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
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.
9:00 am - 5:00 pmPsychological First Aid Instructor Development [More Info]Wilderness First Responder Instructor Development [More Info]Basic Life Support Instructor Development (Track 2: Workplace Focus) [More Info]Basic Life Support Instructor Development (Track 1: Duty to Respond) [More Info]
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmGeneral Registration Open [More Info]

Monday, April 23, 2018
7:00 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
7:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
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!
9:30 am - 10:30 amOPENING KEYNOTE: STRESSED TO KILL [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:00 amBreak & Exhibits Open
11:00 am - 12:00 pmBREAKOUT THEME: ENVIRONMENT (select one session)
11:00 am - 12:00 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONSEXPLORING 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 [More Info]Public Health Crisis + Political Pressure + Staff Exceeding 3000 + Only 38 Days = Successfully Trained Providers Through Blended Learning Education [More Info]Beat on the Street: Understanding the Needs of a Community [More Info]Mind the Gap: Understanding the Science and Closing the Gaps [More Info]Geek Stuff: Creative Uses for Technology First Aid Education [More Info]Side Bar 1 [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch & Exhibits Open - Poster Presentation 1 / Journal Contributors [More Info]
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmDr.Hossam Elsharkawi, Vice President of International Operations - Canadian Red Cross [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBREAKOUT THEME: YOUTH ENGAGEMENT (select one session)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONSEXPLORING 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 [More Info]Case Studies: First Aid Education in Other Curriculums & Risk Management [More Info]Enhancing Community Engagement by Leveraging the 21st Century Learning Skills Through the Use of Simulation [More Info]Building a Research Project [More Info]Any New Ways to the Same Topics? Yes! Find out More [More Info]Side Bar 2 [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmBREAKOUT THEME: PSYCO SOCIAL WELLNESS (select one session)
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONSEXPLORING 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 [More Info]Lay-Responder Post Arrest Support Model [More Info]No Health without Mental Health: Using High Fidelity Simulation and Virtual Reality to Promote Emotional Resilience and Emotional Intelligence in Student Paramedics [More Info]First Aid Education as Translational Science: Transferring Research to Practice [More Info]Empowering First Aiders Through Innovative Instructor Resources [More Info]Side Bar 3 [More Info]
4:15 pm - 4:30 pmBreak & Exhibits Open
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmBill Mintram, Senior Manager - Indigenous Relations, Canadian Red Cross [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmWelcome Reception

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
7:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
7:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast and Exhibits Open
9:00 am - 10:00 amSpeaker Panel - Brace Yourselves: The Role of Prevention and Safety Education in Emergency Readiness and Responding to Crisis [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:15 amBreak & Exhibits Open
10:15 am - 11:15 amBREAKOUT THEME: AGING POPULATIONS (select one session)
10:15 am - 11:15 amTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONSEXPLORING 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 [More Info]Emergency 911: How Does Paramedic Service Evolve to Help Burdens on our Health Systems [More Info]Disaster Preparedness and Response in Older Adults: A Discussion [More Info]It's All GREET to ME [More Info]Rev your Engines: Icebreakers, Energizers and Team Building [More Info]Side Bar 4 [More Info]
11:30 am - 12:30 pmBREAKOUT THEME: DISASTER/CRISIS (select one session)
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONSEXPLORING 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 [More Info]Community Engagement: The Emergency Action Plan and the Need for Continued Education [More Info]Qualitative Insights for Developing First Aid Education on Drug Overdose [More Info]Evidence Review 101 - Translating Science to Practice [More Info]SOS, Help Me Fix It! [More Info]Side Bar 5 [More Info]
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch & Exhibits Open - Poster Presentation 2 / journal contributors [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmWhat is First Aid Really Good For? [More Info]
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmBreak
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmBREAKOUT THEME: VULNERABLE POPULATIONS (select one session)
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONSEXPLORING 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 [More Info]When is a Person Too Hot? Fever and First Aid [More Info]Stop the Bleeding + The Psychology of Renderig First Aid - Emotional, Legal and Ethical Questions. [More Info]Measuring Education Outcomes - Arguably the Single Most Important Step in Advancing the First Aid Education Evidence Base [More Info]Keeping it Real: Building Scenarios [More Info]Side Bar 6 [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmBREAKOUT THEME: INNOVATIONS IN FIRST AID EDUCATION (select one session)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmTRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO LEARNING INTERVENTIONSEXPLORING 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 [More Info]Community Based Health & First Aid (CBHFA) as a Success Model of Nepal Red Cross Public Awareness and Responsibilities Regarding Innovations in First Aid Education [More Info]How can We be Proactive about Media Engagement in First Aid Education? [More Info]Does the Right Arm Know What the Left Arm is Doing ? [More Info]19 Ideas [More Info]Side Bar 7 [More Info]
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Under the Red Top [More Info]

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