OC3PR – The Future of Critical Care in Ontario: Panel Discussion

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About this Event

Please join us for this Special Presentation of the OC3PR, a 90 minute panel discussion on the future of critical care in Ontario.


  • Carol Young-Ritchie, RN, MScN, FCAN, CHE, Healthcare Consultant
  • Dr. Martin Betts, MD, FRCPC, Chief, Department of Critical Care, Scarborough Health Network
  • Dr. Mike Sullivan, MD , FRCPC, Staff anesthesiologist, Toronto General Hospital; Assistant Professor, University of Toronto; Senior Medical Officer CVICU Auckland City Hospital


After attending the webinar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Discuss impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic on Ontario’s critical care system and how this could shape future considerations for delivery of critical care.
  2. Discuss the approaches to critical care staffing during the pandemic and if or how this might inform future staffing models for critical care.
  3. Discuss the evolution of the role of the family member or care giver in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  4. Explain how the evolution of technology may influence the delivery of critical care in Ontario.

We invite all multidisciplinary ICU teams to participate and ask that you please share this invite with your colleagues who are involved with critical care. To further share key learning points highlighted during each webinar, we encourage teams to schedule time to debrief and discuss how the information will inform or be incorporated into practices in your hospital. The webinars will also be recorded and made available on the CCSO website along with supporting documentation.

If you have any questions that you would like to submit ahead of the webinar please send these to [email protected] with the subject line “Clinical Webinar Series”.

We look forward to you joining us.


OC3PR Committee


June 8, 2023
2:00PM - 3:30PM ET



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