North Shore Division of Family Practice

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Inside the November 2019 Issue:

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1. Dine & Learn: Vaping - What A Family Physician Needs To Know
2. North Vancouver Urgent & Primary Care Centre: Update
3. Change to Admission Process for Adults into Care Facilities
4. ICBC Changes: Impacts & Updates
5. Concussion Awareness Training Tool for Medical Professionals
6. The HOpe Centre Family Education & Support Groups
7. UBC Continuing Professional Development
8. HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series
9. Physician Wellness
10. Share Your Feedback

Inside the October 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Pathways Webinar for Physicians
3. Opioid Agonist Therapy Prescriber Training
4. Kelty's Key Psychotherapy Program
5. North Shore Stroke Recovery Centre
6. Stand-in Grandkids Providing Home Support & Companionship for Seniors
7. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Remembrance Day
8. UBC Continuing Professional Development
9. Upcoming Events & Conferences
10. Physician Wellness
11. Physician Survey
12. Share Your Feedback

Inside the September 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Chronic Pain Management Pathways
3. Further Clarification for GPSC Fees: G14086 and G14010
4. New PSP Compensation Policy Better Recognizes Doctors and Practice Teams
5. Information Security in Private Practice
6. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Thanksgiving
7. UBC Continuing Professional Development
8. Upcoming Events & Conferences
9. Physician Survey
10. Share Your Feedback

Inside the August 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Labour Day
3. BC ECHO for Chronic Pain
4. GPSC Billing Webinar Series
5. UBC Continuing Professional Development
6. Share Your Feedback

Inside the July 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. First Nations Health Authority Now Covering the Shingrix® Shingles Vaccine
3. DrugSearch.ca
4. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on BC Day
5. UBC Continuing Professional Development
6. Importance of Early Recognition & Diagnosis of Dry Eye Disease
7. Mindfulness in Medicine Workshops and Retreats
8. Share Your Feedback

Inside the June 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. [NEW] Provincial Medical Equipment Provision Program
3. CareConnect For Practices
4. VCH Chronic Disease Services Programs
5. Compass Mental Health Program
6. UBC Continuing Professional Development
7. 34th Annual Regenerative Orthopaedic Medicine Conference
8. Would You Like To Learn More About Quality Improvement?
9. What's Doctor Burnout Costing America?
10. Share Your Feedback

Inside the May 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. EMR Data Portability Guide by Doctors Technology Office
3. Confident Parents: Thriving Kids - Anxiety Program
4. OsteoArthritis Services Integration System (OASIS)
5. Surgical Patient Optimization Collaborative (SPOC) Launch
6. UBC Continuing Professional Development
7. HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series
8. Share Your Feedback

Inside the April 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. New Bariatrics Clinic in North Vancouver
3. Pathways Referral Tracker
4. Doctors Technology Office Clinic IT Support Community
5. Resources to Support ICBC Policy Changes
6. UBC Continuing Professional Development
7. Letter to Members: Procedural Pain Management Feedback
8. Physician Surveys
9. Physician Wellness Retreats
10. Share Your Feedback

Inside the March 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Gastroenterology Pearls: H. pylori
3. Electronic Consultative Access to Specialist Expertise (eCASE)
4. Project ECHO for Pain - BC
5. GPSC Billing Webinar Series
6. 2019 Health Authority Engagement Survey
7. UBC Continuing Professional Education
8. Movement in Medicine Workshop
9. BC Emergency Medicine Network Update
10. Share Your Feedback

Inside the February 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. BC Children's Hospital Compass Program
3. ICBC: Physician Information Around Changes to Auto Insurance in BC
4. UBC Continuing Professional Development
5. 16th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update
6. Trans Care BC Training Sessions in the Fraser Health Region
7. Physician Wellness Retreats
8. Physician Feedback for Proposed Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care
9. Share Your Feedback

Inside the January 2019 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. New Infectious Disease Clinic on the North Shore
3. Opioid Agonist Treatment Provider Support Calls
4. Aboriginal Cultural Practices App
5. Registered Care Advisor - ICBC
6. Pain Resources for Health Care Professionals
7. UBC Continuing Professional Development
8. 54th Annual Post Graduate Review in Family Medicine
9. Physician Wellness Retreats 
10. College Library Services
11. Clinician Quality Academy
12. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the November 2018 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Referral Pathways for CYMHSU Services on the North Shore
3. Pain Foundations - Online Course
4. UBC Continuing Professional Education
5. Mindfulness for Health Providers Retreat
6. Reminder - Primary Care Telephone Interpreting Service
7. Cannabis in Pregnancy - Resident Scholar Survey
8. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the October 2018 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Physician Office Medical Device Reprocessing Assessments
3. Important Changes to MRI Referral Process 
4. North Shore Osteoarthritis Service Integration System (OASIS) Program
5. Cannabis Legalization - Doctors of BC Resource Page
6. UBC Continuing Professional Education
7. Pain BC Webinar on Cannabis
8. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the September 2018 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Thanksgiving 
3. We Want to Hear from You: CPSBC Referral-Consultation Process Guidelines
4. Opioid Agonist Therapy Clinician Capacity Building
5. Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) Update
6. HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series
7. UBC Continuing Professional Education
8. Oncology CME for Primary Care - BC Cancer Summit
9. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the August 2018 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Labour Day
3. Revised Referral-Consultation Process Guidelines from the CPSBC
4. North Shore Chronic Disease Management Nurse (CDM) Coordinator Program
5. Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) Update: Urology is Now Live 
6. eCase Update: Transgender Care Now Live
7. Bodysense Program for Weight Management 
8. UBC Continuing Professional Development 
9. WorkSafeBC Physician Education Conference
10. Opportunity for GPs to Join the BC Influenza Sentinel Network
11. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the July 2018 Issue:

