Presentation Schedule 2019




Dr. Kirk Magee


Dr. Riyad Abu-Laban

Keynote Address

The Evolution of Canadian Emergency Medicine Research


Coffee Break

1040 Noelle Ozog Staff and Patient Attitudes Towards Influenza Vaccination Availability During Wait Times at the Queen Elizabeth II Emergency Department (QEII ED).
1050 Dr. Lucas Richardson
Diagnostic Accuracy of Point of Care Ultrasound in Undifferentiated Hypotension Presenting to the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review.
1100 Dr. Janet Curran
Engaging Parents in Co-designing an Electronic Tool to Reshape Communication in the Emergency Department.
1110 Dr. Paul Atkinson
Is Point-of-Care Ultrasound a Reliable Predictor of Outcome During a Traumatic, Non-shockable Cardiac Arrest? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis From the SHoC Investigators.  
1120 Jennifer Greene
Prehospital Opioid & Oxygen Administration to Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients: A Systematic Review. 
1130 Dr. Alix Carter
State of the Evidence for Prehospital use of Point-of-Care Lactate in Patients with Sepsis: A Report from the Prehospital Evidence Based Practice (PEP) Program.
1140 Dr. Peter Vanberkel
Determining Ambulance Destinations in the Presence of Offload Delay Using a Markov Decision Process.
1150 Dr. Lucy Patrick
Simulation-based Interprofessional Trauma Education for Pre-licensure Health Professions Students at Dalhousie University.

Lunch Break

1300 Dr. Jill Hayden
 Lower Back Pain Research Study Update
1315 Nikki Kelly
Mid-morning Huddle: A Coordinated Team Approach to Facilitating Disposition of Older Adults. 
1325 Catherine Kennedy
Caregivers Knowledge of Injury Prevention and Home Safety.
1335 Dr. Allyson Cornelis
Obtaining Consensus on the Best Approach to Early Pregnancy Complications in Southern New Brunswick.
1345 Dr. Judah Goldstein
The State of the Evidence for Emergency Medical Services Care of Adult Patients with Sepsis: An Analysis of Appraised Research from The Prehospital Evidence-Based Practice (PEP) Program.
1355 Amrit Sampalli
Adherence to the Canadian CT Head Rule in a Nova Scotian Emergency and Trauma Centre.

Coffee Break

1425 Jan Jensen
Immediate Interventions for Presyncope of Vasovagal or Orthostatic Origin: A Systematic Review. 
1435 David Hung Adherence to Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for Prescribing Oral Anticoagulants to Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Department.
1445 Dr. James Gould
Potential Candidates for Emergency Department (ED) Initiated Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR) in a Canadian Institution.
1455 Dr. Catherine Cox
QEII Emergency Department Perceptions of Routine In-Situ Simulation Training.

Judge Deliberation & Closing

Dr. Kirk Magee


Final Words

Dr. Riyad Abu-Laban


Presentation of Awards

Dr. Kirk Magee