Mr. Dal Lynds
Dal Lynds is an Acute Care trained Nurse Practitioner who has been working full time in the Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Emergency Department (ED) for fourteen years. He loves working in the ED and is a self-proclaimed Point of Care Ultrasound nerd.
Dal graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor’s degree of Education (Athletic Therapy). He moved across the country and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Alberta followed by a Masters in Nursing (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner) a few years later.
Dal is an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) instructor. Dal obtained his Master Independent Practitioner status with the Canadian Point of Care Society (CPoCUS). Dal co-founded and is the Chair of the Rural Independent Practitioner Program (RIPP) with CPoCUS and teaches multiple PoCUS courses including EDE, EDE Plus, EGLS and is involved with various other residency-based PoCUS education.
In March of 2020, Dal began travelling and teaching the COVID Bootcamp Course to multiple ED sites around the NorthWest as well as coordinating and instructing several local COVID Bootcamps at the BUH for local clinicians who those who travelled.
Dal has a passion for teaching and loves to speak about his experiences in Emergency practice.