May 26, 2016
Today's Family Medicine News Highlights
June 2016 eNews news and events
May 2016 eNews news and events
May 25, 2016
The Pan-Canadian consultations to develop a National Action Plan for Better Home Care in Canada (the Plan) began in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 5. The goal of the work underway is to enhance the delivery of home care services to meet the changing health needs of Canadians, and respond to advances in health technology. The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA), the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) are leading the consultations to develop the Plan.
May 25, 2016
In May, the Working Group on Faculty Development hosted a retreat attended by faculty development leaders from Canadian departments of family medicine and representatives from medical education organizations.
Introducing FMF’s 2016 keynote speakers!
On May 9th, CFPC representatives met with the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health.
Week of May 24, 2016
An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.
May 20, 2016
The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s national office will be closed for the holiday, May 23, 2016. The office will re-open on May 24, 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The latest Best Advice Guide on the topic of Health Literacy supports the crucial first pillar in the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH), Patient-Centeredness. This guide explores ways in which family physicians can support their patients understanding of health information by enhancing their own communication skills, increasing use of health literacy assessment tools in the practice, and by making better use of appropriate resources to match patents’ literacy needs during clinical interactions.