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Alliance for the Canadian Arthritis Program


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This 60 minute program is intended to give the consumer/public listener an overview of the following:
  • Learning about the Alliance for the Canadian Arthritis Program
    • Who is the Alliance?
    • Why create an alliance?
    • What has the Alliance accomplished since it formed?
  • National standards for arthritis prevention and care: developing 12 standards to improve the lives of Canadians living with arthritis
  • What are the priority standards?
    1. Every Canadian must be aware of arthritis
    2. All relevant health professionals must be able to perform a valid, standardized, age-appropriate musculoskeletal screening assessment
    3. Every Canadian with arthritis must have timely and equal access to appropriate medications.
  • How does the Alliance plan to implement the priority standards?