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A Teste-ing ED Shift

You are about to see two patients both of whom have testicular pain
This session outlines a standardised approach to providing care for a haemodynamically normal patient presenting following rape or sexual assault.
This session outlines a standardised approach to providing care for a haemodynamically normal patient presenting following rape or sexual assault.
An uncircumcised young man has sought emergency medical attention with penile pain & bleeding after coitus.
A 21-year-old female is presenting to the ED following an unprotected sexual intercourse 5 days ago. She is asking for a morning after pill.
This session will cover the pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of PID and equip you with the knowledge and confidence to manage this important presentation in the Emergency Department.
Learn more about the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACS) and their role managing in domestic abuse.
12% of ED attendances are related to domestic abuse. How will you identify & manage these cases?
12% of ED attendances are related to domestic abuse. ED physicians are in a unique position to identify these cases.
A 36-year-old male presents in respiratory distress.
A 19-year-old student attends the ED (accompanied by a friend) and, at triage, complains of abdominal pain.
When will you admit a patient with PID?
Needlestick injury is a wound piercing the skin caused by a contaminated sharps instrument, most commonly a hypodermic needle. This session considers needlestick injuries in both healthcare workers (HCW) and members of the public.
Needlestick injuries occur in healthcare workers and members of the public. Although transmission of blood borne viruses is unlikely, they cause considerable concern.
December 2018 Podcast
The October 2018 podcast
As an emergency medic you are unlikely to be in a position where you are asked to prescribe emergency contraception if you have a co-located urgent treatment centre or access to a sexual health clinic
The December 2017 Podcast