Interns & RMOs
During your term you should receive two assessments: mid-term and end of term. Dr Fiona Cowan is responsible for these. You should make an appointment to see her at the appropriate time of your term. These assessments are used by the hospital’s Director of Clinical Training to determine your pass or otherwise for your ED term, which is a compulsory term for registration in Tasmania.
You will also be required to complete an audit during your time in the Emergency Department. This is a requirement to satisfactorily complete your ED term. You will be provided with more information about this during orientation and your first weeks in the department. If you feel there are specific issues or difficulties, please discuss them with the ED director or DCT as early as possible. It is too late to rise an issue at the end of term , as there will be no time left to fix it.
The LGH ED has two co-DEMTS, Dr Farida Khawaja and Dr Nick Scott. They will be responsible for your ITAs and overseeing the primary and fellowship exam preparations. Our WBA co-ordinator, Dr Marcus Yong, can assist with WBA advice and assessment, and all our FACEMs have non-clinical time in which WBAs can be completed.
It is your obligation to ensure all your college requirements are met. The senior staff will help you to facilitate this but will not be able to remind you of when particular aspects are due. Additionally, if your WBAs are all left until the final week of term, it is unlikely you will find the staff or time to get them all completed!
If you feel there are specific issues or difficulties, please discuss them with your DEMT as early as possible. It is too late to raise an issue at the end of term, as there will be no time left to fix it.
You will also be asked during your time in the Emergency Department to become involved in clinical support activities, including audits, protocol development and interdepartmental meetings. You will be allocated clinical support time within your roster to aid you in completing these tasks. If there are particular areas of interest to you, please mention this to the senior staff so a relevant project can be facilitated.
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