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

Our colleague Alex Poulin Herron publishes an article on Web-Based Training for Nurses, Shared Decision Making and Prenatal Screening for Down Syndrome

The article published in the journal JMIR nursing under the supervision of France Légaré is entitled Web-based Training for Nurses on Shared Decision-Making and Prenatal Screening for Down Syndrome: a Controlled Trial. The objective of this study was to assessed the impact of a SDM training program on nurses’ intention to use a decision aid with pregnant women deciding about prenatal screening for Down syndrome.

By Carole Thiébaut, 18/01/2022

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Our colleague Alex Poulin Herron publishes an article on Web-Based Training for Nurses, Shared Decision Making and Prenatal Screening for Down Syndrome

The article published in the journal JMIR nursing under the supervision of France Légaré is entitled Web-based Training for Nurses on Shared Decision-Making and Prenatal Screening for Down Syndrome: a Controlled Trial. The objective of this study was to assessed the impact of a SDM training program on nurses’ intention to use a decision aid with pregnant women deciding about prenatal screening for Down syndrome.

By Carole Thiébaut, 18/01/2022

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Our colleague Virginie Blanchette publishes an article on Citizen Engagement in a Shared Decision-Making Conference

The article entitled Discussing Around a Virtual fire: Citizen Engagement in a Shared Decision-Making Conference was published in Nursing and health sciences. The goal was to enhance knowledge and engagement to share decision-making in a patient-oriented approach since shared decision-making hampered by reduced face-to-face contact, fear of infection and overworked health professionals due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Carole Thiébaut, 21/12/2021

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Our colleague Virginie Blanchette publishes an article on Citizen Engagement in a Shared Decision-Making Conference

The article entitled Discussing Around a Virtual fire: Citizen Engagement in a Shared Decision-Making Conference was published in Nursing and health sciences. The goal was to enhance knowledge and engagement to share decision-making in a patient-oriented approach since shared decision-making hampered by reduced face-to-face contact, fear of infection and overworked health professionals due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Carole Thiébaut, 21/12/2021

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Our colleague Amédé Gogovor publishes an article on sex and gender in 407 published reporting guidelines

The article entitled Sex and gender considerations in reporting guidelines for health research: a systematic review was published in Biology of sex differences. The objective of this study was to assess the integration of sex, as a biological attribute, and gender, as a socially constructed identity, in published reporting guidelines.

By Carole Thiébaut, 26/11/2021

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Our colleague Amédé Gogovor publishes an article on sex and gender in 407 published reporting guidelines

The article entitled Sex and gender considerations in reporting guidelines for health research: a systematic review was published in Biology of sex differences. The objective of this study was to assess the integration of sex, as a biological attribute, and gender, as a socially constructed identity, in published reporting guidelines.

By Carole Thiébaut, 26/11/2021

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Award

France Légaré one of the most highly cited researchers in 2021

Congratulation to France Légaré who is among this elite group recognized for her exceptional research influence, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™.

By Carole Thiébaut, 17/11/2021

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Award

France Légaré one of the most highly cited researchers in 2021

Congratulation to France Légaré who is among this elite group recognized for her exceptional research influence, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™.

By Carole Thiébaut, 17/11/2021

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France Légaré contributes to an article on Decision coaching for people making healthcare decisions

The article entitled "Decision coaching for people making healthcare decisions" was published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The study was led by Janet Jull and aimed to determine the effects of decision coaching for people facing healthcare decisions for themselves or a family member compared to usual care or evidence‐based intervention only, on outcomes related to preparation for decision making, decisional needs and potential adverse effects.

By Carole Thiébaut, 11/11/2021

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France Légaré contributes to an article on Decision coaching for people making healthcare decisions

The article entitled "Decision coaching for people making healthcare decisions" was published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The study was led by Janet Jull and aimed to determine the effects of decision coaching for people facing healthcare decisions for themselves or a family member compared to usual care or evidence‐based intervention only, on outcomes related to preparation for decision making, decisional needs and potential adverse effects.

By Carole Thiébaut, 11/11/2021

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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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