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1. Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer 
2. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on B.C. Day
3. RACE - Neurology is Now Live on the RACEapp +
4. Fitness and Mobility Exercise Program for Stroke
5. Walk or Run to Quit
6. Survivorship Care Post Treatment for Prostate and Breast Cancer Conference
7. Mindfulness Workshop for Health Providers 
8. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the June 2018 Issue:

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1. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Canada Day
2. Family Physician Position at Squamish Nation - Primary Care Clinic
3. Changes to Electronic Reports Distribution from LGH and SGH
4. Pain BC Support Line 
5. Gastroenterology Pearls: Dyspepsia  
6. HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series 
7. Update from BC Emergency Medicine Network 
8. Healthy by Nature Initiative 
9. Physician Survey Participation Requests 
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the May 2018 Issue:

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1. ​​New Cardiology Referral Form for All of the VCH Region 
2. Updated Prenatal/Perinatal Public Health Resources
3. New Process for Breast Reconstruction Referrals as of May 1
4. BC Inter-Professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
5. Survivorship Care Post Treatment for Prostate and Breast Cancer Conference
6. Provincial Overdose Prevention Resources for Your Office
7. Physical Literacy Workshop 
8. Physician Survey Participation Requests
9. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the April 2018 Issue:

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1. ​​Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. REVISED: Mental Health and Substance Use Referral Pathways for Child and Youth (0-24 years)
3. Patient Care Is About to Get an Upgrade at Lions Gate Hospital and Squamish General Hospital
4. Help Navigate Your Patients to "Use Your ER Wisely" as CST Goes Live
5. Notice from the Cast Clinic at Lions Gate Hospital 
6. Temporary Interruption of Electronic Distribution of Physician Reports to Oscar EMR
7. New Specialist: Dr. Mandana Moosavi
8. Provincial Overdose Prevention Resources for Your Office
9. Resources for Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury Available Online
10. Accessing Counselling Services Through Canadian Mental Health Association
11. Are You Willing to Perform Frenulectomies?
12. Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) Update
13. Walk or Run to Quit
14. Survivorship Care Post Treatment for Prostate and Breast Cancer Conference
15. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the March 2018 Issue:

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1. ​​Physicians' Update from the Medical Health Officer
2. Community Paramedicine: A New Service for Bowen Island
3. Mental Health and Substance Use Referral Pathways for Child and Youth (0-24 Years)
4. Foot and Ankle Assessment for North Shore Patients
5. Billing in BC: Updated Online Modules
6. Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) Update
7. Movement is Medicine: What's Your Patients' Best Exercise Prescription?
8. Zili Health: Women's Preventative Health Conference
9. Physician Wellness-Related Courses
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the February 2018 Issue:

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1. ​​Community Medicine Newsletter
2. North Shore GPs Needed: VCH EMR Integration Project and CST Working Group
3. CST Coastal Provider Update 
4. Duplex and Doppler Ultrasound Examinations Available at North Shore Medical Imaging 
5. Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) Updates
6. Reminder: Telephone Interpretation Services are Now Available to GPs
7. Oncology News & CME 
8. Get Prepped for PrEP: All You Need to Know about Accessing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in BC Webinar
9. Request for All Future Forms to Be Released in EMR Format
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the January 2018 Issue:

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1. ​​Community Medicine Newsletter
2. Vancouver Coastal Health Opioid Agonist Therapy Provider Network  
3. Chronic Disease Management for Your Patients
4. Referring Your Patients to ROCC  
5. Ortho Advice Line - On Hold
6. Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) Updates
7. New Specialist on the North Shore: Dr. Bahar Torabi
8. Oncology News & CME 
9. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update 
10. Walk or Run Your Way to a Smoke-Free Life!
11. Resident Project on the Current Trend of Establishing Practice for Family Physicians
12. Save the Date: Shaping Practice to Promote Vaginal Birth
13 Share Your Feedback 

Inside the November 2017 Issue:

