Podcasts are a GREAT way to soak up information. Don’t have a chance to speak to specialist colleagues or attend a conference? Then download a podcast and listen to it on the way to work or at the gym.
How to get started? You need a smartphone (iPhone or equivalent) or other device (iPod, iPad, laptop or PC)…then either navigate to the desired site via iTunes or click the ‘podcast’ RSS button on the desired website.
There are many podcasts (and video vodcasts) out there which are useful for rural doctors. Now there really is no excuse not to keep up-to-date. I reckon a good podcast should be 10-15 minutes on average, 20 minutes at the most.
Here are some suggestions.