Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Mastering Intensive Care

Oct 24, 2019

Are you a good communicator?

Can you identify the skills of optimal communication?

Might you sometimes respond to emotion with facts?


Communication is perhaps the most important thing we do in healthcare, let alone in life. And to support our patients in understanding their ill health and their healthcare needs...


Sep 23, 2019

Have you visited any of your past patients or their families in their homes?

Would this be difficult?

What might you learn?


Medicine is mostly a series of stories of people’s lives. This is a privilege we often overlook. In Intensive Care we usually only have a glimpse into each life, an almost unrecognisable flash...


Aug 29, 2019

What do you do for your patients around their dying experience?

Do you celebrate their lives and support those left behind in grief?

Could you bring more humanity to your ICU?

 

Whilst you and your ICU colleagues likely act with kindness much of the time, I suspect listening to this podcast will have you wondering...


Jul 22, 2019

Today’s guest is Scott Weingart, the pioneer podcaster in the intensive care field through his EMCrit podcast.

Scott is an ED Intensivist from New York, where he is Chief of the Division of Emergency Critical Care at Stony Brook Hospital and a Professor of Emergency Medicine at Stony Brook Medicine. Scott has devoted...


May 24, 2019

To help raise awareness about #CrazySocks4Docs this episode’s guest is Dr Geoff Toogood.

Geoff is a Cardiologist at Peninsula Health and in Private Practice in Melbourne, Australia. He is also a Board Member of South West Health Care, Ambassador for Beyond Blue and Ambassador for Masters Swimming Victoria. He is both...