Agenda

All sessions will be recorded and available for viewing after the conference.

Day 1 – Thursday November 4

Eastern Standard Time

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8:50am-9:00am

Welcome

Dr. Suzan Schneeweiss

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9:00am-9:40am

Plenary 

You’ve Got a PALS in Me: PALS Update

Dr. Jabeen Fayyaz

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss crucial changes to American Heart Association guidelines for basic and advanced paediatric life support
  • Discuss the rationale for the PALS 2020 update based on the recent American Heart Association guidelines for pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Describe future approaches to incorporating the updated PALS 2020 guidelines in your practice
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9:40am-9:50am

BREAK

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9:50am-10:50am

Quick Hits

COVID-19 in Children: An Update

Dr. Vicky Fera

Learning Objectives:

  • Update on COVID illness and complications in children
  • Update on COVID vaccines for children

What’s Shakin’?: An Update on Emergency Management of Convulsive Status Epilepticus (CSE) in Children

Dr. Deborah Schonfeld

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the key components of the 2021 CPS position statement on CSE
  • List the options and indications for first and second-line medications to treat CSE
  • Describe an approach to refractory status epilepticus

Sex Trafficking of Children & Youth: Identification & Response

Heather Farina and Dr. Jenny Smith

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Describe the dynamics of child and youth sex trafficking, including targeting factors and recruitment strategies
  • Identify actual or potential child/youth sex trafficking in your own clinical practice and implement a basic, non-harmful approach to these cases
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10:50am-11:00am

BREAK 

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11:00am-11:40am

Concurrent Session 1

Too Hot To Handle: Burn Care for the Non-Burn Specialist

Dr. Eduardo Gus

Learning Objectives

  • Describe relevant pathophysiologic features of paediatric burns that inform clinical decisions
  • Discuss methods to accurately assess body surface area
  • Review rationale for dressings, antimicrobial coverage, and pain control
  • To learn when to refer a burn patient to a specialized burn centre

Be Still My Beating Heart: Rapid-Fire ECG

Dr. Yousef Etoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline a systematic approach to interpreting paediatric ECGs
  • Interpret ECG changes and describe the clinical significance of these rhythms, a case-based approach
  • Identify high-risk ECG features in pediatric patients

 

There Are No Accidents – Leverage the Power of Advocacy to Prevent Injuries in Children

Dr. Dan Rosenfield and Dr. Alia Sunderji

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify novel, emerging or worsening threats to children
  • Apply a framework for advocacy initiatives
  • Describe the use of media as an advocacy tool
  • Discuss strategies for use of physician platform to successfully advocate for children
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11:40am-11:50am

BREAK 

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11:50pm-12:30pm

Concurrent Session 2 (Repeat)

Too Hot To Handle: Burn Care for the Non-Burn Specialist

Dr. Eduardo Gus

Learning Objectives

  • Describe relevant pathophysiologic features of paediatric burns that inform clinical decisions
  • Discuss methods to accurately assess body surface area
  • Review rationale for dressings, antimicrobial coverage, and pain control
  • To learn when to refer a burn patient to a specialized burn centre

Be Still My Beating Heart: Rapid-Fire ECG

Dr. Yousef Etoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline a systematic approach to interpreting paediatric ECGs
  • Interpret ECG changes and describe the clinical significance of these rhythms, a case-based approach
  • Identify high-risk ECG features in pediatric patients

 

There Are No Accidents – Leverage the Power of Advocacy to Prevent Injuries in Children

Dr. Dan Rosenfield and Dr. Alia Sunderji

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify novel, emerging or worsening threats to children
  • Apply a framework for advocacy initiatives
  • Describe the use of media as an advocacy tool
  • Discuss strategies for use of physician platform to successfully advocate for children
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12:30pm-1:00pm

LUNCH 

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1:00pm-1:30pm

Lunch and Learn – Cases from the ED

Dr. Natasha Collia

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and evaluate the challenges that come from paediatric cases
  • Recognize the effects of obtaining a thorough past medical history on a medical diagnosis
  • Develop a systematic approach to uncommon presentations of common paediatrics medical cases
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1:30pm-2:10pm

Best Papers

Show Me the Evidence: Best PEM Papers of 2021

Dr. Naveen Poonai

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify new and emerging approaches to manage acutely ill children 
  • Critically appraise new evidence surrounding acute care management of children
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2:10pm-2:20pm

