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State of the art management of sickle cell disease in Canadian EDs

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 – 1400 ET | 1100 PT

After completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Appreciate the patient experience related to ED presentations for sickle cell disease (Professional)
  2. Develop an up-to-date method for managing fever and pain crises (Medical/Family Medicine Expert)
  3. Identify and treat acute chest syndrome (Medical/Family Medicine Expert)
  4. Gain awareness and understanding of life-threatening sickle cell disease complications (Scholar) 
  5. Create a multidisciplinary approach between hematology/medicine/allied health/emergency departments to admit or release a patient (Collaborator)

This webinar is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians.  You may claim a maximum of 1 hour.  Earn up to one (1) MOC Section 1 hour per webinar (credits are automatically calculated).

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1.00  Mainpro+ credits.

Jennifer Bryan MD MA MSPH FRCPC

Dr. Bryan is an emergency physician at the University Health Network in Toronto. She is the Director of Operations of the Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration in Emergency Medicine (TAAAC-EM) and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is the Assistant Director of the clinical epidemiology program of the University of Toronto Royal College emergency medicine residency training program. She is a founding member of the University Health Network emergency department sickle cell working group and the founding Chair of the CAEP Antiracism and Anticolonialism Committee.

Dominick Shelton MD CCFP(EM) FCFP

Dr. Dominick Shelton is an emergency physician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.  He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto.  He is the Medical Director of Quality & Safety for Sunnybrook’s Emergency Department.

Dr. Shelton co-founded Camp Jumoke, a camp for children with sickle cell anemia and was the camp’s former Medical Director.  He was a member of the sickle cell expert panel that developed the Ontario Ministry of Health Clinical Handbook for Sickle Cell Disease Vaso-occlusive Crisis.


Dr. Ziad Solh is a hematologist and transfusion medicine specialist at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), and an Associate Professor at Western University. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Ottawa and his hematology residency training at McMaster University. He then completed the Clinician Investigator Program and a Master of Science degree in Health Research Methodology at McMaster followed by a Transfusion Medicine fellowship with Canadian Blood Services. He currently directs the Adult Hemoglobinopathy Program at LHSC where he sees patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia, and he is the head of the Transfusion Medicine Division in the laboratory.

This program has received financial support in the form of an education grant from Novo Nordisk.

Browse our On-Demand Recordings

State of the art management of sickle cell disease in Canadian EDs

Original Live Date: September 13, 2023
Moderator: Jennifer Bryan MD MA MSPH FRCPC
Speakers: Dominick Shelton MD CCFP(EM) FCFP, Ziad Solh MD MSc FRCPC DRCPSC

Sickle Cell Disease – Recognition and Management of Common and Life-threatening Presentations

Original Live Date: May 30, 2023
Moderator: Rahim Valani MD MBA M Med Ed LLM (Health Law)
Speakers: Dominick Shelton MD CCFP(EM) FCFP, Madeleine Verhovsek BSc MD FRCPC, Biba Tinga, Patient Representative, President-Executive Director Sickle Cell Disease Association of Canada

What is Thrombotic Microangiopathy (TMA) and Why Should I Care?

Original Live Date: May 29, 2023
Moderator: Eddy Lang MD CCFP(EM)
Speakers: Federico Germini MD MSc, Eric Tseng MD

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the ED: Choosing Wisely-Choosing Safely

Original Live Date: May 28, 2023
Moderator: Ian Preyra MD MBA FRCPC(EM) C. Dir
Speakers: Catherine Varner MD MSc CCFP(EM), Suneel Upadhye MD MSc FRCPC

Not gone and not forgotten: Updates and current state for COVID-19 management in the ED: Part 2 – Treatment

Original Air Date: February 15, 2023
Moderator: Samuel G Campbell MB BCh, CCFP(EM), FCFP, Dip PEC(SA), FCCHL, FRCP(Edin)
Speakers: Zain Chagla MSc MD DTMH FRCPC, Lynora Saxinger- MD FRCPC CTropMed

Not gone and not forgotten: Updates and current state for COVID-19 management in the ED: Part 1 – Predictions & Current State

Original Air Date: February 1, 2023
Moderator: Samuel G Campbell MB BCh, CCFP(EM), FCFP, Dip PEC(SA), FCCHL, FRCP(Edin)
Speakers: Alim Pardhan, Zain Chagla MSc MD DTMH FRCPC

DO’s and DON’Ts of DOAC – Related Bleeding Management

Original Air Date: November 30, 2022
Moderator: Rob Sternstrom (MD, PHD, CCFP-EM)
Speakers: Katie Lin (MD, MPH, FRCPC) Deborah Siegal (MD, MSc, FRCPC)

Pump it Up: Updates on POCUS, risk stratification and medications for ED patients in heart failure

Original Air Date: October 19, 2022
Moderator: Daniel Kim (MD, FRCPC)
Speakers: Sean P. Collins (MD, MSC) Jonathan Howlett (MD, FRCPC, FCCS, FACC, HFSA (HON))

Receding Margins: Optimized Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the ED

Original Air Date: June 29th, 2022
Moderator: Krishan Yadav
Speakers: David Talan (MD, FACEP, FIDCA (ER)), George Zhanel (PharmD, PhD) Royal CBD Royal CBD Creams