Acute Management of Paediatric COVID-19

Last modified by Paula Robeson on 2020/05/01 19:00

This webinar focuses on the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) Practice Point on the Acute Management of COVID-19, including key recommendations. The statement was written to give guidance to paediatricians and health care providers facing COVID-19 children. This statement was written by the core members of the Acute Care Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society, and in consultation with multiple Committees and Sections and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Paediatric Society, and multiple stakeholders. In this presentation, these authors will highlight key findings relevant to children, and key considerations that need to be made when treating children in the era of COVID-19.

Primary audiences

  • Front-line service providers
  • Policy makers
  • Patient/family partners/advocates

Secondary audiences

  • Senior leaders
  • Researchers

Kevin Chan.jpg Kevin Chan is the Medical Director and Division Head, Children’s Health, Trillium Health Partners and an Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.  He is the current chair of the Acute Care Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society.  He was a former Chair of Pediatrics at Memorial University and Clinical Chief of Children’s Health at Eastern Health.

Carolyn Beck 2013.jpg Carolyn Beck is a hospital pediatrician and Director of Inpatient Units for the Division of Paediatric Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, and Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Acute Care Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society. Carolyn’s academic interests focusing on assessing and improving the quality of inpatient pediatric care, specifically quality improvement in the management of children with typical ITP and with Sickle Cell Disease.

 

Laurel Chauvin-Kimoff Photo.jpg Laurel Chauvin-Kimoff is a hospital pediatrician, emergentologist and  Program Head for Child Protection at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor at McGill University.  She is the President of the Paediatric Emergency Medicine Section and past-Chair of the Acute Care Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society, and Chair of the Specialty Committee for the AFC Child Maltreatment Pediatrics for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Photo Karen Gripp (1).jpgKaren Gripp is Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in Winnipeg, Section Head of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba.  She is a former program director for the Pediatrics residency program and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Specialty Committee in Pediatrics for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Twitter: @karengripp

Krmpotic bio photo.jpg Kristina Krmpotic is a pediatric intensivist at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care at Dalhousie University. She is a member of the Acute Care Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society and the Physician Lead for the critical care outreach program at IWK. Her program of research is focused on acute clinical deterioration of hospitalized children. 

Sidd Thakore.jpg Sidd Thakore is a hospital pediatrician at the Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) in Calgary, Alberta.   He is the ACH Follow Up Clinic Medical Director within the section of Hospital Pediatrics and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary.  He is also the president elect of the Section of Hospital Pediatrics within the Canadian Paediatric Society and is a clinical knowledge lead for Paediatrics within Alberta Health Services.

Evelyne Trottier (2).jpg Evelyne D. Trottier is a Pediatric Emergency Physician at CHU Sainte- Justine, Montreal and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Université de Montréal. She trained in paediatrics and paediatric emergency medicine at CHU Sainte- Justine (Université de Montréal), and completed a fellowship in paediatric emergency medicine, in traumatology, at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of CPS Acute Care Committee since 2016.

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