Want to better understand how the health and social systems work and how you can better advocate for changes that would improve these systems for you and your family? Enhance your knowledge with one of our free courses for citizens:

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens

In this free online course, you’ll be provided with solutions to overcome the most commonly cited frustrations people have when trying to access research evidence. Prepared by the McMaster Health Forum with support from the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit, the course is now available online as a set of eight videos:

Here are helpful resources that are drawn on in the course:

Don’t miss the most important resource for citizen-targeted evidence about healthy aging:

Understanding how to navigate the health system

Knowing how your health system works will better you to navigate the system, identify opportunities to make things better, and advocate for changes that you’d like to see. This free online course describes the 'building blocks' of Ontario’s health system as well as how those building blocks are used to provide care in the province in different ways (e.g., by sector, condition, treatment, population). While Ontario is the example, these principles are useful to understanding health systems other jurisdictions in Canada and internationally.

Prepared by the McMaster Health Forum with support from the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit, the course is now available online as a set of six videos:

Here are helpful resources that are drawn on in the course:

Don’t miss the most important resource for citizen-targeted evidence about healthy aging:

Masterclass on patient-oriented research

The Forum’s masterclass was designed to prepare future champions for the conduct and use of patient-oriented research and future mentors to others becoming involved in the conduct and use of patient-oriented research. While we are not currently planning any Masterclass sessions, you can access all of the course material to learn more about patient-oriented research.

Virtual masterclass on patient-oriented research

The Forum and its collaborators are pleased to be hosting a ‘virtual’ version of the masterclass on the conduct and use of patient-oriented research in Ontario’s health system. All sessions will be conducted online using Webex. Learn more and register.

Webinar series provides a guide for citizens on how to navigate the health system

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To learn more about navigating Ontario's health system, register for one of our upcoming webinars.
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Knowing how the Ontario health system is organized and how it works will better equip citizens and patients to navigate the system and also to be able to advocate for changes that would improve the system. To learn more about navigating the health system, register for one of our upcoming webinars.

Understanding how to navigate the health system: A guide for citizens
This webinar describes the building blocks of Ontario’s health system, as well as how those building blocks are used to provide care in the province. The material covered will ensure citizens, patients and caregivers are better positioned to advocate for the changes they want to see in their system when opportunities arise. There are four opportunities to attend this webinar. Register now for the webinar on:

Comprendre comment naviguer le système de santé: un guide pour les citoyens
Ce webinaire décrit les fondements du système de santé de l’Ontario, ainsi que la façon dont ses différentes composantes sont utilisées pour prodiguer des soins dans la province. Le webinaire vise à outiller les citoyens, les patients et les aidants afin qu'ils puissent être de véritables agents de changement dans le système de santé. Ce webinaire sera offert à quatre reprises. Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant au webinaire:

  • Jeudi 11 octobre, de 12h00 à 13h00 (en anglais)
  • Lundi 29 octobre de 12h00 à 13h00 (en anglais)
  • Mercredi 14 novembre de 12h00 à 13h00 (en anglais)
  • Mercredi 28 novembre de 12h00 à 13h00 (en français)

A free online course, prepared by the McMaster Health Forum and supported by the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit, is now also available. The set of videos describes the 'building blocks' of Ontario’s health system, as well as how those building blocks are used to provide care in the province.

Understanding how to navigate the health system: A guide for citizens
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