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Clinical Live-Stream Webinars

Upcoming webinars

Our live-stream webinar series is a source of high-quality continuing professional development events on topics that are relevant to family practice in Canada.

These one credit-per-hour group learning activities have been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to one Mainpro+® certified credit per live webinar.

Upcoming topics in this series are:


August 2020

Chronic Kidney Disease Management in Primary Care

Date: August 25, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Presenter: Dr. Allan Grill


September 2020
Top Articles in Canadian Family Physician

Date: September 15, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Presenters: Dr. Mike Allan and Dr. Nick Pimlott


September 2020
Demystifying Breast Cancer

Date: September 29, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Presenter: Dr. Anna Wilkinson


October 2020
Le cancer du sein en première ligne

(Webinar in French)
Date: October 27, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Presenter: Dr. Gen Chaput


November 2020

End of Life Care in Dementia

(Webinar in French)
Date: November 16, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Presenter: Dr. Marcel Arcand
 

Not available for the live event? You can find all our recorded clinical webinars at CFPC Clinical Live-Stream Webinars, Past recordings.

For more information please email [email protected].

FAQs

Past recordings

The CFPC Clinical Live-Stream Webinars series is a source of high-quality continuing professional development (CPD) 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.

Unless otherwise specified, sessions are available in English only.

The COIVD-19 Pivot: An opportunity to re-evaluate high value care and clinical preventive services

Date: June 18, 2020
Presenters: Dr. Tina Korownyk, Dr. Guylène Thériault, and Dr. Kimberly Wintemute
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/3540026336027139/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=flEG-zz53T8
Presentation slides


The COIVD-19 Pivot: Reclaiming your office practice during the pandemic

Date: June 4, 2020
Host: Dr. Jeff Sisler
Presenters: Dr. Nadia Alam, Dr. Shirley Schipper, and Dr. Katherine Stringer
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/2951884628193383/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pMhzQgkxro
Presentation slides
Resources

Additional Resources:
Principles for the Re-introduction of Deferred Services
Recommendations for Regional Health Care Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Outpatient Care, Primary Care, and Home and Community Care


The COVID-19 Pivot: Caring for vulnerable patients during the pandemic

Date: May 28, 2020
Host: Dr. Janice Harvey
Presenters: Dr. Jane Philpott, Dr. Genevieve Bois, and Dr. Jeff Turnbull
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/3152731324790164/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlQLyOvYBzo
Presentation slides
Resources


The COVID-19 Pivot: Clinical approaches to the global pandemic from an international panel

Date: May 21, 2020
Host: Dr. David Ponka
Presenters: Dr. William Goldberg, Dr. Elena Klusova, and Dr. Nisanth Menon
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/612435246287226/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpKyuFHW-RA


The COVID-19 Pivot: Optimizing care of the elderly and long-term care residents during the pandemic

(Webinar in French)
Date: May 14, 2020
Host: Dr. Francine Lemire
Presenters: Dr. Julia Chabot and Dr. Elise Boulanger
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/239521687388742/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrAbUTt3vvw
Presentation slides
Resources


Rapid COVID-19 Evidence Reviews with the PEER Team

Date: May 12, 2020
Presenters: The PEER Team
Link: https://acfp.ca/cpd-cme/online-resources/webinars/
Notes: rebroadcast; hosted by the Alberta College of Family Physicians


The COVID-19 Pivot: Rapid evidence reviews with the PEER team

Date: May 7, 2020
Host: Dr. Michael Allan
Presenters: Dr. Christina Korownyk, Dr. Mike Kolber, Dr. James McCormack, Dr. Adrienne Lindblad, and Dr. Nic Dugre
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/246340046721614
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSdKPvfZmDc
Presentation slides
Bottom Line Summaries – PEER Talk


The COVID-19 Pivot: Acute management in the emergency department and ongoing hospital care

