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  • Overuse and Health Equity

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    21 Feb 2024

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    Join Choosing Wisely Talks on February 21 at 12 p.m. ET for a discussion about current disparities in health care access and how overuse can make matters worse. Speakers will highlight current gaps and barriers in addressing equity issues and share practical examples of how to overcome them.

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  • McGill STARS Webinar – Too Many Medications: An introduction to Deprescribing

    Series: Other Events
    20 Feb 2024

    7:00pm ET - 8:00pm ET

    Join an upcoming webinar on February 20 at 7 p.m. ET, hosted by McGill STARS student leaders, featuring Dr. Emily McDonald, Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University. Attendees will gain valuable insights into deprescribing tools, resources, and practical tips for engaging both patients and providers in the deprescribing process. The session is open to all individuals interested in participating.

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  • Bronchiolitis: Why Less is Best

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    31 Jan 2024

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    Join Choosing Wisely Talks on January 31 at 12 p.m. ET for a discussion on why less is best when it comes to bronchiolitis. Speakers will share practical guidance in managing bronchiolitis, sharing tools and resources from the recently released Choosing Wisely Canada toolkit.

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  • Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care: Simplifying Lipid Guidelines

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    29 Nov 2023

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    In November’s Choosing Wisely Talks, experts will discuss the recently updated PEER 2023 Simplified Lipid Guidelines designed to empower primary care providers in shared decision-making of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic choices. Drs. Mike Kolber and Adrienne Lindblad will discuss the new recommendations and their practical implementation to prevent and manage cardiovascular disease in primary care.

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  • Antibiotics in Long-Term Care: The Problem with Urine Dipsticks

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    22 Nov 2023

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    During this year’s antimicrobial awareness week, join us for Choosing Wisely Talks on November 22 at 12 p.m. ET for a discussion on moving beyond the use of urine dipsticks in LTC settings. Expert speakers will address barriers to change and share practical solutions to address this overuse problem.

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  • 2023 CQuIPS Symposium

    Series: Other Events
    1 Nov 2023

    8:00am ET - 5:00pm ET

    Hosted by the Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQuIPS), the CQuIPS Sympsoium is a unique opportunity to deepen skills and knowledge on quality and patient safety in health care.

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  • Choosing Wisely and Climate Action

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    18 Oct 2023

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    Join us on October 18 at 12 p.m. ET for Choosing Wisely Talks to discuss environmental co-benefits of doing Choosing Wisely. Speakers will share real-world examples of how tackling waste and harm can have broader societal benefits.

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  • Over Management of Diabetes: Rethinking Glycemic Control in Long-Term Care

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    20 Sep 2023

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    Join us for Choosing Wisely Talks on September 20 at 12 p.m. ET where a panel of leading experts will discuss new recommendations related to appropriate management of diabetes in long-term care.

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  • Choosing Wisely in the Emergency Department

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    7 Jun 2023

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    Join Choosing Wisely Talks on June 7 at 12 p.m. ET to discuss Choosing Wisely in the Emergency Department. Dr. Lucas Chartier and Dr. Tahara Bhate will share how to apply quality improvement strategies in the ED and more broadly in hospital settings to free up resources and alleviate pressures.

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  • QCFP Annual Day

    Series: Other Events
    26 May 2023

    8:30am ET - 4:30pm ET

    The Quebec College of Family Physicians (QCFP) Annual Day will be held on May 26, 2023 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

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