Paul Savage – The benefits of realistic simulation when training in clinical skills and scenarios

Your BASICS Scotland podcasts are now available to listen to on all major podcast platforms – SUBSCRIBE NOW! Paul chats us through the benefits of good simulation and moulage. Resources: https://www.saviourmedical.com/  Twitter / Instagram : @saviourmedical  Savour Medical Simulation Service – Wound Catalogue Saviour Medical – Zero-Hero Medical Moulage and Simulation Course About Paul: Mr Read More …

Cliff Reid – The Zero Point Survey

Cliff, based in Australia, talks us through the zero-point survey, why it is important and how we use it for the emergency setting.     Top 3 Points from this podcast: There are multiple opportunities to optimise how a prehospital mission goes that present themselves long before you set eyes on the patient(s). No matter Read More …

Paul Savage – Check Card Medicine

Your BASICS Scotland podcasts are now available to listen to on all major podcast platforms – SUBSCRIBE NOW! Paul chats us through the theory behind using checklists in the prehospital environment, why it is an important cultural shift we should be moving to and how and why this method can reduce the pressure when you Read More …

Joel Symonds – The role of humour in pre-hospital emergency care

Joel Symonds talks us through humour in the prehospital care arena, when it is appropriate to use and when humour is not appropriate but perhaps most poignantly why it is important and its use in emotionally protecting responders and its role in mental resilience.   Top 3 Points from this podcast: Reflect on and acknowledge Read More …

Stephen Hearns – Peak Performance Under Pressure

Dr Stephen Hearns chats to us about the critical importance of how we perform when the pressure is on; he draws on his huge experience in Pre-Hospital medicine to show that staying at the peak of performance at a job is a trait that can be learnt and improves outcomes for the team and patient. Read More …