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AccessMedicine offers a wide range of educational resources, including key textbooks and quick reference guides, 3D anatomy modules, flashcards and review questions, infographics, case studies, and video patient interviews. Be sure to explore the 'Multimedia' and 'Study Tools' menus.

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Access a range of 3D-animated procedural videos in BMJ Best Practice. These short guides show you how to perform common medical and surgical techniques, and include supporting information such as equipment needed, contraindications, indications, possible complications and aftercare advice. Videos are included on ascitic drainage, aspiration and injection, catheter insertion, insertion of intercostal drains, nasogastric tube insertion, ventilation, suturing techniques and tracheal intubation.

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  • Procedural videos via BMJ Best Practice - from Ascitic drainage to Nasogastric tube insertion ...and more!

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BMJ Learning courses are designed to help you learn at every stage of your career. It is free for Monash Health employees and includes hundreds of interactive, peer reviewed learning modules, written by experts from BMJ. BMJ Learning is accredited by the Australian College of Nursing and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Earn CME credit for completing courses. 

Click here for instructions on how to register for an account.

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The Library has created Reading Lists for surgical fellowship examinations. These reading lists are based off the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) recommended reading lists and include books, eBooks, journals, articles, and web resources. Access them below. 

Recommended reading lists:

Vascular Surgery Examination

Audible Bleeding

This podcast is a resource for trainees and practicing vascular surgeons, focusing on interviews with leaders in the field, education for board preparation and best clinical practices, and high impact innovations in vascular surgery.

European Society for Vascular Surgery

Podcasts of the EJVES Vascular Forum, an open access online journal. 

First Incision

A podcast about preparing for the General Surgery Fellowship Exam. Each year, Australian and New Zealand surgical trainees sit this exam in order to gain a 'fellowship' in General Surgery.

This podcast follows one trainee doctor on her journey towards FRACS (Fellowship Royal Australian College of Surgeons). The series correspond to the different modules from the surgical curriculum.

The episode below focuses on the pathophysiology quiz.

Yale Vascular Review

This podcast is a collaboration between the Yale Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Program and the Yale School of Medicine's Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Interest Group (VESIG). The podcast provides a quick and comprehensive summaries of high impact research papers recently published on a different topic every month

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Monash Health Library provides educational resources, group training, webinars and individual consultations on evidence based practice including guidance on literature searching, appraising and managing search results.

Can’t attend our live webinars?

  • The library has a selection of recorded webinars available in Latte.
  • Consider requesting group training for your team at a time that suits you. 

Custom training sessions can be arranged to fit with a team meeting or existing professional development schedule. Email for more information.

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