EMS Research Day Schedule

Time Item Speaker
1300-1305

Introduction and Opening Remarks

Welcome from Dalhousie University, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of EMS

MC Tyler MacCuspic, ACP

Alix Carter, MD MPH

1305-1310

Welcome from Department of Emergency Medicine

Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Kirk Magee, BSc MD MSc  

Judah Goldstein,
PhD PCP

1310-1340

Dr. Edward J Cain Distinguished Scholar Keynote

“Guiding the Future of Paramedicine Through Research…Maybe”

Walter Tavares, ACP PhD
1340-1350
Investigating the Effects of Mind-Body Practices on the Stress Response of Undergraduate Paramedic Students: A Pilot RCT Joel Marriott, B Paramed RP
1350-1400
Adverse Health Effects Related to Shift Work Patterns and Work Schedule Tolerance in EMS Personnel: A Scoping Review Jennifer Barth, ACP BSc (Paramedicine)
1400-1410
Establishing Consensus on Emergency Department Interventions that Could be Conducted in Sub-acute Care Settings for Non-emergent Paramedic Transported Visits: A RAND/UCLA Modified Delphi Study Ryan Strum, ACP PhD(c)
1410-1420
Predictors of Hyperkalemia Among Chronic Hemodialysis Patients Transported to the Emergency Department Karthik Tennankore, MPH MD
1420-1430
Predictors of Survival Among Adult Traumatic Cardiac Arrest Patients in Nova Scotia: A Retrospective Analysis Michael Hannah, RIM Student
1430-1440 A Chart Review to Assess the Use of Opioid and Non-opioid Analgesia during Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Interfacility Transfer (IFT) Rebecca Butler, RIM Student
1440-1445
Greetings from EHS Andrew Travers, MD FRCPC
1445-1450
Greetings from EMC Jan Jensen, ACP MAHSR
1450-1500
Influence of Underlying Palliative Diagnosis on Call Outcome of Treat-in-place Versus Transport 
Jacqueline Hiob, MD
1500-1510
Rurality and frailty: What are the Impacts, Benefits and Outcomes of Paramedic Palliative Care?     Alix Carter, MPH MD
1510-1520
A Mixed Methods Study of a Paramedic Fall Referral Program Judah Goldstein, PCP PhD
1520-1530
Discrete-Event Simulation of the Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment Process from Stroke Onset to Hospital Arrival Gizem KOCA, MSc
1530-1540
The State of the Evidence for Prehospital Stroke Scales: An Analysis of Appraised Research From the Prehospital Evidence-based Practice Program Yves Leroux, MD
1540-1550 Break  
1550-1600 Stirred, not Shaken: Canadian Paramedic Service Organizations’ Response to COVID-19 Ron Bowles, ACP PhD
1600-1610 Effect of COVID-19 on the Operational Realities of the Non-urban Canadian Paramedic J Chris Smith, HBSc MSc(c) ACP
1610-1620 Comparing the First Pass Success Rate of the KING LT & the i-gel Airway Devices in New Brunswick Paramedics Pat Price, RIM Student
1620-1630 A Population-based Study on the Epidemiology of Firearm-related Injury in Nova Scotia Manolhas Karkada, RIM Student
1630

Judge Deliberation, Awards Presentation, & Closing Remarks

Drs. Stewart and Carter