Tuesday, May 28, 2019 • 15:00 - 16:30
Track 5 - Knowledge Translation
Track Chair: Dr. Jo-Ann Talbot

Critical Appraisal of the Emergency Medicine Literature: Lessons Learned from BEEM - Dr. Andrew Worster and Ms. Shelley McLeod

Description:

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

Pearls

Ms. McLeod is a Clinical Epidemiologist and Research Director at the Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI) at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. She has over 15 years of experience working in emergency medicine and has published over 50 peer reviewed manuscripts in a varied array of emergency medicine topics.

Herding Cats: Closing the Evidence to Bedside Gap - Dr. Jo-Ann Talbot and Dr. Cheri-Lee Adams

Description: Knowledge Translation in the real world: how to get your shop off the journal page and into the resuscitation bay. We share our trials and triumphs implementing a KT program that will take patient care to the next level in your ED.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Review relevant clinical knowledge translation literature.
  2. Discuss innovative approaches for KT implementation.
  3. Discuss detours around potential pitfalls.

Pearls

  1. You can improve the care your team delivers through thoughtful design.
  2. Change requires engaging the right players from the beginning.
  3. KT in the ED is challenging but rewarding!

Born and raised in rural New Brunswick, I came home to roost with my pups as full time clinical faculty in our regional ED and have a flare for KT.