstract As TPR has reported before, cobalt
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Great review of a not-commonly-discussed diagnosis!

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Ebola Has Killed More Than 200 Doctors, Nurses, And Other Healthcare Workers Since June

Ebola Has Killed More Than 200 Doctors, Nurses, And Other Healthcare Workers Since June | Emergency Medicine and #FOAM Finds | Scoop.it
Ebola has now infected multiple people in America: The first two homegrown cases of Ebola are a pair of nurses who got sick after treating Thomas Duncan, the first person ever diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.
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We make a big deal about two US infections, but remember our colleagues-in-medicine fighting the good fight in West Africa.

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