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Dr. Nadim Lalani MD, FRCPC, CEd Faculty, Emergency Medicine

About Dr. Nadim Lalani

Education

2015     Certified Professional Coach [ECPC] - Erickson College International
2012     Certificate in Adult Education [E-Learning] - University of Calgary
2009    FRCPC Emergency Medicine - University of Calgary
2004    MD - University of Calgary
2001     BSc Anthropology - University of Calgary
2000    BSc General Biology - University of Calgary

Faculty appointments

2010-Pres     Assistant Program Director FRCPC Emergency Medicine Program – University of Saskatchewan
2009-Pres      Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Surgery - University of Saskatchewan
2009-Pres      Residency Program Committee CFPC EM and FRCPC EM - University of Saskatchewan
2009-11         Director for Continuous Professional Learning Department of Emergency Medicine - Saskatoon

Clinical appointments

2009-Pres      Staff Emergency Physician - Saskatoon Health Region, Saskatoon
2009-Pres      Staff Pediatric Emergency Physician - Saskatoon Health Region, Saskatoon
2006-09         Bedside Physician Cardiac and Intensive Care Units - Calgary Health Region, Calgary

Specialty Certification

2015    EDE2 Advanced Ultrasound Practitioner - Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society
2010    PALS Instructor - Heart and Stroke Foundation
2007    EDE1 CEUS Independent Ultrasound Practitioner - Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society
2005    NRP - Canadian Pediatric Society
2005    ACLS - Heart and Stroke Foundation
2004    ATLS - American College of Surgeons

Associations

2011-Pres      Pediatric Emergency Research Canada network
2009-Pres      College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
2009-Pres      Saskatchewan Medical Association
2007-Pres      Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Societ
2004-Pres      Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
2003-Pres      Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
2000-Pres      Alberta Medical Association
2000-Pres      Canadian Medical Association
2000-09         College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta 

Selected Publications

Current Projects

Robinson P, Lalani NJ, Lyster K. Identifying patients who may benefit from extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac arrest in the urban Emergency Departments of Saskatchewan. [In Process - $6000 Grant]

Mithani A, Lalani NJ, Yarema M. and Dong K. A Prospective Study of Unstable Poisoned Patients Treated with Intra-venous Lipid Emulsion Therapy [In Process - $1300 Grant]

Baxter J. Trinda K and NJ Lalani. Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Healthcare Professionals regarding acknowledgement of patients who die in the Emergency Department. [In Process]

Peer-reviewed Publications

Lalani N, Gaco D. 2015. Ondansetron for Pediatric and Adolescent Gastroenteritis. Am Fam Physician. 2015 Apr 1;91(7):online 

Berthelot S, Lang ES, Quan H, Stelfox HT, Lalani NJ* et al. Identifying Emergency-Sensitive Conditions for the Calculation of an Emergency Care Inhospital Standardized Mortality Ratio. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2014. April;63(4):418-424 e2 

Taylor M, Lalani NJ. 2013. Evidence Based Diagnostics: Adult Small Bowel Obstruction. Academic Emergency Medicine;20: 528–544

Lalani N, Gaco D. 2012. Ondansetron (Zofran) for Pediatric and Adolescent Gastroenteritis. The NNT.http://www.thennt.com/ondansetron-for-pediatric-gastroenteritis/

* One of several authors listed as “Panel On Emergency Sensitive Conditions”

 

Other Publications

Dharamsi A, Petrosoniak A, Purdy E, Thoma B, Chan T and Lalani N. (2015). Learner-designed, crowd- refined: developing innovative electives in social media, education, and emergency medicine. Abstract Accepted for CAEP 2015 

Lalani, N (2015). Communication and Coordination. In Chan, Sherbino (Ed) McMaster Modular Assessment Program: Senior Edition (1st Edition). San Francisco, CA; Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. ISBN:  978-0-9907948-3-7. DOI:  10.13140/RG.2.1.3977.1046.

Lalani N. (2014). Difficult Conversations with a Trainee in Trouble. In Chan, Thoma, and Lin's(Editors) Medical Education in Cases: Volume 1 (1st Edition). San Francisco, CA; Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. ISBN: 978-0-9907948-0-6.

