eNews May 2017: Chapter News

May 2017

BC College of Family Physicians

The role of the British Columbia government in health care 

The British Columbia College of Family Physicians recently released the provincial report card titled The Role of the British Columbia Government in Health Care. The report card evaluates the provincial party platforms in terms of their respective health care policies and assigns a grade to each party using five indicators of importance. 

BC College of Family Physicians - 2017 Spring Family Medicine Conference 

Registration is now open for the BC College of Family Physician (BCCFP) spring Family Medicine Conference (FMC) set for June 3rd and 4th at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. 

In keeping with the BCCFP’s goal of providing you with interesting and practical topics that are relevant to your daily practice, conference topics include:

  • Managing chronic pain in the post-opioid era
  • Legal considerations and aspects of care for transgender patients
  • New information about using hormones during menopause
  • A demonstration of the foot and ankle exam
  • Evidence-informed conversations about cannabis
  • An approach to opioid tapering
  • Advice on adolescent psychiatry
  • Diagnosing dementia in a busy office setting

… and much more.

As a special member service, we will have staff on site to provide one-on-one demonstrations of Mainpro+® to answer questions about how to enter your credits in the new system.
To find out more and register, go to the BCCFP conference website

The Ontario College of Family Physicians

Upcoming continuing professional development workshops: 

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