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Upcoming webinars

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Previous webinars

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  • Designing a new medication management module for a primary care EMR
    September 25, 2015 from 1 to 2 pm EDT

Morgan PriceDr. Morgan Price describes a research study that engaged physicians and pharmacists to develop a medication management module within primary care electronic medical records.

His presentation describes the process as well as shares findings on what users wanted to accomplish and how their objectives might be realized using electronic medical records.


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  • Minor ailments (and pharmacist prescribing) — What we know so far
    November 26, 2014 from 1 to 2 pm EST

Jeff Taylor

Pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments dates to the late 1980s, when pharmacists in Florida were the first in the United States to be granted the authority to write prescriptions. A lot has changed since then.

Presented by Dr. Jeff Taylor, this webinar will explore how people respond to pharmacists prescribing for minor ailments and where pharmacists fit in.


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  • Opportunities for pharmacy and related health research using confidential data at the Statistics Canada Research Data Centre
    October 21, 2014

Marty CookeThe South-Western Ontario Research Data Centre at the University of Waterloo is one of a network of Statistics Canada Centres that facilitate access to the confidential micro-records of Statistics Canada surveys.

Presented by Dr. Martin Cooke, this session will describe the centre and the datasets that are available to address questions relevant to pharmacy and related health research.

Data sources on specific populations (e.g., immigrants, Aboriginal peoples, peoples with disabilities, young people) and opportunities to measure change (time series and linked longitudinal files) will be highlighted.

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  • Pharmacists’ adoption of prescribing in Alberta: A project overview
    June 25, 2014

Lisa GuirguisPresented by Dr. Lisa Guirguis, this webinar shared an overview of a three-part project entitled Pharmacists’ Adoption of Prescribing in Alberta.

This mixed-methods study explored the extent to which prescribing has been incorporated into pharmacy practice and identifies factors that influence the use of prescribing in pharmacy.

Lisa’s presentation reviewed the study design, qualitative findings, survey development, and initial findings from her quantitative study.


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  • The role of outreach and practice facilitation in pharmacy services
    May 16, 2014

Lisa DolovichIntroduced and facilitated by Dr. Lisa Dolovich, this webinar explored the role of outreach and practice facilitation in pharmacy services training. The research presented stems from an applied health research question posed by the Ontario Pharmacists Association to help determine how practice facilitation strategies are used, operationalized and adopted within a pharmacy setting.

Webinar agenda: Introduction by Lisa Dolovich. A review of practice facilitation in primary care by Bruce Baskerville. Practice facilitation in pharmacy: the corporate experience by Ruth Ackerman. Discussion: how can pharmacy services in Ontario benefit from the application of practice facilitation models and theory?

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