CAEP 2021 On Demand

 Overall Learning Objectives

Integrate the values of equity, diversity and inclusivity in the organization of emergency medicine,
in the delivery of patient care and in daily practice;
Connect and collaborate with other delegates using a virtual platform;
Understand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the practice of emergency medicine;
Apply up to date evidence to inform clinical decisions;
Consider strategies to ensure career longevity; and
Influence the future direction of Emergency Medicine in Canada

76 hours of content

Plenaries, tracks and research content described below.


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CT Safe and Fast’ – Simulation for high performing teams working in complex systems Eve Purdy and Victoria Brazil
Top Research Abstracts David Barbic, Keerat Grewal, Christian Vaillancourt and Natalie Le Sage
I hate yoga: making resilience actually work for you Sara Gray
Emergency Medicine is a Failed Paradigm for the Care of the Critically Ill–A Dialectic Conversation Ken Milne and Scott Weingart
Prescription for Emergency Medicine in the era of Dr. Google Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy
News of the World Judith Tintinalli
Public Communications in Times of Crisis Dara Kass
Reshaping research priorities to match the massive crises we face Kaveh Shojania
Did COVID kill evidence based medicine? Simon Carley
Dialogues for inclusion and transformation in healthcare Alika Fontaine
Track Title Presenters
Advocacy and Public Affairs Opioid use disorder Justin Koh
Alcohol Use Disorder in the ED Hasan Sheikh
Crystal Meth in the ED: Psychosis, agitation, and the big picture Jessica Hann
Leading System-Wide Change as an Emergency Physician Alan Drummond, Carolyn Snider, Paul Parks, Erica Dance
Persuasive Writing for Advocacy Hasan Sheikh
Art of Resuscitation Keeping your head screwed on: Cut throat cases in the ED Evelyn Dell
Soft is the new hardcore: why relationships in resuscitation matter Eve Purdy
Resuscitating the TCA Poisoned Patient Emily Austin
From dream to reality: mental rehearsal for bougie cric Jamie Riggs
ED Mechanical Ventilation 101: Physiological Principles & Basic Troubleshooting Sameer Sharif
STEP UP: The Zero Point Survey Christopher Hicks
ED ECMO: State-of-the-art EM or a fool’s errand? Brian Grunau
Compassionate Care Improving Outcomes & Your Career With Compassionate Care Anton Helman
CORE- EM SVT in WPG Jeffrey Klassen
Its more than a feeling……. Robert Ohle
Animal Bites James Stempien
Chest Pain Risk Stratification in the ED Michelle Welsford
Cirrhosis in the ED Aaron Guinn
15 rashes to test your skills Stella Yiu
Prescribing anticoagulation in the emergency department Kerstin de Wit
Endocarditis will #%?&$ You Up David Carr
ENT Emergencies X. Catherine Tong
Eye Emergencies Lee Graham
Older patients in the ED: From good to great Don Melady
From Hip Dislocation to Reduction: The Easy Way Michael Gottlieb
Don’t Drop The Baby!  How to Manage Selected OB Emergencies in your ED Jennifer Leppard
Which One of These is Not Like the Others? Pearls in Peds Ortho Lori Anne Archer
More than just gastro: vomiting in infants Sarah Reid
Peripheral Nervous System Emergencies: We’re Neuron to Something Miguel Cortel-LeBlanc
Pulmonary Hypertension in the Emergency Department Annie Finlayson
Sports Medicine pearls for the Emergency Physician Jennifer Thompson
Title of talk is Urologic Emergencies: Top Tips & Tricks Natalie Wolpert
Pressure’s On! choosing the right vasopressor in the ED Nici Rocca
Ventilation Bruce Cload
Why we dislike vertigo, and how to learn to love it Peter Johns
Alcohol Withdrawal – What You Need To Know Morgan Sauve
Surviving Sepsis Sameer Sharif
Treatment of Skin Abscesses Krishan Yadav
COVID PreHospital COVID Response and Innovation Rob Grierson
COVID, Homelessness, and the Overdose Crisis: Innovations for overlapping emergencies Kate Hayman
Virtual ED/LTC Innovations Michelle Welsford
The Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CCEDRRN) – Preliminary Results Corinne Hohl
Evidence Updates in COVID-19: Therapies, Trials, and ED Practice Sameer Sharif
Critical Care Triage in a Pandemic James Downar
Disaster Medicine “Lend a Hand” / “Lend a Shoulder”: COVID -19 Vaccination Operation in Israel Odeda Benin Goren
International emergency medical teams responding to the Beirut blast 2020 Johan Von Schreeb
Managing Civil Unrest in the ED Paul Penn
EM Environment Climate Change, Planetary Health & a Healthy Recovery from COVID-19 Courtney Howard
EM Procedures Procedure Logistics: Tactical considerations for getting high stakes procedures done right, and fast Christopher Hicks and Andrew Petrosoniak
How to be successful at curing BPPV Peter Johns
