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Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Mohr and his team for the success of their Anterior Shoulder Dislocation Reduction Methods video on YouTube!

Julian Marsden

December 07, 2021 • 04:07pm

Be a lifesaver with PulsePoint

PulsePoint Respond is a 911-connected app that can immediately inform you of emergencies occurring in your community and can request your help when CPR is needed nearby.

Admin

November 30, 2021 • 11:07am

(Video) Help Dr. Julian Marsden find a Rural Physician Co-lead for the Clinical Resources Program.

Do you work in Rural BC? We are looking for someone to join us as our team moves to the next level.

Admin

November 26, 2021 • 02:08pm

We’re Hiring! Clinical Resources Rural Co-Lead

Join our network in sharing, supporting, and innovating to improve patient care in BC!

Admin

November 25, 2021 • 11:00am

iCON Chinese Health Forum “Take Charge of Your Health: Dementia 360

Delivered in Cantonese, Mandarin and English, this forum is designed to help patients, their families and caregivers optimize their quality of life by empowering them with knowledge and resources to manage dementia.

Admin

November 24, 2021 • 02:29pm

Substance use disorders +/- overdose => Adverse cardiovascular outcomes?

Patients with substance use disorders have a hazard ratio of 1.7 for developing new cardiovascular illnesses

Frank Scheuermeyer

November 10, 2021 • 02:23pm

We are hiring!

Join the BC Emergency Medicine Network team and provide support resources for all emergency medicine practitioners in British Columbia.

Admin

October 21, 2021 • 01:51pm

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation & Orange Shirt Day

Recognizing the 1st federal holiday honouring the lost children and Orange Shirt Day on Sep. 30, 2021.

Admin

September 30, 2021 • 08:00am

Kyuquot First Responders: A model for remote EM Care in BC

Perspectives from medical trainees. 

Lewis Forward

September 28, 2021 • 09:00am

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis & COVID Long-Haulers

A message of support.

Kim Eggers

September 22, 2021 • 09:00am

Call for Preceptors for UBC FLEX Program

Seeking to match Advisors with Year 2 Medical Students

Julian Marsden

September 21, 2021 • 03:47pm

Peace Arch ED Urgently Seeking 2 Full-time EPs

Seeking ERPs in anticipation of increased volume.

Daniel Crompton

September 07, 2021 • 09:11am

A Shout-Out in Support of BC’s HealthCare Workers

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We support you.

Kim Eggers

September 03, 2021 • 01:00pm

World Sepsis Day Webinars

World Sepsis Day is September 13, 2021.

Rob Stenstrom

August 31, 2021 • 09:11am

STEMI case study – how RTVS helps

Recently, an individual presented at 0300 to our remote NW BC hospital with severe chest pain and diaphoresis. ECG showed...

Tracy Morton

August 28, 2021 • 02:36pm

Lunch Is On Us! EM Network Road Show

Invite the EM Network to your emergency department!

Admin

August 24, 2021 • 09:00am

Call for Preceptors for UBC FLEX Program

Seeking UBC Faculty members to be FLEX Advisors.

Julian Marsden

August 11, 2021 • 11:51am

Study Shows HEiDi is an Effective Complement to 8-1-1

HEiDi decreases wait times and preserves ED capacity for patients with true emergencies.

Admin

August 06, 2021 • 01:33pm

RTVS is a Game Changer for Rural Practitioners

RUDi provides an instant link to specialist support for a remote BC community.

Admin

August 03, 2021 • 05:38pm

Ketamine for Agitated Patients More Effective Than Traditional Methods

IM Ketamine provides significantly reduced time to adequate sedation.

Admin

August 03, 2021 • 04:51pm

Update on Kwiis hen niip Partnership

Change emergency care in four remote First Nations.

Jim Christenson

July 27, 2021 • 01:36pm

Summer Clinical Resources for the ED

Clinical summaries and patient discharge sheets.

Admin

July 13, 2021 • 12:47pm

BC Reaches 1 Million Virtual Health Visits

View the patient survey infographic and more information on BC virtual health.

Admin

July 12, 2021 • 11:07am

How Long is Too Long for Emergent CT Imaging in Rural Communities?

Evaluating delays for emergent CT scans from a rural BC hospital.

Adam Watchorn

June 28, 2021 • 02:34pm

HEART score underwhelms. Again.

Hello everyone, thanks for your online (and offline) comments regarding the HEART score. As if on cue, Annals of Emergency...

Frank Scheuermeyer

June 22, 2021 • 08:51am

Member Activity Report 2021

Infographic: What Does the EM Network Do?

Admin

June 21, 2021 • 02:09pm

Andrew Kestler Wins Interdisciplinary Clinical Excellence Award

The BC Centre on Substance Use award recognizes exemplary leadership in substance use strategies.

Admin

June 18, 2021 • 12:33pm

BC AHSN Renews Funding for the EM Network

With the support of the BC ASHN, the network will lead evidence-based improvements in BC EDs.

