The SEMP Course

Simulated Emergency Medical Procedures (SEMP) is a course designed by Dr. Afshin Khazei to provide training for critical care procedures that are not taught by either ACLS or ATLS providers. Procedures taught in this course include: Surgical airway Needle cricothyrotomy Transtrachael jet ventilation Chest tube insertion Needle decompression of the … Continue reading

UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine – supporting rural GPs through education and practice

Residents learn about airway management at the 2012 SRPC Rural and Remote Medical Course Dr. Jim Christenson, Head of UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) and a long-time emergency physician, is fully aware of the challenges facing rural family physicians working in community emergency departments (EDs). “I think that rural … Continue reading