My Arterial Line is in… Now What?” Cari Poulin and Brandon Ritcey
Ultrasound guided nerve blocks you absolutely should be doing Greg Hall
Ring Removal Constance LeBlanc
High Acuity, Low Opportunity (HALO) procedures: Taking the leap George Mastoras
POCUS-Guided Arthrocentesis Talia Brennan
Headache Nerve Blocks Daniel James
Ethics COVID-19 in a New York City ED – Goals of Care & Resource Management Jolion McGreevy
Critical care triage during COVID-19: ethical issues affecting emergency clinicians Jacqueline Willinsky
Off Guard: The Ethics of Being Unprepared Francis Bakewell
On the front line of a pandemic Marie-Maud Couture
High-risk addictions, capacity assessment, and forced treatment. Is it right for minors? Is it right for anyone? Merril Pauls, Anas Manouzi and Aaron Orkin
Future-proofing Emergency Medicine in the Digital Age Panel Discussion Kendall Ho, Teresa Chan, John Pawlovich, Greg Rutledge and Alecs Chochinov
Global Emergency Medicine Ebola Experiences:  Outbreaks, Research and Innovation Richard Kojan and Peter Kiiza
A Global Research Conversation: The SHoC-ED study Paul Atkinson and Hein Lamprecht
Emergency Centre Reorganisation: Adapt and Re adapt S Lahri
Interdisciplinary Pearls in the Evaluation of Older ED Adults Occupational Therapy in the Emergency Department Jessie Trenholm
Medication Management Considerations in the Frail Older Adult Chris Fan-Lun
Key aspects of managing frail older adults in the Emergency department Kenneth Rockwood
Interdisciplinary Pearls in the Evaluation of Older ED Adults Laura Wilding
LeAd & Flow Leading and Flow: Using the Golden Lining of Covid-19 to Catalyze Change Constance LeBlanc, Eddy Lang, Tasleem Nimjee and Lisa Calder
Medical Education CMPA and Medical Education:  What does the future hold? Lisa Calder
Academic Branding: Developing Your Program’s Digital Identity Michael Gottlieb
Innovations in Clerkship Education Teresa Wawrykow
A Guide for Transition to Practice Fareen Zaver
Palliative Care Palliative Care Orders in the ED Skye Crawford
Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy in the ED Ariel Hendin
Pediatric Pearls Children and COVID: Pediatric and Critical Care in your ED Karen Gripp
Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies: Lessons Learned Gary Joubert
Virtual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Care: Patient Safety Versus Patient Risk Sandy Tse
Value of Rural and Remote Trauma Centers in Canadian Pediatric Trauma Systems Natalie Yanchar
Pediatric Marijuana: Lurking in the ED Emma Burns
ALS Update 2020 – Has Anything Really Changed? Melissa Chan
Pediatric POCUS – Presentations to Definitely Scan Charisse Kwan and Daryl Graham
The Pediatric Pain Journey: From Triage to Discharge and Beyond Evelyne D.Trottier
PoCUS and Imaging CAR Imaging Referral Guidelines: Supporting the Clinical Decisions of Emergency Physicians Ryan Margau and Paul Pageau
Acute Cankles Matt DiStefano
POCUS for Fractures in the ED Laurie Robichaud
POCUS for renal colic Jordan Chenkin
What can you see with Paediatric POCUS? Lianne McLean
How to Become a PoCUS Jedi – From Padawan to Jedi Tom Jelic
QIPS Ingraining Equity Lenses into Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Work Louis Hart
Solving pandemic challenges: Reach for QI Shawn Mondoux
Going to the COVID-19 Gemba: Combining the powers of high reliability and observation to achieve safety in a crisis Jennifer Thull-Freedman
Emergency Humans Jeffrey Klassen
Virtually There: A Panel on the Future of Quality and Safety Training and Education Christine Shea and Ahmed Taher
Recent Emergency Medicine Literature Dr. Kirsty Challen Kirsty Challen
Dr. Samina Ali Samina Ali
A Fork in the Road: EM Literature That Will Change Your Practice Lauren Westafer
Rural Medicine Use of Turkel Safety Needles – 5 reasons Sean Moore
Eyes: magnets and algar brushes Sarah Giles
Cutting Edge TXA Uses – Hemoptysis Ken Milne
Migraine Treatment – Greater Occipital Nerve Blocks in the ED Mark Mensour
Lifehack-ER Paul Dhillon and Simon Moore
Simulation Simulation Panel Discussion Eve Purdy, Andrew Petrosoniak, Sean Moore, Paul Olszynski and Nicolle Holm
Trauma Triggers to action Christopher Groombridge, Amit Maini and Joseph Mathew
Plain Film Radiology in the Trauma Patient Brendan McCarthy
Hemorrhagic Shock and Massive Transfusion Sara Crager
Wellness: Lens Looking Forward & Reflecting Back Celebrating the Wins Huma Ali and Miriam Mann
How being a patient made me a better doctor Sara Gray
Why yoga & avocado toast is never the answer: How to spark systems change to restore joy in work. Louise C Rang
Abstract Title Presenter
LO01 Practice variation in the management of spontaneous abortion: A multisite retrospective study in Calgary emergency departments Megg Wylie