Date: April 30, 2020
Host: Dr. Victor Ng
Presenters: Dr. Andrew Arcand, Dr. Ryan Luther, and Dr. Katie Wiskar
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/246144836734374/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QSCS5G48cI
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The Covid-19 Pivot: Optimizing Care of the Elderly and Long-term Care Residents during the Pandemic

Date: April 23, 2020
Host: Dr. Allan Grill
Presenters: Dr. Althea Hayden (family physician and Medical Health Officer, British Columbia), Dr. Elise Levinoff (geriatrician/internist and consultant at CHSLD Jewish Eldercare Centre, Quebec), and Dr. Andrea Moser (family physician at Baycrest Geriatric Health Sciences, Ontario).
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/535354637402285/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wqbi6UiEyTU
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The COVID-19 Pivot: Examining public health campaigns in the pandemic battle

Date: April 16, 2020
Host: Dr. Janice Harvey
Speakers: Dr. Deena Hinshaw (Chief Medical Officer of Health, Alberta) and Dr. Jeff Kwong (family physician and scientist with Public Health Ontario)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/3110894742294566/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyu3sJt5GCU
Presentation slides


Le virage COVID-19 : Adapter la pratique de médecine de famille aux soins virtuels

(Webinar in French)
Date: April 15, 2020
Host: Dr. Francine Lemire
Speakers: Dr. Mark Dermer
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/222634772403148/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8L6gjUOO1s
Presentation slides


The COVID-19 Pivot: The Clinical Presentation of COVID-19 Infections and Course of Illness

Date: April 9, 2020
Host: Dr. Allan Grill
Speakers: Dr. Jared Bullard and Dr. Naheed Dosani
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/536208800419157/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIU-3xUWUfA
Presentation slides


The COVID-19 Pivot: Protecting Patients and Physicians During the Pandemic

Date: April 2, 2020
Host: Dr. Mike Allan
Speakers: Dr. Allison McGeer and Dr. Jennifer Young
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/1471214109722301/
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8npP2VS4-DU
Presentation slides
Resources and References – One Pager
YouTube chat


The COVID-19 Pivot: Adapting family practice to virtual care

Host: Dr. Jeff Sisler
Speakers: Dr. Mark Dermer and Dr. John Pawlovich

To watch a recoding of this webinar please use the link below.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydWRCCz8dmg

This BMJ infographic and article is a quick guide to assessing patients by video or voice call: www.bmj.com/content/368/bmj.m1182/infographic

Presentation slides
Telephone and Virtual Care Fee Codes
YouTube chat

COVID-19 is uppermost on all our minds, and family doctors are doing their best to provide virtual care to patients where possible. For some physicians virtual care involves telephone visits, while for others it may include video visits, secure email and chat options, and electronic access to reports. Two of Canada’s family physician leaders in virtual care, Dr. Mark Dermer (Ontario) and Dr. John Pawlovich (British Columbia),  participated in our webinar and discussion with Dr. Jeff Sisler of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).  

The discussion addressed the challenges this pivot to virtual care presents, with a focus on how family physicians need to think and act differently in this context.


Courageous Conversations: Shining a light on racism in medical education

Date: July 22, 2020
Host: Dr. Ivy Oandasan
Presenters: Drs. Aimée-Angélique Bouka, Sarah Funnell, and Amy Tan
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5NHp4mUupM
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/809600782907734/

Join us for a panel discussion featuring various perspectives on how family medicine teachers, preceptors, and educational leaders can talk about and address racism in medical education.

Learning objectives:
  • Identify ways to begin a conversation about racism in medical education
  • Share practical strategies to address microaggression, bias, and racism in your teaching setting
  • Consider opportunities for being an ally or upstander in your teaching practice
Dr. Aimée-Angélique Bouka is Vice Chair of the CFPC’s Section of Residents and a family medicine resident in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Calgary.


Dr. Sarah Funnell is Co-chair of the CFPC’s Indigenous Health Committee and the Director of Indigenous Health in the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University.

