Published Reports

These reports and  policy papers have been published by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).  Can’t find a document? Some older documents are not listed online, but may be kept on file. Contact us.



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Policy on dietary sodium.

Dietary Sodium Given that the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies has established a daily Adequate Intake (AI) for sodium of 1200 mg and a daily Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) of 2300 mg for healthy adults, and these values have been adopted by the Canadian and American governments for setting public

2007

Endorsed Document

Hypertension

Rethinking undergraduate medical education. A view from family medicine. Discussion Paper.

Rethinking undergraduate medical education. Undergraduate medical education has improved dramatically in the past century, but it is still fundamentally flawed by the dominance of an outmoded biomedical model that pervades the curriculum. There is widespread recognition that medical education must change to keep up with the transformations in medical practice and the expanding understanding of how people learn.

2007

Education Document/Report

Medical Education

Vision Statement on Inter-Professional Care.

 The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) believes that patients must be at the centre of health care. The CFPC has agreed to the following Vision Statement on Interprofessional Care.  

2007

CFPC Policy Paper

Interprofessional Relations

Canadian consensus guidelines on human papillomavirus.

 The development of new HPV vaccines has re-energized the evaluation of HPV-related disease and greatly increased the need to clearly understand the biologic features of HPV and related disease so as to inform decision-making on the role of HPV vaccination.

2007

Endorsed Document

Communicable Diseases,

Immunization,

Women’s Health

Improving access to care for patients in Canada. Position Statement.

This year’s theme for the main public policy initiative of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is “Improving Access to Care for Patients in Canada” with particular attention to Primary Care Wait Times, Access to Family Physicians, and Collaborative Interprofessional Care that emphasizes the relationships between family doctors and nurses.

2007

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC) I.

 Guidelines were developed for youth aged ten to twenty-one (10 to 21) years and correspond to initial phases of adolescent depression management in primary care, including identification of at-risk youth, assessment and diagnosis, and initial management.

2007

Endorsed Practice Resource

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Mental Health

Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC) II.

 These guidelines are targeted for youth aged ten to twenty-one (10 to 21) years and offer recommendations for the management of adolescent depression in primary care.

2007

Endorsed Practice Resource

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Mental Health

CACAP 2008 position paper on using SSRIs in children and adolescents.

 This position statement provides an update on the use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Anxiety Disorders in children and adolescents.

2008

Endorsed Document

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Drugs & Therapeutics,

Mental Health

Recommendations for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2008 update – highlights for primary care.

COPD is a major respiratory illness in Canada that is preventable and treatable but unfortunately remains underdiagnosed. The purpose of the present article from the Canadian Thoracic Society is to provide up-to-date information so that patients with this condition receive optimal care that is firmly based on scientific evidence. 

2008

Endorsed Document

Respiratory Disorders

Fundamentals of fetal health surveillance: a self-learning manual.

Canadian Perinatal Programs Coalition or British Columbia Perinatal Health Program Fundamentals of fetal health surveillance. This is a two (2) day workshop is designed for those who would like to teach Intrapartum Fetal Health Surveillance in their facility or region.

2008

Endorsed Practice Resource

Maternity & Newborn Care

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