Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation


Our mission: providing health professionals and their patients with the necessary skills to promote shared decision-making throughout the healthcare continuum.

News

You will find in the present section the latest news regarding the Canadian Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation

Award

Jean-Sébastien Paquette Is the Winner of the Support for Young Researchers Competition

Congratulations to Jean-Sébastien Paquette who won the competition for Young Investigators Support launched by the CardioMetabolic health, Diabetes and Obesity Research Network. This competition is intended for young Quebec researchers at the beginning of their careers.

By Alfred Kodjo Toi, 18/12/2020

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Award

Jean-Sébastien Paquette Is the Winner of the Support for Young Researchers Competition

Congratulations to Jean-Sébastien Paquette who won the competition for Young Investigators Support launched by the CardioMetabolic health, Diabetes and Obesity Research Network. This competition is intended for young Quebec researchers at the beginning of their careers.

By Alfred Kodjo Toi, 18/12/2020

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Activity

Scaling Up Shared Decision-making in Home and Community Care in Canada

As part of the LEGACy research program, a dialogue day was held in December 2019 with home and community care stakeholders. This dialogue addressed some of the challenges associated with scaling up shared decision-making in home and community care. Documents resulting from this dialogue are available on the McMaster University website in both English and French.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 16/11/2020

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Activity

Scaling Up Shared Decision-making in Home and Community Care in Canada

As part of the LEGACy research program, a dialogue day was held in December 2019 with home and community care stakeholders. This dialogue addressed some of the challenges associated with scaling up shared decision-making in home and community care. Documents resulting from this dialogue are available on the McMaster University website in both English and French.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 16/11/2020

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Publication

Our Team Publishes a Protocol on What Older Adults and their Caregivers Need for Making Better Health-Related Decisions at Home

The protocol published by Claudia Lai in the BMJ Open under the supervision of France Légaré is entitled What older adults and their caregivers need for making better health-related decisions at home: a participatory mixed methods protocol. Through this study, authors aim to explore what older adults receiving home care and their caregivers need for making better health-related decisions.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 16/11/2020

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Our Team Publishes a Protocol on What Older Adults and their Caregivers Need for Making Better Health-Related Decisions at Home

The protocol published by Claudia Lai in the BMJ Open under the supervision of France Légaré is entitled What older adults and their caregivers need for making better health-related decisions at home: a participatory mixed methods protocol. Through this study, authors aim to explore what older adults receiving home care and their caregivers need for making better health-related decisions.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 16/11/2020

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Our Colleague Lionel Adisso Publishes an Article on Sex and Gender Considerations in Implementation Interventions to Promote Shared Decision Making

The article published in the journal PlOS ONE is entitled: Sex and gender considerations in implementation interventions to promote shared decision making: A secondary analysis of a Cochrane systematic review. Through this study, authors aimed to assess sex and gender terminology in SDM intervention studies.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 28/10/2020

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Our Colleague Lionel Adisso Publishes an Article on Sex and Gender Considerations in Implementation Interventions to Promote Shared Decision Making

The article published in the journal PlOS ONE is entitled: Sex and gender considerations in implementation interventions to promote shared decision making: A secondary analysis of a Cochrane systematic review. Through this study, authors aimed to assess sex and gender terminology in SDM intervention studies.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 28/10/2020

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Marie-Eve Poitras publishes an Article on the Development of a Decision Aid for the Management of High Users of Healthcare Services

The article published in the journal The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research is entitled High Users of Healthcare Services: Development and Alpha Testing of a Patient Decision Aid for Case Management. The objective of this study was to develop and conduct a pilot alpha testing of a patient decision aid that supports high-user patients with complex needs and the teams who guide those patients in shared decision making when engaging in case management.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 28/10/2020

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Publication

Marie-Eve Poitras publishes an Article on the Development of a Decision Aid for the Management of High Users of Healthcare Services

The article published in the journal The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research is entitled High Users of Healthcare Services: Development and Alpha Testing of a Patient Decision Aid for Case Management. The objective of this study was to develop and conduct a pilot alpha testing of a patient decision aid that supports high-user patients with complex needs and the teams who guide those patients in shared decision making when engaging in case management.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 28/10/2020

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Tools and training

You will find in the present section the tools and trainings developed by the team of the Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation

Shared decision making tools

In order to facilitate shared decision making implementation in different health contexts, these tools are available in different formats and for different types of knowledge users.

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Professional training


Our team specializes in training healthcare professionals by helping them developing the skills that will allow them to promote patient participation in decision making.

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Our team


Research team: Chairholder, Master's students, Doctoral students, Postdoctoral students, Research professionals, Collaborators ...

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Our mission

Providing health professionals and their patients with the necessary skills to promote shared decision-making throughout the healthcare continuum.

Vision

Acting as a premier training and support center and to be a cutting-edge implementation research group that helps healthcare professionals, both across Canada and abroad, to implement shared decision-making in a clinical setting.

Objectives
  • To identify primary healthcare professionals needs in order to promote strategies that encourage patients to participate in decision-making. In other words, to foster shared decision-making;

  • To assess the impact of shared decision-making on healthcare professionals and on patients.

Values
  • Professional integrity and ethics

  • Excellence and continued improvement

  • Innovation and creativity

  • Rigor and respect


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