Pediatric Excellence And Knowledge Symposium (PEAKS)

PEAKS is an exciting Pediatric conference organized for nurses and allied health members. We offer a compilation of excellent speakers in lecture sessions, clinical hands-on workshops and simulation. This conference runs concurrently over 2 days at Alberta Children’s Hospital and focuses on current, innovative care and management of Pediatric patients and families. Participants are able to attend the lectures and workshops that will best meet their own learning needs throughout the day.

April 25, 2019

0800-0850

*Keynote Managing Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: What’s new in the Field? - Francoise Mathieu

0915-1000

Concurrent Sessions:

Pediatric Transgender Care - Peggy Kalancha/Teresa Coker

Yoga - Krysta Lewis

Security Topics at ACH - Shane Iutzi

HOPE Program - James Lancaster

Chronic Post-Surgical Pain in Pediatrics - Dr. Nivez Rasic

A Whole New World: So you Think you can Discharge - Meredith Luipasco/Amber Deus

Workshops:

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1015-1100

Concurrent Sessions:

Child Abuse - Detective Amy Spence

Yoga Self Care - Building Resilience- Linda Day

Pediatric Epilepsy & Seizure Management - Dr. Juan Pablo Appendino Chest Trauma - Dr. Steve Lopushinsky

Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain in Pediatrics - Laura Rayner DKA-Clinical Knowledge Topic Review - Dr. Michelle Bailey

Sedation Smackdown - Corey Dowler

Workshops:

SIM: Discharge Planning using Simulation

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1115-1200

Concurrent Sessions:

Understanding Mental Health Presentations in Youth- Effective Communication Strategies - Dr. Monique Jericho

Yoga Self Care- Building Resilience - Linda Day

Lupus - Dr. Elias

Brain on Fire: NMDA Receptor Encephalitis in Children - Dr. Adam Kirton Pediatric Acute Pain Management - Sarah Shantz/Cathy Smith Documentation - Heather Wasylenki

Asthma – The Ins & Outs of Wheezing - Kathy Courtney

Workshops:

SIM: 101 of Pediatric Seizure Management

SIM: Pediatric Anaphylaxis: What do I Need to Know?

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1300-1350

*Keynote Beyond Kale and Pedicures: Best Practice Strategies to Address Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Trauma - Francoise Mathieu 1400-1445

Concurrent Sessions:

Case Review: Non Accidental Trauma Operation Justice - Constable Jason Oglesby

Essential Oil Topics - Candace Major

Medical Cannabis - Dr. Rizwan Qureshi

Shock- Kim Menzies

Hypnosis - Dr. Torie Carlson

A Better Understanding about HIV in 2019 - Carolyn Denney/Dr. Jadavji ABBA-Airway, Breathing, Bipap, And Everything Else… - Jen Oliverio

Workshops:

SIM: Acute Asthma Exacerbation: Putting Knowledge into Practice

SIM: Pediatric Anaphylaxis: What do I Need to Know?

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1500-1545

Concurrent Sessions:

Appendicitis Study - Dr. Paul Beaudry

Chakra Session with Oil & Yoga - Jo Brooks/Candace Major

Delirium Outside the PICU - Laurie Lee

Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury- Keith Yeates

Pediatric Palliative Care - Dr. Debbie McAllister

Professional Boundaries - Heather Wasylenki Plasmapheresis - Dr. Wade Workshops:

SIM: Down and Dirty of Managing Septic Shock

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

April 26, 2019

 

0800-0850

*Keynote Shore Up or Hunker Down? A New Look at Becoming and Remaining Resilient when Doing Trauma-Exposed, HighStress Work - Francoise Mathieu

0915-1000

Concurrent Sessions:

DKA – Clinical Knowledge Topic Review- Dr. Michelle Bailey

Essential Oil - Candace Major

Security Topics at ACH - Shane Iutzi

HOPE Program - James Lancaster

Hypnosis - Dr. Torie Carlson

Professional Boundaries: How Can They be so Grey When They Sound so Black and White? - Leah Dawson

