Pre-Conference Courses

November 1st and 2nd 2022

Welcome to the 2022 Edition of the Paediatric Emergency Procedural and Resuscitation Course (PEPRC)! – A “hands-on” skills course.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 (7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)

In-Person at 525 University Avenue, 12th Floor – Room 1260, Toronto ON M5G 2L3

This course is limited to 24 participants.

This pre-conference course delivers advanced skills in an innovative ‘flipped classroom’ format. Using deliberate practice and competency-based training, participants will be able to achieve mastery in these critical Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) skills. 

    Learning Objectives:

    • Discuss components of effective team training including role definition, communication, leadership and situational awareness (Crisis Resource Management or CRM).
    • Recognize and manage acute paediatric emergencies including children presenting with shock, neonatal, cardiac and CNS emergencies.
    • Practice paediatric emergency procedural skills including airway management, percutaneous needle tracheostomy, intraosseous insertion (tibia and shoulder), and chest tube insertion.

    How to Navigate the Website:

    There are 3 sections: CRM, Resuscitation, Procedures

    CRM (Crisis Resource Management) will review core topics in team functioning and will be reinforced by the morning lecture.

    Procedures and Resuscitation each have the core content broken into modules. The basic format is the following:

    • Case scenario (resuscitation)
    • Video (procedures)
    • Checklists (expectations for steps in the procedures)
    • Core content (reading material)
    • Additional reading (optional)Please review as much as possible prior to the course in order to maximize your learning!

      Jonathan Pirie and PEMSim Team

    SickKids Paediatric Emergency Procedural Sedation Program

    Tuesday, November 1, 2022 (8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.)

    In-Person at 525 University Avenue, 12th Floor – Room 1260, Toronto ON M5G 2L3

    This course is limited to 21 participants

    The SickKids Paediatric Procedural Sedation Program provides a comprehensive approach to assessment and management of children undergoing procedural sedation in the emergency setting. Participants of this program will acquire working knowledge of appropriate sedative and analgesic agents, gain skills to manage potential adverse events and practice procedural sedation in a simulated setting.

      Learning Objectives:

      • Outline paediatric emergency procedural sedation guidelines and apply them to children in the emergency setting
      • Evaluate a child’s eligibility for procedural sedation in the emergency department
      • Choose appropriate sedative and analgesic agents for emergency procedural sedation and identify potential adverse reactions.
      • Identify the adverse events that may occur with sedation of pediatric patients and describe appropriate interventions required for the management of actual or potential complications.

      Who Should Attend:

      • Paediatric Emergency Physicians, Family Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Paediatricians
      • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Physician Assistants, Residents

      Pre-Program requirements: Paediatric Emergency Procedural Sedation Handbook (the handbook will be mailed in advance to participants)

       Certificate of Completion: Issued upon successful completion of the program and multiple-choice examination with a minimum score of 80 %.

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