Pediatric Emergencies Alberta Children's Hospital 2014

Calgary, Alberta
Friday, March 07, 2014

Pediatric Emergencies Alberta Children's Hospital 2014
Friday, March 07, 2014 - Saturday, March 08, 2014

Alberta Children's Hospital
403-955-7093
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6A8
Canada

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Sold Out. Welcome to PEACH 2014. We are very excited about this year's content! Registration is now open. For those who attended last year, welcome back! For those new to us, we look forward to seeing you in March. Registration deadline is Monday, February 10, 2014.  Sold Out.

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PEACH 2014 
March 7-8

The emergency division of the ACH, western Canada's leading pediatric centre, presents its 3rd annual PEACH CME conference. It will be based out of the ACH's conference centre and for the first time in its new simulation facility.

Leading edge simulation technology run by Canada’s top simulation educators, hands on teaching and a focus on the latest evidence-based medicine, make this two-day conference a not-to-be-missed event for emergency physicians and pediatricians, as well as those allied health care professionals who care for acutely ill and injured children.


Accreditation Pending: This event 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. This program has been reviewed and approved by the Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, University of Calgary. Participants may claim up to a maximum of 12.5 study credits.

Accreditation Pending: This program meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited for up to 16 MAINPRO-C credits and 16 MAINPRO-M1 credits.

PALS Pre-conference (Sold Out)
(Physicians Only)
Wednesday, March 5 to Thursday, March 6, 2014
Alberta Children’s Hospital Conference Centre (4th Floor)
Space is limited to 24 people.

PALS 

This two-day course introduces diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for the prevention of respiratory and

cardiac arrest in infants and children. Participants will learn techniques for assessing the child at risk, as well

as the resuscitation skills required to manage these patients. The course includes sessions relating to pediatric

resuscitation, including respiratory failure, shock and cardiac rhythm disturbances, and case based scenarios for the

application and integration of knowledge and skills.

Key topics include:

·         CPR/AED competency

·         Pediatric assessment

·         Respiratory emergencies

·         Shock

·         Intraosseous infusions

·         Dysrhythmias

·         Drug/electrical therapy

·         Resuscitation team concept

·         Post-resuscitation stabilization

Upon successful completion of both a written and a practical evaluation, you will receive a PALS Heart and Stroke Foundation card. It is your responsibility to come prepared for the course by reviewing the textbook and material listed below.

Registration includes the cost of the 2012 PALS Provider Manual. Course materials will be delivered to the address you provide at registration. For information please contact our PALS Coordinator: Connie.Abrey@albertahealthservices.ca  tel. 403.955.2311

Please allow yourself a minimum of six weeks study time. An on-line pre-test must be completed prior to attending the course. Please bring a copy of your completed pre-test results, PALS Provider manual and PALS algorithm card to the first day of class.



Please note that any cancellations after the Feb. 10 deadline date will be refunded for half of the registration fee.







 

Contact Information

  • Agnes Bellegris, MBA
    Conference Coordinator
    Phone: 403-478-3440
    Email: abellegris@shaw.ca
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