New Resources & Publications

Children’s Mental Health Clinical Resources

One in four children and youth ages 15-24 will experience a mental health illness and research shows that 75% will not receive care in a timely manner. This results in more and more use of hospital emergency departments. In fact, in BC, there are an...

CHBC Provincial Substance Intoxication and Withdrawal Guideline for Emerg/Urgent Care is posted!

The CHBC Provincial Substance Intoxication and Withdrawal Guideline for Initial Management in Emergent/Urgent Care settings is now available on our website. The guideline consists of the following: 1. Part One: Background and Evidence 2. Part Two...

Richmond Emergency Department PEWS pilot published in BMC Emergency Medicine

The team who conducted the research pilot of PEWS in the emergency department of Richmond Hospital has published the study results in BMC Emergency Medicine. The study was designed to help inform provincial decisions regarding a full implementation...

BRIGHT Coaching study protocol published!

BRIGHT Coaching (https://www.child-bright.ca/bright-coaching), is a national research initiative that explores whether a standardized and nationally available online education tool and coaching resource is feasible and helpful to parents of children...

BC PEWS for Physicians working in Inpatient & Emerg/Urgent Care: Online Module launched!

The BC Pediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) helps providers identify abnormal physiology quickly and when tracked across time, offers early warning of deterioration. PEWS has been implemented in many hospitals across BC. Take this short online...

CHBC's Provincial Least Restraint Guideline Update

The recently updated CHBC Provincial Least Restraint Guideline which includes an updated Appendix B: Chemical Restraint Algorithm based on practice changes is shown below: View the updated guideline at the link below: Part Two: Summary and Tools

New Pediatric Asthma Management Course now available!

A new course titled Pediatric Asthma Management now available. Target Audience: All BC health care providers that care for children with asthma Up to 1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits This short interactive online course will provide you with an...

Three New CHBC Tiers of Service Modules

There are 3 new Tiers Of Service modules that have been developed: Children and Critical Care, Mental Health Services for Children and Youth and Child Development, Habilitation & Rehabilitation Services. An overview is provided of each health service...

CHBC Provincial Asthma Guideline for Emerg/Urgent Care is posted!

The CHBC Provincial Asthma Guideline for Initial Management in Emergent/Urgent Care settings is now available on our website. CHBC would like to acknowledge the efforts of the Provincial Asthma Working Group along with the many health care...

CHBC Provincial Least Restraint Guideline now posted!

CHBC's Provincial Least Restraint Guideline is now posted on our website. We would like to acknowledge the work of the Provincial Least Restraint Working Group and many other health care professionals who contributed to the development of this...