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News & Events | Articles | November 21, 2013

Patient and Community Engagement Research

PACER Undergraduate Courses

PACER Scope of Work

Internship Support and Sponsorship for PACER Training

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Nancy Marlett, Dr. Svetlana Shklarov, Marlyn Gill and Colin Penman
Patient and Community Engagement Research: The Science of Health Experience in Health Research

November 21, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Rose Room
Third Floor, TRW Building
3280 Hospital Drive NW

Article/Presentation Summary:

In the past two years the new Patient Engagement Research (PER) program has produced five qualitative research reports, which are being used to inform change by Strategic Clinical Networks and a community agency. Now a University of Calgary program in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, under the umbrella of the Institute for Public Health; the newly named Patient and Community Engagement Research (PACER) team is ready to offer an innovative research service. The presentation will contain an overview of the methodology, discuss the patient researcher role, the enhanced patient voice, and provide information about PACER research opportunities for inclusion in clinical research projects.

Learning Objectives:

1. Explain the methodology of PACER

2. Introduce the transformative role of a Patient Engagement Researcher

3. Explain how to access and use the services of the PACER research team

The W21C Journal Club is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of the Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.