Medical Expert Role Resources

Please note this selection is not intended to be comprehensive or complete, and inclusion is not necessarily an endorsement by the CPSO.

Actionable Nuggets: Special Populations in Primary Care Portal
Queen’s University

Anti-infective Guidelines for Community-acquired Infections (Please note: these are only available for purchase)
MUMS Health

Clinical Handbooks for Quality-Based Procedures
Health Quality Ontario

CMA Clinical Resources
Canadian Medical Association

Continuing Education
The Michener Institute

Informed Consent eLearning Module
The Canadian Medical Protective Association

Nipissing District Developmental Screen

Practice Based Small Group Learning Program (PBSGL)
The Foundation for Medical Practice Education

Preventive Care Checklist Forms
College of Family Physicians of Canada 

Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules
Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Ontario

Rourke Baby Record

 

Infection Prevention and Control Resources

Infection Control and Epidemiology Course
Michener Institute

Infection Prevention and Control Core Competencies Online Learning Course
Public Health Ontario

Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Office Practice Document
Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC)

 

Medical Assistance in Dying Resources

End of Life Care Resources (Please note: requires OHA login)
Ontario Hospital Association

Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada - Ethics Resources
Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto

Medical Assistance in Dying Resource
The Centre for Effective Practice

Medically-Assisted Dying Tools & Resources
Ontario College of Family Physicians

Physician-Assisted Dying Resources
Queen's University - Continuing Professional Development

 

Safe Opioid Prescribing Resources

Buprenorphine-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Dependence: An Online Course for Front-Line Clinicians
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioid Therapy and Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain – Practice Toolkit
Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Checklist for prescribing opioids for chronic pain
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Management of alcohol use disorders, opioid prescribing, and opioid use disorders in primary care: a pocket reference for family physicians
Women’s College Hospital

Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Tool
The Centre for Effective Practice

Medical Mentoring for Addictions and Pain
Ontario College of Family Physicians

Methadone for Pain in Palliative Care Course
Canadian Virtual Hospice

Nonopioid Treatments for Chronic Pain
Centers for Disease Control

Ontario’s Narcotics Strategy – Resources
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Opioid Management Tools for Family Physicians
Ontario College of Family Physicians

Opioid Manager
Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

Opioid Manager and My Opioid Manager
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Opioid Manager Tool
Centre for Effective Practice (in conjunction with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the National Opioid Use Guideline Group)

Opioid prescribing for chronic non-cancer pain
The Canadian Medical Protective Association

Opioid Stewardship
Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada

Pathways to Safer Opioid Use
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Project ECHO Ontario Pain
Project ECHO Ontario

Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-cancer Pain
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

SAFE Opioid Prescribing: Strategies. Assessment. Fundamentals. Education.
The American College of Physicians

Safer Opioid Prescribing Series
The University of Toronto

Safer Decisions Save Lives: Key Opioid Prescribing Messages for Community Practitioners
Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada

Switching Opioids Form
Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

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