CLEAR Call webinar: Research on Expanded Scope of Practice for Pharmacists

  • 08 May 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Via Webinar: at your desk! (1:00 P.M. Eastern)

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New research from the University of Waterloo studied non-urgent emergency department  visits in Ontario and found that nearly one-third of such visits could have been managed by pharmacists with expanded scope of practice. The report notes that expanded scope for pharmacists in community practice or based in the Emergency Department could reduce crowdedness in EDs and allow for more ED resources to be devoted to care for more acute patients.


Webinar objectives:

  • Provide an overview of expanded scope of practice for pharmacists in Canada
  • Give a summary of previous research studies that assessed the proportion of unnecessary emergency department visits in Canada and previous research studies that estimated the potential impact of expanded scope of practice on emergency department visits
  • Present the methods and results of a retrospective quantitative population-based observational cohort study performed in Ontario, Canada to: (1) Determine the proportion of avoidable ED visits that can potentially be managed by pharmacists within an expanded scope, (2) Determine the most prevalent conditions within these cases; and (3) Determine the factors associated with presenting to EDs with a case that is manageable by pharmacists.

Presenter:

Wasem Alsabbagh, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo


Offerings are presented through a web-based PowerPoint and audio teleconference, allowing attendees to participate and ask questions from their office or conference room.  Your registration fee entitles you to one login connection to the webinar (one registration = one login from a single computer).  You can set up a speaker phone and computer in your conference room and have multiple attendees all in the same room for one registration fee.  If attendees will be logging in individually from their own offices and computers, you will need to register each individual separately at the full registration fee.  You may not share the login link with others at your organization. Additional logins that were not registered will be invoiced for the full registration fee.  Attendees receive a copy of the PowerPoint presentation after the webinar.  Webinar attendees can also choose to purchase the webinar recording at a discounted rate when registering.
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