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Friday, August 24, 2012

Webinar: The Online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – A good choice for Canada?

On Tuesday, September 18, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT, Health Council of Canada councillor, Dr. Bruce Beaton will host a panel discussion on online chronic disease self-management programs which will expand upon many of the issues presented in our recent report, Self-Management Support for Canadians with Chronic Health Conditions: A Focus for Primary Health

Patrick McGowan, Associated Director of the University of Victoria’s Centre on Aging will explain how British Columbia has implemented the online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), which has been in operation for two years.

A representative from Alberta Health Services Calgary will talk about Alberta's experience with an online CDSMP pilot project.  Finally, CDSMP pioneer, Dr. Kate Lorig, Director of the Stanford Patient Education Research Center in Stanford, California will tell us how the program has grown to be a respected and popular international tool for chronic disease self-management.

A question and answer period will follow the presentations. Register now!

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