About

The conference on Emergency Preparedness in Health Care plans to bring together a hundred health professionals from: the hospital sector, pre-hospital emergency services, civil security, public health and any other organizations that may be involved in the field of healthcare.

Learning Objectives:
• Inform about new practices in the area of emergency preparedness from presenters with different professional backgrounds
• Bring forward lessons learned from different healthcare organizations who had to respond to disasters

2018 Certification

MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

This program meets the accreditation criteria as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been accredited by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University for up to 12 Section 1 credits/hours.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

 

MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION: Canadian Colledge of Health Leaders

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 3 Category II credits for December 6 session and  3 Category II credits for December 7 session towards their maintenance of certification requirement.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

DELEGATES

PERCENT HEALTHCARE FOCUSED

2018 Agenda

2020 Agenda coming closer to the conference date: December 3-4, 2020.

07:30 AM – 09:30 AM
Continental Breakfast

Early Morning Exercise. Limited to the first 20 participants who pre-register for this session.


  • How to respond to an active shooter in the hospital, and how to train large institutions with high fidelity low cost simulation exercises
  • This workshop will include an active simulation exercise and debrief for all attendees

Dr. Andrew Willmore
Attending physician, The Ottawa Hospital
Medical Director, Emergency Management, The Ottawa Hospital Associate Medical Director, Regional Paramedic Program for Eastern Ontario

Dr. Julie Kim
Attending Staff Emergency Physician, London Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr. Valérie Homier
Emergency Medicine Specialist
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, McGill University
Co-Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness, MUHC

Dr. Daniel Kollek
Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine, McMaster University
Chair, Disaster Committee, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)
Director, Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness (CEEP)

  • How the organization responded to Toronto’s deadly van attack and the key lessons learned
  • A review of some of the recent education and exercises conducted by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for Code Orange: Mass Casualty Incident

Claudia Cocco
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Emergency Preparedness Hospital Lead
Toronto Central LHIN

  • The role of the radiology department during training for and activation of a disaster management plan
  • Ways to improve flow without compromising diagnostic accuracy and the interface between radiology and the first receivers

Dr. Ferco Berger
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Head of Emergency and Trauma Radiology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Networking Break
  • The Acute Care Enhanced Surveillance (ACES) system captures real-time admission data from Ontario hospitals which can then be used for situational awareness, disease tracking, and outbreak detection
  • The Public Health Information Management System (PHIMS) can help recognize a threat, identify vulnerable populations and locate resources to respond to said threat

Adam Van Dijk
Epidemiologist
KFL&A (Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington) Public Health

Brian Mosley
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst
KFL&A (Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington) Public Health

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Networking Lunch
  • Evolution of Emergency Management at the Ottawa Hospital
  • How to fight passive indifference and make things happen: clinical and administrative pearls from the trenches
  • A description of the Emergency Management structure in place at the Ottawa Hospital

Dr. Andrew Willmore
Attending physician, The Ottawa Hospital
Medical Director, Emergency Management, The Ottawa Hospital Associate Medical Director, Regional Paramedic Program for Eastern Ontario

Hospitals are highly dependent on their computer systems for the delivery of care. Every employee who connects to the network can expose the hospital to major cyber risks.

In this session the speakers will discuss:

  • Vulnerabilities of computer systems
  • Risk behaviors to avoid

Dr. Daniel Kollek
Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine, McMaster University; Chair, Disaster Committee, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)
Director, Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness (CEEP)

Dr. David Barrera (PhD)
Assistant Professor, Computer and Software Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal

Dr. Elizabeth Stobert (PhD)
Postdoctoral Researcher in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Concordia University

02:30 PM – 02:45 PM
Afternoon Networking Break

Rapid fire presentations by students and medical residents:

  • Alaa El Bashtaly, Medical Student, University of Montreal
  • Adam Gossack, Medical Resident, University of Montreal
  • Jasmit Heera, Medical Student, American University of Antigua

Under the supervision:

Dr. Isabelle Imamedjian
Staff Emergency Physician
William Osler Health System

  • Results from the pilot research project on using drones at Tremblant Ironman
  • Exploring the possibilities of using drones to help improve the medical response when disasters strike

