Lung Health Foundation: Spirometry Testing for Diagnosing Asthma and COPD in Primary Care – The Why and the How

Thu, June 16, 2022 - Wed, June 29, 2022
Zoom Series

Hosted by The Lung Foundation

Objectives

Asthma and COPD are among the most common chronic diseases in Canada. In fact, almost 4 million Canadians have a label of asthma, and over 2 million have a label of COPD. People who are diagnosed with asthma or COPD are usually prescribed inhalers (also known as puffers), but rarely recommended pulmonary function testing to confirm the diagnosis.

Clearing the Air on Asthma and COPD: When Undertesting Leads to Overdiagnosis

Wed, June 08, 2022
Zoom Series

Hosted by Choosing Wisely Canada

Objectives

Asthma and COPD are among the most common chronic diseases in Canada. People who are diagnosed with asthma or COPD are usually prescribed inhalers (also known as puffers), but studies show that more than 30% of individuals who carry these disease labels do not actually have the condition when tested with a formal pulmonary function test.

ECHO Ontario Mental Health Summer Applications

Fri, June 03, 2022 - Fri, August 26, 2022
Virtual

Hosted by ECHO ontario

ECHO is a virtual, interactive education and capacity building model that supports healthcare providers in delivering high quality, evidence based mental health and addictions care in their local communities.

We are pleased to share that the application for ECHO Ontario Mental Health Summer Programming is open. We look forward to meeting primary and community care providers from across the province. 

Our Winter programs include:

OMA Town Hall on Paxlovid and Evusheld

Tue, May 10, 2022
Virtual

Hosted by Ontario Medical Association

The OMA will host an online COVID-19 town hall on Paxlovid and Evusheld on Tuesday, May 10th from 7:30-9:00 p.m. The session will address considerations for prescribing Paxlovid for the treatment of COVID-19 and will provide an overview of Evusheld, a new prophylactic treatment for immunocompromised patients. The majority of the event will be focused on Q&A and will include a wide range of medical specialists and pharmacists to address physician questions. 

May 10th 7:30-9:30pm

Choosing Wisely in Primary Care Series

Wed, May 04, 2022
Virtual

Hosted By Choosing Wisely Canada

Please join us for the first in our series “Choosing Wisely in Primary Care” on Wednesday, May 4, at 8:00-9:00am.

Focusing on antibiotics, the panelists will share their stories how they’ve looked at their own prescribing practices to complete their CPSO Quality Improvement (QI) Program requirements.
This is an open conversation that will allow for plenty of time for questions and answers.

Upon completion of the Choosing Wisely in Primary Care Series, participants will be able to:

Survey to Inform a National Framework for Diabetes in Canada

Thu, April 28, 2022 - Mon, May 09, 2022
Virtual Survey

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is undertaking a virtual engagement process to support Bill C-237 – An Act to Establish a National Framework for Diabetes, which received Royal Assent in June 2021. This engagement process is being conducted with the assistance of the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, based at Simon Fraser University (SFU).
 

Action Now! Building Equitable Futures Together

Tue, June 07, 2022 - Fri, June 10, 2022
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, 655 Dixon Rd Toronto, Ontario

Hosted by The Alliance for Healthier Communities

We are ready to take the next steps to move us towards real, sustainable systemic change. This is why we’re excited to invite you to join us at Action Now! Building Equitable Futures Together, our comprehensive primary health care conference,

June 8-9, 2022.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, 655 Dixon Rd Toronto, Ontario
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