Saturday 6 May 2023

165th Saturday Summit: ASHWAMEGH Year 2: 6th May 2023: Clinical Assessment Skills Training in PG Training in EM


   The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur

   Emergency Medicine Faculty Development Program



 Dr. Manu Ayyan 

6th May 2023

The PG Program Development Session of  ASHWAMEGH Focused on 

Clinical Assessment Skills Training in PG Training in EM

EM is a dynamic field. 

Standardized clinical skills training is the core foundation of PG Education.

Fortifying Clinical Skills of Medicine, Surgery, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Neonatology, Dermatology, OBGYN, Ophthalmology, ENT and Psychiatry is Very important.

Knowing all Clinical Examinations Up-To-Date is Fundamentally Mandatory and there is no easy way out.

Understanding that ABC is not a clinical exam but a Triage Assessment which is only done in critical patients is key.

 Open ended questions were answered.

Discussion was also held on various aspects of the scenarios.

Some Facts about Emergency Medicine 


Emergency Medicine is not MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

There is no concept by NMC called ED-ICU. ICU Beds in ED are Holding beds for the ICU Team till ICU Beds become available if they are Full. ED ICU Beds are under control of ICU not ED Specialists.

The Operation Theater in ED is only for Life Saving Surgeries like Life Threatening Trauma Bleed, Thoracotomy, Traumatic Thorax & Abdomen Exploration in Unstable Patients only.

Acute Life Saving Vascular Injury Repair is for ED OT.

Elective Surgeries like Gall Bladder, Appendectomy, Ex- Lap, Fracture repair and many where patients are not actively dying don’t need the ED Operating Room.

Emergency Medicine Faculty Need to have a firm understanding of Operations Management.

A Stagnant ED is not an ED for Post Graduate Training nor is an ED which is No Process Management System or Processes Written, Regulated and accounted.


ASHWAMEGH will teach key methods of Training , Clinical Leadership, Management of Emergency and Trauma Centers, Academic Research, Education Tools and Strategies as well provision of Quality Patient Care using Global Benchmarks. ASHWAMEGH will also encourage networking and bonding between the founding faculties coming from Anesthesia, Medicine, Surgery , Orthopedics and Pulmonary Medicine into Academic Emergency Medicine. ASHWAMEGH is Very engaging and will enhance the skills of teachers as they transit with their base knowledge to a specialty which demands "Timing, Precision & Knowledge". EM Specialists have a demanding work pattern which works a via  brain which can Multi-Task and make splint second decisions based on process systems which are in place. These systems are developed via a deep understanding of process management of the specialty which transcends all specialties. ASHWAMEGH Fellows will also have the phenomenal opportunity to interact with National as well as International Leaders of Academic Emergency Medicine.

ASHWAMEGH is being held in partnership with the WHO Collaborating Center for Emergency and Trauma in South East Asia.

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