Dr. Valérie Homier
Emergency Medicine Specialist
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, McGill University
Co-Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness, MUHC

Michael Nolan
Chief Paramedic/ Director Emergency Services
County of Renfrew

4:00 PM
End of Conference/ Fin de la conférence
08:00 AM – 08:50 AM
Inscription et déjeuner continental

Dre Valérie Homier
Spécialiste en médecine d’urgence
Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM)
Professeure adjointe, Département de médecine, Université McGill
Co-directrice médicale des mesures d’urgence, CUSM

Dr Daniel Kollek
Professeur adjoint
McMaster University

  • Comment le CUSM a géré une panne de plus de 500 systèmes informatiques simultanément sur deux sites
  • Imprévus marquants et stratégies pour y faire face

Mélanie Bouchard
Infirmière, Pilote Med-Urge
Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM)

  • Comment une série d’événements violents au Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) a mené à des changements au niveau du protocole de Code Blanc

Maryse Godin
Coordinatrice clinico-administrative
Santé mentale et Département d’urgence

Centre universitaire de santé McGill

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM
Pause-réseautage
  • Le Centre des opérations de sécurité du CIUSSS Centre-Sud
  • Initiatives de patrouille à vélo

Bruce Lapointe
Chef de service, mesures d’urgence et sécurité intérieure
Direction adjointe / Bureau du président-directeur général adjoint
Partenariat et soutien à l’offre de service; Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal

  • Comment identifier les patients en préhospitalier
  • Comment effectuer la traçabilité des patients des lieux de l’incident jusqu’à leur sortie de l’hôpital
  • Revue des diverse technologies disponibles pour y parvenir

Dre Marie-Andrée Roy
Médecin d’urgence
Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal
Professeur adjoint de clinique, Département de médecine familiale et de médecine d’urgence,
Université de Montréal
Coordonnatrice médicale des mesures d’urgence,
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Nord de l’Île de Montréal

Claudia Pigeon
Chef du service à la clientèle hôpitaux & gestion d’inventaire
Héma-Québec

12:20 AM – 01:15 PM
Dîner
  • Comment identifier les patients en préhospitalier
  • Comment effectuer la traçabilité des patients des lieux de l’incident jusqu’à leur sortie de l’hôpital
  • Revue des diverse technologies disponibles pour y parvenir

Catherine Maillet
Agente de planification, de programmation et de recherche, Coordination régionale des mesures d’urgence, sécurité civile et liaison avec les salles d’urgence
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
Direction adjointe partenariat et soutien à l’offre de service – Bureau du Président-directeur général adjoint

  • La collaboration civile-militaire dans la prise en charge d’une situation de désastre

Colonel Annie Bouchard, MD
Directeur des opérations des services de santé
Quartier-général du Groupe des services de santé des Forces Canadiennes
Ministère de la Défense nationale / Gouvernement du Canada

02:45 PM – 03:00 PM
Pause-réseautage
  • Comment présenter les plans Code Orange au personnel de manière succincte et efficace?

Dre Elene Khalil
Professeure adjointe de pédiatrie, Université McGill
Urgentologue pédiatrique, Division de médecine d’urgence, Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants (HME), Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM)


  • Garrots pour le contrôle des hémorrhagies : disponibilité en pré-hospitalier et à l’urgence

Charles-Alexandre Campbell
Paramédic de soins avancés, Urgences-santé
Membre, Medical CBRN


  • Analyse de vulnérabilité hospitalière: comment s’y prendre?

Kénia Noailles
Agente administrative
Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal


  • Quoi de neuf en médecine de désastre pédiatrique?

Dre Elene Khalil
Professeure adjointe de pédiatrie, Université McGill
Urgentologue pédiatrique, Division de médecine d’urgence, Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants (HME), Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM)

Présentations  par des étudiants et médecin résidents provenant de diverses universités sous la supervision de:

  • Amélie Frégeau, Résidente, Université de Montréal
  • Olivier Lavigueur, Résidente, Université McGill

Dre Isabelle Imamedjian
Médecin d’urgence
William Osler Health System

2018 Speakers

Dr. Daniel Kollek

Assistant Clinical Professor Emergency Medicine
McMaster University
Chair Disaster Committee
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)
Director
Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness (CEEP)

