The CCB’s Toronto Visionaries Chapter hosted its annual Experience Expo Forum (presented both live and virtually) on Saturday, May 28 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue (at Bloor West) in Toronto.
Topic: Best Practices, Informed Consent and Understanding Patient’s Rights. Compliance and side effects.
Speakers: The Forum will feature a panel of experts.
Dr. Chad Andrews, Director of Research and Policy, College of Optometrists of Ontario
Sarah Shephard, Patient Advocate
John Adams, Patient’s Rights Advocate
Dr. Keith Gordon, Senior Research Officer, Canadian Council of the Blind
DATE: Saturday, May 28, 2022
The Forum discussed the best practices – a patient’s right to informed consent and full disclosure for whatever the treatment, including all of the informed therapies, their side effects, dosage frequency, all options, and costs (which should never influence what a patient is prescribed) before a treatment decision is made.