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Did you know the OCFP offers many of our Mainpro+-certified continuing professional development programs by request?

As a leader in education for family physicians, we are pleased to make these innovative, high-quality workshops available in a convenient, cost-effective format, through collaboration and on location to physician groups and other health organizations.

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Program Description

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Upcoming Sessions

CREDITS

This three-credits-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 21 Mainpro+® credits.

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP FEE: $450 plus HST  |  IN-PERSON WORKSHOP FEE: $700 plus HST

Participants will identify opportunities on how to "practise wisely", with a focus on ordering tests and imaging wisely, shared decision-making, avoiding over-diagnosis and over-screening for cancer, and de-prescribing using the latest evidence and tools from diverse sources. 

Participants will learn how to access reliable, curated and renewable online resources for an evidence-informed practice supporting individualized patient-care. Active learning exercises such as case studies, individual reflection and group work will help participants to build communication skills to guide their patients through the shift from seeking sickness to enhancing health.

Learning Objectives

Actively participating in the workshop will help you to: 

  • Identify opportunities to practise wisely, thereby helping to reduce over-medicalization
  • Consult reliable and up-to-date online resources
  • Critically assess clinical practice guidelines
  • Adopt evidence-based courses courses of action
  • Implement shared decision-making in your practice
  • Promote good stewardship

Requirements

During this workshop you will be asked to visit multiple websites to access various resources. Therefore, all participants are required to bring a laptop or tablet that has the ability to connect to the internet in order to fully participate in the course. You must also complete all Pre-Course and Post-Course activities and attend the full workshop to receive the associated Group Learning credits for the program.

Practising Wisely

Participants will identify opportunities on how to "practise wisely", with a focus on ordering tests and imaging wisely, shared decision-making, avoiding over-diagnosis and over-screening for cancer, and de-prescribing using the latest evidence and tools from diverse sources. 

Participants will learn how to access reliable, curated and renewable online resources for an evidence-informed practice supporting individualized patient-care. Active learning exercises such as case studies, individual reflection and group work will help participants to build communication skills to guide their patients through the shift from seeking sickness to enhancing health.

Learning Objectives

Actively participating in the workshop will help you to: 

  • Identify opportunities to practise wisely, thereby helping to reduce over-medicalization
  • Consult reliable and up-to-date online resources
  • Critically assess clinical practice guidelines
  • Adopt evidence-based courses courses of action
  • Implement shared decision-making in your practice
  • Promote good stewardship

Credits

This three-credits-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18 Mainpro+® credits.

Registration Details

This workshop can accommodate up to 12 participants. All participants are required to bring a laptop or tablet that can connect to wifi as they will be navigating online resources throughout the workshop. Completion of pre-and post-course activities is required in order to receive the full Group Learning credits associated with the program.

By-Request Pricing

This program can be delivered as a half-day (3-hours of class time covering modules 1-2) or as a full-day (6 hours of class time covering modules 1-4)*

  • Half-day: $4,500 + HST and speaker expenses
  • Full-day: $6,500 + HST and speaker expenses

*time for breaks is not included in the time allocations stated above.

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