Resources

Resource Name Description Source Categories Action
Revised Standard of Practice on Safe Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder (marked)

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Revised Standard of Practice on Safe Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Revised standard on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) - marked

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Revised Standard of Practice on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) - clean

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Evidence-Based Practice for Improving Quality (or EPIQ) Workshop

Description

4 to 6-hour virtual training program for individuals and teams who wish to acquire literacy in or wish to conduct a quality improvement project.

Source

University of Alberta Office of Lifelong Learning, University of Calgary CPD

4 to 6-hour virtual training program for individuals and teams who wish to acquire literacy in or wish to conduct a quality improvement project.

University of Alberta Office of Lifelong Learning, University of Calgary CPD Individual & Group Practice, Physician Practice Improvement, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice improvement programs and courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
2022 CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Description

CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain — United States, 2022

Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain — United States, 2022

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Physician Prescribing Practices

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence
Physician Practice Improvement

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence
Physician Assessment & Feedback

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence
Individual Practice Review

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence
Delegation and supervision - The role of the patient

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Medical supervisors, Medical trainees
Delegation and supervision - Responsibilities of supervisors and trainees

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Medical supervisors, Medical trainees
Delegation and supervision of trainees

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Medical trainees
Medico-legal handbook for physicians in Canada

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) legal resource
CPSA 2020 annual report

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Annual Report
CPSA 2018 annual report

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Annual Report
CPSA 2017 annual report

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Annual Report
CPSA 2021 annual report

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Annual Report
CPSA 2019 annual report

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Annual Report
Self-Assessment Tool: Reusable & Single-Use Medical Device Requirements for Medical Clinics

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action None None Indigenous Connections
The Unforgotten (full-length film)

Description

collection of stories about the health and well-being of Inuit, Métis and First Nations peoples across five stages of life. The film uncovers instances of systemic racism, the impacts of colonialism and the ongoing trauma experienced by Indigenous peoples in the Canadian health care system.

collection of stories about the health and well-being of Inuit, Métis and First Nations peoples across five stages of life. The film uncovers instances of systemic racism, the impacts of colonialism and the ongoing trauma experienced by Indigenous peoples in the Canadian health care system.

None Indigenous Connections
My Lifelong Learning Plan (MyL3P)

Description

Free online tool that promotes self-reflection

Source

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Free online tool that promotes self-reflection

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physician Practice Improvement, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice improvement programs and courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources, Standards of practice tools & resource
Self-Assessment Tool: Infection Prevention and Control Requirements for Medical Clinics

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Reusable & Single-Use Medical Device Requirements for Medical Clinics

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Guidance for Medical Clinics: Reusable and Single-Use Medical Device Requirements

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Infection Prevention & Control Requirements for Medical Clinics

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC)
Accreditation: Non-Hospital Surgical Facilities

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Accreditation
Professional Learning Plan (PLP)

Source

College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

None College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Individual & Group Practice, Partners, Physician Practice Improvement, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Source

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

None Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) OAT Courses, Opioid, Physicians, Prescribing
Physician Assistants

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession
Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, privacy impact assessment, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Saegis Coach Training for Physicians

Source

Saegis (Member of The CMPA)

None Saegis (Member of The CMPA) MCC360, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Saegis Clinic Communication Program

Source

Saegis (Member of The CMPA)

None Saegis (Member of The CMPA) Personal Development Tools & Resources, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Saegis Programs

Description

Courses in communication, teamwork, practice management, disruptive behavior and prescribing

Source

Saegis (Member of The CMPA)

Courses in communication, teamwork, practice management, disruptive behavior and prescribing

Saegis (Member of The CMPA) Personal Development Tools & Resources, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Essential Guide for Quality Improvement - Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Source

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

None Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada Practice Improvement Cycle Information, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Health Care Excellence

Source

Health Care Excellence

None Health Care Excellence Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
CPSA Referral Encounter Self-Directed Review

Description

CPSA Referral Encounter Self-Directed Review

CPSA Referral Encounter Self-Directed Review

None Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
CPSA Primary Care Self-Directed Review None None Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Implicit Bias Training None None Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement
EQ 360 Assessment

Description

Emotional Intelligence Assessment

Emotional Intelligence Assessment

None Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement
Medical Record Keeping for Physicians Course

Source

College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of British Columbia (CPSBC)

None College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of British Columbia (CPSBC) Individual & Group Practice, Medical Record Keeping, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
A reminder from the Alberta Funeral Service Association

Description

The Medical Certificate of Death for deceased patients must be signed within 48 hours of the time of death.

Source

CPSA

The Medical Certificate of Death for deceased patients must be signed within 48 hours of the time of death.

CPSA Medical Death Certification, Standards of Practice
From the Medical Examiner’s office: Common errors in death certification

Description

The death certificate is a legal document required for burial or cremation of the body. This document must be completed within 48 hours of death and is a permanent record providing documentation for legal and statistical purposes.

Source

CPSA

The death certificate is a legal document required for burial or cremation of the body. This document must be completed within 48 hours of death and is a permanent record providing documentation for legal and statistical purposes.

CPSA Medical Death Certification, Standards of Practice
Physicians’ Notes: Basic Principles on Medical Death Certification

Description

Physicians perform the final act of care for a patient and their family by completing the medical portion of the death certificate, providing a service for the larger community.

Source

CPSA

Physicians perform the final act of care for a patient and their family by completing the medical portion of the death certificate, providing a service for the larger community.

CPSA Medical Death Certification, Standards of Practice
Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) Guidelines

Description

Medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder: Guidelines for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

Source

Alberta College of Pharmacy

Medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder: Guidelines for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

Alberta College of Pharmacy Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Guidelines, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
TELUS Privacy Impact Assessment

Description

A template to assist personal health information custodians fulfill their obligation under Section 64 of the Health Information Act (HIA) to prepare a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA).

Source

TELUS

A template to assist personal health information custodians fulfill their obligation under Section 64 of the Health Information Act (HIA) to prepare a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA).

TELUS Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Privacy Compliance and Breaches

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Patient Experience & Engagement

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Charting Champions

Source

Charting Coach

None Charting Coach Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
CPSA Standards of Practice Metrics

Description

Includes two self-directed review tools, one for primary care and one for referral encounters. Each tool contains a record review and a self-reflection activity with creation of an action plan.

Source

CPSA

Includes two self-directed review tools, one for primary care and one for referral encounters. Each tool contains a record review and a self-reflection activity with creation of an action plan.

CPSA Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
LEADS 360

Description

The LEADS 360 Assessment is a feedback process primarily for development purposes.

Source

Canadian College of Health Leaders

The LEADS 360 Assessment is a feedback process primarily for development purposes.

Canadian College of Health Leaders Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement
Pulse 360

Description

Physician Leadership PULSE 360°: surveys, coaching, training and 360 feedback for physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals

Source

Pulse 360

Physician Leadership PULSE 360°: surveys, coaching, training and 360 feedback for physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals

Pulse 360 Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement
Clifton Strengths None None Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement
Sinclair Compassion Questionnaire (SCQ)

Source

Sinclair Compassion Questionnaire

None Sinclair Compassion Questionnaire Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement
Medical Record Keeping Course

Source

University Of Calgary

None University Of Calgary Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Alberta Health Services' MDR Resources

Description

Access resource manuals and best practice recommendations from Alberta Health Services (AHS) to help with outbreak identification and management, MDR education, guideline, policy and procedure development, and more.

Access resource manuals and best practice recommendations from Alberta Health Services (AHS) to help with outbreak identification and management, MDR education, guideline, policy and procedure development, and more.

None None
Fluoroquinolones

Source

CPSA

None CPSA MD Snapshot-Prescribing, Prescribing
Antibiotic Prescribing FAQ

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Antibiotics, MD Snapshot-Prescribing, Prescribing
New guidelines for treating opioid use disorder

Source

CPSA

None CPSA MD Snapshot-Prescribing, Prescribing
Prescription Forgeries

Source

CPSA

None CPSA MD Snapshot-Prescribing, Prescribing
A list of prescribing resources from CPSA

Source

CPSA

None CPSA MD Snapshot-Prescribing, Prescribing
Use of Opioid Agonist Therapies (OAT) for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

Description

An educational resource for prescribers

Source

CPSA

An educational resource for prescribers

CPSA MD Snapshot-Prescribing, Prescribing
MedEffect Canada

Description

Provides consumers, patients, and health professionals with easy access to report an adverse reaction or side effect, obtain new safety information on drugs and other health products, and learn and better understand the importance of reporting side effects.

