Emergency Skills Workshop Review Work Group

The Emergency Skills Workshop (ESW) Review Work Group provides guidance and support to the AOM ESW program by reviewing the clinical content of the AOM’s emergency skills workshops (including the ESW Manual), in accordance with the AOM's strategic plan. 

Terms and WG portal


The responsibilities of the Work Group include:

  • Providing input to ensure ESW content is current, relevant, and evidence-informed
  • Keeping up-to-date on the relevant literature about each of the emergency skills
  • Scanning the environment for similar programs, trends, or issues that may affect AOM ESW or suggest that changes should be considered
  • Providing input into policies related to ESW as required 
  • Providing input on various aspects related to the quality assurance program for ESW instructors 


  • Leslie Viets, RM-retired (Chair)
  • Anita (Gaby) Sabados, RM
  • Jyothy Nair, RM
  • Kate Demers, RM (Mac MEP rep)
  • Kerstin Helen, RM
  • Melissa Bevan, RM
  • Manavi Handa, RM (TMU MEP rep)
  • Nicole Romeiko, RM
  • Sarilyn Zimmermann, RM-retired