Patient-Oriented Research (POR) Modules

POR modules offer training for patients/caregivers, researchers, health–care providers and health-care decision-makers intending to engage in patient-oriented research. Read more about the modules here.

POR modules 1 and 2 are offered through SCPOR and are free of charge. To register,  click on the link below for the date you would like to attend, and sign up with the registration form. Modules 1 and 2 are often given on the same day for your convenience, but it is possible to register for only one or the other. 

Module Training Schedule:

August 3, 2018 in Regina– 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in meeting room 6 & 7 at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, 2180 23 Ave, Regina. 

Click here to register for Module 1.
Click here to register for Module 2.

August 8, 2018 in Saskatoon – 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Please note change of venue: Training will take place in the Auditorium Room at CNIB, 1705 McKercher Drive, Saskatoon.

Click here to register for Module 1.
Click here to register for Module 2.

September 11, 2018 in Saskatoon – 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in the Auditorium Room at CNIB, 1705 McKercher Drive, Saskatoon.  

Click here to register for Module 1.
Click here to register for Module 2.

September 21, 2018 in Regina– 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in meeting room 8 at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, 2180 23 Ave, Regina. 

Click here to register for Module 1.
Click here to register for Module 2.

Please note: Modules are cancelled if enrollment is too low. Contact Wendy Sharpe at 306-668-8810, ext 102 or wsharpe@hqc.sk.ca if you have any questions.


 

SHRF Research Connections KT Funding

Are you looking to put health research into action?  Research Connections provides matching funds to support targeted events or activities that facilitate collaboration and mobilize research knowledge to improve health.

Next deadline August 13, 2018

More information here

 

 


 

Webinar: How is Patient Engagement Incorporated into a Research Project?
When: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Time:  11:30am -12:30pm CST  (10:30-11:30am PST / 1:30-2:30 EST)

Please register by July 19, 2018.
This webinar will consider the practical aspects of patient engagement in the research process. In this session, we will explore:
– How researchers can move beyond involving patients as research subjects, but as research partners.
– The different opportunities for patient engagement throughout each stage of the research.

Click on this link for more information and to register.

This webinar is sponsored by the Child-Bright Network.


 

2018-19 Sprout Grant Competition has been announced!

The Sprout Grant is a joint initiative supported by SCPOR and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to fund patient-oriented research in the province of Saskatchewan. Research teams can apply for up to $180,000 over two years.

More information here

 


 

Upcoming Conferences

BC Support Unit Provincial Conference

Putting Patients First: Lessons Learned for Patient-Oriented Research is designed to encourage learning and collaboration between patients interested in patient-oriented research (POR), health researchers, health care providers and health care decision makers.

October 4th, 2018 at the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown, from 8:00am-6:00pm.

Click here for details

 

PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT:

META: A pragmatic workshop series on Moving Evidence To Action to improve patient outcomes
Monday, November 26, 2018 08:00 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018 17:00
at the University of Alberta Campus
Topics include: Knowledge Synthesis, Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science.

Click here for details

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS
Want to present? Submit your workshop idea.
Abstract Deadline: July 27, 2018, 16:00 MST
For more information and to submit your abstract, go to: http://bit.do/meta-abstract


 

SCPOR Webinar Archives

These webinars have come and gone – but the recordings live on! Click on the links below to see them.

Research Data Management and the Tri-Agency: How Portage is Helping Institutions and Researchers SucceedClick on this link to see the webinar.

Physician and Patient-Oriented Open Access to Research: Click on this link to see the webinar.

Our series on literature searching (Raising the Evidence Bar: Scientific Literature and Literature Synthesis) webinars have also been archived. See links to recordings here.

Our webinar series feature experts from around the world, talking about best practices in various aspects of gathering, disseminating and storing research evidence.

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News Archives

SCPOR’s Share the Vision Day was May 17, 2017 at TCU Place. Please click here for photos, news and presentations from the day.

SCPOR officially launched April 18, 2017. Please click here for photos and news from the event.