Symptoms in Family Practice: New Findings Using EMR Data
Wednesday November 13 2019
1:00 to 4:30 PM
Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, Room 1150
The learning objectives of this program are:
- Appreciate the need for incorporating symptom codes in the medical record and know the new version of the International Classification for Primary Care (ICPC-3).
- Understand the way in which Electronic Medical Record data can inform our understanding of a variety of symptoms including medically unexplained symptoms and depressive symptoms.
- Acquire an improved understanding of common symptoms in daily family practice, including commonly seen pathways that symptoms take over time, including symptoms that may fail to resolve.
If you cannot attend this session in person, please join us live at https://livestream.com/SchulichSchoolofMedicineandDentistry/events/8883907. If you experience difficulties connecting, please contact ETMS at 519-661-2111 ext. 83035 for assistance.
Moderated by Dr. Moira Stewart
12:45-1:00 p.m. Refreshments
1:00-1:05 p.m. Welcome: Dr. Stephen Wetmore; Chair, Department of Family Medicine; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
1:05-1:15 p.m. Overview and Introduction of Speakers: Dr. Moira Stewart; Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
1:15-1:40 p.m. Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS): Results of Studies in the Netherlands: Dr. Tim olde Hartman, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
1:40-2:00 p.m. Depression and Depressive Symptoms: Dr. Peter Lucassen, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
2:00-2:20 p.m. Break
2:20-2:40 p.m. The coding of symptoms in ICPC: Dr. Kees van Boven; Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
2:40-3:00 p.m. Symptoms and Symptom Pathways in Canada: Data from the SMART Study in Southwestern Ontario: Dr. Tom Freeman; Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
3:00-3:30 p.m. Demonstration of the SMART Study Handbook: Dr. Dan Leger; Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
3:30-3:50 p.m. Future steps in practice and research: Discussion led by Dr. Moira Stewart & Dr. Sonny Cejic
3:50-4:00 p.m. Wrap up and evaluation: Dr. Tom Freeman
4:00-4:30 p.m. Reception