Source

Government of Canada

Provides consumers, patients, and health professionals with easy access to report an adverse reaction or side effect, obtain new safety information on drugs and other health products, and learn and better understand the importance of reporting side effects.

Government of Canada Prescribing
Risk of retinal damage for patients on Elmiron

Source

Eye Physicians and Surgeons Association of Alberta, Retina Society of Alberta

None Eye Physicians and Surgeons Association of Alberta, Retina Society of Alberta Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
Important information regarding opioid prescribing

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
Caring for Patients Taking Antiretroviral Medications

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
Antimicrobial utilization in COVID-19 patients for suspected coinfection or superinfection

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
Statement on the Opioid Crisis and Safe Prescribing

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opioid, Prescribing, Prescribing Articles, Prescribing Drugs Associated with Substance Use Disorders or Substance-Related Harm
An update on medical marijuana/cannabinoid prescribing in cancer patients

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
A case of multiple prescribers for baclofen

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Clinical Toolkits, Prescribing
Reminder: Prescriptions Continue To Require A Signature

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
Encouraging Patient Conversations About Prescribing

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
Joint statement from CPSA and ACP regarding inappropriate prescribing and dispensing of ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19

Source

CPSA

None CPSA COVID-19, Prescribing
Care at the end of life: Management of “death rattle”

Description

Optimized Prescribing with Seniors article from the Alberta Medical Association

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

Optimized Prescribing with Seniors article from the Alberta Medical Association

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Prescribing, Prescribing Articles
Alberta College of Pharmacy Prescription Regulations

Description

Summary of federal and provincial laws governing prescription drug ordering, records, prescription requirements and refills.

Source

Alberta College of Pharmacy

Summary of federal and provincial laws governing prescription drug ordering, records, prescription requirements and refills.

Alberta College of Pharmacy Clinical Toolkits, Prescribing
Professionalism in Public Forums

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession
Knowing Your Limits with Cannabis: A Practical Guide to Assessing Your Cannabis Use

Description

Helps people reflect on their cannabis use patterns while providing tips and strategies to encourage lower-risk behaviours to reduce harm. Individuals can use this independently or with the support of healthcare, mental health or addiction service providers.

Source

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)

Helps people reflect on their cannabis use patterns while providing tips and strategies to encourage lower-risk behaviours to reduce harm. Individuals can use this independently or with the support of healthcare, mental health or addiction service providers.

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) Cannabis for Medical Purposes
The Most Responsible Physician

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Standards of Practice
AMA’s After Hours Support for Continuity of Care

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Continuity of Care, Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Partners, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Draft Standard of Practice on Reprocessing Medical Equipment (marked)

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Standards of Practice
Draft Standard of Practice on Infection Prevention and Control (Clean)

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Standards of Practice
Application to Cover the Employment of an Indian in Canada under the Canada Pension Plan whose Income is Exempt under the Income Tax Act

Source

Canada Revenue Agency

None Canada Revenue Agency Operations
Health Canada Summary Safety Review: Methadone and Hypoglycemia

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Clinical Toolkits, Prescribing, Prescribing Drugs Associated with Substance Use Disorders or Substance-Related Harm
Medical Device Reprocessing Area – Suggested Layout

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 1
COVID-19 guidance for community medical clinics

Source

CPSA

None CPSA COVID-19, Physicians
Optimizing Virtual Care in Alberta: Recommendations from the Alberta Virtual Care Working Group

Source

Alberta Virtual Care Working Group

None Alberta Virtual Care Working Group CPSA REVU, Research
Physician's Resource Guide

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Technical Design Requirements for Alberta Infrastructure Facilities

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 1
Medical device reprocessing (MDR) standards for reusable semi-critical and critical medical devices

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR), Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3
Infection prevention and control (IPAC) requirements

Source

CPSA

None CPSA building, Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC), Opening, renovating medical clinic, renovating medical clinic stage 3
Renovating or developing new clinical office space

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC), Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 1
Personal services regulation and standards

Source

Government of Alberta

None Government of Alberta Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) toolkit

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Information Sharing and Information Manager Agreements

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Health Information Regulation

Source

Government of Alberta

None Government of Alberta Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 4
Health Information Act (HIA)

Source

Government of Alberta

None Government of Alberta Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Privacy
Health Professions Act (HPA)

Source

Government of Alberta

None Government of Alberta Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 4
Infrastructure: Technical Design Requirements for Health Care Facilities

Source

Government of Alberta

None Government of Alberta Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 1
CSA Z8000-18 (Canadian Health Care Facilities)

Source

Canadian Standards Association (CSA)

None Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 1
Clinic and Patient Privacy

Source

Physicians

None Physicians Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians, Privacy
Physician guide to starting a new practice

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Physicians
Information Manager Agreement (template)

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 1, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 4
Practitioner Identification Number (Prac ID#)

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health building, Opening, renovating medical clinic, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Business Arrangement Number

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Billing Facility ID

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Radiation Protection Program None None Accreditation, Facilities, X-ray
Clear Leadership Program for Physicians None None Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

Source

CPSA

None CPSA COVID-19, physician assistants, Physicians
Urine Drug Testing

Description

Recommendation #10 from the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain states, “When prescribing opioids for chronic pain, clinicians should use urine drug testing before starting opioid therapy and consider urine drug testing at least annually to assess for prescribed medications as wel

Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommendation #10 from the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain states, “When prescribing opioids for chronic pain, clinicians should use urine drug testing before starting opioid therapy and consider urine drug testing at least annually to assess for prescribed medications as wel

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Canadian Pain Clinics

Source

McMaster University

None McMaster University Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
RxFiles Chronic Pain Resources None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Question Opioids (Video Series for Patients)

Description

This is a video series called Question Opioids, aimed at patients who have not started opioid medications. It hopes to empower patients with important information so an informed decision can be made about starting opioids.

Source

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP)

This is a video series called Question Opioids, aimed at patients who have not started opioid medications. It hopes to empower patients with important information so an informed decision can be made about starting opioids.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP) Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Pain / Neuromuscular Medicine Rehabilitation

Source

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

None American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioids Clinical Primer: Managing Chronic Pain

Description

This six-part program provides an overview of key concepts and skills for clinicians facing common challenges in the management of patients with chronic pain, including reducing the risks of opioids and addressing opioid use disorder.

Source

McMaster University

This six-part program provides an overview of key concepts and skills for clinicians facing common challenges in the management of patients with chronic pain, including reducing the risks of opioids and addressing opioid use disorder.

McMaster University Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioids Clinical Primer: Managing Opioid Use Disorder

Description

This six-part program provides an overview of key concepts and skills for clinicians facing common challenges in the management of patients with chronic pain, including reducing the risks of opioids and addressing opioid use disorder.

Source

McMaster University

This six-part program provides an overview of key concepts and skills for clinicians facing common challenges in the management of patients with chronic pain, including reducing the risks of opioids and addressing opioid use disorder.

McMaster University Opioid Agonist Treatment Course, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Online Opioid Self-Assessment Program (SAP)

Description

This self-assessment module, accredited by both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada, will enable participants to improve their opioid prescribing practices by engaging with the most current and updated 2017 Canadian Opioid Guideline and literature.

Source

University Health Network (UHN)

This self-assessment module, accredited by both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada, will enable participants to improve their opioid prescribing practices by engaging with the most current and updated 2017 Canadian Opioid Guideline and literature.

University Health Network (UHN) Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Navigating Opioids for Chronic Pain

Source

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP)

None Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP) Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal (MSK) Pain

Description

The Manual Therapy as an Evidence-Based Referral for Musculoskeletal Pain Tool is designed to increase primary care provider confidence in implementing an evidence-based multimodal program of patient education, exercise and manual therapy for MSK pain. It will guide providers in the referral for manual therapy by a chiropractor, physiotherapist or registered massage therapist (RMT), and the evaluation of patient outcomes.

