The Arthritis Alliance of Canada, together with the provinces and key stakeholders in the health system have developed a model of care for inflammatory arthritis to improve care for patients.  

A Pan-Canadian Approach to Inflammatory Arthritis Model of Care, establishes a framework for the development of high quality models of inflammatory arthritis care that are evidenced formed and reinforced by best practices.

Inflammatory Models of Care Executive:

  • Dr. Vandana Ahluwalia, Rheumatologist, MD FRCPC
  • Dr. Dianne Mosher, Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine University of Calgary
  • Dr. Michel Zummer, Head of Rheumatology, CH Maisonneuve-Rosemont Associate Professor, Université de Montréal
  • Ms. Anne Lyddiatt, Consumer Represenative, Patient Partners

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 Inflammatory Arthritis Care Path Toolkit



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The Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) is very pleased to support and make the Inflammatory Arthritis Care Path Toolkit available for download. The toolkit was a collaborative project designed to assist professionals as they assist adult patients through the continuum of care. It is intended to help design systems/care paths to assist in the movement of the patients through the continuum of care, with supporting tools.

Important Disclaimer to the Inflammatory Arthritis Care Path Toolkit

The Toolkit is intended to be an educational tool and a useful resource for care providers, patients and other stakeholders. It is not a substitute for qualified and competent advice or the exercise of professional and clinical judgment. This Care Path is intended for use with adult patients, the age of majority and older. The Inflammatory Arthritis Care Path is not recommended for use in paediatric patients.

While care was used in the preparation of the Toolkit, the AAC disclaims any warranty as to the accuracy and completeness of the Toolkit. Neither AAC nor the contributors to the Toolkit assume any liability or responsibility for any harm, damage or injury (including death) to you, other persons or property arising from any use of any product, information, idea or instruction contained in the Toolkit or any other content or services provided to you by AAC.

The information presented by the AAC is not intended to take the place of your personal physician’s advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Discuss this information with your own physician or healthcare provider to determine what is right for you. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. The information should not be assumed to be complete and should not be used in place of advice of your physician or other health care provider. We do not recommend the self-management of health problems without explicit advice of a physician that it is safe to do so. Should you have any health care-related questions, call or see your physician or other health care provider promptly. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in the Toolkit.

By accessing or downloading the Toolkit you are agreeing to the above terms.




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