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CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, CarmsCast, First Year Diaries

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.

Jun 28, 2018

Core questions



  • Define a disaster
  • Describe PICE nomenclature
  • List 6  potentially paralytic PICE
  • List 6 critical substrates for hospital operations
  • Describe START triage and SAVE
  • List the 5 functional elements of an incident command system
  • Describe the 4 stages comprehensive emergency...

Jun 25, 2018

Core Questions



  • List 6 criteria for air medical transport. 
    • When should/could helicopter EMS transport be beneficial?



  • List advantages and disadvantages of rotor-wing aircraft and fixed-wing aircraft,  relating to each other and land-transfer.



  • What are 6 principles of landing...

Jun 21, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Chapter 190 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine(9th Ed.). After listening to this podcast, you will have a more comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of pre-hospital care and be better able to address issues in your community's out-of-hospital healthcare network.

Jun 18, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Chapter 189 in Rosen's Emergency Medicine (9th Ed.) – The Combative and Difficult Patient. Next time a severely agitated patient rolls into the department, you won't even break a sweat!

Jun 14, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 140 (9th Edition), Substance Abuse. This chapter gives a brief overview regarding the burden of substance abuse from adolescent to elderly patients. An important consideration in the emergency department is self-awareness and advocacy for these patients that often...