Posters and moderated poster sessions will be located in Convention Hall C5. Click here to view the convention centre floor plan.
Poster details are available here.

P001 – Continuing Professional Development and Faculty Development: launching continuous practice enhancement for academic emergency physicians Dr. Sarah Addleman
P002 – Effectiveness of video-based learning modules in emergency medicine procedural skill training. Mr. Suhail Agarwal
P003 – Door-to-antibiotics and mortality for emergency department patients presenting with septic shock Dr. Alaina Aguanno
P004 – Effect of Telephone Triage (811) calls on a Regional Poison Centre Dr. Sultan Alrobaian
P005 – An opportunity to reduce morbidity in delayed postpartum hemorrhage: Multicentre analysis of tranexamic utilization in the emergency department. Dr. Christina Amat
P006 – Management of first trimester bleeding in the emergency department. Dr. Renee Amiro
P007 – Development of provincial recommendations for domestic violence screening in emergency departments and urgent care settings in Alberta Dr. Nikita Arora
P008 – Evaluation of outcomes after implementation of a provincial prehospital bypass standard for trauma patients – an Eastern Ontario experience Dr. Michael Austin
P009 – Medical Assistance in Dying – A Survey of Canadian Emergency Physicians Dr. Francis Bakewell
P010 – Emergency department performed renal point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for the assessment of obstructive uropathy: Impact of a training curriculum and ongoing educational intervention Dr. David Bastien
P011 – A Pre-Clerkship Procedural Curriculum designed for the future of Canadian Medical Education: A Pilot and Feasibility Study Mr. Frank Battaglia
P013 – A new efficient and accurate scanning protocol for traumatic pneumothorax Dr. Adam Bignucolo
P014 – Does a positive Dix-Hallpike rule out a central cause of vertigo? Mr. Oluwadamilola Bodunde
P015 – A phase IV protocol for a real world study on the use of low dose methoxyflurane (PENTHROX™) for the treatment of moderate to severe trauma pain in the Canadian emergency department (ADVANCE-ED) Dr. Sam Campbell
P017 – Impact of the use of a checklist for transcutaneous cardiac pacing on competency of junior residents undergoing an Advanced Cardiac Life Support course Dr. Kevin Chabot
P018 – How to get your departmental web content to work for you: one department’s experience with free open access medical education Dr. Kavish Chandra
P019 – Examining non-suicidal self injury at a Canadian pediatric emergency department Dr. Jon Cherry
P020 – Impact of dexamethasone dose on return visits at a tertiary pediatric emergency department Dr. Jon Cherry
P021 – Interventions to Reduce Emergency Department Door-to-ECG Times: A Systematic Review Dr. Shawn  Chhabra
P022 – A multimodal evaluation of an emergency department (ED) electronic tracking board utility designed to improve throughput by optimizing stretcher utilization. Mr. Dirk Chisholm
P023 – The BC Emergency Medicine Network: Evaluation Approach and Early Findings Dr. Jim  Christenson
P024 – Obtaining consensus on optimal management and follow-up of patients presenting to the emergency department with early pregnancy complications – a modified Delphi study. Dr. Allyson Cornelis
P025 – Improving senior resident engagement at academic core rounds Dr. Miguel Cortel-LeBlanc
P026 – Dominating the vent: A flipped classroom approach to enhance emergency medicine resident ventilator management Dr. Miguel Cortel-LeBlanc
P028 – Quel est le meilleur moment de départ vers le centre hospitalier pour les patients souffrant d’un arrêt cardiaque extrahospitalier potentiellement éligible à une réanimation par circulation extracorporelle? Dr. Alexis Cournoyer
P029 – Are acute pain trajectories after an emergency department visit associated with chronic pain at 3 months? Dr. Raoul Daoust
P030 – Acute Pain Resolution After an Emergency Department Visit: A 14-day Trajectory Analysis Dr. Raoul Daoust
P031 – Naltrexone initiation for alcohol use disorder in the emergency department: A systematic review Dr. Emilie Deschner
P032 – Video-based learning modules as an adjunct for teaching emergency medicine procedural skills Dr. Junghwan Kevin Dong
P033 – Clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients presenting to a tertiary care centre emergency department with invasive Group A Streptococcus infections. Ms. Karly Dudar
P034 – Identifying Unmet Palliative Care Needs in the Emergency Department Ms. Juliana  Duffy
P035 – Impact of EMS direct referral to community care on emergency department utilization Dr. Adam Dukelow
P036 – Digoxin immune fab treatment for digoxin and non-digoxin cardioactive steroid toxicity: a scoping review Ms. Jill Duncan
P107 – Understanding the sensory experience of performing a rare, high-stakes clinical procedure: a qualitative study of clinicians with lived experience. Mr. Jamie Riggs
P138 – Management of opioid withdrawal: A qualitative examination of current practices and barriers to prescribing buprenorphine in a Canadian emergency department Mr. David Wiercigroch
