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Tuesday Afternoon

June 2, 2020

Take advantage of these exciting and unique activities during the free afternoon.

All of the activities listed on this page are optional add-ons to the conference program.

The Chase across Ottawa

Description:

If you’re a fan of the TV series The Amazing Race or The Amazing Race Canada, then why not attempt it for real.

Roam downtown Ottawa in search of clues, conquering challenges and prepare to have the most fun you’ve ever had! All you need is a willing teammate to take part.

Open to families, this is a wonderful event to exercise your mind, body and spirit. We hope you’re ready for the challenge!

All of the profits from this event will go to the Emergency Medicine Advancement Fund (EMAF)

Timing and duration: 13:00- 16:00 (3 hours)

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$ 5-20

CAEP 2020 Wilderness Medicine Challenge

Description

Come test your wilderness, team work, and medical skills in the scenic Gatineau Park. Teams of 3 will be required to navigate through the park, locating a series of medical and wilderness scenarios. Teams will race through the circuit, where their performance at each station will be graded. The cost includes transportation from the Shaw Centre to Gatineau and back. This event is targeted for medical students, for now. Participants should come prepared for the weather and the fun!

Timing and duration: 13:00- 17:00 (4 hours)

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Critical Pediatric POCUS Skills for Emergency Physicians

Instructor:

Dr. Alan Shefrin (Lead)

Decsription:

For the first time at CAEP learn Pediatric POCUS! Learn from pediatric experts how to apply your POCUS skills to your pediatric patients. In this half-day workshop gets hands-on practice in core pediatric applications including lung, E-FAST, cardiac and soft tissues under expert supervision on pediatric patients. An ‘Ask the Expert’ Panel will allow discussion of challenging cases, novel applications and pediatric tips and tricks.
This workshop is designed for physicians already using POCUS who wish to add a pediatric skillset. Registrants will have an opportunity to suggest content in advance of the survey.”

Timing and duration:

13:00-16:00 (3 hours)

This workshop can accommodate 12 to 24 participants. Please note, this workshop may be subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

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Dental Emergency Workshop

Instructor:

Dr. Hans Rosenberg

Learning objectives:

1) Describe an approach to dental trauma in the Emergency Department irregardless of the setting

2) Demonstrate how to perform dental procedures for analgesia and stabilization of common dental trauma

3) Define common pitfalls in the management of dental trauma

Timing and duration:

13:00 -15:00 (2 hours)

This workshop can accommodate 5 to 12 participants. Please note this workshop may be subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

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Vertigo Hands on Workshop for Emergency Physicians

Instructors:

Dr. Peter Johns, Emergency Physician (Lead), Dr. Danny Lelli, Neuro-ophthalmologist and Dr. Darren Tse, ENT surgeon

Description:

This workshop is guided by the instructors’ special interest in vertigo and teaching others how to evaluate it.
Using both interactive talks and hands-on smaller group sessions, topics to be covered will include:
• Posterior and Horizontal canal BPPV- how to diagnose it and treat.
• Acute Vestibular Syndrome-is it vestibular neuritis or a stroke?
• Difficult cases of vertigo-participants are encouraged to bring their own cases.

Timing and duration:

13:00-16:00 (3 hours)

This workshop can accommodate up to 24 participants. Please note, this workshop may be subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

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Beyond SPIKES: Enhanced Communication Skills in the ED around Goals of Care

Instructors:

Dr. Erin O’Connor and Dr. Lisa Fischer

Learning objectives:

During this session, the participants will:
1. Develop an approach to establishing a quick therapeutic relationship in the ED with patients and families
2. Learn practical tips to navigating challenging conversations around end of life care
3. Use case-based interactive scenarios to practice new skills.

Timing and duration: 13:00 -16:00 (3 hours)

This workshop can accommodate 5 to 20 participants. Please note this workshop may be subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

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Objectify: A Multimedia Experience that Explores the Art of Medicine

Lead:

Dr. Max Montalvo and Dr. Francis Bakewell

Location:

Shaw Centre with a short walk to the National Gallery of Canada 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

Description

Although art and medicine are often seen as widely separate fields, are they really that different? Both share a multitude of principles, approaches, and techniques in their respective quest to better understand humanity and the world around us. And as in the world of art, where a masterpiece is a result of a lifetime of dedication and application of fundamental principles, can medicine be thought of as an art form?

Attend an afternoon at one of Canada’s treasures, the National Gallery of Canada, for an experience that will explore the interaction between art and medicine. Attendees will experience a multimedia presentation followed by a guided tour that features works by Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Cezanne and Picasso amongst many others.

Timing and duration: 13:00- 16:00 (3 hours)

This event can accommodate up to 40 participants.  This event is open to conference attendees and their spouses/partners (event fee applies).

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A start to finish primer for your education scholarship project

Instructors:

Dr. Rob Woods (Lead), Dr. Andrew Hall, Dr. Kirk Magee, Dr. Tamara McColl, Dr. Tim Chaplin, Dr. Glen Bandiera, Dr. Alexandra Stefan, Dr. Brent Thoma and Dr. Teresa Chan.

Description: 

This will be a practical workshop for those new to education scholarship. We will guide you through the process from start to finish, identifying key opportunities and pitfalls. We ask that all participants do the following ‘homework’ prior to the workshop:

1. List all of your past and current clinical and administrative roles, as well as your past and current education/QI/research project involvement.

2. List all of your current ‘burning question’ project ideas in medical education

3. Prepare 1-2 minute ‘elevator speech describing the educational project or research you are pursuing or would like to pursue

Timing and duration: 13:00- 16:30 (3.5 hours)

This workshop can accommodate 5 to 30 participants. Please note, this workshop may be subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

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The Ultrasound Management Workshop

Instructors:

Dr. Tom Jelic and Dr. Paul Olszynski

Description

Have you been tasked with organizing your department’s ultrasound program, but are not sure where to start? This is the course for you! Spend an incredible 4 hours with us, as we take you through the fundamentals of how to run a successful ultrasound program in your department. Topics to be covered include:
– Ultrasound Director – This session would go over the expectations of who the ultrasound director should be,
expectations in the management of a program, how to negotiate compensation and protected time.
– Learning Ultrasound – Review novel ways to teach PoCUS. This would include the use of online resources, unique
ways to engage learners, resources for the establishment of educational programs. All while staying on budget!
– Politics of PoCUS – Learn how to deal with the nay-sayers of PoCUS and how to establish a constructive and
productive relationship.
– Equipment and Machine Maintenance – Machine equipment considerations, purchasing, & maintenance
– Simulation and Ultrasound – Incorporate simulation into PoCUS education, including low fidelity and high fidelity
equipment.
– QA 101 – From low budget to high budget, learn how to perform QA and how to achieve buy-in from your institution.
– Breakout sessions so you can interact directly with our world-class faculty!

Target audiences include attending physicians, ultrasound fellows, and residents.

Timing and duration: 13:00- 17:00 (4 hours)

This event can accommodate up to 25 participants. Please note, this workshop may be subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

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