LO02 Managing children with acute bronchiolitis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis Sarah Elliott
LO03 The utility of telemedicine in pediatric emergency care: A scoping review Owen Robinson
LO04 Predicting pediatric hospital admission at emergency department triage: a derivation and internal validation study using retrospective data from a tertiary care hospital in Northwestern Ontario. Shelby Stanojev
LO05 A longitudinal, population-based study on mental health outcomes in child survivors of traumatic injury compared with matched controls Dominic Chung
LO06 Pet therapy in the emergency department and ambulatory care: a systematic review Samina Ali
LO07 Identification of pediatric emergency department patients for referral to rapid-access substance use services Elizabeth Willians
LO08 Adolescent and caregiver perspectives on living with a limb fracture Stevi Golden-Plotnik
LO09 What we know about acute pediatric cannabis poisoning: a scoping review Sarah Elliott and Lindsay Gaudet
LO10 Implementation of trauma team activation criteria: a quality improvement project to reduce overtriage at a level 1 trauma centre Aikta Verma
LO11 A quality improvement initiative to provide COVID-19 patients with rapid follow up via a novel multi-disciplinary virtual clinic following an emergency department visit Sameer Masood
LO12 A quality improvement project to enhance emergency department intubation performance and decrease complications during the COVID-19 pandemic Jeff Yoo
LO13 Improving safety and communication for healthcare providers caring for SARS-COV-2 patients Ahmed Taher
LO14 Reducing hospital admissions using an interprofessional team in an academic emergency department Aikta Verma
LO15 Decreasing invasive urinary tract infection screening in a paediatric emergency department: A quality improvement initiative Felicia Paluck
LO16 Improving testing for sexually transmitted infections at St. Michael’s Hospital emergency department in Toronto Sahil Gupta
LO17 Guideline for management of healthy children with first episode of febrile neutropenia Charlotte Grandjean-Blanchet
LO18 Reducing overuse of urine cultures in the emergency department Shawn Dowling
LO19 Care gap analysis and development of care pathway to optimize management of early pregnancy complications Celina DeBiasio
LO20 An assessment of the accuracy of the Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment method in the triage of patients in disaster and mass casualty incidents: a meta-analysis Scott Kirkland
LO21 A survey of Canadian emergency physicians’ experiences and perspectives during the COVID-19 pandemic Nathalie Gaucher
LO22 Subjective pain and discomfort among stable blunt trauma patients transported with various prehospital spinal immobilization devices Darren Wong
LO23 Alternative care models for paramedic patients from long-term care centers; a national survey of Canadian paramedic services Shannon Leduc
LO24 Ambulance usage among people experiencing homelessness in Ontario Stephenson Strobel
LO25 Machine Learning versus usual care for diagnostic and prognostic prediction in the emergency department: a systematic review Hashim Kareemi
LO26 Communicating wait-time information in Canada: A scoping review of public-facing wait time displays in the Emergency Department Raahulan Rathagirishnan
LO27 Where did all the patients go? The impact of reduced patient volumes on Calgary emergency department flow parameters Rory Killam
LO28 The impact of employing primary healthcare professionals in emergency department triage on patient flow outcomes: A systematic review Rachel Alder
LO29 Does emergency department opioid prescribing correlate with community opioid-related deaths (the opioid epidemic) Jake Hayward
LO30 Attitudes, behaviour, and comfort of Canadian emergency physicians in caring for 2SLGBTQI+ patients Kelly Lien
LO31 The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and substance use visits to Canadian emergency departments David Barbic
LO32 Does hydronephrosis severity identify low-risk ureteral colic patients appropriate for trial of spontaneous passage without CT imaging Grant Innes
LO33 Is pain really the fifth vital sign? Removal of pain from CTAS improves CTAS prediction of patient outcomes Seth Davis
LO34 Novel emergency medicine virtual consultation and referral service for long-term care residents. Clare Wallner
LO35 Barriers and facilitators to nursing delirium screening in older emergency patients: A qualitative study using the Theoretical Domains Framework Debra Eagles
LO36 Efficacy and Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Kumait Al Lawati
