Brian Rowe

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 • 13:30- 15:00
Track 3 – CHOOSING WISELY
WCC: Garibaldi

Choosing Wisely in Canadian Emergency Medicine - An Update - Dr. Brian Rowe

Description:

This will be an update of the CAEP CWC top-10 list and activities associated with the Choosing Wisely Canada Working Group.

Learning Objectives:

  • Become familiar with the Choosing Wisely Canada movement and highlight the CAEP-Choosing Wisely top-10 list
  • Understand the role of shared decision-making from a real-world example of successful implementation
  • Discuss successful and unsuccessful implementations of initiatives in emergency departments

Translating Clinical Prediction Rules to Practice Through Shared Decision Making - Dr. Erik Hess

Description:

This presentation will summarize the clinical trial evidence for shared decision making in the emergency department and explore the relationship to the Choosing Wisely Campaign.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe, in your own words, an accurate definition of shared decision making
  • Summarize the clinical trial evidence for shared decision making in low risk chest pain and pediatric minor head trauma
  • Determine if, and how, you will change your practice

Reducing Unnecessary Coagulation Testing in the ED - Dr. Shawn Dowling

Description:

This presentation will outline the process of implementing a project to reduce unnecessary coagulation testing in the ED. Strategies for implementing a project aimed at reducing unnecessary coagulation studies, engaging clinicians and measuring the impact will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Better understand the over usage of coagulation studies at a site in Alberta
  • Understand strategies used to implement a “choosing wisely” initiative
  • Measure the impact of the intervention

Lightning Oral

LO66 – Did the Choosing Wisely Canada Campaign work? A retrospective analysis of its impact on emergency department imaging utilization for head injuries Dr. Sameer Masood

Resident Research Abstract Award

Solomon's Choice - How Wise is Choosing Wisely? - Dr. Paul Atkinson

Description:

We should all aspire to make wise choices. However, the Choosing Wisely Campaign for Emergency Medicine proscribes defined pathways for treatment and investigations in a limited number of scenarios. Can this be called choosing? And is it wise?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how to choose
  • Know how to respond to direction
  • Understand if Choosing Wisely improves care