You may not know what cognitive load is, but if you work in an Emergency Department (ED) you are probably carrying a ton of it. Cognitive load refers to the total amount of mental effort burdening your working memory at any given time. Working in an ED can involve extremely high cognitive load, and...
Category Name: EM MINDSET
- Oct 7th, 2015
- Justin Bright
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Current EM residents, as part of the Millennial Generation (born between 1981 and the present), now see this new technology as a way of life, and feel the need to be connected online at all times.5,6 As a result, many EM residents have abandoned the traditional lecture hall and textbooks, and have ...