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SK Provincial EM Journal Club (December 12, 2023)

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Target Audience: Emergency healthcare professionals both urban and rural, residents, medical students and all other interprofessional healthcare providers practicing emergency medicine. 


Learning Objectives: 

  • Apply knowledge from the ARREST trial to propose improvements in pre-hospital and hospital care for cardiac arrest patients in their own communities. 
  • Identify if mild hypercapnia or normocapnia is more beneficial for patients neurological outcome in cardiac arrest situations.


Article 1

Dr. Emilie Wellman (Resident) with Dr. Hein Lamprecht (Faculty) Expedited transfer to a cardiac arrest centre for non-ST-elevation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (ARREST): a UK prospective, multicentre, parallel, randomised clinical trial. 


Article 2

Dr. Katherine Klassen (Resident) with Dr. Jessica Cowan (Faculty) Mild Hypercapnia or Normocapnia after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Click HERE for Article 2


December 12, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm (SK) | Zoom

View the recording from this session HERE

Contact Information:

  • Sherri Duggan (Executive Assistant to Dr. James Stempien; Provincial Head)
  • Email:

CME Accreditation

The College of Family Physicians of Canada: This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits.

Royal Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: This is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participation in this conference may be included as part of the continuing education and competence programs established by individual professional associations.