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4th Annual Rural Emergency Medicine Refresher

Location: Health Science Centre, St. John's

Date: 15 - 16 November 2019

Description

The 4th Annual Rural Emergency Medicine Refresher will be taking place at the Faculty of Medicine on

Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16, 2019.

All fees are inclusive of HST.

Registration Fees

$345.00Physicians - 1 day
$172.50Students/Residents/Allied Health - 1 day
$575.00Physicians - 2 days
$287.50Students/Residents/Allied Health - 2 days

Upon registration at the live event, students MUST provide a student ID in order to be eligible for the student rate.

Optional Fees

Social

Do you plan to attend the social event at Bridie Molloys Friday evening, 7pm (if yes, an extra $10 will be added to your registration cost)

$10.00 - Yes

$0.00 - No

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss how to triage a mass casualty
  • Recognize ECG changes with medications
  • Explain modern treatments for arrhythmias.
  • Demonstrate an approach to the assessment of a child in respiratory distress
  • Discuss management of the pediatric airway
  • Explain how to appropriately manage a child presenting in respiratory distress
  • Identify the signs of shock
  • Explain how to appropriately manage shock in a child
  • Formulate an approach to the assessment of pediatric trauma and review current ATLS guidelines
  • Summarize available pediatric emergency medicine resources and tools, such as TREKK
  • Discuss presentation and emergency management of common ENT emergencies
  • Discuss airway techniques
  • Discuss warning signs for potentially life threatening ENT emergencies
  • Explore what requires emergent and urgent specialty referral to ENT
  • Identify role of the Medical Flight Team
  • Explain the scope of practice/ training of a MFS
  • Design strategies for packaging patients for transport
  • Discuss relevant changes in physiology during air transfer
  • Discuss advantages of common procedural sedation drugs
  • Explain side effects of common procedural sedation drugs & how to deal with them
  • Discuss sedation in the multi-morbid patient
  • Discuss reduction techniques of common fractures
  • Discuss how to manage shock in trauma
  • Explain casting and splinting tips of common fractures
  • Discuss reasons to refer same day vs clinic follow up
  • Use effective communication between rural and triage centers
  • Comprehend demographic shifts towards aging and implications for health care
  • Identify frailty in the older adult and understand its implications
  • Comprehend atypical presentation of disease in the older adult
  • Discuss the frailty friendly approach when caring for the older adult in the ED
  • Refresh ECGs recognition


Program Agenda

Friday, November 15, 2019
8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM
Trauma SIM - Trauma/Triage - Airway - Shock - Communications
Presenter: Dr. Michael Parsons
Presenter: Dr. Brad Evans
Presenter: Dr. Chrystal Horwood
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Quigley
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM
Caring for Seniors in the ED
Presenter: Dr. Susan Mercer
2:00 PM
ECGs
Presenter: Dr. David Morgan
3:00 PM
Nutrition Break
3:30 PM
Pediatric Crisis
Presenter: Dr. Archna Shah
7:00 PM
BRIDIE MOLLOYS
Saturday, November 16, 2019
8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM
Update on ENT Emergencies
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Angel
9:30 AM
Flight Team
Presenter: Mr. Donald Drover
10:30 AM
Nutrition Break
11:00 AM
Clinical Cases in Procedural Sedation
Presenter: Dr. Jordan Stone-McLean
Presenter: Dr. Holly Delaney
12:00 PM
Lunch

Faculty

  • Douglas Angel, MD, FRCSC
    Otolaryngology
    ENT Consultants
    St John's, NL

  • Holly Delaney, B.Sc., MD, CCFP(EM)
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

  • Donald Drover, RN
    RN / Medical Flight Specialist

  • Brad Evans, PGY5
    General Surgery

  • Chrystal Horwood, MD, CCFP(EM)
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Emergency and Family Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
     
  • Susan Mercer, MD, CCFP(COE)
    Geriatric Consultant, Eastern Health
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN

  • David Morgan, BSc, MD, CCFP(EM)
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

  • Michael Parsons, BSc, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP
    Chair, Discipline of Emergency Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Assistant Program Director, CCFP(EM)
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

  • Stephen Quigley, M.D., FRCSC

    General Surgeon
    Eastern Health

  • Archna Shah, MBChB, FRCPC (PEM)
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Discipline of Pediatrics, Memorial University
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician
    Janeway Children’s Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre

  • Jordan Stone-McLean, MD, CCFP(EM)
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University


Acknowledgements

Funds in support of this CME activity were provided as an educational grant to Memorial University. The funds were independently allocated and disbursed in accordance with current CMA guidelines. An educational grant to help support this program provided by:

The Office of Professional Development (OPD), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.