CFPC Clinical Live-Stream Webinars

The CFPC Clinical Live-Stream Webinars series is a source of high-quality continuing professional development events on topics that are relevant to family practice in Canada. Recordings of these sessions are available for those who were unable to participate in the live events.

 


 

Task Force Round-Up 2020: Preventive Screening for Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer and Thyroid Dysfunction
Presenter: Dr. Ainsley Moore, Vice-Chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Date: February 18, 2020
Link: https://vimeo.com/392219382
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Physician Health, Well-Being, and Burnout

Date: January 21, 2020
Presenter: Dr. Maria Patriquin, Founder and Director of the Living Well Integrative Health Center
Link: https://vimeo.com/386260419/3a08b245ac
Presentation slides: Download PDF 



Medical Abortion in Office Practice
Date:
 December 17, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Sheila Dunn
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/380022744
Presentation slides: Download PDF
Resources:  Download PDF

Join us on December 17th for our live-stream webinar, "Medical Abortion in Office Practice." Dr Sheila Dunn, co-author of the Canadian Medical Abortion Guidelines, will review patient assessment for medical abortion and the role of mifepristone and misoprostol. This practical webinar will highlight key issues in patient counselling and follow up and provide practical suggestions for integrating medical abortion care into office practice. This webinar will be available in English only.



Using Antibiotics Wisely – A Family Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Campaign
Date:
November 26, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Allan Grill
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/375691349
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Join us on November 26th for our live-stream webinar: “Using antibiotics wisely – a family medicine antimicrobial stewardship campaign.” Antibiotic overuse is recognized as a contributor to antibiotic resistance and a pressing concern in the primary care setting. Family physicians can play a key role to influence practice change. In 2018, the CFPC collaborated with Choosing Wisely Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada on the Using Antibiotics Wisely campaign.  This practical webinar will focus on point-of-care tools for family physicians to engage in a dialogue with patients to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use for URTIs.



Serving It Up: Ingredients for effective feedback

Date: November 19, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Vina Broderick and Dr. Lyne Ménard
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/374179098

Whether you are an early-career or experienced preceptor or teacher, providing family medicine-specific feedback beyond the CanMEDS-FM Medical Expert Role can be challenging. It involves considering the practice setting and effective tools and resources to make the feedback practical, and establishing a professional rapport with your learner. This webinar will feature various scenarios and strategies to :

  • Describe principles of effective learner-centred feedback
  • Outline how to apply those principles to family medicine
  • Prepare learners to receive feedback
  • Facilitate learners’ use of feedback for improvement

Please note: This webinar will stream in English only, with slides available in both French and English. Questions may be submitted (and will be answered) in both English and French.

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Faculty Development Education Committee will host this webinar:

  • Dr. Vina Broderick, assistant professor, Discipline of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Dr. Lyne Ménard, assistant director for Faculty Affairs, Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, University of Montreal

This live webinar has been certified by the CFPC for one Mainpro+® credit.



Considerations for Medication Management in Older Adults with Multimorbidity
Date:
Tuesday, October 15
Presenters: Dr. Rae Petrucha and Ms. Julia Bareham
Link to Webinar: https://vimeo.com/366489351/825932c0d1
Presentation slides:  Download PDF 

Join us on October 15th to discuss medication prescribing considerations for older adults. Dr. Rae Petrucha and Ms. Julia Bareham will discuss optimizing medication use in the presence of polypharmacy and multimorbidity in the primary care setting. This is a practical webinar that discusses patient cases with a focus on sedatives, antihypertensives, and anticholinergics, and highlights RxFiles Academic Detailing resources that can inform your practice. This webinar will be available in English only.

 

 



Top 10 Articles From Canadian Family Physician

Date: September 24, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Mike Allan and Dr. Nicholas Pimlott
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/346143527
Presentation slides: Download PDF

Join us on September 24th for a review of the 10 most impactful articles of 2018 from Canadian Family Physician (CFP). CFP is a peer-reviewed medical journal and the official publication of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. Mike Allan and Dr. Nicholas Pimlott will discuss the articles and field your questions. Gain practical clinical pearls on a wide range of topics including infant sleep, the ketogenic diet, chronic kidney disease, and deprescribing antipsychotic medications. This session is available in English only. 



Top 10 Articles from Self Learning™
Date:
July 4, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Mike Allan and Samantha Moe, PharmD
Description: Join us on July 4th for a review of the top 10 articles from the CFPC’s Self Learning™ Program for 2017. Self Learning is a continuing professional development program that provides family physicians with leading-edge information curated from more than 100 peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Mike Allan and Samantha Moe will review the articles that family physicians deemed most relevant and highlight the bottom-line messages you can use in your office right away.

Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/346143527
Presentation slides: Download PDF
Please note: This session is available in English only.



