BEEM/CAEP Rural EM Journal Club

Click the above link to access the session.
Click “Sign in” in the top right corner, enter your CAEP credentials and you will be taken to the LIVE session – if you have issues please message Gail

 Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session, the participant will be able to:

1: Apply the updated clinical practice guidelines for adult patients who present to the ED with mild traumatic brain injury.

2: Appreciate the difference and benefits of procedural sedation versus nerve blocks for fracture reductions / joint dislocations.

3: Understand the utility (or lack thereof) for the digital rectal exam in trauma patients.

4: Recognize the role of POCUS in identifying hip fractures.


Rahim Valani
MD MBA M Med Ed LLM(Health Law)

Dr. Rahim Valani has been practicing emergency medicine in some of Canada’s busiest emergency departments for over 18 years. He is Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and is also the Chair of the Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine program. He is also part of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine and recently spearheaded the international pediatric emergency medicine curriculum, which is now published.
He holds a Masters in Medical Education and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is the co-editor of the Sickkids pediatric trauma handbook, and editor of the pediatric emergency handbook along with pain and procedural sedation in the emergency department.


Marcel Émond

Full professor – Université Laval
Past-chair – CAEP Trauma and injury committee
Co-Chair BEEM


Fraser Mackay

“I’m a simple doctor, making his way through the galaxy. Like my father before me.”
An itinerant soul, previously a medic, a dancer, a fighter, have lived and worked across Canada from the Danforth to the Arctic, and beyond. Now happily based out of Emergency Medicine Saint John, working both rural and urban departments, and doing what I can to reduce the distinctions between them. Royal CBD Royal CBD Creams