HEARTSMAP: supporting psychosocial evaluation of children and youth in the emergency department

April 13, 2018

Dr. Doan will be providing a webinar on HEARTSMAP on May 2nd, 2018 at 8:00-9:00AM PST for the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC). This is an excellent opportunity for physicians have not been able to attend any training or feel they still need more information. The webinar will also be recorded for later viewing.  

Session Objectives: 

1. To review the epidemiology surrounding the Pediatric Mental Health crisis and how it affects Emergency Departments specifically.
2. To introduce HEARTSMAP: a pediatric emergency psychosocial assessment and management tool 

  • How it was developed by an emergency clinician in collaboration with a pediatric psychiatrists born from recognized needs in the ED
  • How HEARTSMAP works
  • how HEARTSMAP is impacting pediatric emergency mental health management in BC