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Relative to its incidence and prevalence, Lyme disease has gathered a tremendous amount of attention, particularly in the last decade or so. This can be attributed, in part, to the perceived difficulty in properly diagnosing and treating the disease. However, the bulk of its recent attention stems around controversies surrounding chronic Lyme disease. It has made its way into mainstream pop culture, celebrities are becoming increasingly vocal and activists are devout.

What is all the buzz about? As healthcare providers, we owe it to our patients to know the facts in order to provide the best care possible.

Date: Thursday April 27,2017

Presented by:

Dr. Chantal Forristal, Emergency Medicine (FRCP) PGY-3

Dr. Mike Peddle, Medical Director - LHSC CBRN/Emergency Preparedness Program

Brief Description:

MCIs… has it been a while? We seemed to have learned a lot about MCIs in school, but we don’t see too many of them on the road. Looking for a quick refresher? This webinar will discuss the SALT (Sort, Assess, Lifesaving Interventions, Treatment/Transport) Mass Casualty Triage Algorithm.

Date: Monday March 6, 2017

Presented by:

Dr. Matt Davis, Local Medical Director (SWORBHP)

Dr. Sheena Belisle (PGY5, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow)

Brief Description:

Are you comfortable with the pediatric shortness-of-breath call? No matter how many you have attended to they are unpredictable, low frequency and high stress calls.

Upon completion of this webinar, you should be able to:

- Highlight the differences between pediatric & adult airway anatomy as it relates to pediatric respiratory pathophysiology
- Discuss a broad differential diagnosis (including cardiac pathology)
- Review key historical & physical exam findings that assist in differentiating various pathologies
- Discuss management and treatment priorities from a prehospital care perspective

Date: Monday February 13, 2017

Presented by:

Mike Kennedy, Prehospital Care Specialist (SWORBHP)

Dr. Matt Davis, Local Medical Director (SWORBHP)

Brief Description:

ST elevation is a common ECG finding in patients with chest pain; however the majority of these patients are not experiencing an acute MI. Differentiating between a true STEMI and a STEMI mimic is a challenge for all providers regardless of their environment.

This webinar will review the most common causes of ST elevation, provide suggestions to differentiate a STEMI from a mimic and will cover the following:

- Recognizing that ST elevation is a common ECG finding, but often not the result of an MI.
- Identifying the most common STEMI mimics and their prevalence
- Consideration of clinical and ECG interpretation techniques for identifying STEMI mimics