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2017 National Capital Conference on Emergency Medicine

February 10 & 11, 2017

Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON

Course Description

The University of Ottawa, Office of Continuing Professional Development is pleased to offer this 2-day course which will offer a spectrum of both core and cutting edge topics relevant to the practice of adult and pediatric emergency medicine in Canadian academic health science centres, as well as community and rural settings.



Registration Fees

Early Bird Deadline: January 9, 2017

Registration Category Early Bird 1 Day Early Bird 2 Days Regular 1 Day Regular 2 Days
Physician Rate $415 $670 $470 $750
Other Healthcare Professionals $335 $535 $390 $615
*Residents* $335 $535 $390 $615

* A letter from your program director verifying Resident status will be required upon check in at the registration desk in order to receive the discounted registration rate

Cancellation Policy

By registering for this conference, you agree to the outlined terms and conditions. Refunds less a $75.00 administration charge will be issued for cancellations received in writing January 9, 2017. No refund will be issued for cancellations received after this date. Only cancellations received in writing at cpd@toh.on.ca will be processed. All unpaid registrations will be automatically cancelled

   

Accreditation

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the University of Ottawa's Office of Continuing Professional Development for up to 12.0 Mainpro+ credits. 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 for 12 credits. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

ACCOMMODATION

The 2017 National Capital Conference on Emergency Medicine will be hosted at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Laurier located in the heart of downtown Ottawa. Attendees requiring accommodation can take advantage of the special discounted rate available for the duration of the conference and pre-conference events. As the conference is held during Winterlude, a popular event that attracts national and international visitors, hotel accommodations can be limited and expensive; therefore we encourage you to reserve your guestroom(s) early!

ROOM DETAILS AND RATES

The room rates below are based on single and double occupancy, and do not include applicable taxes. Each additional third and fourth guest sharing a room will be charged $40 extra per night. There will be no charge for children up to and including the age of 18 years who share with their parents. The room rates below are based on single and double occupancy, and do not include applicable taxes. Each additional third and fourth guest sharing a room will be charged $40 extra per night. There will be no charge for children up to and including the age of 18 years who share with their parents.

Fairmont: $254

Fairmont with a view: $304

Deluxe: $334

Fairmont Gold: $404

Reservations must be made by January 9, 2017 or until the room block is full in order to qualify for the group rate. Reservations made after the deadline date, or once the room block has reached capacity will be confirmed based on rate and space availability at the discretion of the Chateau Laurier's reservation agents.

To book your reservations online, please visit the following link: https://aws.passkey.com/e/15682362

To book your reservations by telephone, please call toll free 1-800-441-1414 and inform the reservation agent that you are with the NCCEM 2017 Group.

OPTIONAL PRE-CONFERENCE SKILLS DAY(S)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): Update Course

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 08:30-17:00

The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario

Course Description

This ACLS Update course is for health-care providers who have previous ACLS training. We provide an evidence-based approach to the new CPR and ACLS guidelines. The main focus of this session is for individuals to become more comfortable and competent in recognizing and managing cardiac emergencies and cardiac arrest. The course consists of interactive sessions and small group handson workshops in:

ACLS Course Content

  • airway management, intubation
  • defibrillation, cardioversion, and external pacing
  • dysrhythmia recognition and treatment
  • simulated cardiac arrest scenarios including advanced scenarios (toxicology, MI, anaphylaxis, CHF)

Participants will have an opportunity to practice as a team leader in simulations using the principles of crisis resource management to optimize team performance.

Accreditation

This program meets the accreditation criteria of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for up to 2 credits per hour of course under Section 2, Traineeships. This program also meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 3.5 Mainpro-C credits or 7 Mainpro-M1 credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

For further course information and registration, please contact:

Josiane Beausoleil, Program Coordinator

Department of Emergency Medicine

Email: acls@toh.ca

Telephone: 613-798-5555 ext 19255 or visit http://www.emottawaacls.ca

Register now!

 

Registration Fees

Please note there is a maximum of 20 registrants for the course; therefore, registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis

Early Bird Deadline: Early Bird Fee (on or before Jan. 9) Regular Fee (on or after Jan. 10)

Registration Category Early Bird Rate Regular Rate
Physician Rate $500 $550
Healthcare Professional/Resident* $350 $400

Community Emergency Medicine Outreach (CEMO) Simulation Day: High-fidelity Resuscitation and Skills

Thursday, February 9, 2017, Time to be confirmed

University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre, 725 Parkdale, 1st Floor, Ottawa, ON

Course Description

CEMO Simulation Day is a hands-on, one-day course designed for community physicians looking to enhance skills in resuscitation and emergency procedures. Participants learn to improve communication and teamwork by applying principles of Crisis Resource Management. You'll participate in resuscitation cases that are relevant to the community physician, using high-fidelity mannequins that can talk, breathe, and be examined and resuscitated. You'll have great opportunities to practice important emergency procedural skills, guided by expert instructors. The low participant-instructor ratio optimizes hands-on practice, feedback and clinical decision-making.

Overall Learning Objectives

  • Describe the key principles of Crisis Resource Management to optimize team performance in resuscitations
  • Apply Crisis Resource Management principles in hands-on resuscitation scenarios
  • List emergency indications for and demonstrate a surgical airway
  • List emergency indications for and demonstrate intra-osseous needle insertion
  • List emergency indications for and demonstrate nasopharyngeal endoscopy
  • Demonstrate use of a tonometry pen device, dilating drops and panoptic scope in the assessment of ocular emergencies

Participants will be provided with on-line instructional material to review prior to CEMO Simulation Day.

Accreditation

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the University of Ottawa's Office of Continuing Professional Development for up to 7.0 Mainpro+ credits. 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 for 7.0 credits. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Registration Fees

Please note there is a maximum of 16 registrants for the course; therefore, registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Early Bird Rate : $900.

Regular Rate: $950.

Registration is now open! Click here to register.

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Information Request

Office of Continuing Professional Development
University of Ottawa & The Ottawa Hospital

Office of Continuing Professional Development
University of Ottawa
Loeb Research Building, 725 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4E9

Tel.: 613-798-5555 ext 16646
Fax: 613-761-5262

Email: rparson@toh.on.ca