Source

Centre for Effective Practice (CEP)

The Manual Therapy as an Evidence-Based Referral for Musculoskeletal Pain Tool is designed to increase primary care provider confidence in implementing an evidence-based multimodal program of patient education, exercise and manual therapy for MSK pain. It will guide providers in the referral for manual therapy by a chiropractor, physiotherapist or registered massage therapist (RMT), and the evaluation of patient outcomes.

Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone) for Opioid Use Disorder: Your Questions Answered

Source

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP)

None Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP) Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Addressing Cannabis Use in Primary Care

Source

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

None Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Physicians
Bugs & Drugs - Antibiotics Resources

Source

Bugs & Drugs

None Bugs & Drugs Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
COVID-19 guidance for community medical clinics (Dec. 2021) None None COVID-19, Physicians
Ivermectin: Guidance for Physicians None None Clinical Toolkits, COVID-19, Physicians, Prescribing
Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries None None Boundary Violations Personal, Boundary Violations Sexual, Physicians
Physician Obligations for Experiential Learning with Psychedelic Medicines

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Physicians, Prescribing
Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to Albertans, Albertans
You may be at risk ? Sedatives/Hypnotics

Source

Canada Deprescribing Network

None Canada Deprescribing Network Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Benzodiazepine Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Collaborative Mentorship Network for Chronic Pain and Addiction (ACFP)

Source

Collaborative Mentorship Network

None Collaborative Mentorship Network Physicians, Prescribing
Medical Document for Authorizing Medical Cannabis

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Stage 3 Reopening FAQs None None COVID-19, Physicians
IPAC guidance for community medical clinics: Stage 3 reopening None None COVID-19, Physicians
Information for Health Care Practitioners - Medical Use of Cannabis None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes
Antimicrobial Stewardship Essentials

Source

Public Health Ontario

None Public Health Ontario Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care Continuing Education Program None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Course, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Symptom-Free Pee - Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Toolkit None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Support Tools, Physicians, Prescribing
Rethink Antibiotic Prescribing None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Prescribe antibiotics wisely - Clinical points (Public Health Agency of Canada) None None Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Support Tools, Physicians, Prescribing
Using Antibiotics Wisely

Source

Choosing Wisely Canada

None Choosing Wisely Canada Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Antimicrobial Resistance Policy None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Medical Office Chaperone Training

Description

one-day, interactive workshop on how to provide chaperone support to patients and physicians

one-day, interactive workshop on how to provide chaperone support to patients and physicians

None Physician Health Monitoring
Dr. Marnie Hinton Award for Resident Physician Health

Description

Awarded annually to medical residents who have demonstrated an interest in physician health

Awarded annually to medical residents who have demonstrated an interest in physician health

None Mental Health, Physician Health Monitoring
Physician Diversity Wellness and Leadership Development

Description

Investing in leaders to see positive impacts on physician wellness, diversity and inclusion measures, and safe, quality patient care.

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

Investing in leaders to see positive impacts on physician wellness, diversity and inclusion measures, and safe, quality patient care.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) Physician Health Monitoring, Physician Support
Well Doc Alberta website

Description

An initiative aimed at advancing a collaborative, co-operative, pan-provincial approach to physician wellness through education and prevention.

Source

Well Doc Alberta

An initiative aimed at advancing a collaborative, co-operative, pan-provincial approach to physician wellness through education and prevention.

Well Doc Alberta Mental Health, Physician Health Monitoring, Physician Support, Physicians
Management of healthcare personnel living with hepatitis B, hepatitis C, or human immunodeficiency virus in US healthcare institutions (2020)

Description

Updated information to March 2010 SHEA Guideline for Management of Healthcare Workers Who Are Infected with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, and/or Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

Updated information to March 2010 SHEA Guideline for Management of Healthcare Workers Who Are Infected with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, and/or Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

None None
Guidance in Authorizing Cannabis Products within Primary Care

Source

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFCP)

None The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFCP) Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Alberta?s Care Plan for Chronic Pain Patients on Long-Term Opioid Therapy: Agreement in Principle None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Face masks for patients

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) COVID-19, Physicians
Canadian Opioid Use Disorder Guideline

Source

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

None Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
COVID-19 restrictions: personal and wellness services None None None
Clinical Toolkit: Ketamine and Esketamine None None Clinical Toolkits, Ketamine, Physicians, Prescribing
Methamphetamine Client Transitions to Primary Care: Attachment Protocol None None Methamphetamine, Physicians, Prescribing
Methamphetamine Client Transitions: Detoxification/Recovery Centre to Primary Care Pathway and Toolkit None None Methamphetamine, Physicians, Prescribing
Methamphetamine Client Transitions: Hospital to Primary Care Pathway and Toolkit None None Methamphetamine, Physicians, Prescribing
Managing Disruptive Behaviour in the Healthcare workplace None None Physician Health Monitoring
Scope of practice & supervision of physician assistants (AHS) None None physician assistants
Reducing prescribing of benzodiazepines in older adults: a comparison of four physician-focused interventions by a medical regulatory authority

Source

CPSA

None CPSA CPSA REVU, Research
Practising Outside Established Conventional Medicine None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Conflict of Interest None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
COVID-19: Challenging Situations None None Advice to the Profession, COVID-19, Physicians
A review of multi-source feedback focusing on psychometrics, pitfalls and some possible solutions

Source

CPSA

None CPSA CPSA REVU
Does Pass/Fail on Medical Licensing Exams Predict Future Physician Performance in Practice? A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Alberta Physicians

Source

Journal of Medical Regulation (JMR)

None Journal of Medical Regulation (JMR) CPSA REVU, Research
Physician Checklist: Closing or Leaving a Medical Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 4, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 4, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Relocating a Medical Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, building or renovating a medical clinic, building or renovating a medical clinic SOP stage 1, building or renovating a medical clinic SOP stage 4, building or renovating a medical clinic stage 1, building or renovating a medical clinic stage 4, Physicians
Closing or Leaving a Medical Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 4, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 4, Physicians
Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries None None Boundary Violations Personal, Boundary Violations Sexual, Physicians
Health Link FAQs for Clinical Groups None None Continuity of Care, Physicians
After Hours Support for Continuity of Care

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Continuity of Care, Physicians
Insured Physician Services Versus Uninsured Physician Services None None Billing, Physicians, Uninsured Services
AMA Uninsured Services Guidelines to Billing (member login required)

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Billing, Physicians, Uninsured Services
Implementation Tool: Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians
Good Practices Guide: Informed Consent None None Boundary Violations Personal, Boundary Violations Sexual, Physicians
COVID-19 mitigation strategies for sleep clinics and labs

Source

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

None American Academy of Sleep Medicine COVID-19, Sleep Medicine Diagnostics
Standards of Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Advice to the Profession

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Competence, Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Standards of Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Advice to the Profession

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Standards of Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Advice to the Profession

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Standards of Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Advice to the Profession

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Standards of Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Advice to the Profession

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Physicians
Physician Practice Improvement Program Information

Description

PDF document

Source

Federation of Medical Licensing Boards (FMRAC)

PDF document

Federation of Medical Licensing Boards (FMRAC) Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Cycle Information, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Group practice review program

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Standards of Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Physicians
Advice to the Profession

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Physicians
Are You Up to Standard? Patient Record Retention

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Patient Records Management, Physicians
Why is the public calling CPSA?

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Read the fine print. It?s no small matter with product labels

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
New FAQs surrounding IPAC General Standards (standards in effect as of June 15, 2016)

Source

CPSA

None CPSA None
Immunization Regulation

Description

More information on immunization regulation

Source

Government of Alberta

More information on immunization regulation

Government of Alberta Physicians
Prescribing Resources and Tools

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Physicians, Prescribing
OAT Letter of Support Template

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
OAT Information Checklist

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
Virtual Care

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Duty to Report a Colleague/Self

Description

If a physician knows a colleague has behaved in an unprofessional manner, they are required to notify the appropriate regulatory body. It is also the responsibility of every physician to notify CPSA of incidents or circumstances that may impact their ability to provide safe care.

Source

CPSA

If a physician knows a colleague has behaved in an unprofessional manner, they are required to notify the appropriate regulatory body. It is also the responsibility of every physician to notify CPSA of incidents or circumstances that may impact their ability to provide safe care.

CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Honoraria & Expense Policy

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Operations
COVID-19: Making Difficult Practice Decisions in a Pandemic

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, COVID-19, Physicians
Webinar: The Alberta COVID 19 Relaunch Plan: What We Know Today (May 11, 2020)

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) COVID-19, Physicians
Survey of physician attitudes to using multisource feedback for competence assessment in Alberta

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Multi-source Feedback, Physicians, Research
Wise Prescribing & Deprescribing: Opioid Skills for the Frontline Clinician None None Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Physicians, Prescribing, Prescribing Drugs Associated with Substance Use Disorders or Substance-Related Harm
Vendor Information Management Agreement template

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Physicians
Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans

Source

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

None Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Human Health, Physicians
Smart Phone Recordings by Patients

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Physicians
Second Opinion Review None None Human Health, Physicians
Sample Patient Termination Letter

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Physicians
Responding to Requests for Medical Assistance in Dying None None Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Resources for Capacity Assessors, Alberta Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

Source

Government of Alberta

None Government of Alberta Informed Consent, Physicians
QURE Quality Referral Pocket Checklist

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Referral Consultation
Privacy Impact Assessment Requirements None None Physicians
Principles-Based Recommendations for a Canadian Approach to Assisted Dying

Source

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

None Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Palliative Care Matters None None Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Online Module on Medical Assistance in Dying

Source

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

None Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Medical records articles

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Physicians
Medical Assistance in Dying Practice Resources None None Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Medical Assistance in Dying Guidance and Related Documents None None Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Medical Assistance in Dying

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Boundary Violations, Physician-Patient Relationship, Physicians
MAID Provider Form Electronic

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
MAID Combined Assessor Provider Form Electronic

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Lost or Stolen Patient Records None None Physicians
Insured Physician Services Versus Uninsured Physician Services None None Billing, Physicians
Informed Consent

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Informed Consent, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Health Link FAQs for Clinical Groups None None Physicians
Health Canada Regulation of Health Products Advertising

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Advertising, Physicians
Guide to Capacity Assessment under the Personal Directives Act, Alberta Office of the Public Guardian None None Informed Consent, Physicians
Guide to Capacity Assessment Under the Personal Directives Act

Source

Government of Alberta

None Government of Alberta Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Physicians
Good Practices Guide: Informed Consent

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Boundary Violations, Informed Consent, Physician-Patient Relationship, Physicians
Goals of Care

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Informed Consent, Physicians
Generic Information Management Agreement template

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Physicians
Ethics Screening Tool None None Human Health, Physicians
Ethics Guideline Tool None None Human Health, Physicians
Email Communication FAQs None None Physicians
Email Communication - Know the Risks None None Physicians
Electronic Records Handbook

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Physicians
eLearning modules

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Physicians
Disclosure Agreement template

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Physicians
Council Statement of Principles on Sexual Misconduct

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Boundary Violations, Physician-Patient Relationship, Physicians
Consent: A guide for Canadian physicians

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Informed Consent, Physicians
Canadian Code of Advertising Standards None None Advertising, Physicians
AMA Uninsured Services Guidelines to Billing (member login required)

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Billing, Physicians
Alberta Clinical Research Consortium None None Human Health, Physicians
After Hours Support for Continuity of Care

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Physicians
Abbreviations in Healthcare

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Physicians
Towards a program of assessment for health professionals: from training into practice None None Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Articles
White Paper Accepting our responsibility None None Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Articles
Quality Improvement Assessment Tool (QIPAT) ? 7 Assessment Tool None None Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools
Beyond the Quick Fix Strategies for Improving Patient Safety None None Article, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Articles
Audit & Reflection Self-Reflection Feedback Guide None None Article, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Alberta Health Services Professional Development

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Competence, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physician Practice Improvement, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Maslach Burnout Inventory

Source

Mind Garden

None Mind Garden Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Future of Medical Education in Canada Continuing Professional Development (FMEC-CPD)

Source

Future of Medical Education in Canada Continuing Professional Development (FMEC-CPD)

None Future of Medical Education in Canada Continuing Professional Development (FMEC-CPD) Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Cycle Information, Quality Improvement Articles, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
MCC 360 - Medical Council of Canada None None MCC360, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Accelerating Change Transformation Team None None Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement
MOC Tools & Resources

Source

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

None Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Vaccine Refrigerator Temperature Record - Sample

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Up-To-Date Website

Description

Clinical decision support resource associated with improved outcomes

Source

Wolters Kluwer

Clinical decision support resource associated with improved outcomes

Wolters Kluwer Clinical Decision Making, Physicians, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Terminating Physician-Patient Relationship Letter sample

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Agreement, Group Practice Management, Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Team Norms sample

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Agreement, Group Practice Management, Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians
Team Agreement sample

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Agreement, Group Practice Management, Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada CanMeds

Source

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

None Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada Continuing Medical Education (CME), Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Cycle Information, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Qx MD

Description

Clinical calculator and decision support tool for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows 10, and web, freely available to the medical community

Source

Read by QxMD

Clinical calculator and decision support tool for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows 10, and web, freely available to the medical community

Read by QxMD Clinical Decision Making, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
PROBE: Ethics & Boundaries Program Canada

Source

Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians

None Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Privacy Impact Assessment Seminar

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Courses & Training, Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Privacy, privacy impact assessment, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Privacy Impact Assessment Requirements

Source

Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC)

None Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC) Group Practice Review (GPR), Information Sharing, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Primary Care Practice Courses

Source

University Of Calgary

None University Of Calgary Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Primary Care Networks

Source

Primary Care Networks

None Primary Care Networks Albertans, Competence, Patient Care, Physicians
Policy & Procedure Manual sample

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Agreement, Group Practice Management, Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians
Physician Learning Program (PLP)

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Individual & Group Practice, Partners, Patient Care, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Articles, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) Courses

Source

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

None Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Physician and Family Support Program (PFSP)

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Individual & Group Practice, Mental Health, Partners, Patient Care, Physician Health Monitoring, Physician Support, Physicians
Pharmaceutical Information Network (PIN)

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Competence, Group Practice Review (GPR), Patient Care, Patient Records Management, Patient Safety, Physicians, Practice Support, Prescribing
Patient's Medical Home

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) Reporting a privacy breach

Source

Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC)

None Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC) Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Privacy Breach, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Office of the?Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) Guidance on Electronic Health Record Systems

Source

Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC)

None Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC) Physicians, Privacy
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) Website & Contact Information

Source

Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC)

None Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC) Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Netcare Portal Training

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Information Sharing, Netcare, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Netcare Information Manager Agreement

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Information Sharing, Netcare, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Netcare Expedited PIA Summary

Source

Alberta Health, stand

None Alberta Health, stand Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Information Sharing, Netcare, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Netcare Expedited PIA Instructions for Alberta Netcare Portal

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Information Sharing, Netcare, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy
Netcare Website

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Competence, Information Sharing, Netcare, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy
Medical Record Keeping Workshop

Source

University Of Toronto

None University Of Toronto Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Medical Record Keeping Seminar

Source

Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians

None Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians Individual & Group Practice, Medical Record Keeping, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Medical Record Keeping course

Source

Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians

None Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians Individual & Group Practice, Medical Record Keeping, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Medical Office Chaperone

Description

for staff working in physician offices

Source

MacEwan University

for staff working in physician offices

MacEwan University Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
IPAC Medication and Vaccine Injection Safety

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Practice Improvement Tools

Source

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

None Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Communication, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Articles, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Communication Skills Workshops

Source

Institute For Healthcare Communication

None Institute For Healthcare Communication Communication, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Website

Source

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

None Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Communication, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Cycle Information, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Information Sharing Agreement

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Information Sharing, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Improving Inter-Professional Communication: Working Effectively in Medical Teams

Source

Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians

None Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians Communication, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Improving Inter-Professional Communication course

Source

Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians

None Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians Communication, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)Clinic Panel Report

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Partners, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Personal Panel Report

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Partners, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Patient Satisfaction Survey

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Partners, Patient Care, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Medication Management Checklist

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Partners, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Abbreviations

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Partners, Patient Care, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Website

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Group Practice Review (GPR), Partners, Patient Care, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Health Information Act training

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Information Sharing, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Health Information Act Request to Access Health Information

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Information Sharing, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
General Infection Prevention & Control Standards Assessment

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Competence, Physicians
Electronic Records Handbook(CMPA)

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Individual & Group Practice, Information Sharing, Patient Records Management, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Crucial Conversations

Source

University of Alberta

None University of Alberta Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
CPSA Code of Conduct

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
CMPA Limiting discussion to one medical issue per visit