Dr. Valérie Homier

Emergency Medicine Specialist
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
McGill University
Co-Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness
MUHC

Dr. Andrew Willmore

Attending physician
The Ottawa Hospital
Medical Director, Emergency Management
The Ottawa Hospital
Associate Medical Director
Regional Paramedic Program for Eastern Ontario

Dr. Julie Kim

Attending Staff Emergency Physician
London Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

    Claudia Cocco

    Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    Emergency Preparedness Hospital Lead
    Toronto Central LHIN

    Dr. Ferco Berger

    Assistant Professor
    University of Toronto
    Head of Emergency and Trauma Radiology
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

    Adam Van Dijk

    Epidemiologist
    KFL&A (Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington) Public Health

    Brian Mosley

    Geographic Information Systems Analyst
    KFL&A (Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington) Public Health

    Dr. David Barrera (PhD)

    Assistant Professor
    Computer and Software Engineering

    Polytechnique Montréal

    Dr. Elizabeth Stobert (PhD)

    Postdoctoral Researcher in
    Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

    Concordia University

    Dr. Isabelle Imamedjian

    Staff Emergency Physician
    William Osler Health System

    Michael Nolan

    Chief Paramedic
    Director Emergency Services

    County of Renfrew

    Melanie Bouchard

    Med-Urge Pilot Nurse
    McGill University Health Centre

      Maryse Godin

      Clinical and Administrative Coordinator
      Mental Health and Emergency Department

      McGill University Health Centre

      Kénia Noailles

      Agent Administratif
      University Hospital of Montreal (CHUM)

      Charles-Alexandre Campbell

      Advance Care Paramedic
      Urgences-santé Québec
      Member
      Medical CBRN

        Dr. Elene Khalil

        Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
        McGill University
        Pediatric Urgentologist
        Division of Emergency Medicine

        Montreal Children's Hospital (MCH), McGill University Health Center (MUHC)

        Bruce Lapointe

        Head of Department
        Emergency Measures and Internal Security
        Deputy Director

        Office of the Deputy Chief Executive Officer
        CIUSSS Center-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal

          Colonel Annie Bouchard, MD

          Director of Health Services Operations
          Canadian Forces Health Services Group Headquarters
          Department of National Defence / Government of Canada

            Catherine Maillet

            Planning, Programming and Research Officer
            Regional Coordination of Emergency Measures, Emergency Preparedness and Liaison with Emergency Rooms
            CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal

            Dr. Marie-Andrée Roy

            Emergency Physician
            Sacré-Cœur Hospital of Montreal
            Clinical Assistant Professor
            Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine

            Montréal University
            Medical Coordinator of Emergency Measures
            CIUSSS du Nord de l’Île de Montréal

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              2018 Prices

              General Two Days
              $699
              • Continental breakfast - Both days
              • Lunch - Both days
              • Morning and afternoon snacks - Both days
              • All presentations in electronic format
              General One Day
              $499
              • Choose either Day 1 (Français) or Day 2 (English)
              • Continental breakfast
              • Lunch
              • Morning and afternoon snacks
              • All presentations in electronic format
              Nurses and Paramedics Two Days
              $599
              • Continental breakfast - Both days
              • Lunch - Both days
              • Morning and afternoon snacks - Both days
              • All presentations in electronic format
              Nurses and Paramedics One Day
              $399
              • Choose either Day 1 (Français) or Day 2 (English)
              • Continental breakfast
              • Lunch
              • Morning and afternoon snacks
              • All presentations in electronic format
              Student/Resident Two Days
              $250
              • All meals during the day provided
              • All presentations in electronic format
              • Students with valid ID only
              Student/Resident One Day
              $150
              • All meals during the day provided
              • All presentations in electronic format
              • Students with valid ID only

              2018 Venue

              A limited number of guestrooms has been set aside, at the conference hotel, at a special rate of $149 + taxes and the booking cut-off date is November 5, 2018. Book your guestrooms online here or call (514) 284-1110 and ask for the Emergency Preparedness Montreal/ Planification des mesures d’urgence group rate before the deadline. If you are booking a guestroom after the deadline, please phone the hotel and find out if they can still honor the group rate (depending on availability of rooms) or email us at info@sparkconferences.com and we will help with finding the best rate or other accommodations in the area.

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