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July 15, 2016

TREKK E-update: July 15th, 2016

Happy summer from TREKK! Read on for summer safety tips, news stories, recent publications and awards.

In This Issue...

Top 10 ED tips for families

Feasibility of an electronic survey on iPads for data collection in general EDs

Improving mental health care transitions for children and youth

Mona Jabbour receives the Michel Weber Education Award

Multi-centre PERC site study on pediatric pain wins CPS Noni MacDonald Award

News Story: Guidelines for managing child pain in the ED

Emergency Medicine gets full department status at U of S

Top 10 ED tips for families

Jump into summer prepared! The Pediatric Section of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) and the National Emergency Nurses Association (NENA) have prepared 10 tips to keep families safe and prepared for an emergency.

Access the tip sheet here.

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Feasibility of an electronic survey on iPads for data collection in general EDs

This article describes the development and implementation of two electronic surveys for the TREKK nationwide Needs Assessment, including the feasibility of collecting electronic survey data in a busy clinical environment.

Read the full article here.

Citation: Scott, S. D., Albrecht, L., Given, L. M., Arseneau, D., & Klassen, T. P. (2016). Feasibility of an Electronic Survey on iPads with In-Person Data Collectors for Data Collection with Health Care Professionals and Health Care Consumers in General Emergency Departments. JMIR Research Protocols5(2), e139.

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Improving mental health care transitions for children and youth

This study protocol describes plans to implement and evaluate the evidence-based Emergency Department Mental Health Clinical Pathway (EDMHCP). The end results will contribute to the body of evidence supporting clinical pathway implementation with novel partnerships. 

Read the protocol here.

Citation: Jabbour, M., Reid, S., Polihronis, C., Cloutier, P., Gardner, W., Kennedy, A., ... & Cappelli, M. (2016). Improving mental health care transitions for children and youth: a protocol to implement and evaluate an emergency department clinical pathway. Implementation Science11(1), 1.

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Mona Jabbour receives the Michel Weber Education Award

Congratulations to TREKK co-director (implementation), Dr. Mona Jabbour, who received the Michel Weber Education Award for her extraordinary leadership in teaching at every level, her focus on learning systems, and pioneering work in developing the CanMeds framework of competencies. 

Established in 2008, the Michel Weber Education Award recognizes a Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS) member whose work in medical and/or inter-professional education has had a significant and positive impact on learners in child and youth health.

For the full story, visit: http://www.cps.ca/en/awards-prix/details/michel-weber-education-award

 

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Multi-centre PERC site study on pediatric pain wins CPS Noni MacDonald Award

Congratulations to the recipients of this year's Noni MacDonald Award - Dr. Evenlyne Trottier from CHU Sainte-Justine and her co-authors Drs. Samina Ali, Sylive Le May and Jocelyn Gravel - awarded for their multi-site PERC study Treating and Reducing Anxiety and Pain in the Paediatric Emergency Department: The TRAPPED survey

The Noni MacDonald award recognizes an article in Paediatrics & Child Health that has positively affected paediatric medicine. 

Read the article here: Treating and Reducing Anxiety and Pain in the Paediatric Emergency Department: The TRAPPED survey

For more information, visit: http://www.cps.ca/en/awards-prix/details/noni-macdonald-award

 

   

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News Story: Guidelines for managing child pain in the ED

A recent research review lead by TREKK co-content advisor for pain, Dr. Samina Ali, is giving doctors and nurses advice on the best ways to treat children and youth. Dr. Ali hopes to convert the results of that review into a one-stop set of guidelines to be used by health professionals across the country and notes that there are a lot of simple and cheap steps that can be taken in any healthcare setting to decrease pain and distress for children. 

Read the news story here.

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Emergency Medicine gets full department status at U of S

Following years of work, it's official. Effective June 23, 2016, the emergency medicine department at the University of Saskatchewan was granted full academic department status

Read the full story here

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