Advanced Diagnostic Reasoning


Am I missing something? Shift your mindset to optimize your diagnostic approach

Designed for physicians looking to sharpen their diagnostic approach, this workshop explores skills and behaviours to help you identify situations associated with a higher incidence of diagnostic decision-making errors and act to prevent them.

The strategies covered in this workshop will help participants:

  • identify and address information gaps;
  • raise and maintain situational awareness; and
  • enhance decision-making and safety of care.

Learning objectives:

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify information gaps in diagnostic case scenarios.
  2. Justify the importance of clinical documentation as evidence of sound diagnostic decision-making.
  3. Define situational awareness and its role in diagnostic decision-making.
  4. Discuss strategies to safeguard diagnostic decision-making and raise situational awareness.
  5. Formulate a personal action plan to optimize diagnostic decision-making.


The cost for CMPA members to attend this session is $40, plus applicable taxes. There is no cost for resident physicians.

Scheduled events

Dates and venues are subject to change.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Language
  • Registration
  • March 24, 2020
  • 5:15 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Hotel Arts, Calgary, AB
  • English
  • Register
  • March 25, 2020
  • 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Hotel Arts, Calgary, AB
  • English
  • Register

Dates and locations to be announced for Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Charlottetown.


Questions? Contact

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