Choosing Wisely and Prevention Through Primary Care


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CFPC/Choosing Wisely Canada Toolkit

Our multimedia-friendly toolkit equips health care providers with user-friendly videos, printable posters for their clinics, and printable infographics designed to facilitate informed discussions and give patients resources they can take home.
 

Choosing Wisely Whiteboard Video

Do More Screening Tests Lead to Better Health? (10 minutes)
This 10-minute educational video focuses on a number of common screening tests (vitamin D malabsorption, mammography, thyroid testing, etc.) to help inform dialogue between family physicians and their patients on appropriate testing.

Waiting Room Posters

Physicians and other health care providers can display these informative posters in their practice settings to spark discussions with patients and colleagues. (The posters are designed to print on 11 x 17 paper.) 

NEW! Opioid Wisely
office poster
(PDF)
Rethinking the annual physical
exam and screening tests
(PDF)
Is more testing better?
Six tests to rethink
(PDF)

The CFPC released two new family medicine–specific recommendations as part of Choosing Wisely Canada’s new campaign Opioid Wisely. For more information on the campaign, and to read the complete list of recommendations, please visit www.ChoosingWiselyCanada.org/opioid-wisely.

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NEW! Antibiotics: Sorry (PDF)
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Infographics

These relevant and easy to read handouts allow patients and health care providers to take away the information being provided and refer back to it as needed. (The infographics are designed to print on 8.5 x 11 paper, and could be printed on the front and back of a single sheet for convenience.)
  
Rethinking the annual physical
exam and screening tests
 (PDF)
 Is more testing better?
Six tests to rethink
 (PDF)
Combines Infographics 1 and 2 for complete picture (PDF)
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NEW! Antibiotics: Three questions to ask your health care provider (PDF)NEW! Antibiotics: Delayed prescription (PDF) 
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Patient Tools

NEW! Antibiotics: Rx Files – Viral Infection Prescription (PDF)  
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