Choosing Wisely Talks | Knowledge to Action: Why we Need Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department

Add to Calendar 2020-01-8 12:00:00 2020-01-8 13:00:00 America/Toronto Choosing Wisely Talks | Knowledge to Action: Why we Need Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department Emergency Departments (EDs) are often the highest volume area of a hospital, in part due to their provision of care for patients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With increasingly large patient volumes and growing pressure to manage patients as efficiently as possible, comes the potential for overuse of tests and treatments. Join emergency physicians Drs. Lucas Chartier and Shawn Dowling on Wednesday January 8th at 12pm ET, as they discuss the synergy of quality improvement and Choosing Wisely in the ED, including compelling cases and examples. The goals of the webinar are to have attendees reflect on their work and how they can incorporate these ideas locally. Event Link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WzMzrhepSMKhn_xfIWcc-w Register in advance to attend this webinar with the link above. Details in event descripton info@choosingwiselycanada.org

Emergency Departments (EDs) are often the highest volume area of a hospital, in part due to their provision of care for patients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With increasingly large patient volumes and growing pressure to manage patients as efficiently as possible, comes the potential for overuse of tests and treatments. Join emergency physicians Drs. Lucas Chartier and Shawn Dowling on Wednesday January 8th at 12pm ET, as they discuss the synergy of quality improvement and Choosing Wisely in the ED, including compelling cases and examples. The goals of the webinar are to have attendees reflect on their work and how they can incorporate these ideas locally.

The learning objectives for this webinar are to:

1. Discuss why Quality Improvement initiatives are needed in Emergency Departments (EDs)
2. Explain the need for resource stewardship in EDs
3. Provide examples of how EDs have supported Quality Improvement and Choosing Wisely recommendations.

 

The Choosing Wisely Talks Webinar Series is a Group Learning program that has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ credits and is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 

Please note: Credits will only be granted to those who’ve attended the webinar live. 

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