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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Physicians - Early Bird before April 14 $199.00 $0.00
Physicians (April 14-May 14) $239.00 $0.00
EM Residents $80.00 $0.00
Nurses + Paramedics $80.00 $0.00
MAY 13 Dinner w/Guest Speakers @ Minami $85.00 $0.00
MAY 14 AGM Only (no fee) Please register! 1300-1530 Free $0.00

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INTRODUCTION This is the 23rd Annual Conference of Doctors of BC Section of Emergency Medicine. It continues the tradition of advancing emergency medical practice using local and internationally recognized authorities in Emergency Medicine.

MONDAY MAY 14 2018
0730-0800 Registration + Breakfast
0800-0815 Welcomes + Introductions
0815-1100 Individual Presentations
>Disasters: Unpredictably-Predictable Events –
  Disasters & Physicians (aka: You ARE The Front Line)

by Graham Dodd MD, CCFP(EM), MADEM
>Mass casualty and state of emergency in YOUR PROVINCE:
  Do you know what your role is?

by John Lavery  Health Emergency Management British Columbia
>Impact of Disasters on Children and Youth 
by Judi Fairholm  Red Cross Canada
1100-1200 Panel Discussion: Disaster Planning and EM: WHAT ARE OUR NEXT STEPS? 
1200-1300 Lunch  
1300-1600 Doctors of BC Section of Emergency Medicine AGM (optional)
1600         Adjournment

OBJECTIVES
• To highlight some of the latest developments in Emergency Medicine
• To provide up to date, evidenced based reviews of topics clinically important to Emergency Physicians
• To provide practical updates to improve clinical skills and knowledge
• To provide a focus and incentive for a day of networking, planning and socializing among Emergency Physicians

FACULTY
Dr. Graham Dodd MD, CCFP(EM), MADEM  >Dr Dodd helped develop the first provincial ground-based Critical Care Transport (CCT) program for the BC Ambulance Service. The last few years has seen Graham pursue his interest in disaster and emergency management, particularly the interface between clinicians/hospitals and the emergency management profession. This interest began after directing a hospital evacuation (wildfire) in the rural community of Salmon Arm, BC (1998). That experience eventually led him to complete a Masters degree in Disaster and Emergency Management (MADEM) at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC where he specifically focused upon how to better engage physicians and their hospitals in emergency management. His 2010 thesis received nomination for the Governor General of Canada's gold medal. Since 2009 he has served as both regional and provincial disaster medicine consultant in both public and private sectors, including the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.

He is currently a member of the Emergency Services Committee of Doctors of BC and the Clinical Expert Advisory Group of the BC Ministry of Health's Emergency Management Unit. He belongs to the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine and the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians.

John Lavery is the Executive Director of Health Emergency Management BC, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority that provides emergency management leadership and support to the BC Health Authorities and the Ministry of Health. He has been an emergency manager for over 20 years with the past 15 years working in the health system in Manitoba and BC. He’ll be talking about provincial disaster planning.

Judi Fairholm RN, BScN, MEd  >As Director Judi has spearheaded the growth of Canadian Red Cross Respect Education program from a grassroots initiative to a national/international award-winning program. With a menu of programs that promote respect and prevent violence, Judi has worked nationally and internationally with numerous governments, researchers, Indigenous communities, children and youth, organizations, NGO’s and Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies. She has incorporated violence prevention and psychosocial programs into disaster response and recovery. She has received numerous awards, including the International Florence Nightingale Award and the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee and Diamond Jubilee Medals. She has worked on projects in over 20 countries as educator, program developer, writer, consultant, disaster responder and program evaluator. She sits on the Steering Committee of IFRC Psychosocial Reference Centre and is an International PS Master Trainer.

AUDIENCE This conference is designed for clinicians involved in the treatment of patients in the Emergency Department.

SUNDAY NIGHT DINNER WITH GUEST SPEAKERS MAY 13 Meet the speakers dinner is the evening before the conference: A gourmet dinner will be held on Sunday night May 13th from 1830-2100 hrs at Minami, 1088 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2T9.

A set dinner at $85 inclusive of taxes and gratuities. Drinks will be billed individually at the restaurant. Please sign up for dinner online by APRIL 22. Space is limited so sign-up early!

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Special thanks to Gabrielle Lynch-Staunton for her assistance with this conference.

SPONSOR This conference is sponsored by the Doctors of BC Section of Emergency Medicine in conjunction with the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine.

PARKING Parking is free at VanDusen Botanical Gardens.

TUITION The fee includes a continental breakfast, the conference, and lunch.

$199 Physicians - Early Bird Registration before April 14
$239 Physicians - Late Registration April 14-May 14
$80   EM Residents
$80   Nurses & Paramedics

On Site Registration Is Available Too

For further information, please contact:
Gabrielle Lynch-Staunton Doctors of BC 115-1665 West Broadway Vancouver, BC  V6J 5A4
glynch@doctorsofbc.ca

Phone (604) 638-2856     BC Only 1-800-665-2262 ext. 2856

Have questions about SEM Conference + AGM - MAY 14 2018 ? Contact Section of Emergency Medicine - Doctors of BC

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