Intern and HMO Teaching

Australian Prescriber

In addition to on the floor teaching and clinical experience, the following formal teaching program occurs within the department.

HMO and intern teaching is on Wednesdays at 4:30pm and both HMOs and interns expected to attend when rostered on the floor. You are also welcome to attend on days off, this is obviously not compulsory. Currently teaching is encouraged via Zoom rather than in person. Details for access will be provided by email.

Dr Natasha Tile  is currently coordinating these sessions, if you have topics you would like to see covered please let her know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Interns should also attend the hospital intern teaching (Tuesday 12:30) even when rostered on the floor.

Any questions, concerns, feedback, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Teaching Schedule (Wednesdays at 1630 in the ED tutorial room)

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Date        Topic                  Presenter    Resources
 17th Feb 2021

  Anti emetics

 Dr. Jess Vincent

 LITFL - Anti emetics

 Australian Prescriber

 24th Feb   Blood gas interpretation  Dr. Scott Ilgoutz

 LIFTL - Acid Base Disturbances

Geeky Medics - Blood gas interpretation

 3rd March   Chest pain
 Dr. Natasha Tie

 LITFL - Acute Coronoary Syndrome

 10th March   Paediatric assessment
 Dr. Shivawn Stevens

 RCH guidelines

 Don't forget the bubbles

 17th March   Syncope   Dr. Chris Pham   LITFL - Syncope
 24th March   PV bleeding in Early pregnancy  Dr. Rachel Van Zetten  RWH - clinical guideline - PV bleeding
 31st March   NOF # and Fascia Iliac Block  Dr. Tom Garry  NYSORA US guided Fascia Iliac Nerve Block
 7th April   Paediatric Upper Limb Fractures
 Dr. Kate Cleary  

 Wrist examination and pathology - DFTB

 RCH Paediatric Fracture Guidelines

 14th April

  Shock and Sepsis

 Dr. Natasha Tile   
 21st April   Shock and Sepsis  Dr. Natasha Tile   
 28th April   Pulmonary Odemea   Dr. Fernando Bergo  
 5th May  Pulmonary Embolism  Dr. Tom Garry  
 12th May   Burns
 Dr. Amber Deveridge


 19th May   TBA 
 Dr. Tom Garry   
 26th May  Epistaxis  Dr. Vanessa Roberts  
 2nd June  Vertigo  Dr. Charlotte Blake  

 9th June

 Back Pain  Dr. Lachlan Rodd  
 16th June  TBA  Dr. Natasha Tile  
 23rd June  ABG interpretation  Dr. Scott Ilgoutz  
 30th June  TBA  Dr. Rachel Van Zetten  
 4th August  Head injuries  Dr Natasha Tile RCH guidelines - Head injury
11th August  Drugs used in the ED  Dr Natasha Tile  
18th August  Clinical Forensic Medicine   Dr Nikki Velasco  
25th August  ENT  Dr Niel Van Zyl  
1st September  Blood gases  Dr Scott Ilgoutz  
8th September  Peadiatric respiratory illness  Dr Gabriela Barros Modenesi  
15th September  Interpretation of imaging   Dr  Evan Goh


22nd September  Approach to abdominal pain  Dr Reece Hodge   
29th September  Family violence Dr Natasha Tile   
6th October  Approach to syncope Dr Chris Pham    
13th October  Early pregnancy bleeding Dr Rachel Van Zetten    
20th October  Epistaxis Dr Gabriela Barros Modenesi  
27th October  Rashes Dr Natasha Tile
3rd November  Snakebites and other environmental threats Dr Dean Newell   
10th November   Burns Dr Amber Deveridge  
17th November   ENT emergencies Dr Niel Van Zyl  
24th November  PE and DVT  Dr Reece Hodge  
1st December Blood gases  Dr Scott Ilgoutz   
8th December Referrals from GP  Dr David Breed  
15th December   The Dizzy patient Dr Nikki Valesco  
22nd December   Dr Chris Pham  
29th December   Dr Rachel Van Zetten   
5th January  Epistaxis  Dr Gabriela Barros Modenesi  
12th January  USS guided IVC and femoral nerve blocks Dr Natasha Tile   
19th January     Dr Evan Goh  
26th January 2022    Dr Kate Cleary