2018 International First Aid Education Conference
Simultaneous Translation Available.
English-French Simultaneous Interpretation
As part of our commitment to making our programs and services available in both of Canada’s official languages, Red Cross will be offering simultaneous interpretation services for plenary sessions and some concurrent sessions. We encourage you to take advantage of the simultaneous interpretation services if you are not comfortable to follow presenters or fellow participants' contributions to the discussion in English. Details will soon be available on which sessions will be offering simultaneous interpretation.
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
Sunday, April 22, 2018
8:00 am - 9:00 amPre-Conference Workshop Registration Open
Upper Fallsview Foyer
9:00 am - 5:00 pmOPTIONAL PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: Please see Registration and Fees Tab for Pre-Conference Workshop costs. Workshop sign-up is an option in addition to registration or can be purchased on its own.
Various Rooms
9:00 am - 5:00 pmPsychological First Aid Instructor Development
Strategy 5, Strategy 7 and Upper Fallsview A
Wilderness First Responder Instructor Development
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
Basic Life Support Instructor Development (Track 2: Workplace Focus)
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
Basic Life Support Instructor Development
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmGeneral Registration Open
Great Room Foyer AB

Monday, April 23, 2018
7:00 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
Great Room Foyer AB
7:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
Great Room Foyer AB
8:30 am - 9:30 amWELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS: Consider How We Have Evolved Over Time and Why This is the Time for Our Evolution to Take Shape in the Form of this Conference!
Great Room C
9:30 am - 10:30 amOPENING KEYNOTE: STRESSED TO KILL
Great Room C
10:30 am - 11:00 amBreak & Exhibits Open
Great Room A & B
11:00 am - 12:00 pmBREAKOUT THEME: ENVIRONMENT (select one session)
Various Rooms
11:00 am - 12:00 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONS/PASSER DE LA SCIENCE À LA PÉDAGOGIEEXPLORING HOW EDUCATION AND POLICY CAN STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITYCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTGROWING THE BODY OF EVIDENCE FOR FIRST AID EDUCATION BUILDING YOUR TEACHING TOOLBOXIDEA INCUBATOR
Learning on the Fly! How does Your Environment Inform Your Learning Needs? Instilling Confidence
Strategy Room 7 (RC5)
Public Health Crisis + Political Pressure + Staff Exceeding 3000 + Only 38 Days = Successfully Trained Providers Through Blended Learning Education
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
Beat on the Street: Understanding the Needs of a Community
Upper Fallsview A (RC4)
Mind the Gap: Understanding the Science and Closing the Gaps
Strategy Room 3 (RC3)
Geek Stuff: Creative Uses for Technology First Aid Education
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
MIT Integrated Learning Initiative – LIVE research project.
Fallsview A and B
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch in Exhibit Hall. Viewing of Poster Presentations
Great Room A & B
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmThe Potential for Partnerships - Dr. Salim Sohani
Great Room C
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBREAKOUT THEME: YOUTH ENGAGEMENT (select one session)
Various Rooms
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONS/PASSER DE LA SCIENCE À LA PÉDAGOGIEEXPLORING HOW EDUCATION AND POLICY CAN STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITYCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTGROWING THE BODY OF EVIDENCE FOR FIRST AID EDUCATION BUILDING YOUR TEACHING TOOLBOXIDEA INCUBATOR
Turning First Aid into a Child's Play by Creating Effective Educational Materials for Children: The Example of Sub-Saharan Africa
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
Case Studies: First Aid Education in Other Curriculums & Risk Management
Strategy Room 7 (RC5)
Enhancing Community Engagement by Leveraging the 21st Century Learning Skills Through the Use of Simulation
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
Building a Research Project
Upper Fallsview A (RC4)
Any New Ways to the Same Topics? Yes! Find out More
Strategy Room 3 (RC3)
MIT Integrated Learning Initiative – Live Research Project
Fallsview A and B
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmBREAKOUT THEME: PSYCO SOCIAL WELLNESS (select one session)
Various Rooms
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONS/PASSER DE LA SCIENCE À LA PÉDAGOGIEEXPLORING HOW EDUCATION AND POLICY CAN STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITYCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTGROWING THE BODY OF EVIDENCE FOR FIRST AID EDUCATION BUILDING YOUR TEACHING TOOLBOXIDEA INCUBATOR
Case Based Learning in Psychological First Aid
Strategy Room 3 (RC3)
Results and implications of the Lay Responder Post Arrest Support Program (LRSM) by Peel Regional Paramedic Services
Upper Fallsview A (RC4)
No Health without Mental Health: Using High Fidelity Simulation and Virtual Reality to Promote Emotional Resilience and Emotional Intelligence in Student Paramedics
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
First Aid Education as Translational Science: Transferring Research to Practice
Strategy Room 7 (RC5)
Empowering First Aiders Through Innovative Instructor Resources
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
MIT Integrated Learning Initiative – LIVE research project.
Fallsview A and B
4:15 pm - 4:30 pmBreak & Exhibits Open
Great Room A & B
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmBill Mintram, Senior Manager - Indigenous Relations, Canadian Red Cross Kristopher Tharris
Great Room C
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmWelcome Reception
Great Room A & B

