July 6, 2021
Build your primary care team!

Find out how our local community paramedicine and Best Care (COPD and heart failure) programs can team up with you in serving your patients:

Vaccinating the last 25% and ramping up in-person visits (COVID-19 Community of Practice for Ontario Family Physicians)

July 9, 2021, 8:00-9:00 am EST. Register here.

  • How to safely return to seeing more patients in-person in our offices.
  • A new tool to facilitate proactive recall of those who have not been vaccinated. As usual, we will also be providing an update and answering questions about the latest evidence and policy related to vaccination.
  • Dr. Abhishek Raut, Family Physician, Appletree Medical Group, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Allison McGeer, Infectious Disease Specialist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • Other panelists TBC
  • Dr. Liz Muggah, OCFP President, Family Physician, Bruyère Family Health Team, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. David Kaplan, Family Physician, North York Family Health Team and Chief, Clinical Quality, Ontario Health, Toronto, ON
From June's Community of Practice:

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ Ⓡ credits.  

COVID-19 resources for patients and providers

Education Opportunities

Be Your Best When Patient Are Not at Theirs
Wednesday, July 14, 11:45 AM-1:15 PM 

This free workshop hosted by Partnering for Quality has been designed for people who deal with challenging people and/or tough conversations. Receive core tools for managing both patient conversations and improving crucial conversations with coworkers and front-line managers. Learning objectives are:
  • Techniques that will allow you to handle challenging customer service situations with confidence.
  • What triggers you to react in a way you wish you didn't.
  • Effective tools and language for dealing with difficult conversations and people.
  • Register here.

The eAMS (Electronic Asthma Management System) - Introduction
Wednesday, July 21, 12:00-1:00 pm

The eAMS (Electronic Asthma Management System) is an evidence-based decision support tool for asthma management that is integrated into the OSCAR and Telus/PSS EMRs. It is being made available to sites at no cost.

The system helps primary care to provide care in line with the recently released Health Quality Ontario primary care asthma quality standards. Most importantly, in light of increasingly virtual workflows due to the pandemic, the tool enables asthma chronic disease management to continue in an entirely virtual workflow.

Please visit https://easthma.ca/ and watch the brief intro video on the landing page to learn more.

Wisdom in Wound Care Webinar Series: Wound Bed Assessment
July 28, 12:00-12:45 pm

This Wound Bed Assessment webinar is part of a monthly, 45-minute webinar series hosted by RNAO and facilitated by wound care experts. The series covers best practices in relation to acute and chronic wound prevention, assessment and treatment. Find out more/register here.

Making Insulin Easy for Primary Care
Register for 12:15-1:00 pm OR 7:00-7:45 pm

  • Could your patients be experiencing nocturnal hypoglycemia?
  • Having difficulty getting your patients to check their sugars?
  • Want to know where newer basal insulins fit in?
  • Not sure how to adjust other medications around insulin to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia?

Attend ONE of these two sessions from the Centre for Effective Practice and sponsored by Partnering for Quality.
Western Ontario Health Team Updates

From OMA: understanding the benefits of OHTs

Opportunity to Participate
Physicians will be compensated for their participation.

  • What: In-depth, individual discussions about the role and experience of primary care in COPD & CHF care in London-Middlesex
  • The opportunity: 60-minute Zoom or phone discussions with a member of the Western OHT to understand your experience
  • When: Scheduled at your convenience, before end of July.
  • Contact: If interested, email: jacobi.elliott@sjhc.london.on.ca to participate

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