Recordings (both video and audio) and resources from past Practising Well Community of Practice sessions are available here.
Past sessions are certified as part of the Practising Well CoP Self Learning Program where participants can earn Mainpro+ credits for reviewing past session recordings and resources on their own time. To participate in self-learning:
Step 1: Determine which past session date(s) you’d like to review.
Step 2: Review the recordings and resources.
Step 3: Complete the self learning evaluation
The Practising Well Community of Practice Self Learning Program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+Ⓡ credits for up to a total of 38 credits. Questions? Contact [email protected].
The increased administrative burden on family doctors, along with a rise in complex patient cases, have led to extended work hours, leading to burnout within family medicine.
It is often difficult to help patients wean off benzodiazepines (benzos), especially if the patient has been using this medication for a long time and alternative treatments do not work as well for them.
There is a large differential for chronic pain and it can be difficult to address. Some patients with chronic pain take high amounts of opioids, leading to discomfort with continuing the prescription.
Patients with anxiety can often overuse health-care resources by presenting multiple health concerns to their physician. Family doctors can face difficulty if the cause of a patient’s concern is anxiety.