Wrap Up & Evaluations

Day 2 – Friday November 5

Eastern Standard Time

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8:50am-9:00am

Welcome

Dr. Suzan Schneeweiss

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9:00am-9:40am

Plenary 2 

Missed in action (MIA): Top Safety Issues in the ED

Dr. Olivia Ostrow

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize common, high-risk safety situations for children in emergency medicine
  • Highlight system-based solutions to mitigate risk to children in the ED
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9:40am-9:50am

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9:50am-10:50am

Quick Hits

OK, Boomer: Approaching Adolescents in the ED

Dr. Alene Toulany

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain practical skills and insight around caring for and communicating with youth in the emergency department, especially those with eating disorders
  • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on eating disorder presentations among youth as well as acute management strategies

Brace Yourself for Dental Injuries

Dr. Edward Barrett

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify severe injuries to the primary and permanent teeth that require immediate attention
  • Describe the common outcomes for severe injuries to permanent and primary teeth

Anaphylaxis: Do or Die

Dr. Vy Kim

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and diagnose anaphylaxis
  • Identify risk factors and co-factors for anaphylaxis
  • Evaluate the role of supplemental therapies in anaphylaxis treatment
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10:50am-11:00am

BREAK

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11:00am-11:40am

Concurrent Session 3

Scratching Beyond the Surface: Atopic Dermatitis

Dr. Rebecca Levy

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and effectively manage acute flares of atopic dermatitis in children.
  • Identify indications for inpatient admission vs outpatient management of complications of childhood atopic dermatitis.
  • Differentiate clinically between common pathogens causing infection in children with atopic dermatitis.

In the Eye of the Beholder: A Cased-Based Approach to Ocular Trauma in Children

Dr. Asim Ali

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the presentation and management of common eye injuries in children including abrasions, foreign bodies and blunt and penetrating trauma.
  • Discuss approaches to chemical injuries of the eye

Baby Come Back To Me: Examining the A’s and B’s of Neonatal Resuscitation in the ED 

Dr. Mary Woodward

Learning Objectives

  • Review key pathophysiological principles of neonatal resuscitation relevant to the ED environment
  • Review key updates in neonatal resuscitation
  • Discuss and address challenges in early recognition and treatment of the sick neonate
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11:40am-11:50am

BREAK 

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11:50am-12:30pm

Concurrent Session 4 (Repeat)

Scratching Beyond the Surface: Atopic Dermatitis

Dr. Rebecca Levy

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and effectively manage acute flares of atopic dermatitis in children.
  • Identify indications for inpatient admission vs outpatient management of complications of childhood atopic dermatitis.
  • Differentiate clinically between common pathogens causing infection in children with atopic dermatitis.

In the Eye of the Beholder: A Cased-Based Approach to Ocular Trauma in Children

Dr. Asim Ali

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the presentation and management of common eye injuries in children including abrasions, foreign bodies and blunt and penetrating trauma.
  • Discuss approaches to chemical injuries of the eye

Baby Come Back To Me: Examining the A’s and B’s of Neonatal Resuscitation in the ED 

Dr. Mary Woodward

Learning Objectives

  • Review key pathophysiological principles of neonatal resuscitation relevant to the ED environment
  • Review key updates in neonatal resuscitation
  • Discuss and address challenges in early recognition and treatment of the sick neonate
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12:30pm-1:00pm

Lunch

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1:00pm-1:30pm

Lunch and Learn – Cases from the ED

Dr. Natasha Collia

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and evaluate the challenges that come from paediatric cases
  • Recognize the effects of obtaining a thorough past medical history on a medical diagnosis
  • Develop a systematic approach to uncommon presentations of common paediatrics medical cases
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1:30pm-2:10pm

Plenary 3

Negotiation with Colleagues:  The Art of Conflict Resolution

Dr. Alan Nager

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a strategic approach to managing conflict while instituting a collegial partnership
  • Examine and effectively use the 5 stages of negotiation; convening, opening, communication, negotiation and closing
  • Acquire new tools for resolving controversial conversations 
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2:10pm-2:40pm

It’s All Just PEM and Games

Dr. Jonathan Pirie

Test your PEM conference content knowledge with this exciting Kahoot quiz. Prizes for our top 3 winners!

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2:40pm-2:50pm

Wrap Up & Evaluations

Dr. Suzan Schneeweiss

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