Emergency Medicine Cases (EMC) is Canada’s premier educational website dedicated to keeping staff physicians, emergency medicine residents, nurses and paramedics up to date on the most current topics in emergency medicine. In about ten episodes each year we present cases to two or more of Canada’s leading experts in emergency medicine, and discuss clinical pearls, important management issues and current clinical literature around the cases. We highlight key practical learning points that you can use in your every day practice. The discussions are skillfully edited so that the monthly program that is available for immediate listening or for download to your computer, handheld or ipod, is packed with relevant information. Learning with case examples has proven to be a very effective method of building one’s knowledge base of medicine. The cases you will hear on this program have been specifically designed to enhance learning.
EmergencyMedicineCases.com was launched in March 2010 by an emergency physician who has worked in both academic and community emergency departments in Toronto, Canada. It is an independent project and is not influenced by any sponsor. While it is partnered with the University of Toronto it does not receive any financial support.
To obtain access to the entire library of episodes you must register on our home page under the ‘Subscribers’ area. Once you have registered, you simply click on the episode title that you would like to download and then on the MP3 button, or if you have iTunes, an iPod, an iPhone or iPad, click on the iPod button. Subscriptions require an annual fee of $149.99 annually for staff physicians. Students, residents, paramedics and nurses are able to subscribe for free (see below).
Medical residents and students must first provide proof of current enrolment in a residency program or medical school in order to activate their free subscription. Verification of your training status can be confirmed by an email from your program director or by emailing a link of your name listed on your residency or medical school website from your program affiliated email address to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to access. Paramedics and nurses must provide proof of their current license by email a copy to the same email address. Once verification has been received by our office, we will email you a unique 100% discount code within approximately one week that you can use to activate your one year free subscription in the members area on our home page. At the end of your one year subscription, a new subscription with proof of enrolment in a program will be required in order to continue your free subscription.
Don’t forget to count this program toward your CME credits! Currently, you can claim M-2 credits if you are a CCFP practicing in Canada. We are hoping in that in the near future you will be able to claim M-1 credits as well.
We would love to hear your feedback to make our program the best that it can be, so please use our ‘feedback’ tab at the top of the homepage or email us at email@example.com. For comments about individual episodes please use the comments section on the page of that episode.
Thanks for listening!
Anton Helman, MD, CCFP (EM, FCPC)