LO37 Closed loop communication in the trauma bay: identifying opportunities for team performance improvement through a video review analysis Avneesh Bhangu
LO38 Safety and efficiency of the Canadian CT Head Rule in assessing anticoagulated head-injured patients Fayad Al-Haimus
LO39 Anxiolysis for laceration repair in children: a survey of paediatric emergency providers in Canada Naveen Poonai
LO40 Transported Traumatic Cardiac Arrest Patients Managed at a Single Ontario Lead Trauma Centre: Validation of a Diagnostic Coding Algorithm and Descriptive Epidemiology Nada Radulovic
LO41 Venous thromboembolism in patients discharged from the emergency department with ankle fractures: A population-based cohort study Keerat Grewal
LO42 The implementation and efficacy of Iloprost in management of frostbite injuries in a large urban centre Sean Crooks
LO43 Silver lining to a lockdown? Impact of the early COVID-19 pandemic on the incidence of traumatic injuries presenting to adult Emergency Departments (EDs) – a multicentre analysis. Dirk Chisholm
LO44 Interventions to reduce burnout in the emergency department: a systematic review Alysha Laviolette
LO45 Patient characteristics and outcomes associated with cancer diagnosis in the emergency department: A systematic review Sally Kang
LO46 Effective pain control for corneal abrasions in the emergency department: a meta-analysis Matthew Yau
LO47 Drug treatments for COVID-19: A living systematic review and network meta-analysis Shelley McLeod
LO48 Impact of COVID-19 protocols on emergent intubation performance in the emergency department, intensive care unit, and during ward code-blues in an urban tertiary-care centre Justin Fernandes
LO49 The virtual delivery of a national rural medical education and in-situ simulation curriculum Dr. Wilson Lam
LO50 HiQuiPs – health informatics quality improvement patient safety: a novel free open access medical education resource Ahmed Taher
LO51 Developing the Virtual Resus Room: usability, accessibility, and applicability of a virtual simulation alternative for teaching and learning Sarah Foohey
LO52 Troponin for ED syncope evaluation: Derivation and validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score ultra-low-risk criteria Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy
LO53 Comparing the frequency of ST-elevation myocardial infarction bypasses and their associated short term outcomes during and before the COVID-19 pandemic Lawrence Yau
LO54 Evaluation of adverse events associated with electrical cardioversion in patients with acute atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter Ian Stiell
LO55 Is high-sensitivity troponin better than conventional troponin for prognostication of ED patients with syncope? Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy
LO56 External validation of a low HEAR score to identify emergency department chest pain patients at very low risk of major adverse cardiac events without troponin testing Connor O’Rielly
LO57 Can ED chest pain patients with intermediate HEART scores be managed as outpatients? Aisha Moustapha
LO58 Flattening the other curve: reducing emergency department delays for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic Jesse McLaren
LO59 Epidemiology, mortality and miss rate of acute aortic syndrome in Ontario, Canada: A population-based study Robert Ohle
LO60 The clinical impact of a new pathway to guide anticoagulation prescription for atrial fibrillation in the emergency department: a two-year evaluation. Jaimee Carter
LO61 Assessing the learning impact of the Northern City of Heroes public cardiopulmonary resuscitation exhibit at Science North in Sudbury, Ontario Marika Moskalyk
LO62 Take a breath: Investigating the effect of box-breathing on the stress, cognitive load, and performance of junior residents in a simulation-based resuscitation OSCE Shyan Van Heer
LO63 Do preparatory online modules optimize cognitive load during simulated resuscitation scenarios? Gilmar Gutierrez
LO64 The influence of observation type (direct or indirect) on quality of workplace-based assessment written comments Jeffrey Landreville
LO65 Is a homemade cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) trainer non-inferior to a commercial CPR trainer in teaching high quality compression-only CPR? Marika Moskalyk
LO66 The catalytic effect of multisource feedback for trauma team learners: a pilot study Leah Allen
LO67 Building validity evidence for the QuAL (Quality of Assessment for Learning) score as a measure of the quality of narrative comments in Competency Based Medical Education Rob Woods
LO68 Point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric advanced life support – Perspectives of new graduates on the utility of point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric resuscitation. Grace Bravo
