2017 Global Child Health Skills Conference
November 9-11, 2017

Three days of hands-on training for pediatric health care workers in preparation for work in resource-limited settings.

For this activity, we are requesting continuing medical education (CME) study credits from McGill University, Office for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which sponsors CME for physicians. The Office for CPD McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME).

Download the preliminary conference program

Conference Flyer


Day Activities Location
November 9, 2017
  • 8am-5pm: Pediatric Ultrasound for Resource-Limited Settings - Full Day Session - SOLD OUT

McGill Simulation Centre

November 10, 2017
  • 8am-12pm: Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) - Open to those with previous NRP certification (proof required)
  • 12:30pm-4:30pm: Introduction to Emergency Triage, Assessment & Training (ETAT) - Open to those with previous PALS certification (proof required)
  • 5pm-7pm: Global Child Health 5 à 7

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Kasper, Pediatrician, Division of Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital and Board Member of Doctors for Global Health (DGH): "My Journey in Global Health: Discovery, Discernment, Directions"
"Speed Dating" with Global Health Groups

  • McGill Simulation Centre
  • McGill Simulation Centre


  • Thomson House
November 11, 2017
  • 8:30am-4:30pm: Multiple workshops related to work in Resource-Limited Settings,
    including sedation, ethics, nursing skills and creative solutions for limited materials

Montreal Children’s Hospital

PRICING (includes entry to November 10 Global Child Health 5 à 7):

Staff Physicians:

  • $100 + fees - Full Day Session
  • $50 + fees - Half Day Session

Residents, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals:

  • $70 + fees - Full Day Session
  • $35 + fees - Half Day Session

Global Child Health 5 à 7 only:

  • $15 if not attending any other session



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