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Individual & Group Practice, Physicians
CMA Code of Ethics

Source

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

None Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Clinician-Patient Communication to Enhance Health Outcomes

Source

Institute For Healthcare Communication

None Institute For Healthcare Communication Communication, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Clinician Assessment and Professional Enhancement (CAPE)

Source

University Of Manitoba

None University Of Manitoba Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses
Choosing Wisely

Source

Choosing Wisely

None Choosing Wisely Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Practice Support, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Canadian registry for hip replacements

Source

Canadian Institute for Health Information

None Canadian Institute for Health Information Patient Care, Physicians
Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network Website

Source

Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network

None Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Canadian Family Physician ??? Practice-Based Small Group Learning Programs

Source

College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

None College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Canadian Diabetes Association ??? Clinical Practice Guidelines

Source

Canadian Diabetes Association / Diabetes Canada

None Canadian Diabetes Association / Diabetes Canada Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Bugs & Drugs

Source

Bugs and Drugs

None Bugs and Drugs Antibiotics, Individual & Group Practice, Patient Care, Patient Records Management, Patient Safety, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Support, Prescribing, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources, TPP Alberta
Information Management Agreement

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Agreement, Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
AMA EMR Support

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians
Alberta Medical Association Website

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

None Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Individual & Group Practice, Partners, Patient Care, Physicians
Alberta Health guidelines on mandatory privacy breach reporting

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Alberta Health Completing a privacy impact assessment

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Privacy, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
After-Hours Coverage Agreement sample

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Agreement, Continuity of Care, Group Practice Review (GPR), Individual & Group Practice, Physicians, Standards of Practice Tools & Resources
Enhanced Patient Communication seminar

Source

Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians

None Centre For Personalized Education For Physicians Communication, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Courses & Training, Individual & Group Practice, Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Practice Improvement Programs & Courses, professional development programs and courses
Safe Prescribing OUD

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to Albertans, Albertans
Virtual Care - Advice to Albertans

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to Albertans, Albertans
Hotel Corporate Rates

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Operations
Statement of Services Rendered Expenses

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Operations
Electronic Funds Transfer Direct Bank Deposit Authorization

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Operations
TD1 Personal Tax Credits Return

Source

Government of Canada

None Government of Canada Government tax forms, Operations
AB1 Alberta Personal Tax Credits Return

Source

Government of Canada

None Government of Canada Government tax forms, Operations
CPT30 Election to Stop Contributing to the Canada Pension Plan, or Revocation of a Prior Election

Source

Government of Canada

None Government of Canada Government tax forms, Operations
What is substance use disorder (SUD) and how can the AMA's PFSP help Alberta physicians?

Description

This video will help to increase awareness of SUD and will be used to support the SUD conversation via PFSP?s education program, with the goal of educating and informing physicians, medical students and residents.

Source

Alberta Medical Association (AMA)

This video will help to increase awareness of SUD and will be used to support the SUD conversation via PFSP?s education program, with the goal of educating and informing physicians, medical students and residents.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Physician Health Monitoring, Physicians, Substance Use Disorder
Strategic Framework to Reduce the Risks of Substance Use Disorder in Anesthesiologists

Description

The purpose of this framework is to outline the initiatives that aim to reduce the prevalence, morbidity and mortality associated with substance misuse in anesthesia in Alberta.

Source

CPSA

The purpose of this framework is to outline the initiatives that aim to reduce the prevalence, morbidity and mortality associated with substance misuse in anesthesia in Alberta.

CPSA Physician Health Monitoring, Physicians, Substance Use Disorder
Implementation Tool Cannabis for Medical Purposes Standard of Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing, Tools for your practice
Accessing Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Practical Considerations in Medical Cannabis Administration and Dosing None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program

Source

British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU)

None British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Course, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Alberta Health's MDR Standards

Description

Establishes minimum requirements for the use of single-use medical devices and the cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of reusable medical devices between client use.

Source

Alberta Health

Establishes minimum requirements for the use of single-use medical devices and the cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of reusable medical devices between client use.

Alberta Health Facilities, Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR), Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2
Alberta Health Services' IPAC Resources

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Facilities
Alberta Health's Blood & Body Fluid Exposure Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Facilities
Alberta Health's Handbook of Occupational Hazards and Controls for Community Clinics and Doctors' Offices

Description

Addresses hazards and controls for workers providing services in community clinics or doctors' offices. May be useful for other workers providing client care in community settings, such as therapists.

Source

Alberta Health

Addresses hazards and controls for workers providing services in community clinics or doctors' offices. May be useful for other workers providing client care in community settings, such as therapists.

Alberta Health Facilities
Personal & Sexual Boundary Violations

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to Albertans, Albertans
COVID-19: Medical Care

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to Albertans, Albertans, COVID-19
COVID-19: Virtual Care None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
COVID-19: Reopening Practice None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
COVID-19: Difficult Practice Decisions None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
COVID-19: Defining "Urgent" None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Transition to Electronic Medical Records None None Physicians
Smart Phone Recordings by Patients (CMPA) None None Physicians
Privacy Impact Assessment Requirements Guide

Source

Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC)

None Office of the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC) Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians, Privacy
Physicians as Custodians of Patient Records

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Lost or Stolen Patient Records None None Physicians
Email communication FAQs (OIPC) None None Physicians
Communicating with patients via email & Know the Risks (OIPC) None None Physicians
Electronic Communications & Security of Mobile Devices None None Physicians
8 Tips for Managing Emails (OIPC) None None Physicians
Social Media

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Safe Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Responsibility for a Medical Practice

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Standards of Practice
Referral Consultation None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Professional Courtesy

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Prescribing: Drugs Associated with Substance Use Disorder or Substance-Related Harm None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Prescribing: Administration None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Medical Practice Observation Experience None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Medical Assistance in Dying

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Medical Examinations by Non-Treating Physicians (NTMEs) None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Legislated Reporting & Release of Medical Information None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Job Action None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Insured Persons None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Informed Consent for Minors None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Informed Consent for Adults None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Goals of Care (AHS)

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Episodic Care None None Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Continuity of Care

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Charging for Uninsured Professional Services

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Boundary Violations: Sexual

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Boundary Violations: Personal

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Advice to the Profession, Physicians
Advertising None None Advice to the Profession, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians
Pre-Facilitation Self-Reflection None None Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians
Alberta Opioid Dependence Treatment (ODT) Virtual Training Program (Module 5)

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Course, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
CFPC Webinar: Office-based Induction of Buprenorphine/naloxone using PEER Guideline (25 mins) None None OAT Courses, Opioid, Physicians, Prescribing
CFPC Webinar: PEER Simplified Guideline: Managing OUD in Primary Care (60 mins) None None OAT Courses, Opioid, Physicians, Prescribing
Prescribing Suboxone in the Outpatient Setting None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
BC Opioid Use Disorder Guidelines

Source

British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU)

None British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Guidelines, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Dependency Phone Consultation (AHS)

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
OAT Treatment Agreement None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
Public Health Ontario's Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Office Practice

Source

Public Health Ontario

None Public Health Ontario Facilities
Canadian Standards Association Medical Device Reprocessing standard for purchase None None Facilities, Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR)
Public Health Ontario's Best Practices for Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization in all Healthcare Settings

Source

Public Health Ontario

None Public Health Ontario Facilities, Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR)
Health Canada & Safety Code 35

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Accreditation, Facilities, X-ray
Medical Council of Canada & MCC 360 Program Information

Description

A national multi-source feedback program to evaluate physician workplace performance in their roles as communicator, collaborator and professional.

Source

Medical Council of Canada (MCC)

A national multi-source feedback program to evaluate physician workplace performance in their roles as communicator, collaborator and professional.

Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Multi-source Feedback+ (MSF+), Physicians
When Antibiotics Fail & One Pager

Description

When Antibiotics Fail is an independent, evidence-based assessment of the potential socio-economicimpact of AMR in Canada.

When Antibiotics Fail is an independent, evidence-based assessment of the potential socio-economicimpact of AMR in Canada.

None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
When Antibiotics Fail & Complete Report

Description

When Antibiotics Fail examines the current impacts of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on our healthcare system, projects the future impact on Canada's GDP, and looks at how widespread resistance will influence the day-to-day lives of Canadians. The report examines these issues through a One Health lens, recognizing the interconnected nature of AMR, from healthcare settings to the environment to the agriculture sector. It is the most comprehensive report to date on the economic impact of AMR in Canada.

