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CRACKCast & Physicians as Humans on CanadiEM


CanadiEM aims to improve emergency care in Canada by building an online community of practice for healthcare practitioners and providing them with high quality, freely available educational resources. The CanadiEM Podcast brings you cutting edge clinical topics on the National Rounds Series and delves into the struggles that doctors face on the Physicians as Humans Series.

Feb 4, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 4 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. What are the depths of procedural sedation (PSA)?
  2. Describe the continuum of procedural sedation?
  3. Describe the recommended personnel and monitoring during PSA?
  4. What are contraindications for PSA in the ED?
  5. What agents can be used for procedural sedation and analgesia?
  6. Describe ASA classification system?
  7. Describe appropriate discharge instructions for patients post-procedural sedation?
  8. List 8 complications / side effects of ketamine and how some can be treated?
  9. List 4 situations when ketamine may be contraindicated?
  10. List 4 side effects of propofol in procedural sedation?