We promote emergency medicine and provide free, reusable education resources for medical students and educators
Defining the need for a resource consists of various platforms for medical students to support their learning experience.
Defining the need to use a platform in undergraduate education to promote emergency medicine
Communications with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, International Federation of Emergency Medicine, Apple education representatives
Deciding a format (iBook).
Reviewing the curriculum guidelines and clerkship programs. Defining the content of the resource
Invitation of authors
Distribution of topics
Starting to collect chapters from authors
Searching for alternative formats to facilitate the learning experience
Reporting the current stage of the project to IFEM education and curriculum development committee
Starting to edit the chapters
Completion of written chapters
Searching and discussing for alternative formats and platform to facilitate the learning experience
Editing the chapters
Deciding alternative formats and platforms to facilitate the learning experience, accessibility, reusability, engagement. Preparation of the structure of the website, eBooks (IOS and Android), pdf, audiobook, blog, photo – video and social media platforms.
Finalizing the needed technology and platforms
Deciding a web hosting service
Creating a website (iem-student.org), audiobook platforms
Completion of editing of the written Emergency Medicine Clerkship Core Topics
Informing authors, contributors, and supporters regarding final stage
FINAL STAGE – Level 1
Uploading these topics to the website (iem-student.com)
Testing web and audio content for uploaded topics
1st week of June – Announcing the iEM project going live, activating website, audiobook chapters, social media platforms
5-9 June – Reporting the final stage of the project to IFEM education and curriculum development committee
iem-student.org and the project is officially announced via social media on June 15, 2018
Informing authors, contributors to check content, information on the website and audiobook files
Distribution of detailed roles to assistant editors who are responsible for uploading the topics to the webpage, sharing the approved topics (by iEM project director/editors) via social media, managing the comments, recommendations and corrections during the
FINAL STAGE – Level 2
Starting to upload specific disease entity topics and procedures relevant to Emergency Medicine Clerkship Core Topics. For example: Uploading specific aortic dissection, pneumothorax, acute coronary syndromes, etc. topics because they are related to Chest Pain (core EM clerkship topic).
Completing the narration of these chapters and creating audiobook files
2018 July – October
Presenting the status report of the project with 3 months stats in the IFEM education and curriculum development committee meeting. ACEP18, Sandiego.
by 15th October
Completion of website content with available written chapters and their audio files.
Informing authors, contributors to check content, information on the website and audiobook files.
by 30th October
Completion of MCQ bank and providing links on the website (FINAL STAGE – Level 3)
Receiving feedbacks, final corrections by authors.
FINAL STAGE – Level 4
Uploading the chapters to iBook (IOS), and making it ready for publication.
Completion of the eBook (Android), and making it ready for publication