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June 3, 2015

TREKK E-update: June 3, 2015

Spring is here and TREKK is buzzing with activity! Read below to learn more about new TREKK resources and upcoming conferences.

In This Issue...

TREKK Promotional Posters

TREKK Resources

Crisis Interventions in the ED - Twitter Journal Club

Kids Rock - Janeway Emergency Pediatric Conference 2015

Pediatric Update Conference - September 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics News - Pediatric Readiness in EDs

TREKK Promotional Posters

Want to promote TREKK in your emergency department? Click here to download an 8.5 x 11 or 11x17 poster.

TREKK Resources

Don't forget to check out our resource repository on trekk.ca as we continue to add new resources related to pediatric emergency care. New this week:

  1. French Bottom Line Recommendations for diagnosing and managing pediatric multisystem trauma in the emergency department
  2. Evidence repository for procedural sedation - including clinical practice guidelines, systematic reviews, key studies and more

Coming soon - bottom line recommendations for procedural sedation, sepsis and fractures and resources for meningitis, congenital heart defect (1st presentation) and intussusception. 

Crisis Interventions in the ED - Twitter Journal Club

Unable to attend last week's Twitter Journal Club on crisis interventions in the ED? No problem - read the archived conversation here. Click here for general information about this mental health discussion with pediatric experts Dr. Terry Klassen and Dr. Amanda Newton. 

Kids Rock - Janeway Emergency Pediatric Conference 2015

TREKK is pleased announce the upcoming Kids Rock Janeway Emergency Pediatric Conference 2015. This year's conference will be held October 2-4th at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland. 

The keynote speaker for the weekend will be Dr Allan De Caen (Pediatric Intensivist Stollery Children’s Hospital, Clinical Professor/Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Medical Director of Critical Care/PICU Transport Team)

Registration deadline is September 6, 2015. Click her for more information about the Kids Rock Conference or visit the conference website.

Pediatric Update Conference - September 2015

Pediatric Update is an annual continuing medical education conference hosted by the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. Join faculty from the department, along with community colleagues, to learn about the latest advances, guidelines and resources for a wide variety of practical pediatric topics.

Who should attend?

  • community pediatricians
  • family physicians
  • emergency physicians
  • nurses and nurse practitioners
  • allied health professionals
  • residents and trainees

2015 Conference Topics

  • 1.5 days (September 18-19, 2015)
  • keynote speaker - child development
  • neurology concurrent sessions and expert panel - headache, seizure, developmental delay
  • diabetes management - the golden 10 minutes in the office setting
  • asthma management - new medications and developing an action plan
  • emergent ENT topics - what can we do in the office before sending to emerg?
  • gastrointestinal concurrent sessions and expert panel - gluten-free diets, prolonged jaundice, constipation
  • keynote speaker - injury prevention
  • nutrition, practical procedures, vision concurrent sessions
  • new guidelines and publications

For more information visit the Pediatric Update Conference website. Click here to register for this conference.

American Academy of Pediatrics News - Pediatric Readiness in EDs

The American National Pediatric Readiness Project conducted a national assessment of ED readiness for children as measured by compliance with Guidelines to Care for Children in the Emergency Department. Check out the results of this assessment in the latest edition of the American Academy of Pediatrics News

Contact Us

Any questions, comments, feedback?  We'd love to hear from you.

Contact the Central Admin Team at trekk@chrim.ca or 
call (204) 975 7744.  Or send your comments via the feedback tab on our website.

Stay in touch!

TREKK.ca
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University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P4 Canada
Phone: (204) 975-7744