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Member Resources

This is the one stop shop for resources that have been developed to help our members.

 

Dementia Roadmap for Practitioners

A roadmap for outlining the stages of dementia - symptoms, sign-posts, good questions and tasks for the practitioner. Developed by Dr. Trevor Janz with support from KB Division.

Click here to download

Dementia Roadmap for Families

A roadmap for outlining the stages of dementia for patients and their families. Developed by Dr. Trevor Janz with support from KB Division.

Click here to download the ELECTRONIC version
Click here to download the PRINT version in booklet form for professional printers

 

EMR Forms for Profile Clinics

Over 60 new and updated forms to import into your Profile EMR. Available here on Pathways.

 

Secure Messaging btwn GPs/SPs/Nurses with MBMD

With the new MBMD secure messaging App you can:

  • View up-to-date Call Board within the App

  • Attach images directly to the message

  • Indicate level of urgency to help colleagues answer in appropriate time

  • Stay legal - all data is transmitted 100% safe and secure (unlike texts!)

  • Receive admissions and discharge notifications, and more!

Click here to download the App and for more resources.

 

CYMH Wraparound Care Program Package

Please find below links to the West Kootenay Local Action Team's "Wraparound Information and Referral Package." The package includes (click to download):

Pathways: Streamlined Access to Team-based Care

Get your access key to Pathways online resource now, contact Melissa Faraguna. If you already have your login details click here www.pathwaysbc.ca

 

Preferred practice guidelines for maternity patients with high BMI

Currently, there is no standardized guideline in the Kootenay Boundary region for addressing the needs of maternity patients with high BMI. Thus, the Regional Perinatal Committee developed this guideline for family physicians to provide information on preferred practice for patients with high BMI.

Regional CPD

Regional CPD calendar of upcoming events >Dropbox folder with all presentations from the Feb 27, 2015 KB Medical Conference >

Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE)

Hotline access to local specialist advice as well as Vancouver RACE specialists – 1 844 365-7223. Click here to download a VCARD to your computer or phone.

Child Youth Mental Health Substance Use

Website for GPs, families and patients with a directory of CYMHSU resources available in each KB Community – kootenayfamilyplace.org/kbsearchlight.

Adult Psychiatry – Responsive Behaviours in Seniors Rounds (Nelson)

See the regional CPD calendar for dates.

Home Health Algorithm

IH and KB Division worked together to produce the "Home Health Referral Process" algorithm with the objective of streamlining HH referrals. Download it here.

Social Determinants of Health – The Poverty Intervention Tool

The Poverty Intervention Tool guides doctors with a list of questions to help address the impact of poverty on their patients’ health and puts the resources they need to connect patients with the appropriate community supports and services at their fingertips. Click here to download the Poverty Intervention Tool.

Click here to download a short summary of Dr. Lee MacKay's Rounds on the Social Determinants of Health and how to use the Poverty Intervention Tool in practice.

Click here to download a list of Nelson based services presented by Nelson Community Groups who attended Dr. MacKay's Rounds – including the Nelson Food Cupboard, The Advocacy Centre, Nelson Cares, ANKORS and Nelson Community Services.

Chronic Pain Tool and Database

A brochure with practitioner guidance on ​supporting with Chronic Pain patients.

Chronic Pain directory of services in the LOWER COLUMBIA region (Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale, Castlegar) - printable version for clinics.

Chronic Pain directory of services for NELSON and area - printable version for clinics.

Regional Diabetes

Click here to download the spreadsheet of Regional Diabetes Services in the Kootenay Boundary. Click here to view the presentation outlining the services.

Future of Health Care Ministry Policy Documents (Published March 2015)

In March, the Ministry of Health released three Policy Papers: Primary Care, Rural Care, and Surgical Services. The Division has summarized the documents focusing on content relevant to most KB General Practitioners – click here to view the summary.
The impact of these papers is anticipated to be significant and some readers may find different priorities than outlined in the summary document. All are encouraged to deepen their understanding by reviewing the source documents which are available here:

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