Dr Tim Leeuwenburg
Rural Doctor in Kangaroo Island
MBBS FRACGP FACRRM DRANZCOG DipANAES
Rural Procedural Doctor working in private practice on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. My interests include Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Anaesthetics, Human Factors & the use of 'guerilla sim' for in situ training.
Blog at KIdocs.org & RuralDoctors.Net, both sites affiliated with the smacc conferences (Sydney 2013, Gold Coast 2014, Chicago 2015, smaccDUB 2016 and dasSMACC 2017 - smacc.net.au) at which I have spoken, twitter moderate and am a member of Faculty for airway workshop
I am an avid user & creator of #FOAMed content, aiming to help rural doctors maintain their expertise across disciplines & help them to deiver "quality care, out there"
Mindful of the fact that "critical illness does not respect geography", I am keen to improve the knowledge base of 'occasionalists' such as rural clinicians who have to deal with high stakes emergencies infrequently, with limited equipment and no immediate back up!
My mission is to help demystify critical illness for the rural team via delivery of #FOAMed asynchronous online information sharing, as well formal courses such as ETMcourse, Critically Ill Airway and rural in situ sim.
I also care for oprhaned wildlife and co-authored a cookbook on Roadkill Recipes with my spouse - see wrongsideoftheroad.com.au (it's actually a trauma prevention project to raise awareness of wildlife on rural roads!)
SENIOR LECTURER - Flinders University Rural Clinical School Of Medicine (PRCC- Parallel Rural Clinical Curriculum for medical students)
COURSE DIRECTOR - EMST (Early Management of Severe Trauma) & ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) Course in Australia - Surgeons.org
INSTRUCTOR / DIRECTOR - ETMcourse (Emergency Trauma Management) in Australia - ETMcourse.com
INSTRUCTOR - CIA (Critically Ill Airway) course - The Alfred ICU, Melbourne - http://lifeinthefastlane.com/the-critically-ill-airway-course/
INSTRUCTOR - Rural EM Workshops, Western Australia
SUPERVISOR - for trainees of both RACGP (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) and ACRRM (Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine)
SPUMS dive medical examiner - SPUMS.org.au
SMACC AIRWAY WORKSHOP faculty - smacc.net.au