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September 21, 2018

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    August

    Health Minister announces access to a U.S.-approved epinephrine auto-injector

    Health Minister announces access to a U.S.-approved epinephrine auto-injector

      July 10, 2018

      Health Canada recalls several drugs containing valsartan due to contamination with a potential carcinogen

      Health Canada recalls several drugs containing valsartan due to contamination with a potential carcinogen        

        June 2018

        The CFPC’s member survey results are in!

        (June 2018) Dear CFPC members: From December 2017 through to early January 2018 we asked for your perceptions and comments on being a College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) member. We were delighted to learn that over80 per cent of you see the CFPC as the voice of family medicine.

        June 18, 2018

        CPSO CFPC Statement re “Expectations for Physicians Not Certified in Emergency Medicine Revised”

        (June 18, 2018) Expectations for Physicians Not Certified in Emergency Medicine Revised The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) share a commitment to maintaining the highest standards in the practice of medicine.

        June 2018

        Mainpro+® reminder: Cycle end date June 30th 2018

        All members and non-member Mainpro+ participants will automatically be granted a six-week grace period to enter any outstanding credits. If your five-year cycle ends on June 30, 2018, and you have not yet met your cycle requirements of 250 Mainpro+ credits (at least 125 certified) you will be able enter your outstanding credits until August 15, 2018. Only activities with a completion date prior to June 30, 2018, will count toward your outstanding cycle requirements. If you have met your cycle requirements, no additional action is required and all cycles will be updated following the six-week grace period.

          June 13, 2018

          CFPC Welcomes Dr. Mike Allan as Director, Programs and Practice Support

          (June 13, 2018, Mississauga, ON) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Allan of Edmonton, Alberta, has accepted the position of Director, Programs and Practice Support (PPS) effective August 1, 2018.

          June 2018

          Announcing the 2018 updated guidelines for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities

          The revised guidelines for caring for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, including behaviour-based diagnoses of health status or serious illness are available at: www.cfpc.ca/Developmental_Disabilities_Program_Committee/.

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