Lesson Plan – The First Day in the Emergency Department

Picture the scene…

You are just about to start in the Emergency Department as part of your training rotation. You’ve never “done ED” before and have no idea what to expect…

Learning Objective

To learn about what it is like working in the Emergency Department.

RCEM Curriculum

CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4

Task 1 – Read

Task 2 – Listen

Task 3 – Discuss

Task 4 – Summary

Task 5 – Reflect



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