Real time release of complex labs to patients: What this means to your practice

July 21, 2021

This session will prepare physicians for the planned release of microbiology, pathology and genetics results to the MyHealth Records portal; this change is scheduled for August and September 2021. This session will be interactive and will include presenters from family medicine, medical genetics, and pathology. Presenters will share their experiences and insights on what this change means for your practice, and how to adapt. This session is open to physicians, nurse practitioners and office/administrative staff.

Time details

  • 5- 6 p.m.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Assess the impact of real time complex lab release to patients and the need for pre-test counselling
  • Evaluate the impacts of patient access to complex labs on physician, clinic and/or hospital workflows

Presenters

  • Speakers: Dr. David Sidhu, Dr. Oksana Suchowersky, Dr. Julie Lauzon, and Dr. Brad Bahler
  • Session Moderator: Dr. Heidi Fell and Dr. Steven Turner

Registration Information

Once registered, you will be sent the Zoom Meeting Link and instructions on how to join.

If you are having difficulties registering, please contact Shelley.Russell@albertadoctors.org.

Important Information & Zoom Tips

  • Install/test Zoom on your computer or mobile device ahead of time
  • If this is the first time you are using Zoom, please join the webinar 15-30 minutes early
  • Zoom provides both video and audio options to participate
  • Zoom support will be available to answer your technical questions
  • Webinars will feature a presentation followed by a Q & A
  • Cameras and microphones will be enabled during this webinar

To help the sessions run as smoothly as possible, please ensure you are on ‘mute’ during the webinar.

CME Accreditation

Primary Care Physicians and Specialists

  • This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.
  • This webinar series is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1), as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 45 hours (credits are automatically calculated). This session is 1.0 hours.
  • Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme

Primary Care Physicians Only

  • This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.