Endorsed Family Practice Resources

Family Practice Resources are clinical tools that have been endorsed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) for use in clinical practice.  Can’t find a document? Some older documents are not listed, but may be kept on file for future reference.  Contact us.

Endorsement signifies that we have reviewed the document, are in general agreement with its contents, and permission has been granted to use our name/logo. The endorsement process includes a review of all materials by our CFPC members, and requires the approval of our CFPC Executive Committee and Board.

Please note that we will not consider endorsement of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) unless a CFPC representative has participated in the development of those CPGs. To request a CFPC representative (usually a practicing family physician who is a Certificant of the College), please contact us.



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Brief hypertension action tools.

The Brief Hypertension Action Tool is intended to be used by a health care professional to inform and engage a patient with hypertension to become more active in their care. The flexible tool involves three (3) actions that can be done in one session or in separate sessions.

2008

Hypertension

Caring for lesbian and gay people.

 This book offers busy clinicians practical, accessible, and evidence-based information to help in the care of gay and lesbian patients.

2003

Gay and Lesbian Health

CFPC Report Card Issue Briefing – Child Poverty

Access to care is one of the most discussed issues facing the Canadian health care system. To provide more timely access to care, a succession of federal governments – followed by their provincial / territorial counterparts – have committed to wait time strategies that include wait time funding to support the achievement of wait time benchmarks and guarantees.

2014

Clinically Organized Relevant Exam (CORE) Back Tool

The CFPC endorses the Centre for Effective Practice’s Clinically Organized Relevant Exam (CORE) Back Tool. This tool will guide family physicians and/or nurse practitioners to recognize common mechanical back pain syndromes and screen for other conditions where management may include investigations, referrals and specific medications.  

2016

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

Maternity & Newborn Care

Getting it right at 18 months: In support of an enhanced well-baby visit

The CFPC endorses the Canadian Paediatric Society Position Statement, Getting it right at 18 months: In support of an enhanced well-baby visit.

2011

Global strategy on infant and young child feeding.

 WHO and UNICEF jointly developed the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding to revitalize world attention to the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children.

2003

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Maternity & Newborn Care

Greig Health Record

The Greig Health Record is an evidence-based health promotion guide for clinicians caring for children and adolescents aged six to seventeen (6-17) years. It is meant to provide a template for periodic health visits that is easy to use and is easily adaptable for electronic medical records. Checklist templates include sections for weight, height and body mass index; psychosocial history and development; nutrition; education and advice; specific concerns; examination; ang assessment, immunization, and medications.

2010

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Periodic Health Examination,

Preventive Care

Greig Health Record for Young Adults

The Greig Health Record for Young Adults is an evidence-based health promotion is an evidence-based health promotion guide for clinicians caring for young adults aged 18 to 24 years. The College of Family Physicians of Canada endorses the Greig Health Record for Young Adults.

2018

Child & Adolescent Health Care

    Guide to enhancing referrals and consultations between physicians.

     There is growing knowledge and many new approaches developing in various regions of the country to improve the referral-consultation processes of care between referring and consulting physicians.

    2009

    Interprofessional Relations

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