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Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting

Presented in partnership with the Canadian Medical Association and co-hosted with the Québec Medical Association, the 4th Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting will take place on May 27 in Montréal.

Don’t miss it—several workshops will be given in French.

Dr. René Wittmer, family physician and trainer for the Practising Wisely program, will give a presentation on overuse in the clinical setting in Québec and the best practices for reducing it.

Dr. France Légaré, international expert on implementing shared decision-making in clinical practice, will discuss shared decision-making in primary care settings and how it can help to reduce overdiagnosis and over-treatment.

Dr. Guylène Thériault, member of the QMA Board of Directors, Choosing Wisely Canada Primary Care Co-Lead, member of the Scientific Committee, and trainer for the Practising Wisely program, will teach participants more about using antibiotics wisely.

Finally, the meeting’s keynote address, given by Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, national and international expert in geriatric research, will focus on the phenomenon of deprescribing, or reducing the number of unnecessary prescriptions.

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Note that a request to have this meeting accredited as a continuing professional development (CPD) event has been submitted to a recognized accreditation body.

To register, click here.
You have until April 1, 2019, to take advantage of the early-bird rate ($175).

 

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