18th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update Virtual Conference

18th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update Virtual Conference

Target Audience:

Pediatricians, Emergency Physicians, Family Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals, Residents & Students

Course Format: Plenary talks followed by interactive Q&A time.
  • May 14, 2021
Broadcast starts: 0800 Pacific Time






The Division of Emergency Medicine at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC Continuing Professional Development presents the 18th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update for Pediatricians and Emergency Physicians.  This virtual conference highlights the latest trends in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine in urban and rural settings.


0800 Opening Remarks, Introduction & Housekeeping  
Moderator: Dr. Navid Dehghani
0815 Cliffhanger: 2020 Pediatric Resuscitation Guidelines Dr. Melissa Chan
0900 Ex Machina: Pitfalls in Mechanical Ventilation of Children in the ER Dr. Fiona Muttalib
1000 Parasite: Latest in Management of Gastroenteritis Dr. Stephen Freedman
1045 La Dolce Vita: Analgesia and Sedation in the Agitated Child Dr. Samina Ali
1130 Twister: Appendicitis and Testicular Torsion Pathways Dr. Vikram Sabhaney
1200 The Thing: MIS-C Dr. Srinivas Murthy
1230 The Breakfast Club: Recognition and Stabilization of Children with Eating Disorder in the ER Dr. Tara Tandan
1300 LUNCH
Moderator: Dr. Joseph Copeland
1330 Back to the Future: Practice-Altering Articles Dr. Ran Goldman
1415 Unbreakable: Latest on Pediatric Trauma Dr. Genevieve Ernst
1515 Beauty and the Beast: Commonly Misdiagnosed Rashes Dr. Joseph Lam
1600 Mission Impossible - Part IV: Vascular Access in Children Mr. Andrew Ally
1645 Take-Home Points & Closing Remarks  


Key Speakers

Joseph Lam, MD, FRCPC; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Associate Member, Department of Dermatology and Skin Sciences, UBC; Physician, Pediatric Allergy and Dermatology Centre, Vancouver, BC.

Ran Goldman, MD, FRCPC;  Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital, Co-Head, Division of Translational Therapeutics, Department of Pediatrics, UBC.

Samina Ali, MDCM, FRCPC(PEM);  Professor, Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

Stephen Freedman, MD, FRCPC;  Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of Calgary.  Past-Chair, Pediatric Emergency Research Canada.

Tara Tandan, MD, FRCPC; Clinical Instructors, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, UBC.

Vikram Sabhaney, MD, FRCPC; Associate Research Director, BC Children's Hospital Emergency Department Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia.



  By Apr 14, 2021 After Apr 14, 2021
Physicians $200 $225
Allied Health  $125 $140
Residents/Students $100 $110

*All fees are in Canadian dollars.

Registration includes: Access to the live virtual event, all available materials, and access to the post-event recording. 

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