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CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, 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.

Feb 13, 2017

This episode covers Chapter 62 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Does leaving the comfort of your warm, safe bed scare you? After this chapter, it might...

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  1. List the 4 families of venomous snakes.
  2. Describe phenotypic characteristics of Pit-Vipers
  3. Describe phenotypic characteristics of coral snakes?
  4. List the grades of pit viper envenomation and indicate therapy?
  5. Describe a black-widow spider and expected management goals?
  6. Describe a brown recluse spider and expected management goals
  7. List 3 classes of venomous marine injuries, and describe key principles of management for each?



  • What does expert opinion suggest to avoid anaphylaxis in non-recombinant antivenin administration?
  • What is the most toxic, per weight, venom?
  • What are the general phenotypic features of poisonous snakes in North America?