Jim Christenson

June 14, 2021 • 03:32pm

Honouring the 215 Children Found Buried at Kamloops Residential School

Advocating for culturally safe care; access to supports and educational resources.

Jim Christenson

June 03, 2021 • 11:42am

Remote Facilitation SIM Needs Assessment Survey

Do you have experience facilitating remote simulations?

Jeanne Macleod

May 27, 2021 • 02:36pm

Moments of Being

Focusing on the small moments that enrich our lives during the pandemic. 

Kim Eggers

May 15, 2021 • 11:52am

Language Matters

How can emergency doctors lead by example when speaking about substance use?

Andrew Kestler

April 27, 2021 • 09:04am

Urgent Shift Coverage Needed at Dawson Creek & District Hospital

Urgent shift coverage needed at Dawson Creek & District Hospital.

Admin

April 21, 2021 • 09:00am

ALERT! Benzos on the Rise in Illicit Opioid Overdoses in BC

Management of Opioid Overdose Involving Benzos.

Jessica Moe

March 30, 2021 • 08:30am

PoCUS Resources

Vetted POCUS resources for the ED.

Admin

March 17, 2021 • 04:11pm

Breath of Life

COVID-19 Can Take Your Breath Away

Kim Eggers

March 17, 2021 • 12:24pm

Urgent shift coverage needed at Mission Memorial Hospital

Ongoing shift coverage is needed for emergency room shifts in Mission, BC.

James Warkentin

March 02, 2021 • 02:44pm

The Boon Docs Comic

Observations on Rural Care

Admin

March 01, 2021 • 01:12pm

Giving Safe and Effective Discharge Instructions

Infographic from CanadiEM.

Jeanne Macleod

February 16, 2021 • 09:49pm

View the Latest iCON-VCH Indigenous Health Round

Understanding Dimensions of Wellness in Indigenous Communities

Kendall Ho

February 08, 2021 • 12:30pm

Supporting Our Frontline Workers

Rural health care workers are a vaccine priority.

Kim Eggers

February 08, 2021 • 11:00am

Q&A with Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on Racism in BC Healthcare

Video podcast summary of the In Plain Sight Report.

Julian Marsden

February 05, 2021 • 12:09pm

Reflecting on Race in BC EDs

“We need to be able to move past the walls of ‘I don’t think this exists.’” - Dr. Terri Aldred.

Ben Huang

January 27, 2021 • 03:28pm

A Simple Way to Improve Your Patient’s ED Visit During COVID

Using basic tech can make a big difference.

Nancy Wood

January 27, 2021 • 01:47pm

Can emergency physicians safely administer ketamine?

New policy guiding the use of ketamine for mood disorders.

Ian Mitchell

January 20, 2021 • 09:19am

The Vaccine Gap

How can we ensure equitable distribution to BC communities?

Julian Marsden

January 19, 2021 • 02:50pm

4 Principles to Deliver Best Virtual Care

Considerations for delivering high-quality, accessible virtual care.

Kendall Ho

January 18, 2021 • 01:31pm

Unmasking the Truth

The message we send when we mask up.

Kim Eggers

January 12, 2021 • 01:43pm

Essential Imaging Action Learning Series for your Care Team

Support to reduce unnecessary medical imaging at your site.

Admin

December 07, 2020 • 08:00pm

Report – In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in BC Health Care

An investigative report by Justice Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond.

Jim Christenson

December 01, 2020 • 07:53pm

Microdosing of Buprenorphine in the ED

A feasibility study on a novel approach to combatting the opioid epidemic.

Jessica Moe

October 30, 2020 • 04:37pm

COVID-19 Leaves Bystanders Too Fearful to Perform CPR

Modification to Public Hands-Only CPR during the COVID-19 pandemic

Admin

October 13, 2020 • 05:14pm

Calling of the Heart | Overdose Crisis in the Fraser Valley

A short film about the worsening overdose crisis in The BC Fraser Valley.

Marc Greidanus

October 09, 2020 • 05:24pm

The Boundaries of the Virtual Rural Emergency Department

Framing virtual support pathways in the context of rural BC emergency care.

Gregory Costello

September 30, 2020 • 09:00am

The Future of EM: ROSe and RUDi – Who to Call?

Differences between the real-time virtual support pathways, and how they work in concert to provide physician support.

Brydon Blacklaws

September 02, 2020 • 08:16am

My Experience of Racism in Medical Education

Our society’s reckoning with racism cannot stop at hospital gates - racism is prevalent throughout medical education and we must acknowledge it.

Qadeem Salehmohamed

August 11, 2020 • 03:26pm

The Future of EM: The Virtual Era

What is your vision for the future of emergency medicine in BC?

Kendall Ho

August 04, 2020 • 08:51pm

COVID-19 Stories | What to Expect When Visiting the ER During COVID-19

A patient's experience visiting a BC emergency department during the pandemic.

Nancy Wood

July 07, 2020 • 03:38pm

Physician Expertise, Leadership and Community in COVID

Trying not to drown in the flood of pandemic information and expectations.