P027 – Who should discuss goals of care during acute deteriorations in patients with life threatening illnesses? A survey of clinicians from diverse pediatric specialties. Dr. Nathalie Gaucher
P038 – A procedural skills needs assessment targeting physicians providing emergency department coverage in rural Newfoundland and Labrador Dr. Michael Parsons
P039 – The iterative evaluation and development of a core and high-acuity low-occurrence simulation-based procedures training program for emergency medicine trainees Dr. Michael Parsons
P040 – Paramedic perception of their role in the emergency department Dr. Don Eby
P041 – Does the involvement of learners in Emergency Department patient assessments result in an increased rate of short-term return visits? Dr. Christopher Elliott
P042 – Pilot study for the inter-arm blood pressure systematic measurement during the diagnosis of transient ischemic attack in the emergency department Dr. Marcel Emond
P043 – Trauma Team Leaders in Canada: A National Survey Dr. Marcel Emond
P044 – Use of a gait tracking device to count steps of older emergency department patient Mr. Jose  Estrada-Codecido
P045 – Palliative Care nurse specialist in the emergency department: a pilot project Dr. Lisa Fischer
P046 – Students as first responders: A survey of Canadian campus emergency medical response teams Mr. Evan Formosa
P047 – Understanding the expert approach to managing frailty in the emergency department Dr. Savannah Forrester
P048 – Current Practices of Management for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries with Intracranial Hemorrhage Mr. Émile Fortier
P049 – Post-intubation sedation in the emergency department: a survey of national practice patterns Dr. Shane Freeman
P050 – Unplanned return visits to the paediatric emergency department: Caregiver and physician perspectives. Dr. Katie  Gardner
P051 – Interventions to improve emergency department consultation processes: a systematic review. Mr. Scott Kirkland
P052 – Breaking down the pieces: A scoping review exploring the components of image ordering interventions and trends in their outcomes in pediatric emergency medicine Mr. Scott Kirkland
P053 – Mismatches in pre-injury activities and return-to-activity advice received by concussion patients presenting to the emergency department Mr. Scott Kirkland
P054 – The effectiveness of emergency department-based interventions for patients with advanced or end-stage illness: a systematic review Mr. Ammar Ghalab
P055 – Quality assessment and improvement evaluation of return visits to the emergency department for ultrasound Ms. Kristine VanAarsen
P056 – Is lumbar puncture mandatory in the workup of infants 22 to 60 days old presenting to the emergency department with a fever without a source? Dr. Geneviève Gravel
P057 – Evidence-based medicine (EBM) simulation: teaching real-time literature searching to emergency medicine residents using a flipped classroom and high-fidelity simulation Dr. Isabelle Gray
P058 – Impact of an early mobilization protocol on outcomes in trauma patients admitted to the intensive care unit: a retrospective cohort study Dr. Robert Green
P059 – Early mobilization of trauma patients admitted to intensive care units: a systematic review and meta-analysis Dr. Robert Green
P060 – State of the Evidence for Prehospital use of Point-of-Care Lactate in Patients with Sepsis: A report from the Prehospital Evidence Based Practice (PEP) Program. Ms. Jennifer Greene
P061 – Post-market surveillance of a serious board game: the GridlockED experience Mr. Stephen Hale
P062 – Designing team success – an engineering approach to capture team procedural steps to develop microskills for interprofessional skills education. Mr. Robert Hanlon
P063 – Identification of emergency department patients for referral to rapid-access addiction services: A retrospective chart review Dr. Jessica Hann
P065 – Emergency department staff perceived need and preferred methods for communication skills training Dr. Michael Howlett
P066 – Ultrasound localization to resuscitate in arrest (ULTRA). Dr. Qasim Hussain
P067 – The number and types of procedural skill acquired by family medicine/emergency medicine (CCFP-EM) residents at different teaching sites Dr. Alex Jiang
P068 – Significance of asymptomatic oxygen desaturation in elderly ED patients: A pilot study Ms. Leah Johnston
P069 – Does Specialist Referral Influence Emergency Department Return Rate for Patients with Renal Colic? A Retrospective Cohort Study Dr. Avinash Kanji
P070 – Mental Health Consultations for Emergency Department Patients in Crisis: Insights into quality improvement opportunities from a multicenter analysis Mr. Brendan Kelliher
P071 – A three-year analysis of adult protection patients in the emergency department Ms. Nikki Kelly
P072 – Comparing met vs. unmet palliative care needs in patients with end-stage conditions presenting to two Canadian emergency departments. Mr. Scott Kirkland
P073 – Consultations in the emergency department: a systematic review Mr. Scott Kirkland
P074 – Improving urology care in the emergency department through implementation of an Acute Care Urology model Ms. Abirami Kirubarajan
