CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E206 – Seizures
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.
Define seizure and provide an explanation of
the classification systems for seizure
Define recruitment as it relates to seizure
development and progression
Differentiate between seizure and
Differentiate between neurogenic and
5 diagnoses that can mimic seizures (see Box 15.2)
Define status epilepticus and differentiate
between convulsive and non-convulsive status
10 causes of status epilepticus in adults (see Box 15.1 and
Outline management of status
indications for head CT for first seizure.
5 properties of ictal events
medications are needed to treat seizing patients with the
3 key metabolic abnormalities that can cause seizures
3 common seizure provokers that can worsen pre-existing seizure
percentage of patients with convulsive status epilepticus will
develop non-convulsive status epilepticus?
About the Podcast
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. Our podcasts are found on this channel and include:
CRACKCast (Core Rosen's and Clinical Knowledge) helps residents to "Turn on their learn on" through podcasts that assist with exam prep by covering essential core content.
ClerkCast: A podcast focused on clinical clerks and their time in emergency medicine. It provides an overview of key topics that help you to rock your EM rotations.
First Year Diaries: A podcast focused on the first year of independent clinical practice in emergency medicine and all of its trials and tribulations.
Physicians as Humans explores the struggles that physicians face and how they have overcome them. From addictions, mental health issues, and all manner of personal crises will be discussed to help let those who are currently struggling know that they are not alone.