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

Publication

Marie-Eve Poitras publishes an article on decisional needs of patients with complex care needs in primary care

The article entitled  Decisional needs assessment of patients with complex care needs in primary care has been published in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. The objective of this study was to assess the decision‐making needs of patients with complex care needs (PCCN) who frequently use health care services.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 09/12/2019

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Publication

Marie-Eve Poitras publishes an article on decisional needs of patients with complex care needs in primary care

The article entitled  Decisional needs assessment of patients with complex care needs in primary care has been published in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. The objective of this study was to assess the decision‐making needs of patients with complex care needs (PCCN) who frequently use health care services.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 09/12/2019

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Activity

France Légaré presents at the Santa Claus Symposium Excellence in Patient Care (EPC) 2019 in Zurich focused on Patient-Centered Health Care

On Friday 6 December in Zurich, the first Symposium on Excellence in Patient Care at Basel and Zurich University Hospitals, the Institute for Biomedical Ethics and the History of Medicine at the University of Zurich will be held. Collegium Helveticum. On this occasion, Dr. Légaré presents "Shared decision-making as a national political strategy: the Canadian example".

By Titilayo Agbadje, 06/12/2019

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Activity

France Légaré presents at the Santa Claus Symposium Excellence in Patient Care (EPC) 2019 in Zurich focused on Patient-Centered Health Care

On Friday 6 December in Zurich, the first Symposium on Excellence in Patient Care at Basel and Zurich University Hospitals, the Institute for Biomedical Ethics and the History of Medicine at the University of Zurich will be held. Collegium Helveticum. On this occasion, Dr. Légaré presents "Shared decision-making as a national political strategy: the Canadian example".

By Titilayo Agbadje, 06/12/2019

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Award

Alex Poulin Herron Receives Excellence Scholarship from Université Laval Partner of RRISIQ

Congratulations to our colleague Alex Poulin Herron, a student in the nursing faculty supervised by Geneviève Roch and co-supervised by France Légaré, who received a merit Scholarship from Université Laval, a partner of the RRISIQ.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 06/12/2019

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Award

Alex Poulin Herron Receives Excellence Scholarship from Université Laval Partner of RRISIQ

Congratulations to our colleague Alex Poulin Herron, a student in the nursing faculty supervised by Geneviève Roch and co-supervised by France Légaré, who received a merit Scholarship from Université Laval, a partner of the RRISIQ.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 06/12/2019

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Activity

Dr. France Légaré key witness at 19th National Congress of France's College for General Practice Teachers

France's National College of Teaching Generalists (CNGE) is reponsible for the teaching of general practice across France. Dr. France Légaré was a key witness, or "grand témoin", at the closing ceremony of their 19th National Conference held from 27 to 29 November 2019 in Nantes. 

By Titilayo Agbadje, 25/11/2019

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Dr. France Légaré key witness at 19th National Congress of France's College for General Practice Teachers

France's National College of Teaching Generalists (CNGE) is reponsible for the teaching of general practice across France. Dr. France Légaré was a key witness, or "grand témoin", at the closing ceremony of their 19th National Conference held from 27 to 29 November 2019 in Nantes. 

By Titilayo Agbadje, 25/11/2019

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Publication

France Légaré contributes to an article by Laura Boland on decisional conflict in parents making decisions for their children

The aritcle, published in Medical Decision Making, is entitled SURE Test Accuracy for Decisional Conflict Screening among Parents Making Decisions for Their Child. In this study, conducted by Laura Boland, the authors aimed to validate the SURE test for screening for decisional conflict among parents in primary care.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 20/11/2019

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France Légaré contributes to an article by Laura Boland on decisional conflict in parents making decisions for their children

The aritcle, published in Medical Decision Making, is entitled SURE Test Accuracy for Decisional Conflict Screening among Parents Making Decisions for Their Child. In this study, conducted by Laura Boland, the authors aimed to validate the SURE test for screening for decisional conflict among parents in primary care.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 20/11/2019

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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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