Managing opioid use disorder in primary care
Date:
June 5, 2019 
Presenters: Dr. Tina Korownyk and Dr. Jessica Kirkwood
Description: This talk focuses on a practical approach to the simplified guidelines for opioid use disorder (OUD) that PEER is developing. PEER is an evidence-based medicine organization in Canada that seeks to improve patient care through evidence synthesis and knowledge translation. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the best available evidence on OUD management in primary care
  • Describe methods used to identify patients with OUD
  • Compare and contrast available treatments for OUD
  • Initiate opioid agonist treatment in a primary care setting
  • Provide ongoing treatment in a primary care setting for patients prescribed opioid agonists

Dr. Tina Korownyk is a family physician, an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta, and leads PEER. Dr. Jessica Kirkwood is a family physician at the Boyle McCauley Health Centre in Edmonton and focuses her efforts on marginalized patients who struggle with addictions, mental illness, and homelessness.

Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/340411895
Presentation slides: Download PDF
Supplementary slides: An Office Base Induction of Buprenorphine/Naloxone using PEER Guideline 
Supplementary video: https://vimeo.com/cfpcmedia/review/340645534/652637008c
Please note: This session is available in English only.



Your Day With a Learner: Let’s talk tips

Date: May 28, 2019 
Presenters: Drs. Lyne Ménard, and Allyn Walsh
Description: Are you a new—or not so new—clinical preceptor who would like to make your teaching pop? In this webinar we will discuss some basic tips for teaching in your office. We will address and elaborate on the Clinical Coach task of the Clinical Preceptor domain in the Fundamental Teaching Activities Framework. You will be able to recognize important aspects of orienting a learner to your practice, describe three key elements when establishing learning objectives with them, and review effective components of a feedback conversation.

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Faculty Development Education Committee will host this webinar:
  • Dr. Lyne Ménard, assistant director for Faculty Affairs, Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, University of Montreal
  • Dr. Allyn Walsh, professor emeritus, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/338852415/32e70bf105


Contemporary Topics in Early Antenatal Care: A practical course for providers
Date: May 23, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Bill Ehman
Description: This College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) live-stream webinar will bring you up to date on best practices in antenatal care. Providing comprehensive care in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy is standard for many family doctors, but small volumes of patients may limit our comfort with this important area. Dr. Bill Ehman, chair of the CFPC’s Maternity and Newborn Care Program Committee, will cover topics such as screening for aneuploidy, estimating due date, and understanding the roles of ASA and vaginal progesterone in pregnancy.

Dr. Ehman co-chaired the Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) program (a collaboration between the CFPC and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada) from 2002 to 2005 and is a consultant for Perinatal Services BC.

Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/337536309 
Presentation slides: Download PDF
Please note: This session is available in English only.


MAID and Palliative Care: Questions and answers for family physicians
Date: April 23, 2019
Presenters: Dr. David Henderson and Dr. Jeff Myers, with host Dr. Nick Pimlott
Description: The presenters will discuss the intersection of medical assistance in dying (MAID) and palliative care in the context of family practice. Shared goals and differences, along with areas in need of improvement, will be explored during the webinar. Dr. David Henderson is the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Senior Medical Director for Integrated Palliative Care and the chair of the Palliative Care Program Committee at the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Dr. Jeff Myers is a palliative medicine physician and the Medical Director for the Bridgepoint Palliative Care Unit at the Sinai Health System in Toronto. Dr. Nick Pimlott is the Scientific Editor of Canadian Family Physician, a peer-reviewed medical journal and the official publication of the CFPC. He is also a family physician at Women’s College Hospital and a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/album/5685262/video/331789176
Please note: This webinar is available in English only. 



Is Depression Management Getting You Down?
Date: March 19, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Mike Allan, Director of Program and Practice Supports, CFPC
Description: Depression is one of the most common conditions managed in primary care. Dr. Mike Allan will cover the 10 evidence-based issues highly relevant to management of depression including a discussion on available medications and how long medications take to work, severity of depression and how it could impact patient outcomes, length of treatment, use of non-medication treatment methods and much more.

Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/album/5685262/video/325194111  
Presentation slides: Download PDF
Please note: This session is available in English only. 



The Role of Medical Cannabinoids in Treating Patients
Date: February 25, 2019
Moderator: Dr. Michael Allan
Debaters: Dr. Mel Kahan and Dr. Mark Ware
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/album/5685262/video/319532996 
Please note: This session is not eligible for Mainpro+® credits and is available in English only.


Top 10 Take-Home Points for Advance Care Planning
Date: February 19, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Allan Grill
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/album/5685262/video/311502823 
Please note: This session is available in English only.



The CFPC has not formally reviewed the recorded versions of the webinars; however, they are eligible for non-certified credits in the Self-Learning category. Mainpro+ participants may also earn certified credits by completing a Linking Learning exercise at: www.cfpc.ca/Linking_Learning_exercises.

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