Dr. Amy Tan is a past co-chair of the CFPC’s Undergraduate Education Committee and an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Ivy Oandasan is the CFPC’s Director of Education and a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.


Highlights of 2019: Review of Recent Publications and New Medication

(Webinar in French)
Date: June 11, 2020
Presenter: Dr. Nicolas Dugré, Pharmacien
Facebook : www.facebook.com/CFPC.CMFC/videos/623073665218960/
YouTube : www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgd4HU02eH0
Presentation slides (only available in French)


Layered Learning: Integrating learners into your clinical practice

Date: June 2, 2020
Presenters: Dr. Lisa Graves and Dr. Lyn Power
Link to webinar: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2woNwQMtaWM
Webinar Tip Sheet

Whether you are an early-career or experienced family medicine preceptor or teacher, successfully applying a layered learning approach to your practice can be a daunting task, particularly in a virtual care setting. This educational model—which has residents and students overlap—is commonly used in clinical practices. In this webinar we will explore various layered learning scenarios and provide essential tips to help you integrate layered learners into any setting.

This webinar will also feature various strategies for:
  • Identifying challenges and benefits associated with hosting multi-level learners in a clinical setting
  • Overcoming barriers to working with multi-level learners in a clinical setting
  • Incorporating teaching techniques that are useful in clinical settings with multi-level learners

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

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Undergraduate Education Committee will host this webinar:
  • Dr. Lisa Graves, a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
  • Dr. Lyn Power, an assistant professor and the Undergraduate Program Director in the Discipline of Family Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland

Top Research Studies of 2019

Date: March 17, 2020
Presenter: Dr. Mike Allan, Director of Programs and Practice Support, the College of Family Physicians of Canada
Link: https://vimeo.com/cfpcmedia/review/398307230/73aa8792cb
Presentation slides


Task Force Round-Up 2020: Preventive Screening for Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer and Thyroid Dysfunction

Date: February 18, 2020
Presenter: Dr. Ainsley Moore, Vice-Chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
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


Medical Abortion in Office Practice

Date: December 17, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Sheila Dunn
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/380022744
Presentation slides
Resources

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.


Using Antibiotics Wisely – A Family Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Campaign

Date: November 26, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Allan Grill
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/375691349
Presentation slides

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

Considerations for Medication Management in Older Adults with Multimorbidity

Date: October 15, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Rae Petrucha and Ms. Julia Bareham
Link to Webinar: https://vimeo.com/366489351/825932c0d1
Presentation slides

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.


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/362044945
Presentation slides

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.


Top 10 Articles from Self Learning™

Date: July 4, 2019
Presenters: Dr. Mike Allan and Samantha Moe, PharmD
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/346143527
Presentation slides

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.


Managing opioid use disorder in primary care

Date: June 5, 2019 
Presenters: Dr. Tina Korownyk and Dr. Jessica Kirkwood
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/340411895
Presentation slides
Supplementary slides: An Office Base Induction of Buprenorphine/Naloxone using PEER Guideline 
Supplementary video: https://vimeo.com/cfpcmedia/review/340645534/652637008c

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.


Your Day With a Learner: Let’s talk tips

Date: May 28, 2019 
Presenters: Drs. Lyne Ménard, and Allyn Walsh
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/338852415/32e70bf105

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 CFPC’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

Please note: This presentation is available in English, with slides available in both French and English.


Contemporary Topics in Early Antenatal Care: A practical course for providers

Date: May 23, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Bill Ehman
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/337536309 
Presentation slides

This 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.


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
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/album/5685262/video/331789176

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.


Is Depression Management Getting You Down?

Date: March 19, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Mike Allan, Director of Program and Practice Supports, CFPC
Link to webinar: https://vimeo.com/album/5685262/video/325194111  
Presentation slides

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.


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.


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


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: Linking Learning exercise.

For more information please email [email protected].

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