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Choosing Wisely Alberta Symposium: Integration for Appropriateness 2018

Mar 07 - 07, 2018   |   Calgary, Alberta  Canada
Specialties : Medical Education   |   Medical Physics
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Conference Summary

Choosing Wisely Alberta Symposium: Integration for Appropriateness is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Mar 07, 2018 at The Westin Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Course Description:
This course will serve as a review and update on Alberta Medical Association, Physician Learning Program and Choosing Wisely Alberta invite you to participate in this important event. Choosing Wisely Alberta is a physician driven program to encourage physicians and patients to engage in conversation about appropriateness of tests, investigations and treatments. It aims to avoid unnecessary and low-value care to decrease the risk of harm to patients. This groundbreaking campaign has been embraced internationally and in Canada. Alberta is taking a lead role in the campaign in Canada and has had tremendous support from primary care and specialty groups alike.

Course Objectives:
This one-day interactive and networking symposium is designed to achieve the following objectives:
• Align and integrate Choosing Wisely initiatives across Alberta
• Build partnerships and collaborations among patients, clinicians and key stakeholders currently conducting choosing wisely related activities
• Identify new partners and collaborations to increase the impact Choosing Wisely
• Describe opportunities to build capacity for utilizing data to improve appropriateness and quality of care

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Registration Desk

Contact No. (403) 220-7240,
(403) 210-6272
cme@ucalgary.ca, rosanna.saavedra@ucalgary.ca

Conference Fee Details

Conference Fee : NA
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Venue Address

The Westin Calgary
320 4 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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