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1. ​​Community Medicine Newsletter
2. GP/Gastroenterology Update and Referral Categories 
3. Telephone Interpretation Services ​Available to GPs
4. ​North Shore Youth Eating Disorders Program 
5. ​Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE)
6. Medical Student Placements Urgently Needed
7. UBC Continuing Professional Development
8. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the October 2017 Issue:

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1. ​​Community Medicine Newsletter
2. Telephone Interpretation Services 
3. Health Match BC
4. New Breastfeeding Poster
5. Free Online Course Incorporating Mindfulness into Clinical Practice 
6. Event Invitation from North Vancouver Women's Clinic
7. UBC Continuing Professional Development
8. Change Day BC
9. Immersive ​Multimedia as an Adjunctive Measure for Pain Control in Cancer Patients 
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the September 2017 Issue:

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1. ​​Gastroenterology Referrals 
2. ​Community Medicine Newsletter & Chief Medical Officer's Report 
3. ​Transition Care Management Plans - Now Available Online 
4. ​BC Emergency Medicine Network 
5. Improving Care for Patients Experiencing Poverty 
6. 16th Annual North Shore Breastfeeding Challenge 
7. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference - Proud 2 Be, October 20-22 
8. Run to Quit 
9. Wilderness First Aid Course 

Inside the August 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Community Medicine Newsletter
2. ​Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Update 
3. Save the Date - BC Summit on Surgical ​​Improvements: Advancing Pre-Surgical Optimization and Enhanced Recovery 
4. UBC Continuing Professional Development 
5. Pain BC's FREE Noon-Hour Professional Webinars Series 
6. Locumunity 

Inside the July 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Speaking Series: Supporting Your Aging Relatives: A Panel Discussion with Family Physicians for Cantonese Speakers 
2. BC Centre on Substance Use: New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and Resources
3. ​BC Centre on Substance Use: Buprenorphine/Naloxone as a First-Line Treatment 
4. ​Mental Health and Substance Use: New Resources from Health Authorities and BC Centre for Disease Control 
5. ​West Vancouver Vital Signs Workforce Housing Survey 

 

Inside the June 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Speaking Series: Supporting Your Aging Relatives: A Panel Discussion with Family Physicians for Cantonese Speakers 
2. BC Centre on Substance Use: New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and Resources
3. ​BC Centre on Substance Use: Buprenorphine/Naloxone as a First-Line Treatment 
4. ​Mental Health and Substance Use: New Resources from Health Authorities and BC Centre for Disease Control 
5. ​West Vancouver Vital Signs Workforce Housing Survey 







 

Inside the May 2017 Issue:

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1. Community Medicine Newsletter
2. Foundry North Shore Newsletter and Poster
3. Carlile Youth Concurrent Disorders Centre Now Accepting Community Referrals
4. Public Health Nursing Referral Form Revised
5. First Link® to Dementia Support
6. Bounce Back® Youth and Bounce Back® Online
7. Women's Preventative Health Conference for the Public
8. Webinar: Provincial Guidelines for the Clinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder
9. UBC Continuing Professional Development
10. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch



 

Inside the April 2017 Issue:

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1. Foundry North Shore Newsletter - April 2017
2. VCH Care Coordination Service for Medical Assistance in Dying
3. Every Day Counts Program
4. GPSC Fee Codes and Other Supports for Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing 
5. Pain Management Alternatives: Kootenay Boundary Resources Give Patients Many Options 
6. Local Division Resources: Powell River Palliative Care Resources & South Island Succession Planning Guide 
7. Bugs & Drugs Website Now Available for BC Users
8. Continuing Professional Development




 

Inside the March 2017 Issue:

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1. Community Medicine Newsletter
2. New Specialist on the North Shore
3. Foundry North Shore Newsletter
4. Nominations Open for the 2017 Health Promotion Awards 
5. Vancouver Division Resources: Physician Retirement Guide & Maternity Care Information 
6. New Websites Support Prostate Cancer and Orthopaedic Surgery Patients 
7. Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing Resources
8. Run to Quit
9. Continuing Professional Development


 

Inside the February 2017 Issue:

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1. Community Medicine Newsletter
2. Foundry - North Shore Newsletter
3. North Shore Child and Youth Mental Health Referral Process
4. MindHealthBC
5. Strengthen Your Ability to Care for Trans Patients
6. Supporting Family Caregivers
7. 2017 Updates to BC Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory
8. Continuing Professional Development




 

Inside the January 2017 Issue:

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1. Community Medicine Newsletter
2. Foundry - North Shore
3. Opportunity for GPs to join the BC influenza Sentinel Network
4. Advanced care planning resource: Interactive workbook from Speak Up in BC
5. Free Quit Now workshops for BC doctors treating tobacco dependence
6. Consent to Health Care in BC: A Course for Health Care Providers
7. Developing tools to support primary care providers or STI Partner Notification
8. Children's Developmental Assessment and Screening Tool
9. Apply Now for the Clinical Quality Academy
10. UBC Continuing Professional Development
11. Vancouver Division Event