Webinar: Pandemic Recovery and Chronic Disease Management: Primary Care for Adults with Asthma

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August 19, 2021 - 12:00 - 13:00
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Posted on July 19, 2021


Webinar: Pandemic Recovery and Chronic Disease Management: Primary Care for Adults with Asthma

Team: Featured External Events

August 19, 2021 - 12:00 - 13:00


Please join Ontario Health and the Lung Health Foundation for a webinar to learn from experts in the field about resources to support patients with asthma presenting in primary care


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Outline data on health care use by patients with asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Identify the components of high-quality care for patients with asthma and the priority gaps in

    care in Ontario based on Ontario Health’s quality standard Asthma: Care in the Community

    for People 16 Years of Age and Older

  • Recognize the alignment between the Asthma Quality Standard and the electronic Asthma Management System (eAMS)

  • Explore how the implementation of the eAMS in a primary care setting during the COVID-19 pandemic can assist with quality improvement in asthma care

  • Identify opportunities and supports to improve asthma care for their patients Speakers

  • Moderator: David Kaplan, MD, MSc, CCFP, Primary Care Physician; Chief of Clinical Quality, Ontario Health

  • Dr. Samir Gupta, Adult Respirologist, St. Michael’s Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Toronto; Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital; Co-chair of the Asthma Quality Standard Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Teresa To, Senior Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children; Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health; member of the Asthma Quality Standard Advisory Committee

  • Speaker to be confirmed to provide a primary care perspective on the eAMS for asthma care quality improvement

  • Lung Health Foundation


Who Should Attend

  • Primary care providers and primary care team members, including nurses, respiratory therapists, respiratory educators, administrators, and quality improvement decision support specialists

  • Ontario Health Team primary care leads

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