For medical students and medical educators, the concept of emergency medicine being practiced in the waiting room could be a bit of a shock to the system. After all, it’s not something you learn about in textbooks! But if approached with an open mind, this new development could offer exciting opportunities to expand knowledge and refine skills. For example, it can provide hands-on experience dealing with time-sensitive situations that don’t always require a hospital visit. It may also give medical students direct access to patients who need urgent care outside of traditional settings – giving them insight into how they can best serve their communities. All in all, we have much to look forward to as emergency medicine continues its shift towards the waiting room! And while there may still be some bumps along the way, it’s sure to be an exciting journey.
In conclusion, the practice of emergency medicine in the waiting room is sure to open up a world of possibilities for both medical students and educators alike. With any luck, this new approach will bring about positive changes that benefit everyone involved! So buckle up and get ready to experience what could very well be a revolutionary development in the field of healthcare. It’s sure to be an exciting ride!
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Medical Student Resources you should check out:
- The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians- Resident and Student Organization:https://acoep-rso.org/
- CORD’s Osteopathic Emergency Medicine Applying Guide: https://www.cordem.org/globalassets/files/student-resources/applying-guide—osteo.pdf
- ALiEM’s EMBound Student Newsletter: https://www.aliem.com/em-bound/
- EMRA’s Medical Student Newsletter: https://www.emra.org/students/newsletter-articles/
- EM Over Easy’s other Med Students Over Easy content: https://emovereasy.com/med-students-over-easy/
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