Choosing Wisely Alberta Symposium: Integration for Appropriateness 2018
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.
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.
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.