So you’ve already heard a lot about #FOAMed but I want to talk about what it means as a student of medicine and how it might change the way that you think and learn About me What FOAM does for me as an educationalist and as a practitioner (a bit of theory) A DISCUSSION AN EXAMPLE
Reaching across the water Why are we here? TO learn something new, to try something interesting, to give it a whirl. No need to be awesome, just have fun. All ages Recent interest in surfing This part of country Lots of fun to learn new things and enjoy yourself
Reakity is that
A bit of background. Been doing this for a while with lots of different things to think about and do. Part of that is about being an enthusiast…but
So not just a bunch of geeks and nerds. Social media pervades all of us these days and much like the book is an integral part of both entertainment and education so social media is the same. They are not replacements - rather complimentary.
Who is this
Yes. Riduclued for saying this but there is a lot of truth.
You will be familiar with this. Focus on the top left. The area of U/I As a trainee - how do you know this? As a consultant - how do you know this? What mechanisms do you have to deliver this blind spot to your practice?
Engaging with the world is a painful experience as it opens up a real area of U/I Examples….. DSI, NODESAT, Cric techniques, Management of AC reversal
Then - a global audience to engage with and explore how to move from incompetent to competent. Not just online learning resources but also debate and engagement with peers.
Tasks Hello and demo of… What has FOAM done for you - with an example of something clinical.
So there is much more to FOAM than just twitter. It is about the people, the interaction and the fun. It reinvigorates learning and makes you a better clinician.
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But it is about you. If you’re not part of the team, then you can’t have the fun
So go and have a look what’s out there, and we are here to help you.