Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids
TREKK is a growing network of
who share the same goal - to improve emergency care for children across Canada.
What is TREKK?
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Last week the Izaak Walton Killam (IWK) Health Centre in Halifax announced that they’re implementing the TREKK sepsis PedsPac in their ED. As sepsis is one of the leading causes of death in children worldwide, early recognition is critical. “It’s really important for people in the healthcare world to have early recognition of sepsis, so that ...
On Friday, November 17, 2017, the IWK Health Centre will be hosting the 2017 Pediatric Emergency Care Conference for Atlantic Canadian Front Line Health Care Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Paramedics, Respiratory Therapists, Crisis/Social Workers and In-House Staff).
Most acutely ill and injured children in Canada are managed within emergency departments that are not part of a children’s hospital. Difficulties in getting the right resources and training have been cited as barriers to providing the best possible care in these settings. This has resulted in variable levels of emergency care for children within Canada.