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Education Task Force

PSO is responsible for the development of prenatal screening-related educational strategies for the province’s health care providers, as well as pregnant persons and their families. These strategies will inform the development of educational materials, including online and mobile tools, development and population of the PSO website, as well as paper-based and other accessible options.

The Education task force will provide support and assist with the development of PSO Education strategies, including:

– Review and inform the development of:

o Guidelines for the PSO website

o Decision aids

o Consumer engagement activities

o Content for the website and other online opportunities

o Paper-based education tools

– Ensure that the educational materials are:

o Evidence-based – with references where possible

o Piloted with the target audience prior to posting to ensure clarity, utility, correct reading level (public materials), etc.

o Applicable to the Canadian audience – health care providers and public

o Accessible

o Unique or augment previously posted material

o In general, not linked to advertising or commercial companies

o Up to date

– Review requests for educational materials or for specific topics to be developed or written for the website

View the current Education task force membership and Terms of Reference and continue to check back for updates on their work.