P075 – Emergency physicians’ self-reported management of benign headache in Alberta emergency departments Ms. Lynette D. Krebs
P076 – Do QR codes effectively engage patients in research while visiting the emergency department? Ms. Lynette D. Krebs
P077 – Piloting imaging-focused knowledge dissemination tools in Alberta emergency departments Ms. Lynette D. Krebs
P078 – An Environmental Scan of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Activities in Emergency Medicine in Canada Dr. Edmund Kwok
P079 – A retrospective cohort study of the impact of age and post-intubation hypotension threshold on mortality Mr. David Lachance-Perreault
P080 – What is the impact of post-intubation hypotension on mortality and in-hospital length of stay? Mr. David Lachance-Perreault
P081 – Distribution of take home naloxone in Edmonton zone emergency departments between January 2016 and December 2017 Dr. Nina  Lam
P082 – Predictive ability of the quick Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment score among patients with infection transported by paramedics: a Bayesian analysis Dr. Daniel Lane
P083 – Innovative Use of AED by RNs and RTs During In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (Phase III) Ms. Chelsea Lanos
P084 – The sky is not the limit! Protocol for a rapid systematic review on the use of drones in emergency medicine Dr. Richard Fleet
P086 – Awareness and barriers to access of a Ministry of Health mandated ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ confirmation form: An interim analysis Dr. Marc Lipkus
P088 – Emergency physicians’ approach to head CT scanning for elderly patients who fall: A survey of Canadian, American, British, and Australian emergency physicians. Dr. Spencer MacDonald
P089 – Multimodal oral analgesia for non-severe trauma patients: feasibility and evaluation of a triage-nurse directed protocol combining low-dose methoxyflurane, paracetamol and oxycodone Dr. Maxime Maignan
P090 – A scoping review on patient race, ethnicity, and care in the emergency department Dr. Patrick McLane
P091 – Lumbosacral spinal imaging and narcotic prescription for patients presenting to the emergency department with non-traumatic low back pain. Ms. Shelley McLeod
P092 – Volunteer engagement in the emergency department: A scoping review. Ms. Shelley McLeod
P093 – Quality assurance programs for tests pending at discharge from emergency departments: a systematic review Mr. John Mikhaeil
P094 – Evaluation of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) to guide the orientation of patients with sepsis in the emergency department Dr. Sandrine Hegg
P095 – Preparing emergency patients and providers study: Clinician and patient satisfaction with communication tool Dr. James Nunn
P096 – Prospective pilot implementation of a clinical decision aid for Acute Aortic Syndrome Dr. Robert Ohle
P012 – Mortality rate of cancer patients by type presenting to the intensive care unit with sepsis. Ms. Stephanie Beckett
P064 – A Randomized Trial Comparing Telephone Tree, Text Messaging, and Instant Messaging App for Emergency Department Staff Recall for Disaster Response Dr. Valerie Homier
P087 – Pilot project: Implementation of a peer support network for geographically distributed learners in the NOSM family medicine / emergency medicine residency program Dr. Trista  Lyon
P097 – The characteristics and effectiveness of interventions targeting chronic pain patients in the emergency department: A systematic review and meta-analysis Mr. Connor  O’Rielly
P098 – Staff and patient attitudes towards influenza vaccination availability during wait times at the Queen Elizabeth II Emergency Department, Halifax, Nova Scotia (in progress) Ms. Noelle Ozog
P099 – Perceptions of assessment and feedback: hawks, doves and impact on learning Dr. Kaif Pardhan
P100 – A needs assessment to guide the development of multidisciplinary simulation-based modules relevant to emergency department nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador Dr. Michael Parsons
P101 – The development of Entrustable Professional Activity reference cards to support the implementation of Competence by Design in emergency medicine Dr. Quinten Paterson
P102 – Perspectives surrounding paediatric procedural sedation using intranasal ketamine administration: a qualitative study of emergency nurses Dr. Naveen Poonai
P103 – Factors associated with non-optimal resource utilization of air ambulance for interfacility transfer of injured patients Dr. Andrew Quirion
P104 – Can patients suffering traumatic cardiac arrest be identified using the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) database? Ms. Nada Radulovic
P105 – Charting in the electronic medical record: Perspectives of Emergency Medicine residents Mr. Akshay Rajaram
P106 – The HINTS exam : An often misused but potentially accurate diagnostic tool for central causes of dizziness Mr. Aaron Regis
P108 – Characterizing use of next-day ultrasound from the emergency department Dr. Christopher Roberts
P109 – A retrospective cohort comparing symptom management of breathlessness and pain in cancer versus non-cancer conditions Ms. Brianne  Robinson
