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ECHO Ontario Rheumatology connects primary care providers from across Ontario with each other and with two inter-professional specialist teams during weekly videoconferencing sessions. The 2 hour weekly videoconferencing sessions include a 20 minutes didactic presentation followed by 3 patient case presentations (de-identified) by participants. The sessions are CME accredited for physicians and may provide continuing professional development hours for other health care professionals.

Website:https://www.echoontario.ca/Echo-Clinic/Rheumatology.aspx

Please view the attached PDF for the ECHO Rheumatology Curriculum

ECHO_Rheumatology_Curriculum_Brochure_Updated_17__04

The Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) and The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) are pleased to launch the Osteoarthritis Tool, designed to provide primary health care providers with key professional knowledge and skills necessary to effectively diagnose and facilitate the management of patients living with osteoarthritis (OA).  The AAC, CFPC and the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) joined forces to develop the Osteoarthritis Tool, to help family physicians and other healthcare providers understand that Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, treatable, chronic illness by providing a tool that helps them:

  •  identify, assess, and monitor OA
  • equip patients for high quality self-management
  • recommend specific non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies
  • OA Tool English
  • OA Tool French

AHPA and ARHP are collaborators!

www.rheumatology.org