Upcoming CPD
Best Practices: Don't Just Do Something, Stand There
Kingston - May 26 
Huntsville - June 8

Musculoskeletal Joint Assessment
Insomnia: Beyond the Basics
Oshawa - June 1

Treating Poverty
Huntsville - June 7
Toronto - June 17


Practical Office Management of Comorbid Alcohol and Anxiety Disorders


Visit our CPD Calendar for information on these and other upcoming workshops.
Call for Clinical Leads
The Centre for Effective Practice is seeking clinical leads for primary care tool development.
Get the details here.

Physician Opportunity

The University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine is currently recruiting a Chair.

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Save the Date

ASA 2016 logo
Nov. 24-26, in Toronto. Stay tuned for more details.
Tools for Practice:
Clinical Question #161: Is docusate
effective in the prevention and treatment of constipation?
Get the answer.
Clinical Question #162: Are 1-2 doses of dexamethasone as effective as the standard five day prednisone regimen for treatment of pediatric asthma exacerbations?
Get the answer.
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May 2016
President's Blog
2015-16 OCFP President Dr. Sarah Newbery

Can Family Doctors Help Shape a Healthy Society?

In her new blog OCFP President Dr. Sarah-Lynn Newbery examines the role family doctors have in shaping a society where patients can live their best lives.

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Practising Wisely for Better Patient Care
Dr. Jennifer Young
Practising Wisely is a new OCFP workshop that focuses on "too much medicine." This soon-to-be-launched program builds on the OCFP's popular program Don't Just Do Something, Stand There! and the thinking behind Choosing Wisely Canada. To find out more, check out this Q&A with Course Director Dr. Jennifer Young.
 
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New Clinical Tool Supports Treating Patients With Dementia
The Centre for Effective Practice has r eleased the Use of Antipsychotics in Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Discussion Guild   which integrates best practice evidence with clinical experience and provides links to existing tools and services.

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Mainpro+ Launches in June
The College of Family Physicians of Canada is launching its new Mainpro+ platform on June 27, 2016. The new online reporting platform will make it easier to access your credit summary, completed activities, in-progress activities, and official transcripts.

Important note: Please report all of your outstanding credits by June 19. The Mainpro credit reporting website will not be available from June 20 to 26 and will resume service as Mainpro+ on June 27.

Watch the Mainpro+ Spring 2016 video or read more.  

On the Bulletin Board 
 
Find out about calls for participation on committees and focus groups, upcoming conferences and new reports and other resources on the OCFP's online bulletin board .
Currently on the board:
  • Updates from Public Health Ontario
  • Two OHA Conferences - Partners in End of Life Care and A Primer on Ontario's Health Care System 
  • OACCAC Achieving Excellence Together 2016 Conference
  • HQO's QIP Navigator Site Update