02
OCT
2018

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 4, Episode 38

Photo: AK Rockefeller In Episode 38 of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Dr. Kermode is back with Dr. Batchelor. This time they discuss beer, bourbon, and ultrasound guided injections of the carpal tunnel. The podcast is available online and on iTunes, and can be claimed for...
07
AUG
2018

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 4 Episode 37

Photo: Universal Pictures In Episode 37 of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Dr. Batchelor is joined by Dr. David Kermode to talk about who benefits most from short term international medical missions? The podcast is available online and on iTunes, and can be claimed for...
12
JUL
2018

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 4 Episode 36

Photo: Gem In Episode 36 of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Dr. Batchelor answers one of his astute OR nurse’s questions: what is the best way to biopsy the stomach to diagnose H. Pylori? The podcast is available online and on iTunes, and can be claimed for Mainpro+...
12
JUL
2018

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 4 Episode 35

Photo: snaulkter Episode 35 of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics looks at whether to close Scarpa’s fascia during Cesarian sections. The podcast is now available online and on iTunes, and can be claimed for Mainpro+ accreditation. Listen to the podcast now
08
MAR
2018

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 4, Episode 34

Photo: Thomas Hawk Season 4 of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics begins with Episode 34, which is now available online and on iTunes.  In this episode, Dr. Batchelor attempts to further enforce his pre-conceived bias, by comparing studies involving ultrasound guided foam...
11
DEC
2017

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 3, Episode 33

Photo: Doran The thirty third episode of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics is now available online and on iTunes. In this episode, Dr. Batchelor discovers whether surgeons make good strippers. Vein strippers, that is. Listen to the podcast now
08
NOV
2017

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 3, Episode 32

Photo: Kit The thirty second episode of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics is now available online and on iTunes. In this episode, Dr. Batchelor finally found an indication for steroid injections in carpal tunnel syndrome. . . or did he? Tune in to find out! Listen to the podcast now
01
NOV
2017

Bring your OR Nurse to Banff in 2018!

OR Nurses are invited to participate in the CPD for Enhanced Surgical Skills (ESS) Program in Banff on Jan 17 + 18, 2018. Following very positive evaluations after our last program, RNs are invited, and will be sponsored, to return to the ESS Program in Banff in 2018. In addition...
04
OCT
2017

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 3, Episode 31

Photo: Mike Steele The thirty first episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this sugar-free episode, Dr. Batchelor and Dr. Vicky Haines discuss the benefit of chewing bubble gum after Caesarian section. Does Hubba Bubba help people poop after...
19
JUN
2017

Really Rural Surgery – Season 3, Episode 30

Illustration from “Life and Health: A text-book on physiology for high schools, academies and normal schools” by Blaisdell, Albert F., 1910. The thirtieth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this episode, Dr. Batchelor flies solo...