Inherent to the teaching and practice of emergency medicine arespecific challenges not found in other specialties - the unknownsof the emergency department, the need to identify life- andlimb-threatening conditions, the pressure to solve problems andfind solutions quickly, and the orchestration of clinicalspecialists and ancillary services.
Because of these unique demands, books written by cliniciansfrom other disciplines, that extrapolate their information fromother specialties, aren't always suitable references forteachers of emergency medicine. This book is different - itshows how to incorporate effective teaching strategies into theunique teaching atmosphere of the emergency department, how toeffectively lecture, lead small groups, give feedback, fosterlife-long faculty development skills, and much more - it iswritten by emergency medicine physicians for emergency medicinephysicians.
Practical Teaching in Emergency Medicine gets to theessential core of how to best teach the art of practicing emergencymedicine - and provides the blueprint to become a betterteacher, providing guidance on how to accomplish skilful teachingin busy emergency departments. It provides emergency physicians andtrainees with the necessary tools to effectively and efficientlytransmit information to learners in the often times chaoticemergency department environment.