A Whole New World: So you Think you can Discharge - Meredith Luipasco/Amber Deus

Workshops:

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1015-1100

Concurrent Sessions:

Pediatric Transgender Care - Peggy Kalancha/Teresa Coker

Yoga - Krysta Lewis

Pediatric Epilepsy & Seizure Management - Dr. Juan Pablo Appendino Plasmapheresis - Dr. Wade

Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain in Pediatrics - Kelsey Barrie Transforming Moral Distress into Moral Resiliency in Health Care- Kara Light/Kat Le-Williams Cannabis - Dr. MacNeil

Workshops:

SIM: Discharge Planning using Simulation

SIM: Pediatric Anaphylaxis: What do I Need to Know?

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1115-1200

Concurrent Sessions:

Understanding Mental Health Presentations in Youth- Effective Communication Strategies - Dr. Monique Jericho

Mindfulness - Stacy Irvine

Dog Bites - Sherry MacGillivray

Brain on Fire: NMDA Receptor Encephalitis in Children - Dr. Adam Kirton Pediatric Acute Pain Management - Sarah Shantz/Cathy Smith Documentation - Heather Wasylenki

Trauma-Informed Case Management - Kathleen Rhodes

Workshops:

SIM: 101 of Pediatric Seizure Management

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1300-1350

*Keynote The Power of Story Telling to Improve Health Care - Verna Yiu

1400-1445

Concurrent Sessions:

Case Review: Non Accidental Trauma Operation Justice - Constable Jason Oglesby

Yoga - Krysta Lewis

Pediatric Headache Management - Lindsay Craddock

Shock - Kim Menzies

Difficult Airway Strategies - Dr. Nina Hardcastle

Cardiac Rhythms in Pediatrics - Lindsay Mills

Asthma – The Ins & Outs of Wheezing - Kathy Courtney

Workshops:

SIM: Down and Dirty of Managing Septic Shock

Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

1500-1545

Concurrent Sessions:

Mindfulness - Stacy Irvine

Sedation Smackdown - Corey Dowler

Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury- Keith Yeates

Pediatric Palliative Care - Dr. Debbie McAllister

Professional Boundaries - Heather Wasylenki

Got Milk: How to Help every Baby Learn to Eat - Stacy Dalgleish/Tina Workshops:

SIM: Acute Asthma Exacerbation: Putting Knowledge into Practice Skills Stations & “I-Spy an RLS”

PEAKS

April 25 & 26, 2019

Registrants may attend one or both days. If attending both days, you must register for each day separately.

 

Cost

$20 per day

Where/when

Alberta Children’s Hospital Conference Center (4th floor)

7:00 am-3:45 pm

 

Registration cost includes: breakfast, lunch, snacks, water and coffee & tea provided

 

Please direct any questions to:

 

Norah Carmichael- Administrative Support V, ACH Operations Norah.carmichael@albertahealthservices.ca

Check out the brochure for tips on a successful day at PEAKS 2019!

Exciting!!

This year we are providing a pre-con course:

PEARS

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization Provider Course

This one-day course gives healthcare providers the knowledge and skills they need for emergency evaluation and initial stabilization of seriously ill infants and children.

An excellent course to assess and manage the ‘first five’ of an unstable patient. Provides great info in an interactive course that includes simulation – sits nicely between BLS and PALS.

Register on www.pace4kids.org today for this one day course occurring on April 24, 2019

PACE

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that life happens and that sometimes you may need to cancel or change your course date. We require 30 days notice for a refund. We will charge a processing fee for the cancellation. The amount varies depending on the course and cost. It is $5 for the registration itself and 3.95% of the course fee.

 

Should you need to cancel after the thirty days, we will gladly provide you with a credit towards any of our upcoming classes within two weeks notice.

 

There are no refunds or credits for last minute cancellations. 

PACE

Pediatric Acute Care Education