P110 – Are there differences in student academic and clinical performance after rotations at tertiary or community care Emergency Medicine teaching sites? Ms. Carolyn Rotenberg
P111 – Introduction of an ECPR protocol to paramedics in Atlantic Canada; a pilot knowledge translation project. Dr. Colin Rouse
P112 – In situ simulation: A team sport? Mr. Daniel Rusiecki
P113 – Variability in utilization and diagnostic yield of Computed Tomography (CT) scans for pulmonary embolism among emergency physicians. Dr. Leila  Salehi
CAEP-CanVECTOR Research Abstract Award
P114 – Geographies of Sexual Assault: Using geographic information system analysis to identify neighbourhoods affected by violence Dr. Kari Sampsel
P115 – Outcomes of out of hospital cardiac arrest in First Nations vs. non-First Nations patients in Saskatoon. Dr. Owen  Scheirer
P116 – Impact of young age on outcomes of emergency department procedural sedation Dr. Michael Schlegelmilch
P117 – Procedural skills training in emergency medicine physicians within the Edmonton zone: a needs assessment Dr. Rebecca Schonnop
P118 – Older adults in the emergency department: a retrospective cross-sectional study of the geriatric population in Edmonton emergency departments Dr. Rebecca Schonnop
P119 – Characteristics and outcomes of patients with neurologic complaints who leave the emergency department without being seen Dr. Amanda  Schouten
P120 – Characteristics and outcomes of patients with neurologic complaints who have an unscheduled return visit to the emergency department within 72 hours Dr. Amanda  Schouten
P122 – Narrative assessment of emergency medicine learners: What should we keep as we move to competency-based assessment? Dr. Shawn  Segeren
P123 – Retrospective Review of Transfusions For Anemia Ordered In The Emergency Department And Concordance With Guidelines Mr. Zohaib  Siddiqi
P124 – Canadian faculty experience of participating in a global health partnership working to build emergency medicine capacity in Ethiopia Mr. Arjun Sithamparapillai
P125 – Faculty development in the age of competency-based medical education: a national, cross-sectional needs assessment for Canadian emergency medicine faculty Dr. Alexandra Stefan
P126 – Entrepreneurship in Healthcare and Health Education: A Scoping Review Mr. Tanishq Suryavanshi
P127 – Health information technology and the Ontario emergency department return visit quality program – A population level continuous quality improvement program Dr. Ahmed Taher
P128 – Describing variability in treatment of THC hyperemesis in the emergency department: a health records review Dr. John Teefy
P129 – Safer transitions in the care of the elderly: identification of essential information in transitional care Dr. Sachin Trivedi
P130 – Timely Initial Assessment by a Physician (IAP) improves community emergency department wait times. Dr. Suneel Upadhye
P131 – An environmental scan of patient emailing and texting practices at Ontario emergency departments. Dr. Samuel Vaillancourt
P132 – Trampoline park safety perceptions of caregivers of patients presenting to the paediatric emergency department in London, Ontario Dr. Caleb Van de Kleut
P133 – Why the emergency department is the wrong place for patients with early pregnancy complications: A qualitative study of patient experience Dr. Catherine  Varner
P134 – Organizational interventions and policies to support second victims in acute care settings: a scoping study Dr. Laura Wade
P135 – TriagED: A serious game for Mass Casualty Triage and field disaster management Dr. Clare Wallner
P136 – Increasing access to computed tomography scanning in the emergency department and its effect on patient outcomes Dr. Michael Watson
P137 – Methods for teaching managerial skills in the emergency department: a survey of canadian educators Mr. Arthur Welsher
P139 – The use of simulation in emergency medicine UGME clerkship education: A quality improvement initiative Mr. Samuel Wilson
P140 – Investigating volunteer perspectives on leading patient-centred practices in the emergency department Ms. Lara Witt
P141 – Identifying causes of delay in interfacility transfer of patients by air ambulance Dr. Alanna Wong
P142 – Gaps in public preparedness to be a substitute decision maker and the acceptability of high school education on resuscitation and end-of-life care: a mixed-methods study. Dr. Michael Wong
P143 – A prospective cohort study characterizing 30-day recurrent emergency department visits for hyperglycemia Dr. Justin Yan
P144 – “I wasn’t oriented a lot, so I’m essentially learning as I go”: onboarding and transition to practice of new emergency physicians Dr. Marianne Yeung
P145 – Orthomageddon: An epidemiological analysis of weather-dependent mass-casualty incidents in a Canadian city. Mr. Matthew Yeung
P147 – Your emergency department journey: piloting a patient poster explaining the emergency department care process Ms. Lynette D. Krebs
P148 – Emergency physicians’ perception on engaging patients in their emergency department care. Ms. Lynette D. Krebs
P149 – Benign headache management in Alberta emergency departments: a chart review study to explore gaps in practice Ms. Lynette D. Krebs