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Grand Rounds Archive

2024 Grand Rounds


June 06, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Cancelled for June 06, 2024

May 30, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000

Speaker: Dr. Jamie McLellan

Title: Clot Wars, A New Hope. Lower extremity DVT, a modern approach.

Description: The scope of lower extremity DVT and the problem of Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS). Timely and effective DVT treatments that can reduce the complications and development of PTS.

Summary / Teaching Points:

  1. Early detection and early treatment are key to managing lower extremity DVT
  2. Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) is a common complication of lower extremity DVT
  3. There are effective treatment options to prevent PTS in patients with lower extremity DVT
  4. We can win the war, there is hope.

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May 23, 2024 PEM City-Wide Rounds

Session One: 0800–0900
Speaker: Dr. Estee Grant and Dr. Mala Arasu
Title: In the Presence of Trauma: How New Insights from Neurobiology Can Transform How We Communicate
Objectives: 

  1. Describe the neurophysiology of states of safety and threat and how these affect our ability to communicate
  2. Become familiar with the presentation of different autonomic states in the context of high intensity clinical situations
  3. Plan concrete ways in which we as clinicians can support neuroregulation in our patients and families to support better communication and to optimize care

Note: No recordings for this round.

May 16, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Wong
Moderator: Dr. Adam Oster
Title: Diagnostic Error in the Emergency Department and Cognitive Biases
Description: The Emergency Department is a diagnostic and cognitive minefield with high potential for medical errors. This Quality Assurance and Education Rounds (QAER) will focus on factors associated with diagnostic errors, their frequency, and an overview of associated cognitive biases/strategies to address them.

Note: No recordings for this round.

May 09, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Ian Blanchard AHS EMS and Ryan Lee AHS EMS 
Title: Improving Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Care: Evidence Driving Practice
Description: In our presentation, we will be discussing the changes AHS EMS has made over the past few years to improve cardiac arrest management by our paramedics through research evidence and our local AB cardiac arrest dataset.

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April 25, 2024 PEM City Wide Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Graham Wedel
Title: Anti-racist Emergency Medicine: spotting the gaps and working towards equitable care in our department
Learning Objectives: Increase familiarity with updated concepts of racism and anti-racism including critical race theory and how it applies to Emergency Medicine. Increase awareness of recent local literature as it pertains to racism in health care and determinants of health for racialized people. Present the findings of our local qualitative study exploring staff experiences of racism at Alberta Children’s Hospital. No recording.

April 18, 2024 Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Jason Elzinga
Moderator: Dr. Jacqueline Hiob
Title: Drug-Induced Hyperthermia: ED management of a toxicologic emergency
Description: These rounds will discuss the importance of early recognition in drug-induced hyperthermia, review common drug causes, and outline a practical approach to resuscitation of these patients in the emergency department.

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April 04, 2024 QAER Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Dr. Mary Freymond
Moderator: Dr. Adam Oster
Title:  Pediatric Airways: The airway consult process at PLC
Description: Quality Assurance and Educational Rounds - We will be reviewing a pediatric case that has led to the evaluation and formalization of a difficult airway consult process designed for PLC.

Note: No recordings for this round.

March 28, 2024 Emergency Medicine Pediatric Trauma Rounds and City-Wide Rounds

Emergency Medicine Pediatric Trauma Rounds

Session One: 0800–0900
Speaker: Dr. Susan Nahirniak
Title: The 7 T's of the Provincial Massive Hemorrhage Protocol (MHP)

 

PEM City Wide Rounds

Session Two: 0900-1000
Speaker: Dr. Cory Meeuwisse
Title: Youth Opioid Use Disorder and Opioid Agonist Therapy in the ED

Note: No recordings for either of these two rounds.

March 21, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–0945
Speaker: Dr. Tyler Clarke
Title: Code Orange Simplified.

Session Two: 0945-1030
Speaker: Dr. Ira Carson
Moderator: Dr. Ian Rigby
Title: Approach to disabilities in the ED: Optimizing care for patients with spinal cord injury and developmental disabilities.

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March 14, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Cancelled

March 07, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Michael Kenney
Title: Improving Care of Patients with Prolonged ED Length of Stay (ED LOS): Impact of Medication Omission.

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February 29, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Nimira Alimohamed
Moderator: Dr. Vic Goshko
Title: Oncologic Emergencies

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City Wide Rounds Thursday February 22, 2024 / Pediatric Trauma Rounds on Friday, February 23, 2024

City Wide Rounds Thursday February 22, 2024 (0900—1000)
Speaker: Michael Schlegelmilch
Title: An Evidence Based Approach to Pediatric Procedural Sedation

Pediatric Trauma Rounds on Friday, February 23, 2024 (07:30—08:30)
Speaker: Dr. Ugo Dodd
Title: Humpty Dumpty: Ocular Sequela of Children Falling From Windows

Note: No recordings for either of these two rounds.

February 15, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–0945
Speaker: Dr. Alicia Briggs
Moderator: Dr. Stephanie Garner
Title: Vasculitis in the Emergency Department: Pearls, Pitfalls, and Practicalities.

Session Two: 0945–1030
Speaker: Dr. Rory Killam
Moderator: Dr. Stephanie VandenBerg
Title: Methamphetamine Intoxication and Management of Related Behavioural Emergencies

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February 08, 2024 QAER Rounds NOT RECORDED

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Dirk Chisholm
Moderator: Dr. Adam Oster
Title: A Case of Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy in the ED: Signs of a Strained System

Note: No recordings for this round.

February 01, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000
Speaker: Dr. Cara McCulloch
Moderator: Dr. Mark Scott
Title: The Latest on Alcohol Use Disorder: A Contemporary Approach To An Old Disease

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January 25, 2024 Pediatric Trauma Rounds / PEM City Wide Rounds

Session One: 0800-0900
Speaker: Dr. Simon Parson
Title: Frostbite

Session Two: 0900-1000
Speaker: Dr. Kate Maki
Title: Disaster Preparedness: A Review of the ACH ED Code Orange Plan
By zoom only, no in-person.

Note: No recordings for either of these two rounds.

January 18, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–1000  
Speaker: Dr. Jessalyn Holodinsky  
Title: Artificial Intelligence & the Emergency Department: Considerations for Research and Practice  
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Session Two: 1000—1100  
Speaker: Professor Louis Hugo Francescutti  
Title: Bridge Healing Transitional Accommodation Program  
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January 11, 2024 ED Grand Rounds

Session One: 0900–0945
Speaker: Dr. Christina Dennehy
Moderator: Dr. Chantel Debert 
Title: Approach to Concussion in the ED

Session Two: 0945—1030
Speaker: Dr. Liz Cook
Moderator: Dr. Chris Lipp 
Title: Drowning: A Process, Not an Endpoint

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