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Choosing Wisely Alberta Symposium is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Mar 18, 2019 at The Westin Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Mainpro Section 1: 6.25 hours
Mainpro+ Group Learning: 6.25 hours

Course Overview:
Choosing Wisely Alberta and the Physician Learning Program invite you to attend this free symposium to engage in a discussion with clinicians, patients and system leaders about how to prioritize and implement Choosing Wisely recommendations. It

Choosing Wisely Alberta is part of a ground-breaking international and national campaign which encourages physicians and patients to engage in a conversation about the appropriateness of tests, investigations and treatments. The goal is to avoid unnecessary and low-value care to decrease the risk of harm to patients.

Choosing Wisely Alberta is a national leader in implementing recommendations through collaborations with primary care and specialty groups.

Choosing Wisely Alberta is expanding its partnership to include the Alberta Medical Association, Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Course Objectives: 
At the end of this interactive symposium, learners will be equipped to:
• list Choosing Wisely related activities and projects taking place in Alberta
• discuss the future direction of Choosing Wisely in Alberta
• recognize how implementation best practices can be used to increase the impact of Choosing Wisely activities

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

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Guillermina Noel
Guillermina Noel

Healthcare Technology

Lyle Mittelsteadt
Lyle Mittelsteadt

Mental Health and Law


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Registration Desk

Contact No. : (403) 220-7240
Abstraction date:
January 31, 2019

Conference Fee Details

Conference Fee : Free
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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