When Antibiotics Fail examines the current impacts of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on our healthcare system, projects the future impact on Canada's GDP, and looks at how widespread resistance will influence the day-to-day lives of Canadians. The report examines these issues through a One Health lens, recognizing the interconnected nature of AMR, from healthcare settings to the environment to the agriculture sector. It is the most comprehensive report to date on the economic impact of AMR in Canada.

None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Things Physicians and Patients Should Question (Choosing Wisely Canada)

Source

Choosing Wisely Canada

None Choosing Wisely Canada Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Common Community Infections: Key Clinical Pearls None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Chief Public Health Officer of Canada's 2019 Spotlight Report: Preserving Antibiotics Now and Into the Future None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Do Bugs Need Drugs?

Description

Bugs & Drugs is the recommended reference for treatment of infectious diseases and appropriate antimicrobial use. It is peer-reviewed, evidence-based, and frequently updated.

Bugs & Drugs is the recommended reference for treatment of infectious diseases and appropriate antimicrobial use. It is peer-reviewed, evidence-based, and frequently updated.

None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Antimicrobial Stewardship None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Antibiotic Awareness Week Canada None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Antimicrobial Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Infectious Diseases Guidelines None None Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Brain Story Certification Course None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Course, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Source

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

None Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Course, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Managing Opioid Use Disorder in primary care

Description

The Patients Experience Evidence Research (PEER) Simplified Guideline: Managing Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Primary Care provides practical recommendations for treatment of OUD for primary care practitioners. All recommendations are intended to assist with, not dictate decision making in conjunction with patients. The guideline is developed with contributions from primary care professionals with little or no conflict for interest and focused on the highest level of evidence available.

The Patients Experience Evidence Research (PEER) Simplified Guideline: Managing Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Primary Care provides practical recommendations for treatment of OUD for primary care practitioners. All recommendations are intended to assist with, not dictate decision making in conjunction with patients. The guideline is developed with contributions from primary care professionals with little or no conflict for interest and focused on the highest level of evidence available.

None Opioid, Physicians, Prescribing
Guide for prescribing buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone) in the outpatient setting None None Opioid, Physicians, Prescribing
Management of Substance Use in Acute Care Settings in Alberta: Guidance Document None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Opioid Agonist Treatment Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Use Disorder Consultation Service

Description

A province-wide telephone and e-Consult service for physicians and nurse practitioners seeking advice regarding the prescribing of opioid agonist therapy (OAT) such as buprenorphine/ naloxone and methadone, when treating individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD)

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

A province-wide telephone and e-Consult service for physicians and nurse practitioners seeking advice regarding the prescribing of opioid agonist therapy (OAT) such as buprenorphine/ naloxone and methadone, when treating individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD)

Alberta Health Services (AHS) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Opioid Agonist Treatment Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
National Opioid Use Disorder Guideline

Description

CRISM developed the first Canadian guideline for managing opioid use disorders. The guideline lays out the optimal strategies for the treatment of opioid addiction and recommends opioid agonist treatment with buprenorphine-naloxone as the preferred first-line treatment.

CRISM developed the first Canadian guideline for managing opioid use disorders. The guideline lays out the optimal strategies for the treatment of opioid addiction and recommends opioid agonist treatment with buprenorphine-naloxone as the preferred first-line treatment.

None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Management of Opioid Use Disorders: A National Clinical Practice Guideline None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment Guidelines, Opioid Agonist Treatment Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Benzodiazepine Tapering (Appendix B-6, CNCP Guidelines Canada) None None Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Benzodiazepine Treatment Agreement & download template

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Less Sedatives for Your Older Relatives

Source

Choosing Wisely Canada

None Choosing Wisely Canada Benzodiazepine, Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Benzodiazepine Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Clinical Toolkit: Benzodiazepines & Use and Taper

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Benzodiazepine, Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Benzodiazepine Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Prescribing Drugs of Dependence in General Practice: Benzodiazepines

Description

This guide represents a synthesis of the best available evidence for benzodiazepine use in the primary care setting.

This guide represents a synthesis of the best available evidence for benzodiazepine use in the primary care setting.

None Benzodiazepine, Physicians, Prescribing
De-prescribing benzodiazepine receptor agonists & Evidence-based clinical practice guideline None None Benzodiazepine, Benzodiazepine Guideline, Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
University of Alberta Physician Learning Program

Description

The Physician Learning Program (PLP) is one of the Alberta Medical Association's physician benefit stream programs and is governed by a steering committee with representatives from the AMA, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Chapter of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Source

University of Alberta

The Physician Learning Program (PLP) is one of the Alberta Medical Association's physician benefit stream programs and is governed by a steering committee with representatives from the AMA, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Chapter of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

University of Alberta Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
McGill University Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Management

Source

McGill University

None McGill University Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Concurrent Disorders Learning series

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
University of Alberta Certificate in Pain Management

Source

University of Alberta

None University of Alberta Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Clinical, Research & Continuing Education

Source

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

None Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Benzodiazepine Course, Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Introduction to Safe Prescribing: Opioids, Benzodiazepines, and Stimulants (MDcme.ca) None None Benzodiazepine Course, Benzodiazepine Prescribing, Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Safer Opioid Prescribing Webinar Series None None Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Essential Strategies for Chronic Pain Management (UofC)

Source

University Of Calgary

None University Of Calgary Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Wise Prescribing and De-prescribing: Opioid Skills for the Frontline Clinician

Description

This course provides opportunities for you to review the principles and guidelines for opioid tapering, reflect on your own practices and discuss enablers and barriers with the workshop facilitator and peers. There are offerings of self-learning as well as small group learning activities in this course.

Source

University Of Calgary

This course provides opportunities for you to review the principles and guidelines for opioid tapering, reflect on your own practices and discuss enablers and barriers with the workshop facilitator and peers. There are offerings of self-learning as well as small group learning activities in this course.

University Of Calgary Opioid, Opioid Course, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Collaborative Mentorship Network, Medical Mentoring for Chronic Pain and Addiction

Description

The Collaborative Mentorship Network for Chronic Pain and Addiction (CMN) connects family physicians and multidisciplinary team members with colleagues who have experience and expertise treating pain and addiction.

The Collaborative Mentorship Network for Chronic Pain and Addiction (CMN) connects family physicians and multidisciplinary team members with colleagues who have experience and expertise treating pain and addiction.

None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Tapering for Chronic Pain Patients: Information for Family Physicians

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Tapering Template

Description

This tool is to support primary care providers in discussing the value of opioid tapering with all adult patients currently prescribed an opioid and to support their patients in reducing opioid dosages in a safe and effective way.

This tool is to support primary care providers in discussing the value of opioid tapering with all adult patients currently prescribed an opioid and to support their patients in reducing opioid dosages in a safe and effective way.

None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Treatment Agreement Template

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Safety for Patients with Chronic Pain None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Safety for Patients with Acute Pain None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Risk Tool None None Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Manager & Switching Opioids None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Manager (National Pain Centre) None None Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Chart of Evidence-Based Screening Tools and Assessment for Adults and Adolescents None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Brief Pain Inventory None None Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Opioid Evidence Bundle

Source

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

None Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Non-opioid Treatments for Chronic Pain None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
Clinical Toolkit: Meperidine (Demerol?): A Relic Misfit for Chronic Pain None None Clinical Toolkits, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Clinical Toolkit: Urine Drug Screening None None Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing
Quick Reference: Clinical Tools & Resources

Description

Balancing pain management with the potential risks posed by prescription opioids is complex and challenging. CDC developed clinical tools and resources to give healthcare providers information and guidance to provide the best care for patients.

Balancing pain management with the potential risks posed by prescription opioids is complex and challenging. CDC developed clinical tools and resources to give healthcare providers information and guidance to provide the best care for patients.

