St. Paul's Emergency Medicine Update #CPDStPauls

St. Paul's Emergency Medicine Update #CPDStPauls

Target Audience:

Anyone who is providing Emergency Care: rural to urban; part-time to full-time; residents to seasoned veterans; Emergency Nurses; Nurse Practitioners; Paramedics; others with an interest in emergency medicine

Course Format: Virtual conference
  • Sep 26, 2020
Conference starts 0800 AM
Online from Vancouver BC



Join us for the 18th Annual VIRTUAL St. Paul’s Emergency Medicine Update in the comfort of your own home! Same great speakers! Same up-to-date information you can use on the front lines! No activity break, but plenty of time to network with colleagues!

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7:50   Connect to Platform
8:00   Welcome & Opening Remarks | Dr. Brian Lahiffe
A Typical ED Shift
8:10   Stressful Testing: Cardiac Testing for Low Risk Patients  | Dr.Christine Henderson
8:30   Cuffs & Dislocations: Shoulder Injury Pearls | Dr. Matt Petrie
8:50   Ticked Off: Lyme Disease in the ED | Dr. Emilia Rydz
9:10   The Violent Patient Whisperer: Pearls for Agitation in the ED | Dr. David Barbic
9:30  Break
COVID Corner
9:50    Ultrasound and the Pandemic: Ultrasound Pearls During COVID | Dr. Oron Frenkel
10:10  In Case Airway Management Wasn't Stressful Enough: Pearls for Airway Management and Resuscitation During COVID | Dr. Jeff Yoo 
10:30  More Than Just a Simple Runny Nose: COVID in Kids: A 15-Minute Update | Dr. Meghan Gilley
10:50  Shifting Sands of COVID: BC COVID Public Health Update for Fall 2020 | Dr. Patricia Daly
11:20  Break
Becoming a Better Practitioner
11:40   Little Person Literature: The Best Pediatric EM Literature of the Past Year | Dr. Ran Goldman
12:00  The Job Doesn't Have to Be Lonely: Real Time Virtual Supports in BC | Drs. Kendall Ho & John Pawlovich
12:40  Big Person Literature: The Most Important EM Literature of the Past Year | Dr. Corinne Hohl
13:00  The BC Emergency Network: How Can We Help? | Dr. Jim Christenson
13:15  Lunch Break 
Substance Use in the ED
13:45  Shakes and Sweats: Management of Alcohol Withdrawal in the ED | Dr. Isabelle Miles
14:05  Overdose Public Health Emergency: Common Drug Combinations & Contaminants in the ED | Dr. Roy Purssell
14:25  The Other Epidemic: Suboxone Pearls in the ED | Dr. Andrew Kestler
14:45  Break
15:05  KEYNOTE - Pearls in Penetrating Chest Trauma | Dr. Kenji Inaba
16:05  Closing remarks | Dr. Brian Lahiffe 
16:15  Conference ends

Key Speakers

Skills Gained

Conference objectives:

  • Establish how to manage visits to the ED that are not COVID19-related
  • Review current EM literature for updtates and best practices
  • Determine other interactive methods to see & treat patients during a pandemic
  • Discuss substance use in the ED during a pandemic


Early bird registration: Tue. Sep 8, 2020 | Add to calendar +

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners by Sep 8/20 - $289
Nurses & Allied Health by Sep 8/20 - $149
Resident/Student by Sep 8/20 - $99

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners after Sep 8/20 - $349
Nurses & Allied Health after Sep 8/20 - $179
Resident/Student after Sep 8/20 - $109

SPH Physicians & Staff - complimentary Cancellations and Refunds

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VGH Simulation Centre - Blackmore Pavillion
899 W 12th Avenue
Room 240 (2nd Floor)
Vancouver  British Columbia  V5Z 1M9
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