Lecture Series - 15:00-16:00

April 17, 2019


Today's lecture will discuss Sepsis.  

This lecture will Define and differentiate between SIRS, sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock, Review the basic pathophysiology of sepsis and shock, Discuss the treatment goals for sepsis and how Early Goal Directed Therapy, antibiotics, fluids, vasopressors and inotropes are used to reach these goals, Review key principles about inotrope selection and Stress the importance of TIMING of therapy.

May 22, 2019


Today's lecture will discuss Paediatric Transport.

This lecture will Review indication for CritiCall consultation, Discuss decision-framework for choosing the right transport mode and team, Discuss preparing the patient for transport and Discuss outcomes for transported patients. 

June 19, 2019


 Today's lecture will discuss Trauma. 

This lecture will review Principles and Approach to trauma,  Trauma scores, ABC’s, Specific injuries -Head, C-Spine, Chest, Abdominal, Burns and how to refer Refer.

July 24, 2019


Today's lecture will discuss Assessment of a sick child 

This lecture will Discuss the three components of the Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT), Assess paediatric-specific features of initial assessment (ABCDE’s), History & presentation that should raise a red flag and Integrate findings to form a general impression.

August 21, 2019


 Today's lecture will discuss Pre-School Asthma 

September 18, 2019


 Today's lecture will discuss Febrile Infant 

This lecture will Provide background and epidemiology of fever, Evaluate the utility of newer lab tests for SBI, Review approach to management of fever in neonate, Develop an approach to management of (febrile) 29-90 day infant, Recognize and understand existing practice variation.

If you are interested in participating in the OTN Lecture Series please contact Vanessa Jones (vanessa.jones@lhsc.on.ca) for more information including the OTN ID. 

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