None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Checklist for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Description

For primary care providers treating adults (18+) with chronic pain ?3 months, excluding cancer, palliative, and end-of-life care

For primary care providers treating adults (18+) with chronic pain ?3 months, excluding cancer, palliative, and end-of-life care

None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
2017 Canadian Opioid Prescribing Guideline poster None None Opioid, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Support Tool, Physicians, Prescribing
SHEA Guideline for Management of Healthcare Workers Who Are Infected with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, and/or Human Immunodeficiency Virus (March 2010)

Description

This guideline provides the updated recommendations of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) regarding the management of healthcare providers who are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and/or the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

This guideline provides the updated recommendations of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) regarding the management of healthcare providers who are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and/or the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

None None
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) website

Source

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

None Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Physicians
Alberta Health Services' Surgical Aseptic Technique and Sterile Field

Description

The surgical aseptic technique and sterile field guideline provides information, support and evidence-based practices to health care professionals performing invasive surgical procedures outside of operating rooms or in community-based health care settings, such as dental clinics, podiatry clinics and medical clinics. Infection prevention and control is a continually evolving discipline which is based on research and evidence-based practice.

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

The surgical aseptic technique and sterile field guideline provides information, support and evidence-based practices to health care professionals performing invasive surgical procedures outside of operating rooms or in community-based health care settings, such as dental clinics, podiatry clinics and medical clinics. Infection prevention and control is a continually evolving discipline which is based on research and evidence-based practice.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) Facilities
Alberta Health's A Physician's Guide to Occupational Health and Safety Responsibilities

Description

Information for physicians and their staff about creating a healthy and safe workplace for themselves, their co-workers and their employees, while complying with Alberta OHS legislation.

Source

Alberta Health

Information for physicians and their staff about creating a healthy and safe workplace for themselves, their co-workers and their employees, while complying with Alberta OHS legislation.

Alberta Health Facilities
Alberta Health's Infection Prevention and Control

Source

Alberta Health

None Alberta Health Facilities
Public Health Ontario's Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Office Practice

Source

Public Health Ontario

None Public Health Ontario Facilities
Information for Health Care Professionals: Cannabis and the cannabinoids

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Physicians, Prescribing
Cannabis for Medical Purposes (Health Canada)

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Physicians, Prescribing
Implications of Cannabis Legalization on Youth and Young Adults

Source

Canadian Family Physician

None Canadian Family Physician Physicians, Prescribing
Simplified Guideline for Prescribing Medical Cannabinoids in Primary Care None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis & Maternal Cannabis Use During Pregnancy None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis & Cannabis Use and Driving None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Cannabis - Canadian Drug Summary

Source

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)

None Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Use of Medical Cannabis with Other Medications: A Review of Safety and Guidelines None None Physicians, Prescribing
abis None None Physicians, Prescribing
Western Canada Accreditation Alliance (WCAA)

Description

The WCAA is a cross-provincial resource sharing initiative that standardizes accreditation across western provinces. The CPSA's Diagnostic accreditation program is committed to the WCAA.

The WCAA is a cross-provincial resource sharing initiative that standardizes accreditation across western provinces. The CPSA's Diagnostic accreditation program is committed to the WCAA.

None Accreditation, Diagnostic Lab Medicine, Facilities
Guidelines for point-of-care testing (POCT) in unaccredited settings

Description

Healthcare professionals that use POCT in unaccredited settings like doctors' offices, home care, pharmacies or any other non-hospital setting should follow this guideline to perform safe POCT.

Healthcare professionals that use POCT in unaccredited settings like doctors' offices, home care, pharmacies or any other non-hospital setting should follow this guideline to perform safe POCT.

None Accreditation, Diagnostic Lab Medicine, Facilities
Occupational Health and Safety Act and Code None None Accreditation, Facilities, X-ray
Changing How We Talk About Substance Use None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
Slow-Release Oral Morphine for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Alberta None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
Methadone for Pain in Palliative Care Online Course

Description

a series of three education modules for physicians, nurses and pharmacists seeking to improve their knowledge in prescribing and managing patients prescribed methadone for pain in palliative care.

a series of three education modules for physicians, nurses and pharmacists seeking to improve their knowledge in prescribing and managing patients prescribed methadone for pain in palliative care.

None Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Opioid, Opioid Resource, Physicians, Prescribing
Get Naloxone (AHS)

Source

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

None Alberta Health Services (AHS) Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Physicians, Prescribing
Medical Council of Canada & MCC 360 FAQs None None Multi-source Feedback+ (MSF+), Physicians
R2C2 Facilitation

Description

To be used in discussions with groups of physicians regarding individual, group and/or comparator data.

Source

CPSA

To be used in discussions with groups of physicians regarding individual, group and/or comparator data.

CPSA Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians, Practice Improvement
Sample HQCA Clinic Proxy Report

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Group Practice Review (GPR), Personal Development Tools & Resources, Physicians, Practice Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools & Resources
Sample GPR SOP report None None Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians
Background and History of GPR None None Group Practice Review (GPR), Physicians
Regulation of Health Products Advertising None None Advertising
Canadian Code of Advertising Standards None None Advertising
Transfer of Care

Description

Steps that physicians must take when they are transferring care of a patient to another practitioner.

Source

CPSA

Steps that physicians must take when they are transferring care of a patient to another practitioner.

CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship

Description

Physicians still have certain responsibilities to their patients when discharging them from their care.

Source

CPSA

Physicians still have certain responsibilities to their patients when discharging them from their care.

CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Virtual Care

Description

Like most things, health care is going digital. Know the expectations of physicians providing care through electronic communication.

Source

CPSA

Like most things, health care is going digital. Know the expectations of physicians providing care through electronic communication.

CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Supervision of Restricted Activities

Description

Physicians can provide services outside their scope of practice only under certain circumstances.

Source

CPSA

Physicians can provide services outside their scope of practice only under certain circumstances.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Duty to Report Self

Description

It is the responsibility of every physician to notify CPSA of incidents or circumstances that may impact their ability to provide safe care.

Source

CPSA

It is the responsibility of every physician to notify CPSA of incidents or circumstances that may impact their ability to provide safe care.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Sale of Products by Physicians

Description

Under certain circumstances, a physician can sell products related to medical treatment.

Source

CPSA

Under certain circumstances, a physician can sell products related to medical treatment.

CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Safe Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder

Description

When treating a patient struggling with addiction, certain criteria must be followed.

Source

CPSA

When treating a patient struggling with addiction, certain criteria must be followed.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Responding to Third-Party Requests

Description

When a patient or someone they've authorized to act on their behalf requests information, a physician must respond (generally within 30 days).

When a patient or someone they've authorized to act on their behalf requests information, a physician must respond (generally within 30 days).

None Physicians, Standards of Practice
Responsibility for a Medical Practice

Description

Entering medical practice brings responsibilities to both patients, physician colleagues and non-physician staff.

Source

CPSA

Entering medical practice brings responsibilities to both patients, physician colleagues and non-physician staff.

CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 1, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 4, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 4, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Reprocessing Medical Equipment

Description

Preventing infection by ensuring any medical equipment used in a non-hospital setting is properly cleaned and sterilized.

Source

CPSA

Preventing infection by ensuring any medical equipment used in a non-hospital setting is properly cleaned and sterilized.

CPSA Opening, building, renovating medical clinic, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic SOP stage 3, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 2, Opening, building, renovating medical clinic stage 3, Physicians, Standards of Practice
Relocating a Medical Practice

Description

When moving practice to a new location, a physician must notify their patients and ensure their care is not impacted.

Source

CPSA

When moving practice to a new location, a physician must notify their patients and ensure their care is not impacted.

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Relationships with Industry

Description

When a physician develops a working relationship with a manufacturer of health care products, certain expectations must be fulfilled.

Source

CPSA

When a physician develops a working relationship with a manufacturer of health care products, certain expectations must be fulfilled.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Referral Consultation

Description

When a patient is referred to another physician, timely communication regarding appointments and follow-up is key so the patient receives proper care.

Source

CPSA

When a patient is referred to another physician, timely communication regarding appointments and follow-up is key so the patient receives proper care.

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Re-Entering Medical Practice or Changing Scope of Practice

Description

If a physician wants to return to practice after an extended absence, or wants to change the type of medicine they practice, they must notify CPSA.

Source

CPSA

If a physician wants to return to practice after an extended absence, or wants to change the type of medicine they practice, they must notify CPSA.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Prescribing: Drugs Associated with Substance Use Disorders or Substance-Related Harms

Description

Physicians are encouraged to be cautious when prescribing medications that carry a higher risk of addiction or misuse.

Source

CPSA

Physicians are encouraged to be cautious when prescribing medications that carry a higher risk of addiction or misuse.

