17 episodes

MECCSIG (Monash Emergency and Critical Care Special Interest Group) aims to represent Monash University medical students interested in the areas of Anaesthetics, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, and Trauma Medicine. Our goal is to connect students and clinicians with a shared interest in these areas of medicine by providing education and opportunities in emergency and critical care medicine through presentations, workshops and podcasts! MECCSIG hopes to promote further interest and participation in emergency medicine and critical care amongst both preclinical and clinical medical students. https://meccsig.mumus.org/ https://www.facebook.com/MonitorMECCSIG/

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MECCSIG (Monash Emergency and Critical Care Special Interest Group) aims to represent Monash University medical students interested in the areas of Anaesthetics, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, and Trauma Medicine. Our goal is to connect students and clinicians with a shared interest in these areas of medicine by providing education and opportunities in emergency and critical care medicine through presentations, workshops and podcasts! MECCSIG hopes to promote further interest and participation in emergency medicine and critical care amongst both preclinical and clinical medical students. https://meccsig.mumus.org/ https://www.facebook.com/MonitorMECCSIG/

    Clinical Leaders Ep 6 - ED Overcrowding and Access Block with Dr Simon Judkins

    Clinical Leaders Ep 6 - ED Overcrowding and Access Block with Dr Simon Judkins

    In this episode, Dr Simon Judkins discusses with Jack and Will the issues of overcrowding and access block in emergency departments throughout the country and the flow-on effects on patient care. These issues are also discussed in light of COVID, and the extra challenges healthcare workers face in Australia. Overall, a thoroughly insightful discussion and one that will be sure to get you thinking about the imperfect system we work in.

    • 27 min
    Clinical Leaders Ep 5 - Voluntary assisted dying with A/Prof Charlie Corke - Part 2

    Clinical Leaders Ep 5 - Voluntary assisted dying with A/Prof Charlie Corke - Part 2

    In this podcast, A/Prof Charlie Corke delves into the voluntary assisted dying scheme in Victoria, carrying a unique perspective as the Voluntary Assisted Dying Board deputy chair. He is the originator of the MyValues approach to advance care planning (www.myvalues.org.au) and has written the book 'Letting Go: how to plan for a good death' (https://amz.run/3vQk).

    • 28 min
    Clinical Leaders Ep 4 - A life of an intensivist with A/Prof Charlie Corke - Part 1

    Clinical Leaders Ep 4 - A life of an intensivist with A/Prof Charlie Corke - Part 1

    In this podcast, we talk with A/Prof Charlie Corke, one of Australia's leading Intensive Care Specialists and the past President of the College of Intensive Care of Australia and New Zealand. Charlie talks with us about his personal journey into intensive care medicine and provides insights about forging a career into intensive care as a junior doctor. 

    • 29 min
    Clinical Leaders Ep 3 - Perioperative COVID-19 infection with Prof Paul Myles

    Clinical Leaders Ep 3 - Perioperative COVID-19 infection with Prof Paul Myles

    Prof Paul Myles is a consultant anaesthetist and is the chair of the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University. 

    In this podcast, Prof Myles discusses the implications of asymptomatic COVID-19 infection within surgical patients. He also provides advice for medical students interested in anaesthesia and being involved in clinical research.

    Some of the articles mentioned in the podcast can be found below:
    Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31182-XMitigating the risks of surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31256-3

    • 42 min
    Clinical Pearls Ep 11 - MET calls: tachycardia and hypotension

    Clinical Pearls Ep 11 - MET calls: tachycardia and hypotension

    MET calls are daunting. It's important for medical students to understand basic principles behind a MET call. In this episode, John and Jack talk through a structure to approaching MET calls. 

    We highly recommend Marshall & Ruedy's On Call, where more detailed approaches are explained.

    • 21 min
    Clinical Leaders Ep 2 - The life of an intensivist with A/Prof Michael O'Leary

    Clinical Leaders Ep 2 - The life of an intensivist with A/Prof Michael O'Leary

    In this podcast, A/Prof Michael O'Leary, intensive care specialist and Co-State Medical Director of the NSW Organ and Tissue Donation Service, talks about his journey into his current position in intensive care medicine. He shares stories and insights about his experiences in medical school, training as a junior doctor and progressing as a consultant. 

    • 57 min

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