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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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  • Choosing Wisely Canada’s National Meeting

    Series: Other Events
    11 May 2023

    May 11, 9:00am ET - May 12, 5:00pm ET

    Choosing Wisely Canada’s National Meeting will return to an in-person event on May 11 and 12, 2023. Join us in Toronto at the Globe and Mail Centre for an engaging day of keynote speakers, workshops, and breakout sessions.

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  • Addressing Surgical Backlogs in Canada

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    19 Apr 2023

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    Join Choosing Wisely Talks on April 19 at 12 p.m. ET to discuss the current state of surgical backlogs in Canada. Experts will discuss the role of shared decision-making, system changes, and how we can work together to improve access to timely and high-quality surgical care

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  • Pharmacists’ Expanded Scope — And What it Means for Appropriate Prescribing

    Series: Choosing Wisely Talks
    22 Mar 2023

    12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET

    On March 22 at 12 p.m. ET, Choosing Wisely Talks will discuss the widened scope of practice for pharmacists. Experts will discuss recent changes and future thinking around interprofessional collaboration in patient care.

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