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New Resources for Multisystem Trauma

Trauma is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children. Children have unique injury patterns and substantial differences in their response to trauma when compared with adults, requiring special consideration when addressing the assessment and management of pediatric trauma.

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Updated Resource for Ear Infections

Approximately 75% of children will experience at least one ear infection before starting school. Our management summaries (Bottom Line Recommendations) for pediatric acute otitis media have recently been updated based on the latest evidence. Check them out in their new template, available in both French and English!  See the new resources here.

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Parents Needed for COVID-19 Study

Has your child tested positive for COVID-19? The ECHO research program and Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE) are interviewing Canadian parents of children who tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Their goal is to understand parent experiences and information needs. Find more information and contact details here: http://www.echokt.ca/covidstudy/

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COVID-19 Resources for Families

Stressful public events - such as the COVID-19 pandemic - can lead to the loss of routine for you and your family. Information around the outbreak is constantly evolving and can be confusing or unsettling for parents, children, and youth. We know that families may be wondering what to do or where to look for credible information, so we've put together a list of resources from trusted organizat...

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National Emergency Nurses Association Conference

Save the date for the 2020 National Emergency Nurses Association (NENA) Conference, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from May 1 - 3, 2020! This year's conference theme is "empowERed". NENA is the national voice for the highest standards and practices in emergency nursing and emergency departments across Canada. Learn more here.

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Information on COVID-19

We understand there is growing concern around the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic internationally and within Canada. Find resources developed from reliable sources on COVID-19, hospital preparedness, planning guidelines, and more here: We also recommend checking with your provincial ministry or regional health office for local guidelines and resources (list below*) Provincial/Territor...

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I Love to Read Month

Reading aloud to young children is not only one of the best activities to stimulate language and cognitive skills; it also builds motivation, curiosity, and memory. Since February is I Love to Read Month, we're sharing our FREE storybooks for children and their families on common childhood illnesses. These books (and our other parent tools) were designed to empower parents and families with ...

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Parent tools - UTI and Bronchiolitis

We have a variety of knowledge translation tools for parents and caregivers on common acute pediatric conditions. These tools are designed to provide evidence-based health information to parents and families to aid them in caring for their sick children at home, and to aid them in understanding when emergency department care should appropriately be sought. We work hard to engage health care pro...

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