Trainings

Discover the synchronous and asynchronous training courses that the Unité de soutien SSA Québec offers to the public and all those working in the health and social services network.

Patient First: Improving the trajectory of oncology care and services in Québec

The aim of Patient First is to provide better support for cancer patients and their families in Québec. How can we do this? By improving their cancer care and services trajectory. This is a unique patient partnership project, since the issues to be addressed by the teams were raised by Oncopole's partner patient committee.

Step-by-step: Projects involving patients, relatives or members of the public as research partners

Description This tool details a list of activities in which patients and the public could be engaged as partners in a research project. Source Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé – Initiative Patients-Partenaires, Université de Sherbrooke (2018). Québec, Canada. MISSING LINK Scientific Rigor Assessment Grid When evaluating patient and public partnership tools, […]

Patient partnership evaluation grid

Description This tool is designed to support the evaluation of patient and public engagement. Source Centre d’excellence sur le partenariat avec les patients et le public (2020). Québec, Canada. MISSING LINK Scientific Rigor Assessment Grid When evaluating patient and public partnership tools, we used the following evaluation grid. It can also be used by the […]

The Involvement Matrix: Involvement of patients in projects and research

Description The Involvement Matrix has been developed to promote collaboration with patients (from the age of 12) in projects and research. It is a tool for project leaders/researchers to support dialogue with the patient about the role the patient wishes to play in a project. Source Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht (2017). Danemark. […]

Journey Through Public and Patient Engagement in Health Research: A Road Map

Description This interactive roadmap focuses on patient and public partners on a research team, outlining diverse activities that they could engage in across multiple phases of a health research project. Source British Columbia SPOR SUPPORT Unit (2022). British Columbia, Canada. Scientific Rigor Assessment Grid When evaluating patient and public partnership tools, we used the following […]

SCPOR Patient-Oriented Research Level of Engagement Tool (PORLET)

Description This tool measures the degree to which a project meets the definition of patient-oriented research described by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR). Source Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (2019). Saskatchewan, Canada. Scientific Rigor Assessment Grid When evaluating patient and public partnership tools, we used the following evaluation […]

White paper on partnering with patients and the public

Description The objective of this document is to define the fundamental concepts and key methodological principles of partnership with patients and the public. Source Centre of Excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public (2022). Québec, Canada. Scientific Rigor Assessment Grid When evaluating patient and public partnership tools, we used the following evaluation grid. It […]

Patient Engagement Quality Guidance

Description This guide contains seven quality measures for planning, developing, and assessing the quality of patient engagement activities and projects, and evaluating stakeholder benefits. Source Patient Focused Medicines Development (2018). Belgium. Scientific Rigor Assessment Grid When evaluating patient and public partnership tools, we used the following evaluation grid. It can also be used by the […]