LO69 Careful Anticoagulation Review in Emergency Medicine: the CARe-EM study Alan Tan
LO70 Diagnostic accuracy of non-invasive imaging modalities versus direct visualization to diagnose adult epiglottitis: A systematic review Erin Creasor
LO71 Utilization of CT angiography of the head and neck in the era of endovascular therapy: A retrospective study Leila Salehi
LO72 The effect of point of care ultrasound on helicopter EMS scene times Kerri Onotera
LO73 Exploring computed tomography of abdomen/pelvis usage across emergency departments in the Calgary zone Shawn Dowling and Kathryn (Kate) Ukrainetz
LO74 Does IVC ultrasound independently predict fluid status in spontaneously breathing, undifferentiated hypotensive patients? SHoC-IVC Robert Dunfield
LO75 Is point-of-care ultrasound a reliable predictor of outcome during traumatic cardiac arrest? A systematic review and meta-analysis from the SHoC investigators. Elizabeth Lalande
Abstract Title Presenter
MP1 Trends in computed tomography ordering in Calgary emergency departments Jason Elzinga
MP2 The impact of performance feedback reports on physician ordering behaviour in the use of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography Leila Salehi
MP3 Use of an instant messaging platform to improve communication between the emergency department and medical imaging after hours Joseph Choi
MP4 Impact of major health information technology failures on the emergency department Harrish Gangatharan
MP5 Transitions in health care states for frequent and non-frequent users of emergency departments: a population-based retrospective cohort study Patrick McLane
MP6 Cost analysis of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) and inpatient strategies for emergency department patients with cellulitis Krishan Yadav
MP7 Rating the trustworthiness of emergency medicine clinical practice guidelines with the NEATS instrument. Suneel Upadhye
MP8 Urban Alberta Emergency Department Pediatric Cannabis Presentations: The Legalization Experience Matthew Yeung
MP9 Sentinel visits in Pediatric Emergency Department patients with diabetes mellitus as a warning sign for hyperglycemic emergencies. Brendan Maxwelll
MP10 Treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a rapid review Justin Koh
MP11 Quality improvement opportunities in the care of Emergency Department patients presenting with Mental Health concerns and alcohol intoxication: A multicenter analysis Suzanne George
MP12 Overdose and naloxone dosing trends at Insite supervised injection facility in British Columbia: a retrospective cohort study Raymond Cho
MP13 Relationship of community pharmaceutical and opioid prescribing to the opioid epidemic Grant Innes
MP14 A comparison of the management of patients with advanced cancer vs. other end-stage conditions in two Canadian emergency departments Scott Kirkland
MP15 Differences in cognitive processes and cognitive load in chest radiograph interpretation along the spectrum of medical expertise in emergency medicine MICHAEL A MORRA
MP16 Successful habits in the age of competency-based medical education. A multicenter survey analysis. Hussein Alrimawi
MP17 Examining enablers and barriers to EPA acquisition using the Theoretical Domains Framework: A qualitative framework analysis study Quinten Paterson
MP18 Unperceived learning needs among physicians caring for critically ill children in general emergency departments Ala Bdira
MP19 Simulation-based teaching for rural and regional family medicine residents Alvin Yang
MP20 Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (PoCUS) in Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME): A Scoping Review of Assessment Methods Celina DeBiasio
MP21 Evaluation & Earbuds: a program evaluation of the MacEmerg regional podcast Maroof Khalid
MP22 Examination of outcomes of ICU patients in Nova Scotia based on location prior to ICU admission Reid Sadoway
MP23 Assessing mechanical ventilation practices in the emergency department: A quality assurance study Sameer Sharif
MP24 Antibiotic prescribing and outcomes for patients with purulent skin and soft tissue infections in the emergency department. Tarek Ibrahim
MP26 Evaluating the impact of a pre-arrival CPR quality checklist on resuscitation during a simulated cardiac arrest scenario Doran Drew
MP27 Pre-defibrillation end-tidal CO2 and defibrillation success in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest Jonathan Kwong
MP28 Sodium valproate compared to dopamine antagonists for the management of acute episodic migraine headache – a systematic review and meta-analysis J. Alexander Viau Royal CBD Royal CBD Creams