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D-Dimers and Lotteries? Find out more in this second entry in our clinical series from Dr. Curry

Posted by Tyler Weber on October 25, 2017 03:02 PM
What’s the deal with D-dimer and what’s this about a lottery? – Dr. Currie We’re back with our second entry in a series of clinical topics of importance submitted by EPPA’s Director of Quality; Dr. Peter Currie.  In these posts, we’ll unpac...Read More

Topics in Troponins – Dr. Currie, Clinical Series One

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on October 13, 2017 08:47 PM
Please enjoy our first entry in a series of clinical topics of importance submitted by EPPA’s Director of Quality; Dr. Peter Currie.  In these posts, we’ll unpack a particular clinical topic in detail.  Our first post focuses on one of the...Read More

Scribe ABCs

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on September 19, 2017 06:03 PM
I was asked to write about a “typical day in the life of a scribe.” While reflecting about this, I came to a pretty cool realization: there is no typical day in the life of a scribe. Sure, there are constants: maneuvering your computer-on-wheels thro...Read More

Reasons to Believe that Scribes Have an Advantage

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on August 21, 2017 08:04 PM
Advanced Practice Clinicians and the Scribe AdvantageEPPA’s Director of Quality and head of the APC training program, Dr. Peter Currie, discusses how EPPA is incorporating Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs) into EPPA’s Emergency Medicine practice an...Read More

Looking for advice when applying to health professions programs? Take it from the experts.

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on August 21, 2017 07:33 PM
EPPA Scribes attend monthly education sessions.  We cover clinical topics which continue expand our scribe’s understanding of medicine after their initial training.  Past topics have included; ‘evaluating abdominal pain in the acute care se...Read More

From EPPA Scribing to National Competitions

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on June 15, 2017 07:40 PM
My Time as a ScribeI was an EPPA scribe for just under two years, with the majority spent working as a full-timer. I had the joy of working in the Emergency Department and then transitioned to help build a scribe program at an orthopedic center! In t...Read More

What Do Scribes Do?

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on May 31, 2017 09:16 PM
What would you say you do here? ...During a mundane graveyard shift, our team was rushed back into a stabilization room to find blood-drenched paramedics and a patient with penetrating neck trauma that visually exposed all deep anterior neck structur...Read More

Q&A: Tips on Choosing the Medical School for You.

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on May 09, 2017 07:27 PM
Got questions about applying to medical school?  We've got answers.Question:  How did your experience as a scribe contribute/come up in your interview process for a scribe supervisor position; perhaps you were able to answer a difficult que...Read More

Q&A on Choosing the Right Medical School

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on May 09, 2017 07:14 PM
Do you have questions?  We've got answers!Question:  How did your experience as a scribe contribute/come up in your interview process for a scribe supervisor position; perhaps you were able to answer a difficult question based on your exper...Read More

Something New Every Day = Constant Learning as a Pre-med

Posted by EPPA Scribe Program on April 20, 2017 07:00 PM
As a full time scribe I can be found in the ED at any time on any day, but a normal weekday morning shift always begins with coffee (if I’m with the right physician they may even provide this, perks!) Most days in the ED start out with a full waiting...Read More