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Annual Meeting Evaluation Forms

If you didn't have the chance to complete the various session evaluation forms at the recent COA & CORS Annual Meeting, you can still do so by visiting the Session Evaluation tab in the COA App. Your feedback is important to our Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and Program Committees as we establish educational programs for future COA events. Please take a moment to complete the evaluation forms for the sessions you attended during the meeting.
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Formulaires d'évaluation de la Réunion annuelle

Si vous n'avez pas encore eu l'occasion de remplir les formulaires d'évaluation des séances à la dernière Réunion annuelle de l'ACO et de la Société de recherche orthopédique du Canada (SROC), il est encore possible de le faire en consultant l'onglet « Session Evaluation » de l'application de l'ACO. Votre rétroaction est importante pour le Comité de perfectionnement professionnel (CPP) et le Comité responsable du programme, puisqu'elle les aidera à concevoir les prochains programmes de formation. Veuillez prendre quelques minutes pour remplir les formulaires d'évaluation des séances auxquelles vous avez assisté.
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2015 CORA Top Paper Awards

Congratulations are extended to Dr. Jerry Xing from the University of Toronto for winning the J.A. Nutter Award, Sponsored by Smith & Nephew, for the top paper presented during the recent Canadian Orthopaedic Residents' Association (CORA) Annual Meeting in Vancouver. Dr. Xing's prize-winning paper entitled, Pre-operative Femoral Nerve Block for Hip Arthroscopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial, will be presented at next year's COA Annual Meeting in Québec City. Congratulations to Drs. Daniel Banaszek (Queen's University) and Shandy Fox (University of Saskatchewan) for winning the 2nd and 3rd place awards respectively. All three abstracts will be published in the Fall edition of the COA Bulletin.
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Précis primés à la Réunion annuelle 2015 de l'ACRO

Félicitations au Dr Jerry Xing, de l'Université de Toronto, qui a remporté le Prix J.A. Nutter, commandité par Smith & Nephew, à Vancouver. Ce prix récompense le meilleur précis présenté dans le cadre de la Réunion annuelle de l'Association canadienne des résidents en orthopédie (ACRO). Le précis primé du Dr Xing, intitulé « Pre-operative Femoral Nerve Block for Hip Arthroscopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial », sera présenté à la Réunion annuelle 2016 de l'ACO, à Québec. Nous souhaitons aussi féliciter les Drs Daniel Banaszek (Université Queen's) et Shandy Fox (Université de la Saskatchewan), qui sont arrivés respectivement aux deuxième et troisième rangs. Ces trois précis seront publiés dans le numéro automnal du Bulletin de l'ACO.
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 Events of Interest / Activités d’intérêt

The 5th Annual JOINTS Canada Shoulder Course will be held from January 28-29, 2016 in Ottawa at the Lord Elgin Hotel and University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre. This event is open to PGY4 and PGY5 residents as well as upper extremity fellows. Stay tuned for more information and save the date!
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Report suggests knee meniscus surgery may be needless
The Globe and Mail
It starts with pain in the knee, followed by swelling so intense that a patient may have trouble bending or straightening the leg. A torn meniscus — the cartilage that cushions the knee joint — is a common knee injury in Canadians aged 45 to 65. But patients may be better off without the most common treatment: Surgery.
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Report: Supply of nurses falls in Canada for first time in almost 20 years
The Globe and Mail
The supply of nurses in Canada has declined for the first time in almost 20 years, according to a new report that has prompted two prominent national nursing organizations to warn that the country needs to do a better job of managing the health-care work force. The latest snapshot of the nursing field from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) found that more nurses left the profession than entered it in 2014 — a 0.3-per-cent decrease from the previous year in the number of people holding active nursing licenses across the country.
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Cité-de-la-Santé de Laval: feu vert aux chirurgies au privé
Journal de Montréal
Malgré un bloc opératoire rénové et agrandi, l'hôpital de Laval a reçu le feu vert du ministère de la Santé pour renouveler son entente pour pratiquer des chirurgies au privé. «C'est inacceptable ce genre de transfert. C'est absurde de sous-traiter au privé alors que les ressources sont là au public», déplore Dounia Kayal, membre de l'Association des médecins québécois pour un régime public.
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Ottawa Hospital launching study to reduce wait times for MRI, CT scans
Metro News
The Ottawa Hospital is studying how to develop a centralized strategy for dealing with referrals for MRIs and CT scans at health centres across the region as its struggles to deal with "fluctuating" wait times. A regional steering committee consisting of CEOs, chiefs of staff, and leaders within the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) commissioned a study in a bid to develop software to centralize referrals at hospitals throughout the Ottawa Valley and to shorten the number of days patients are left waiting.
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