Powell River Division of Family Practice

Project Manager Resources


Cultural Safety

sanyas logo.pngSan'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

At the Powell River Division of Family Practice, we strengthen our community inclusiveness by fostering a respectful attitude and partnership, both directly and indirectly, with Indigenous people. We strongly believe in Indigenous advocacy and promoting awareness of cultural diversity within our community. Please find the link HERE to the San'yas Cultural Safety Training Webinar .


Chronic Pain Project Resources

As part of a Shared Care funded Chronic Pain project several resources have been developed to support physicians and their patients who suffer from Chronic Pain.


Docs4You{th} - Youth Attachment Initiative Project Resources

The Docs4You{th} or Youth Attachment Initiative's aim was to connect local unattached youth with a primary care provider. The project was based on an example from Summerland, British Columbia. The process and tools were further developed with a team of local youth service providers, primary care providers and passionate local youth who wanted to make a difference in their community. 


Palliative Care Project Resources

A collection of resources, videos and conversations to start stemming from our recent project to improve all areas of palliative care in our community.

Palliative Care Binder - A depository of all locally used palliative care resources and forms.

How to Have Good Goals of Care Discussions

On November 7, 2016 Dr. Bernacki provided online video education about the serious illness conversation guide, a simple tool developed by Harvard Medical School to perform a goals of care discussion.

Videos of the education session can be found online here.

Resources from the presentation are below:

Video Series

We also have a YouTube channel with numerous videos on Palliative Care. These videos cover a variety of topics, but all contain important information to help all those involved in Palliative Care.

Click HERE to be directed to the Powell River Division YouTube channel. 

Advanced Care Planning Resources

  • Conversation Starter Kit The Conversation Starter Kit is a booklet designed to help people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. 
  • nidus Personal planning resource centre and registry. 

Breast Diagnostics Algorithm

This document is an algorithm flowchart developed for physicians by physicians in our community to help navigate the process surrounding breast diagnostics. 


Finding the Right Fit for Your Practice

This booklet is a resource for both the new physician looking to join a practice and for the recruiting physician looking to find a new physician to join their practice.


Succession Planning Toolkit

This document is a toolkit for physicians who are planning to transition out of family practice. It is a practical guide that outlines the steps required to hand over their practice to a new physician or close up their practice.


Research Papers