Agenda

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

Day 1 – Thursday November 5

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9:20am – 9:30am

Welcome

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9:30am-10:15am

Plenary 

Update on COVID-19 Lessons Learned

Michelle Science

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10:15am-10:20am

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10:20am-11:00am

Quick Hits

Health Risks Associated with Vaping in Teens 

Theo Moraes

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Paediatric Sepsis: The Latest Update

Deborah Schonfeld

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11:00am-11:10am

BREAK – Morning Stretch

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11:10am-12:00pm

Morning Breakouts

Optimizing Care of the Traumatized Child: Presentations & Pearls

Suzanne Beno, Pierre LeBlanc, and Mohamad Halabi

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To Treat or Not To Treat?: The Antibiotic Question

Olivia Ostrow and Dustin Jacobson

In this interactive, case-based breakout session, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their antibiotic prescribing practices and hear the latest evidenced-based antimicrobial treatment recommendations for common paediatrics infections. Recognizing the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance worldwide, clinicians will learn strategies to advance antibiotic stewardship both individually and in their local work environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Review antimicrobial treatment recommendations that support both effective and judicious use of antibiotics for common pediatric infections.
  • Discuss the efficacy of intravenous versus oral antibiotics for the treatment of some common pediatric infections.
  • Highlight tools that support antimicrobial stewardship in pediatric emergency medicine.

 

Tips for Management of Paediatric Hand injuries

Terence Kwan-Wong

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize common patterns of pediatric hand injuries presenting to the emergency department
  • Identify procedures which can be performed in the emergency department setting to manage acute pediatric hand injuries
  • Determine the most appropriate method for immobilizing a hand injury
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12:00pm-12:40pm

BREAK 

Lunch & Learn: The #6ix’s Top 6 cases of 2020

Natasha Collia and Charlotte Grandjean-Blanchet

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12:40pm-1:30pm

Afternoon Breakouts (Repeat)

Optimizing Care of the Traumatized Child: Presentations & Pearls

Suzanne Beno, Pierre LeBlanc, and Mohamad Halabi

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To Treat or Not To Treat?: The Antibiotic Question

Olivia Ostrow and Dustin Jacobson

In this interactive, case-based breakout session, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their antibiotic prescribing practices and hear the latest evidenced-based antimicrobial treatment recommendations for common paediatrics infections. Recognizing the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance worldwide, clinicians will learn strategies to advance antibiotic stewardship both individually and in their local work environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Review antimicrobial treatment recommendations that support both effective and judicious use of antibiotics for common pediatric infections.
  • Discuss the efficacy of intravenous versus oral antibiotics for the treatment of some common pediatric infections.
  • Highlight tools that support antimicrobial stewardship in pediatric emergency medicine.

Tips for Management of Paediatric Hand injuries

Terence Kwan-Wong

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize common patterns of pediatric hand injuries presenting to the emergency department
  • Identify procedures which can be performed in the emergency department setting to manage acute pediatric hand injuries
  • Determine the most appropriate method for immobilizing a hand injury
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1:30pm-1:40pm

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1:40pm-2:25pm

Paper Wars

Best Papers That Will Change Your Practice

Adrienne Davis and Gabrielle Freire

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2:25pm-2:30pm

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Evaluations – End of Day 1

Day 2 – Friday November 6

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9:20am-9:30am

Welcome

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9:30am-10:15am

Plenary 

Kawasaki Disease in the Era of COVID-19

Rae Yeung

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10:15am-10:20am

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10:20am-11:00am

Quick Hits

“Are you Kidding me?” – A Review of the Top 5 Allergy Misconceptions

Adelle Atkinson

Paediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians are the front line providers for a breadth of undifferentiated clinical problems. Many of these presenting complaints, fall in the realm of allergic conditions. This session will explore the top 5 allergy misconceptions through the lenses of both patients and health care providers, providing the best available evidence around our understanding of the concepts, diagnosis and management.

Learning Objectives

 By the end of this session, participants will:

  •  Be able to discuss common myths and misconceptions about common allergic problems.
  • Develop an approach to educating patients/families and colleagues about these misconceptions.
  • Discuss evidence-based approaches to problems where misconceptions exist.

Vaccine Preventable Illnesses: Pearls & Pitfalls

Daniel Rosenfield

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11:00am-11:10am

BREAK – Morning Stretch

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11:10am-12:00pm

Morning Breakouts

Paediatric ED Splinting: Practice Pearls & Common Pitfalls

Arun Sayal

Paediatric distal radius fractures are very common. The spectrum of injury ranges from fairly benign to more significant fractures that may require reduction and/or molding. During this workshop, review the breadth of injuries, understand the pros and cons of various ED treatment modalities, and appreciate why, when and how to mold. A splinting demonstration will be included.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the spectrum of pediatric distal radius fractures.
  • Identify which fractures are less stable (more likely to shift).
  • Describe various ED immobilization options for distal radius fractures.
  • Match the various fractures with the appropriate splint.

Pearls & Pitfalls of Paediatric Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Maya Capua

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Paediatric Dermatology Potpourri: Cutaneous Cases From the ED

Rebecca Levy

A child walks into the emergency department with a rash – what do I do? This lecture aims to differentiate various presentations of common and life-threatening skin eruptions in the pediatric population, including important distinguishing features and initial management.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize common childhood skin conditions presenting to the emergency department
  • Delineate between benign and life-threatening skin presentations
  • Provide initial management, including referral where needed, for acute cutaneous eruptions in children
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12:00pm-12:40pm

BREAK 

Lunch & Learn: The #6ix’s Top 6 cases of 2020

Natasha Collia and Charlotte Grandjean-Blanchet

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12:40pm-1:30pm

 Afternoon Breakouts (Repeat)

Paediatric ED Splinting: Practice Pearls & Common Pitfalls

Arun Sayal

Paediatric distal radius fractures are very common. The spectrum of injury ranges from fairly benign to more significant fractures that may require reduction and/or molding. During this workshop, review the breadth of injuries, understand the pros and cons of various ED treatment modalities, and appreciate why, when and how to mold. A splinting demonstration will be included.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the spectrum of pediatric distal radius fractures.
  • Identify which fractures are less stable (more likely to shift).
  • Describe various ED immobilization options for distal radius fractures.
  • Match the various fractures with the appropriate splint.

Pearls & Pitfalls of Paediatric Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Maya Capua

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Paediatric Dermatology Potpourri: Cutaneous Cases From the ED

Rebecca Levy

A child walks into the emergency department with a rash – what do I do? This lecture aims to differentiate various presentations of common and life-threatening skin eruptions in the pediatric population, including important distinguishing features and initial management.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize common childhood skin conditions presenting to the emergency department
  • Delineate between benign and life-threatening skin presentations
  • Provide initial management, including referral where needed, for acute cutaneous eruptions in children
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1:30pm-1:40pm

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1:40pm-2:20pm

Plenary

Evaluation of the Young Febrile Infant: What’s New

Andrea Cruz

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the ‘can’t miss’ causes of fever unique to early infancy
  • Differentiate between viral and bacterial pathogens using scoring systems
  • Recognize circumstances in which antibiotic resistance should be considered. 
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2:20pm-2:50pm

Ask The Experts Panel

Krishna Anchala, Andrea Cruz, Tania Principi, Dennis Scolnik

Moderator: Jonathan Pirie

Paediatric emergency medicine is ever-changing with new approaches, guidelines and pathways.  In this final session, you will have the opportunity to ask our diverse panel of experts your burning questions. Questions can be posted throughout the conference on the online platform as well as during the session. 

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2:50pm-3:00pm

Evaluations

End of Conference

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