16th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update & APLS

16th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update & APLS

Theme: Care of the Complex Child in the Emergency Department

Target Audience:

Pediatricians, Emergency Physicians, Family Physicians, Allied Health Professionals, Residents & Students

Course Format: Two days of plenary sessions and small group workshops
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson St.
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Online and phone registrations are now closed. On-site registration will be accepted. 

THEME: Care of the Complex Child in the Emergency Department

The Division of Emergency Medicine at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC Continuing Professional Development present the 16th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update for Pediatricians and Emergency Physicians.  The 2-day conference highlights the latest trends in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine in urban and rural settings.

Pre-Conference Course: APLS Course (Simulator-Mediated Advanced Pediatric Life Support) will be offered on Thu May 2, 2019. - Currently Sold Out 



Fri May 3

0745 Breakfast, Registration & Exhibits Open
0815 Opening Remarks | Dr. Navid Dehghani
0830 The Heartbreak Kid: Congential Heart Disease in the ER | Dr. Garth Meckler
0915 Newsies: 2018-2019 Practice Altering Articles | Dr. Ran Goldman
1000 Refreshment Break
1015 Breathe: Status Asthmaticus | Dr. Clair Seaton
1045 Dazed and Confused: Managing Children with Advanced Directives in the ED | Dr. Hal Siden
1115 The Hurt Locker: Headaches in Children | Dr. Badri Narayan 
1145 It's Complicated: Abdominal Pain in the Adolescent Girl | Dr. Karen Black
1215 Bend It Like Beckham: Common Sports Medicine Emergencies | Dr. Paul Enarson
1245 Lunch
1330 &1430 Workshops (Select TWo ): 
        A) Outbreak: Difficult Rashes | Dr. Joseph Lam
        B) Orange is the New Black: Neonatal Jaundice | Dr. Deepak Manhas
        C) Nick of Time: Common Mistakes in Pediatric Resuscitations | Dr. Melissa Chan
1530 Complete Evaluations
1545 Conference Adjourns

Sat May 4

0800 Breakfast, Registration & Exhibits Open
0830 Sinister: Pediatric Oncologic Emergencies | Dr. David Dix
0915 Les Miserables: PEM Complaint Hotspots | Dr. Priya Bhangoo
1000 Refreshment Break
1015 Collateral: The Adolescent with Self-Harm Ideation | Dr. Tyler Black
1045 The Edge of Seventeen: Somatic Symptoms in Adolescents Presenting to ED | Dr. Dzung Vo
1115  F.Y.Eye: Common Eye Emergencies  | Dr. Tom Liu
1145 Orthostatic Intolerance: What is Dysautonomia of Adolescence? | Dr. Kathryn Armstrong
1215 Quiz Show: Spot Quiz Review | Dr. Navid Dehghani
1230 Lunch
1330 &1430 Workshops (Select Two): 
        D) Lost: Children with Complex Medical Needs in the ER - A Case Based Approach | Dr. Esther Lee
        E) Leave No Trace: EKG's in Children  | Dr. Anas Manouzi
        F) Fahrenheit 451: Burn Management in Children | Dr. Erika Henkelman
1530 Complete Evaluations
1545 Conference Ends

Pre & Post Conference Options

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    APLS (Advanced Pediatric Life Support)
    May 2, 2019
    4480 Oak Street
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada V6H 3N1


Early bird registration: Mon. Mar 4, 2019 | Add to calendar +

Save $10 by Registering Online!

BOTH DAYS By Apr 15 After Apr 15 & On-site
Physician $479 $499
Allied Health $289 $309
Resident/Student* $209 $209
ONE DAY ONLY By Apr 15 After Apr 15 & On-site
Physician $339 $359
Allied Health $239 $259
Resident/Student* $159 $159

*Residents/Students to bring proof of status onsite.

Optional Pre-Course: Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS)
(THU, May 2)
Fee: $825
Manual: $165 (includes shipping)

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