New Network is “SPRuCe-ing Up” Connections Between Pediatric Providers

Networks can be mighty powerful. Author Michele Jennae wrote that they “…connect people with people, people with ideas, and people with opportunities.” And that is exactly what a new network for pediatric providers—“Sustainable Pediatric Rural Care” (SPRuCe)—aims to do in British Columbia (BC).  The SPRuCe network, being developed by Drs. Kirsten Miller and Jenny Retallack, … Continue reading

Real-time Virtual Support (RTVS) pathways for pediatrics, maternity + babies now available

There are two new Real-Time Virtual Support (RTVS) pathways available for BC healthcare providers supporting rural, remote and Indigenous communities who are seeking just-in-time advice and compassionate support.   CHARLiE – pediatrics (Child Health Advice in Real Time Electronically)  Through the Child Health Advice in Real Time Electronically (CHARLiE) pathway, rural physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses can reach out … Continue reading

Prince George to host BC GPA Symposium – Nov 8-9, 2014

A two day continuing medical education event for British Columbia’s general practitioner anaesthetists (GPAs) is taking place November 8 and 9, 2014 at the Ramada Hotel in Prince George. This year’s program will cover a wide variety of topics, including: obstetrical anaesthesia pediatric anaesthesia current issues in airway management point-of-care … Continue reading