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.

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

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France Légaré Is One of Laval University's Pioneers and the Quebec Region

On Monday, March 9, Université Laval marked International Women's Day with a public conversation with three professors, including France Légaré, who have had a long and inspiring career. 

By Titilayo Agbadje, 13/03/2020

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France Légaré Is One of Laval University's Pioneers and the Quebec Region

On Monday, March 9, Université Laval marked International Women's Day with a public conversation with three professors, including France Légaré, who have had a long and inspiring career. 

By Titilayo Agbadje, 13/03/2020

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Activity

Training on the development of tools to support shared decision-making in healthcare

We would like to bring to your attention that the training course "Designing Tools to Support Shared Decision Making in Healthcare" will be available free of charge on the Internet as of March 10. This training was designed by a team of researchers and partners from the universities of Laval, Sherbrooke, McGill, Montreal and Ottawa. You can register here.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 28/02/2020

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Training on the development of tools to support shared decision-making in healthcare

We would like to bring to your attention that the training course "Designing Tools to Support Shared Decision Making in Healthcare" will be available free of charge on the Internet as of March 10. This training was designed by a team of researchers and partners from the universities of Laval, Sherbrooke, McGill, Montreal and Ottawa. You can register here.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 28/02/2020

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France Légaré Contributes to an Article Directed by Martin Gariepy on the Overuse of Head CT in Children

The article entitled Head CT Overuse in Children with a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury within Two Canadian Emergency Departments was published in the Paediatrics & Child Health Journal. The objective of this study was to estimate the potential overuse of CT scans of the head in two Canadian emergency departments.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 12/02/2020

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France Légaré Contributes to an Article Directed by Martin Gariepy on the Overuse of Head CT in Children

The article entitled Head CT Overuse in Children with a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury within Two Canadian Emergency Departments was published in the Paediatrics & Child Health Journal. The objective of this study was to estimate the potential overuse of CT scans of the head in two Canadian emergency departments.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 12/02/2020

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France Légaré Publishes an Article Directed by Richard Fleet on an Approach to Improve the Delivery of Care in Rural Emergency Services

The article entitled Improving Delivery of Care in Rural Emergency Departments: a Qualitative Pilot Study Mobilizing Health Professionals, Decision-Makers and Citizens in Baie-Saint-Paul and the Magdalen Islands, Québec, Canada was published in the BMC Health Services Research Journal. The objectives of this pilot study were to test the feasibility and relevance of the selected approach and to explore challenges related to and solutions for improving the delivery of care in selected emergency departments.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 12/02/2020

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France Légaré Publishes an Article Directed by Richard Fleet on an Approach to Improve the Delivery of Care in Rural Emergency Services

The article entitled Improving Delivery of Care in Rural Emergency Departments: a Qualitative Pilot Study Mobilizing Health Professionals, Decision-Makers and Citizens in Baie-Saint-Paul and the Magdalen Islands, Québec, Canada was published in the BMC Health Services Research Journal. The objectives of this pilot study were to test the feasibility and relevance of the selected approach and to explore challenges related to and solutions for improving the delivery of care in selected emergency departments.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 12/02/2020

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France Légaré Contributes to a Protocol Directed by Brigitte Vachon on the Evaluation of a Provincial Collaboration on Chronic Disease Management in Primary Health Care

The article entitled Evaluating Implementation and Impact of a Provincial Quality Improvement Collaborative for the Management of Chronic Diseases in Primary Care: the COMPAS+ Study Protocol was published in the BMC Family Practice Journal. This study aims to evaluate the implementation and impact of COMPAS+ quality improvement collaboratives on the prevention and management of targeted chronic diseases like diabetes.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 12/02/2020

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France Légaré Contributes to a Protocol Directed by Brigitte Vachon on the Evaluation of a Provincial Collaboration on Chronic Disease Management in Primary Health Care

The article entitled Evaluating Implementation and Impact of a Provincial Quality Improvement Collaborative for the Management of Chronic Diseases in Primary Care: the COMPAS+ Study Protocol was published in the BMC Family Practice Journal. This study aims to evaluate the implementation and impact of COMPAS+ quality improvement collaboratives on the prevention and management of targeted chronic diseases like diabetes.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 12/02/2020

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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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