Gregory Costello

July 03, 2020 • 02:53pm

5 Ways to Improve Your ED Visit If You Live With Chronic Illness

It can be frightening to have to visit the emergency department (ED) at any time, but people...

Pamela Jessen

June 26, 2020 • 05:34pm

What Does PFCC Really Mean?

For a while now, the phrase “patient & family centered care” (PFCC) has been used throughout the BC health care system. In February 2014, the BC Ministry of Health indicated the shift to this model of care in their report “Setting Priorities for the B.C. Health System”, stating “Patient-centered care will be the foundational driver... View Article

Kim Eggers

June 26, 2020 • 05:23pm

COVID-19 Stories: ED Team Work Strategies During the Pandemic

Listen, be flexible, realize inadequacies, and respect each other's expertise.

Eliza Chan

June 22, 2020 • 06:31pm

COVID-19 Stories: I Can’t Fix Everything | Tandi Wilkinson

"What went right in your day?" A powerful lesson in coping with the stress of the pandemic.

Tandi Wilkinson

June 10, 2020 • 08:55am

COVID-19 Stories: We Thank You Bonnie | Bruce Campana

A hilarious tribute to our beloved Bonnie Henry

Bruce Campana

May 27, 2020 • 02:35pm

COVID-19 Stories: Get Started With Real-Time Virtual Support for Emergency Care | Stefan Du Toit

3 things you need to get started using real-time virtual support.

Stefan Du Toit

May 27, 2020 • 02:19pm

Am I Overcalling this? 

Reaching out for help to a tertiary centre from a remote hospital.

Gregory Costello

May 25, 2020 • 11:16am

COVID-19 Stories: HEiDi Real-Time Virtual Support Service in BC

Find out how HEiDi relates to the 811 line, and how it's safely diverting COVID-19 related visits to the ED.

Kendall Ho

May 22, 2020 • 11:51am

Late Complications of STEMI

Owing to the decrease in STEMI presentations during this time, there is anecdotal evidence of late presentations, many of...

Frank Scheuermeyer

May 19, 2020 • 02:49pm

COVID-19 Stories: My Experience Contracting COVID-19

Consequences and Silver Linings of Contracting COVID-19 on the Front Lines.

Joe Finkler

May 13, 2020 • 09:00am

COVID-19 Pandemic: Share Your Experiences

Top 10 ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted emergency medicine in BC.

Jim Christenson

May 12, 2020 • 04:27pm

Real-Time Virtual Support is Here

The first steps towards a province-wide virtual Emergency Department

Gregory Costello

May 12, 2020 • 12:02pm

COVID-19 research study – please participate

Clinicians quality of life and moral injury during the COVID-19 pandemic study

David Barbic

May 11, 2020 • 02:40pm

Mini-update: STEMI during Covid-19

Primary PCI remains the standard of care for STEMI

Frank Scheuermeyer

April 27, 2020 • 10:54am

A Rough Few Months

Facing the pandemic as part of a pan-provincial team

Gregory Costello

April 15, 2020 • 10:45am

CPoCUS Ultrasound protection and disinfection protocols

All new CPoCUS Ultrasound Disinfection Protocols are now available! Detailed guidelines for protecting and disinfecting cart-based...

Chuck Wurster

March 30, 2020 • 10:44am

COVID Test Panel

Looking to create a standard COVID test panel

Jeff Hussey

March 21, 2020 • 05:22pm

CORONA WARS: An Emergency Simulation of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Adam Lund

March 20, 2020 • 08:58pm

How-to-guide for an In Situ Sim Session for COVID-19

JoAnne Slinn, RN and Simulation Educator, and I recently put together a how-to-guide for running an in situ sim session for...

Jared Baylis

March 13, 2020 • 06:12pm

How to Listen to a Podcast

Easily access podcasts on your computer or mobile device.

Admin

March 04, 2020 • 10:50am

On Call & 100 Kilometers Away

The anxiety of needing to care for a patient in a remote coastal site.

Gregory Costello

March 04, 2020 • 10:30am

How To Improve Your ED Visit If You Live With Chronic Illness

Patients with chronic pain have unique fears to deal with when visiting the ED.

Pamela Jessen

March 03, 2020 • 10:42am

Rural BC Transport Study

A Rural BC Transport Study will to determine the timeliness of transport from Fort St. James, Vanderhoof, and Mackenzie to definitive care for specific clinical conditions.

Riyad Abu-Laban

February 17, 2020 • 09:48pm

The Ugly Truth About CaRMS

In emergency medicine, CaRMS is the furthest thing from transparent, and it reeks of unfairness.

Qadeem Salehmohamed

February 14, 2020 • 10:51am

Fasting for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation

Fasting intervals for general anesthesia continue to be authoritatively recommended and widely practiced.

Gary Andolfatto

January 13, 2020 • 01:15pm

A Puzzling Trend: Denying Ambulance Transport Post-Overdose

A troubling increase in the number of people declining transport to hospital after opioid overdoses.

Jessica Moe

January 10, 2020 • 01:00am