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
7:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
Great Room Foyer AB
7:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast and Exhibits Open
Great Room A & B
9:00 am - 10:00 amSpeaker Panel - Brace Yourselves: The Role of Prevention and Safety Education in Emergency Readiness and Responding to Crisis
Great Room C
10:00 am - 10:15 amBreak & Exhibits Open
Great Room A & B
10:15 am - 11:15 amBREAKOUT THEME: AGING POPULATIONS (select one session)
Various Rooms
10:15 am - 11:15 amTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONS/PASSER DE LA SCIENCE À LA PÉDAGOGIEEXPLORING HOW EDUCATION AND POLICY CAN STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITYCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTGROWING THE BODY OF EVIDENCE FOR FIRST AID EDUCATION BUILDING YOUR TEACHING TOOLBOXIDEA INCUBATOR
It's a Tapestry: Community Based First Aid and Integrated Health
Strategy Room 3 (RC3)
Emergency 911: How Does Paramedic Service Evolve to Help Burdens on our Health Systems
Upper Fallsview A (RC4)
Disaster Preparedness and Response in Older Adults: A Discussion
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
It's All GREET to ME
Strategy Room 7 (RC5)
Rev your Engines: Icebreakers, Energizers and Team Building
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
MIT Integrated Learning Initiative – LIVE research project.
Fallsview A and B
11:30 am - 12:30 pmBREAKOUT THEME: DISASTER/CRISIS (select one session)
Various Rooms
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONS/PASSER DE LA SCIENCE À LA PÉDAGOGIEEXPLORING HOW EDUCATION AND POLICY CAN STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITYCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTGROWING THE BODY OF EVIDENCE FOR FIRST AID EDUCATION BUILDING YOUR TEACHING TOOLBOXIDEA INCUBATOR
First Aid for All Learners: How to Adapt First Aid Education for People with Developmental and Learning Disabilities
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
Community Engagement: The Emergency Action Plan and the Need for Continued Education
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
Qualitative Insights for Developing First Aid Education on Drug Overdose
Strategy Room 3 (RC3)
Evidence Review 101 - Translating Science to Practice
Strategy Room 7 (RC5)
SOS, Help Me Fix It!
Upper Fallsview A (RC4)
MIT Integrated Learning Initiative – LIVE research project.
Fallsview A and B
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch in Exhibit Hall. Viewing of Poster Presentations
Great Room A & B
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmWhat is First Aid Really Good For?
Great Room C
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmBreak
Great Room Foyer AB
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmBREAKOUT THEME: VULNERABLE POPULATIONS (select one session)
Various Rooms
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONS/PASSER DE LA SCIENCE À LA PÉDAGOGIEEXPLORING HOW EDUCATION AND POLICY CAN STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITYCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTGROWING THE BODY OF EVIDENCE FOR FIRST AID EDUCATION BUILDING YOUR TEACHING TOOLBOXIDEA INCUBATOR
From Learners to Responders: Empowering People to Act within Challenging Environments
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
When is a Person Too Hot? Fever and First Aid
Upper Fallsview A (RC4)
Stop the Bleeding + The Psychology of Rendering First Aid - Emotional, Legal and Ethical Questions.
Strategy Room 3 (RC3)
Measuring Education Outcomes - Arguably the Single Most Important Step in Advancing the First Aid Education Evidence Base
Strategy Room 7 (RC5)
Keeping it Real: Building Scenarios
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
MIT Integrated Learning Initiative – LIVE research project.
Fallsview A and B
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmBREAKOUT THEME: INNOVATIONS IN FIRST AID EDUCATION (select one session)
Various Rooms
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONS/PASSER DE LA SCIENCE À LA PÉDAGOGIEEXPLORING HOW EDUCATION AND POLICY CAN STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITYCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTGROWING THE BODY OF EVIDENCE FOR FIRST AID EDUCATION BUILDING YOUR TEACHING TOOLBOXIDEA INCUBATOR
Implementing Infographics into CPR and First Aid Education to Effect Students’ Achievement and Attitude Towards Helping Behaviors
Strategy Room 2 (RC2)
Community Based Health & First Aid (CBHFA) as a Success Model of Nepal Red Cross Public Awareness and Responsibilities Regarding Innovations in First Aid Education
Strategy Room 1 (RC1)
How can We be Proactive about Media Engagement in First Aid Education?
Strategy Room 3 (RC3)
Does the Right Arm Know What the Left Arm is Doing?
Strategy Room 7 (RC5)
19 Ideas
Upper Fallsview A (RC4)
MIT Integrated Learning Initiative – LIVE research project.
Fallsview A and B
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Under the Red Top
Great Room C

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
7:00 am - 1:00 pmRegistration Open
Great Room Foyer AB
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast
Great Room Foyer AB
9:00 am - 10:00 amThe Future of First Aid - Panel Discussion
Great Room C
10:00 am - 11:00 amWe LOVE the Way You Think!
Great Room C
11:00 am - 11:15 amBreak
Great Room Foyer AB
11:15 am - 12:15 pmMaking Sense of Mindfulness
Great Room C
12:15 pm - 12:30 pmConference Closing
Great Room C
12:30 pm - 1:00 pmLunch to go
Great Room Foyer AB