Workshop Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Toronto (ASA)
Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Workshop: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Participants will identify opportunities on how to "practise wisely", with a focus on reducing over-prescribing, over-imaging, over-screening and over-monitoring using the latest evidence and tools from diverse sources. This workshop aligns closely with the Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) campaign to implement good healthcare stewardship and avoid over-medicalization.
Participants will learn how to access reliable, curated and renewable online resources for an evidence-informed practice supporting individualized patient-care. Active learning exercises such as case studies, individual reflection and group work will help participants to build communication skills to guide their patients through the shift from seeking sickness to enhancing health. Find out more at www.practisingwisely.ca
After active engagement in this program, participants will be better able to:
Requirements: During this workshop you will be asked to visit multiple websites to access various resources. All participants are required to bring a laptop or tablet that has the ability to connect to the internet in order to fully participate in the course. In addition, please complete the Pre-Course Activity in advance of the workshop. You must also complete all Pre-Course and Post-Course activities and attend the full workshop to receive the associated Group Learning credits for the program.
Please note: This program has been redeveloped from the popular Best Practices in Reducing Unnecessary Tests, Treatments and Care: Don't Just Do Something, Stand There! Mainpro-C workshop. The scientific content is similar to the previous version, however, the new program has updated content and incorporates active learning techniques.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEE (space is limited): $550 plus HST
FULL REGISTRATION FEE: $600 plus HST
The OCFP reserves the right to cancel sessions due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient advance registration. In the event of a cancellation made by the OCFP, a full refund will be given to the registrants. However, the OCFP cannot accept responsibility for out-of-pocket expenses due to cancellation of a session. Cancellations made by participants more than 15 business days prior to the date of the event will be refunded, less a 25% administration fee. No refunds will be provided after this deadline.