FOAMed stands for Free Open Access Medical Education. Gone are the days of conventional medical teachings in universities or colleges. Yes it begins there however there are so many new &
exciting ways to access the latest research & trends in pre– or out-of-hospital emergency care,
community paramedicine, paramedic registration & a myriad of other subjects from your smartphone or wifi devices.
- If you want to know how we practiced medicine 5 years ago, read a textbook.
- If you want to know how we practiced medicine 2 years ago, read a journal.
- If you want to know how we practice medicine now, go to a (good) conference.
- If you want to know how we will practice medicine in the future, listen in the hallways & use
FOAM is independent of platform or media — it includes blogs, podcasts, tweets, Google hangouts, online videos, text documents, photographs, Facebook groups, and a whole lot more.
In his presentation Neil will explore & explain some of the social media platforms used for the more popular FOAMed presentations & show attendees how to access these from beginner level
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