Crowder K, Lalani N, Stempien J, Woods R. Development of a CanMEDS-based multisource feedback evaluation tool for emergency physicians. CJEM 2010; 12(3):229 [$8000 Grant]

Lalani N, Carlsson AM, Donnon T, Willis WE, Graham K, Lord JA. Improving Corneal Tissue Donation Rates In An Academic Emergency Department Through Physician Education and Reinforcement. CJEM 2006;8(3):S119.

Stork AJ, Lalani NJ, Bromley MA, Rich TA, Yarema MC, Curry DG. Improving flow within theemergency department by matching physician staffing to patient demand. Can J Emerg Med 2006;8(3)S81. 

 

Other scholarly work

2011–Pres  Creator of Online Medical Blog: http://www.ermentor.com

2010–2014 Creator and Facilitator of Online Toxicology Course for University of Saskatchewan Emergency Medicine Residents and Medical Students

2010–Pres Creator of MediCards I-phone Flashcard Application https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/medicards/id461370601?mt=8

 

Presentations

INTERNATIONAL

N. Lalani. “Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Healthcare Professionals regarding acknowledgement of patients who die in the Emergency Department”. Poster presentation ICEM. Dublin, Ireland. June 2012

Lang, E., Wyer P., Turner J., Lalani N. and D Newman. “Harnessing the Power of the Internet for Bedside Teaching”. Workshop presented at the SAEM Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ. June 2010

NATIONAL

Lang, E., Turner J. and N. Lalani “Harnessing the Power of the Internet for Bedside Teaching. Workshop presented at the CAEP Annual Meeting. St Johns, NFLD. June 2011.

Lalani, N. Chief Residents Wisdom: “When Learning to Teach Think Outside the Classroom”. Presented at 1st Annual Chief Residents Workshop. ICRE. Winnipeg, MB September 2007

REGIONAL

Lalani N. “Social Media and Electronic Resources”. Presented at Saskatchewan Emergency Annual Conference. Saskatoon, SK. October 2014

Lalani N. “Risk Stratification of Chest Pain Patients”. Presented at Saskatchewan Emergency Annual Conference. Saskatoon, SK. October 2014

Lalani N. “Dental Emergencies”. Presented at Saskatchewan Emergency Annual Conference. Saskatoon, SK. October 2013

Lalani N. “Clearing the C-Spine”. Presented at Radiology 2013. Saskatoon, Sk. June 2013

Lalani N. “Pediatric Head Injury”. Presented at Saskatchewan Emergency Annual Conference. Saskatoon, SK. October 2013

Lalani N. Using the Internet to Promote Continuous Professional Learning. Snow Doc Conference for Community-based Faculty. Workshop presented at Moose Jaw, SK. March 2011.

Lalani N. “Clearing C-Spines”. Presented at Saskatchewan Emergency Annual Conference. Regina, SK. October 2010

Lalani N. “Allergy and Anaphylaxis”. Presented at Saskatchewan Emergency Annual Conference. Regina, SK. October 2010

Lalani, N. “Stabilization and Interfacility Transfer of the Trauma Patient”. Presented at Saskatchewan Emergency Medicine Annual Conference. Saskatoon, SK October 2009.

Lalani, N. Use of the NEXUS Low Risk Criteria and Canadian C Spine Rule in Blunt Trauma Patients. Small Group Sessions. Saskatchewan Emergency Medicine Annual Conference. Saskatoon, SK. October 2009.

 

Awards

2015 Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Saskatchewan Excellence in Teaching Award - Saskatchewan

2015 FRCPC-EM Senior Resident Teaching Award - University of Saskatchewan

2013 CFPC-EM Teacher of the Year - University of Saskatchewan

2006 CAEP/ ICEM Resident Research Award - Halifax, Nova Scotia

2004 St. John’s Ambulance Emergency Medicine Scholarship  - University of Calgary

2002 Dr. Ethelbert Reavley Award  - University of Calgary

2001 International Studentship Award - University of Calgary