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International EM – “Trainee’s        Perspective”    IEMSIG Annual Meeting – ACEM ASM November 2011 – “Educating for our f...
Overview• Issues facing trainees   – Knowledge of international training opportunities   – Accreditation• Possible Solutio...
Trainee Perspective• Trainee Interest/Enthusiasm for IEM;  – Experiences described in IEMSIG Newsletter  – Activity on Web...
IEM Survey – difficulties with            accreditation?• Pilot Sample – prelim analysis of 1st 5 people;  – 2 advanced tr...
Potential Solutions• Knowledge and experience sharing• Collaboration and Networking  – Locally  – Internationally• Publica...
IEMSIG Newsletter – trainee      contributions…
IEM groups
International EM on ‘Life in the Fast               Lane’
Links to IEMSIG
connecting with other IEM interest             groups
Trainee’s in IEM – Potential Benefits• Web based platforms effective media for  – Knowledge sharing  – Communication  – Co...
Summary• Issues facing trainees   – Knowledge of overseas training opportunities   – Accreditation• Possible Solutions   –...
In closing…Excerpt from upcoming issue of “Postcardsfrom the edge” – Life in the Fast Lane(International EM edition)Interv...
Discussion Time!Please copy the link below and complete the onlinefeedback form for this talk – thank you!   http://www.su...
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A presentation at the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) scientific sessions held in Sydney, November 2011. This talk was given during the International Emergency Medicine Track on the "International EM - a Trainee perspective"

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International em trainee update (nov 2011)a

  1. 1. International EM – “Trainee’s Perspective” IEMSIG Annual Meeting – ACEM ASM November 2011 – “Educating for our future” Bishan Rajapakse (Advanced Trainee) Andrew Perry (Advanced Trainee – Training Committee Chair)
  2. 2. Overview• Issues facing trainees – Knowledge of international training opportunities – Accreditation• Possible Solutions – Awareness, communication and collaboration – IEMSIG, Web based dialogue and networking – Supporting Trainee involvement in IEM – benefits?• Discussion
  3. 3. Trainee Perspective• Trainee Interest/Enthusiasm for IEM; – Experiences described in IEMSIG Newsletter – Activity on Web based International EM groups & medical blogs – Local discussion forums• Obstacles facing trainees (&DEMTs) – Limited awareness of Int’l opportunities? – Difficulty organizing placements? – Challenges in accreditation of training?
  4. 4. IEM Survey – difficulties with accreditation?• Pilot Sample – prelim analysis of 1st 5 people; – 2 advanced trainee, 1 basic trainee, 1 fellow, 1 other specialty – All had International Experience (at least medical elective) – Importance 8.4 (mean, range 7-10) – 1 out of 3 able to get international work accredited – Having a database of International work rated as useful (Mean 7.8, range 6-10)
  5. 5. Potential Solutions• Knowledge and experience sharing• Collaboration and Networking – Locally – Internationally• Publication – Newsletter, Journal, Web• Discussion – Online, Local forums
  6. 6. IEMSIG Newsletter – trainee contributions…
  7. 7. IEM groups
  8. 8. International EM on ‘Life in the Fast Lane’
  9. 9. Links to IEMSIG
  10. 10. connecting with other IEM interest groups
  11. 11. Trainee’s in IEM – Potential Benefits• Web based platforms effective media for – Knowledge sharing – Communication – Collaboration and Strengthening of Networks• Trainee’s perhaps more savvy with web technology – Maintain and foster ongoing international Links
  12. 12. Summary• Issues facing trainees – Knowledge of overseas training opportunities – Accreditation• Possible Solutions – Awareness, communication and collaborate – IEMSIG – Web Groups, Blogs - ? ACEM• Potential benefits of having trainee’s on board – Web Savvy, strengthen international links
  13. 13. In closing…Excerpt from upcoming issue of “Postcardsfrom the edge” – Life in the Fast Lane(International EM edition)Interview with Dr Vera Sistenich
  14. 14. Discussion Time!Please copy the link below and complete the onlinefeedback form for this talk – thank you! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/M55PJ65(It is a 1 page survey which will take less than 2 minutes,but may help improve a future 10 minutes of your time!)

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