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.
Please join us for the 69th in our series “Changing the way we work” on Friday December 15, 2023. In this session, we will review the latest data on respiratory viruses, tips for approaching these in practice and related vaccines including the new pneumococcal vaccines.
Clinical Application of the Long-Term Care Fracture Prevention Recommendations for Frail Older Adults
Long-term care (LTC) residents are more dependent, frail and vulnerable, and require more complex care than community-dwelling older adults. Yet many interventions intended to reduce fracture risk are not used consistently in LTC, and clinical practice guidelines for osteoporosis have focused on the care of adults living in the community.
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.
The CFPC Certification Exam Orientation workshop provides an introduction to the CFPC certification exam components. Participants have the opportunity to practice a mini Short Answer Management Problems (SAMPS) exam and participate in four practice Simulated Office Orals (SOOs).
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.