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Prescribing: Administration

Description

Ensuring accuracy, security and safety when writing prescriptions.

Source

CPSA

Ensuring accuracy, security and safety when writing prescriptions.

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Patient Record Retention

Description

Physicians are custodians of their patient records, which must be stored safely to protect confidentiality. When there is more than one custodian, an information-sharing agreement is required and physicians who can no longer act as custodians must designate a successor.

Source

CPSA

Physicians are custodians of their patient records, which must be stored safely to protect confidentiality. When there is more than one custodian, an information-sharing agreement is required and physicians who can no longer act as custodians must designate a successor.

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Patient Record Content

Description

It is the responsibility of all physicians to maintain accurate, up-to-date records of all their patient interactions.

Source

CPSA

It is the responsibility of all physicians to maintain accurate, up-to-date records of all their patient interactions.

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Non-Treating Medical Examinations

Description

Expectations for physicians when examining a patient for legal, financial or insurance reasons.

Source

CPSA

Expectations for physicians when examining a patient for legal, financial or insurance reasons.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Medical Services Requiring Accreditation Outside of Hospitals

Description

Certain health services can be provided outside of a hospital, if the facility and treating physician have proper approval.

Source

CPSA

Certain health services can be provided outside of a hospital, if the facility and treating physician have proper approval.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Medical Assistance in Dying

Description

There is provincial and federal legislation that must be followed when providing medical assistance in dying.

Source

CPSA

There is provincial and federal legislation that must be followed when providing medical assistance in dying.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Job Action

Description

A physician cannot withdraw their services if it will put patient care at risk.

Source

CPSA

A physician cannot withdraw their services if it will put patient care at risk.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Informed Consent

Description

A physician must obtain consent and ensure the patient is fully informed and understands any medical examination, procedure or treatment before it takes place.

Source

CPSA

A physician must obtain consent and ensure the patient is fully informed and understands any medical examination, procedure or treatment before it takes place.

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Human Health Research

Description

Expectations of physicians participating in any research that involves patients.

Source

CPSA

Expectations of physicians participating in any research that involves patients.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Establishing the Physician-Patient Relationship

Description

Clarifying when it can be reasonably assumed a physician will provide care for a patient beyond a single appointment, and when a physician cannot refuse to establish a physician-patient relationship.

Source

CPSA

Clarifying when it can be reasonably assumed a physician will provide care for a patient beyond a single appointment, and when a physician cannot refuse to establish a physician-patient relationship.

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Episodic Care

Description

Outlines the responsibilities physicians have to ensure patients are taken care of after a single encounter (like in an emergency room).

Source

CPSA

Outlines the responsibilities physicians have to ensure patients are taken care of after a single encounter (like in an emergency room).

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Duty to Report a Colleague

Description

If a physician knows a colleague has behaved in an unprofessional manner, they are required to notify the appropriate regulatory body. This standard also includes reporting guidelines for when a physician provides treatment to another physician or other regulated health professional.

Source

CPSA

If a physician knows a colleague has behaved in an unprofessional manner, they are required to notify the appropriate regulatory body. This standard also includes reporting guidelines for when a physician provides treatment to another physician or other regulated health professional.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Dispensing of Schedule 1 and 2 Drugs by a Physician for a Fee

Description

Clarifying the circumstances under which a physician can dispense certain drugs for a fee.

Source

CPSA

Clarifying the circumstances under which a physician can dispense certain drugs for a fee.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Disclosure of Harm

Description

If a patient suffers ill-effects as a result of a treatment, they have a right to know and their physician has a duty to inform them.

Source

CPSA

If a patient suffers ill-effects as a result of a treatment, they have a right to know and their physician has a duty to inform them.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Continuity of Care

Description

Ensuring patients receive the care they need, when they need it, particularly after-hours.

Source

CPSA

Ensuring patients receive the care they need, when they need it, particularly after-hours.

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Conscientious Objection

Description

Balancing a physician's right to follow their conscience and a patient's right to accessible health care.

Source

CPSA

Balancing a physician's right to follow their conscience and a patient's right to accessible health care.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Conflict of Interest

Description

Confirming and clarifying a physician's duty to act in the best interest of their patient first.

Source

CPSA

Confirming and clarifying a physician's duty to act in the best interest of their patient first.

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Practising Outside of Established Conventional Medicine

Description

For physicians who provide healthcare practices and products not currently considered mainstream medicine.

Source

CPSA

For physicians who provide healthcare practices and products not currently considered mainstream medicine.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Code of Ethics & Professionalism

Description

Gives ethical guidance, so physicians can provide the highest standard of care, while fostering patient and public trust in physicians and the profession.

Source

CPSA

Gives ethical guidance, so physicians can provide the highest standard of care, while fostering patient and public trust in physicians and the profession.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Closing or Leaving a Medical Practice

Description

When a physician retires or voluntarily leaves their practice, certain steps are required to ensure consistent patient care.

Source

CPSA

When a physician retires or voluntarily leaves their practice, certain steps are required to ensure consistent patient care.

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Charging for Uninsured Professional Services

Description

What is required when patients are charged for services not covered by insurance or public funding (e.g. elective medical procedures, form completion, no-show fees, etc.).

Source

CPSA

What is required when patients are charged for services not covered by insurance or public funding (e.g. elective medical procedures, form completion, no-show fees, etc.).

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Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Description

For physicians who choose to treat patients with cannabis.

Source

CPSA

For physicians who choose to treat patients with cannabis.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Boundary Violations: Sexual

Description

Addressing the seriousness of sexual abuse and misconduct against patients.

Source

CPSA

Addressing the seriousness of sexual abuse and misconduct against patients.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Boundary Violations: Personal

Description

Expected boundaries for physician-patient and physician-learner relationships.

Source

CPSA

Expected boundaries for physician-patient and physician-learner relationships.

CPSA Physicians, Standards of Practice
Advertising

Description

How and when a physician can promote the services they offer.

Source

CPSA

How and when a physician can promote the services they offer.

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TDM Candidate Guidelines & Preparation Resources

Description

Includes detailed information about the TDM exam, including exam length, fees, style of questions, tips and more.

Source

Medical Council of Canada (MCC)

Includes detailed information about the TDM exam, including exam length, fees, style of questions, tips and more.

Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Registration Assessments, Therapeutics Decision Making Exam
TDM Exam Resources

Description

We strongly recommend you download and review our TDM Exam Study Resources to help you prepare.

Source

Medical Council of Canada (MCC)

We strongly recommend you download and review our TDM Exam Study Resources to help you prepare.

Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Registration Assessments, Therapeutics Decision Making Exam
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse None None Opioid, Opioid Agonist Treatment, Prescribing, Substance Use Disorder
Pick up a Naloxone Kit Free of Charge None None Opioid, Prescribing, Substance Use Disorder
Opioids, Benzo and Z-drugs: Alberta Physicians' Attitudes and Opinions upon Receipt of their Personalized Prescribing Profile

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Opioid, Prescribing, Z-Drugs
Experiential knowledge of risk and support factors for physicians performance in Canada: a qualitative study

Source

CPSA

None CPSA Physicians
The Science of Cannabis

Source

McMaster University

None McMaster University Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Physicians, Prescribing
Information for Health Care Professionals: Cannabis and the cannabinoids

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Prescribing
Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Prescribing, Tools for your practice
ACMPR Daily Amount Fact Sheet (Dosage)

Source

Health Canada

None Health Canada Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Implications of Cannabis Legalization on Youth and Young Adults

Source

Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA)

None Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Systematic review of systematic reviews for medical cannabinoids None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing, Tools for your practice
Use of Medical Cannabis with Other Medications: A Review of Safety and Guidelines None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Prescribing
Medical Cannabis Evidence Bundle

Source

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

None Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians, Prescribing
Practical Considerations in Medical Cannabis Administration and Dosing None None Cannabis for Medical Purposes, Physicians
HQCA Provincial Framework for Managing Disruptive Behaviour in the Healthcare Workplace

Source

Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA)

None Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Physicians
Cannabis for Medical Purposes None None Standards of Practice
2017 Canadian Guidelines for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Source

McMaster University

None McMaster University Administration, Opioid, Opioid Guidelines, Opioid Prescribing, Physicians, Prescribing, Standards of Practice
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