Happy National Nursing Week!

National Nursing Week is May 6 to May 12, 2019. This week, Choosing Wisely Manitoba is proud to celebrate the dedicated and hard-working nurses who play an integral role in the health and well-being of Canadians. Choosing Wisely Canada worked with the Canadian Nurses Association to put together recommendations that encourage healthy conversations between nurses Read More

Choosing Wisely Manitoba at the 2019 National Meeting

Choosing Wisely Manitoba is proud to participate at the Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting on May 27, 2019. Concurrent sessions feature breakout and workshop sessions that will highlight Choosing Wisely implementation projects and interactive discussions with presenters. Two Manitoba students are presenting their work during Session 2. Routine creatine kinase testing does not provide clinical utility Read More

Earn Continuing Professional Development Credits for Choosing Wisely Activities

CPD Opportunities for Primary Care Providers Pearls™ When you complete a Pearls ™ exercise that includes a specific question and literature search involving any one of the Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations you earn 6  Mainpro+ credits. Linking to Learning Exercises When you participate in a Linking Learning to Assessment exercise that reflects improvement in practice Read More

Diving into Overuse in Hospitals Webinar Series

As part of the Diving into Overuse in Hospitals campaign, the Ontario Hospital Association, in partnership with Choosing Wisely Canada and Health Quality Ontario, will be hosting a three-part webinar series to support hospitals that may be looking to start or advance their local Choosing Wisely efforts. These interactive webinars will give participants an opportunity Read More

Diving into Overuse in Hospitals

Diving into Overuse in Hospitals

Did you know that up to 30% of tests and treatments in many clinical areas are potentially unnecessary according to a 2017 report from the Canadian Institute of Health Information and Choosing Wisely Canada? Choosing Wisely Manitoba is a proud supporter of the Diving into Overuse in Hospitals campaign, led by Choosing Wisely Canada. Diving Read More