Critical Care Strategies For the 21st Century

Pearson Convention Centre
2638 Steeles Avenue East
Brampton, ON L6T 4L7

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 

7:30am - 4:10pm

This conference has been facilitated by the Critical Care Program of Osler for the past 15 years.  

The program is for physicians, nurses, paramedics or respiratory therapists, and people who work in ICU, ER, CCU or medical surgical areas. 

A certificate of educational attendance is provided although recognition may depend on your governing body. This conference is held at the Pearson Convention Centre and includes lunch, breaks, a chance to win great doorprizes and a great opportunity to network with colleagues from the Greater Toronto Area.

Online registration instructions

  • Go to our homepage:
  • Select:  Pay Your Bills Online from the right side of the page (you may have to scroll down a bit)
  • Account #: CU000101/14  
  • Payment Date:  mm/dd/yyyy
  • Patient Address:  Enter:  ICU Conference


7:30am - 8:20am 

Registration, coffee and exhibits

8:20am - 8:30am

Welcome and opening remarks

Cindy Hawkswell, RN, BScN, CNCC(C)
Director of Critical Care and Emergency Services
8:30am - 9:20am

"New trends and advances in resuscitation"

Dr. Sheldon Cheskes, MD, CCFM(EM), FCFP 
9:20am - 10:10am

"Management of patients with acute stroke in critical care"

Brenda Morgan, RN, CNS, MScN, CNCC(C)
 10:10am - 10:50am

Coffee break and exhibits

10:55am - 11:45am

"Best practice guidelines in the management of acute heart failure"

Melissa Rose, RN, CCN(C)
11:45am - 12:45pm

Lunch break and exhibits (lunch provided)

1:00pm - 1:50pm

"Endovascular surgery - the future of vascular interventions at Osler"

Dr. Varun Kapila, MD, FRCSC, RPVI
 1:55pm - 2:45pm

"Pain assessment and management in critically ill patients"

Sheila Gallinger, BScN, MSc, NP-PHC, CHPCN, CON(C)
 2:45pm - 3:00pm

Coffee/stretch break

 3:00pm - 4:00pm 

"Leading practice in organ and tissue donattion - what could be the controversy?"

Dr. Andrew Healey, MD, RDCS, RDMS, FRCPC
 4:00pm - 4:10pm

Closing remarks

Kim Charman, RN, BScN, CNCC(C)
Manager, BCH ICU

More information

Pam Cybulski
Corporate Educator– BCH ICU
Phone: (905) 494-2120 ext. 57472

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