Primary Care Virtual Community

Wed, September 25, 2019

Mark your calendars! Our next virtual community meeting will be held on September 25th, 2019, 8:00am – 9:30am 

Who should attend?
The primary care virtual community will bring together primary care change makers interested in leading in their context and supporting meaningful system change within the Ontario healthcare system. This virtual community creates a space and opportunity for participants to learn, engage and build agency to ‘lead from the edge’ and propel change.

We hope to see you there!

Respiratory Health Forum - Call for Presentations

Fri, September 13, 2019

The Lung Association is excited to be hosting the 10th annual Respiratory Health Forum 2020 on January 22-23, 2020. Please save the date! 
You are invited to submit an expression of interest application to present a talk or facilitate a workshop. This will be an opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge with your fellow primary care colleagues across Ontario. 
The deadline for submission is September 13th 2019. 

Click Here to read details about this year’s forum and submit your application: 

Spirometry Interpretation Workshop - Ottawa

Thu, September 12, 2019

Hosted by the Lung Association

Thu, 12 September 2019

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Café 1274, Best Western Plus Ottawa City Centre

1274 Carling Ave

Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7K8

Spirometry Ins & Outs: Michelle Maynard BSc, RRT, CRE, FSCSRT

Spirometry Interpretation: Dr. Sandoz, MD, FRCPC

Learning Objectives
By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

NPAO Annual Conference

Thu, September 12, 2019 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON

Join NPAO on September 12 - 13, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario for their 2019 NPAO Annual Conference Stronger Together: Our Time is Now. This year's Annual Conference will be sure to provide you with evidence-based educational sessions, hands-on workshops,

HQO Quality Rounds: Understanding an evolving opioid crisis

Wed, September 11, 2019
In Person (Toronto) or Webcast

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hosted by Health Quality Ontario

A recent report shows that opioid-related deaths have increased almost three times between 2003 and 2017 in the province. While health care organizations and governments have responded in changing policies and adapting guidelines, Dr. Tara Gomes examines the impacts of these changes.

Transitions from Hospital to Primary Care

Tue, August 27, 2019

Presented by Health Quality Ontario

The webinar will touch on the following QIP indicators in the primary care and hospital sectors:

  • 7-day post-hospital discharge follow-up
  • Patient experience: Did you receive enough information when you left the hospital? 
  • Medication reconciliation at discharge 
  • Discharge summaries sent from hospital to primary care provider within 48 hours of discharge 

The objectives of this webinar are to: