PRIMARY CARE NEWS & RESOURCES

Scroll down to find important updates for primary care providers, including the latest memos, the Calgary Zone Primary Cares newsletter and Zone webinar information:

At a glance

  1. Latest memos/newsletters: Primary Cares newsletter - Nov. 18 | Nov. 4 | Elevation Day 2.0 posters | Ebola guidance | Free LEAP palliative care course | Suicide prevention course | Pre-operative geriatric clinic referral form

  2. Webinar information: Register for Jan. 16, 2023 webinar (ortho)
    Latest webinar links: Nov. 14, 2022 Video: Borderline vs. ADHD vs. Bipolar and primary care hot topics | Slides: BPD | IDA pathway | Breast cancer screening | Hot topics | MAPS | Physician Q&A

Newsletters / Updates

  1. Primary Cares newsletter:
    2022:
    Nov 18 | Nov 4 | Oct 21 | Oct 7 | Sept 23 | Sept 16 | Sept 9 | August 26 | August 12 | July 29 | July 15 | June 30 | June 17 | June 3 | May 27 | May 20 | May 13 | May 6 | April 29 | April 22 | April 8 | April 1 | Mar 18 | Mar 11 | Mar 4 | Feb. 25 | Feb. 18 | Feb. 11 | Feb. 4 | Jan. 28, 2022 | Jan. 21, 2022 | Jan. 14, 2022 | Jan. 7, 2022
    2021: Dec. 17, 2021 | Dec 3 | Nov 26 | Nov 19Nov 5 | Oct 22Oct 8 | Oct 1 | Sept 16 | Sept 10 | July 29 | July 22 | July 8 | June 25 | June 11 | June 4 | May 7 | April 15 | April 8 | April 1 | March 18 | March 4 | February 18 | February 4 | January 21 | January 7 
    2020: August 27 June 17 | June 3 | May 27 | May 20 | May 22 | May 15 | May 13 | May 12 | May 8 | May 6 | May 5 | May 1 | April 29 | April 24 | April 22 | April 20 | April 15 | April 8 | April 2 | March 26 | March 19March 13

  2. Infographics: Calgary Zone COVID-19 response infographicCalgary Zone COVID-19 response infographic (April 8) | Alberta Find a Doctor infographic | COVID-19 response infographic (February 18)

Education events / webinars

  1. Nov. 14, 2022: Video: Borderline vs. ADHD vs. Bipolar and primary care hot topics | Slides: BPD | IDA pathway | Breast cancer screening | Hot topics | MAPS

  2. Sept. 12, 2022: Video -- Sept. 12 webinar featuring potential physician contract, COVID-19, GI access + mental health | Mental health apps directory | Slides: Getting in to see a gastroenterologist | Mental health apps | COVID-19 & immunization, monkeypox: Dr. Kellner | Physician Q&A

  3. May 30, 2022: Video: Paxlovid in Primary Care (Paxlovid, COVID-19 and anxiety) | Slides: May 30 webinar | Survey for webinar attendees (May 30) | Physician Q&A

  4. December 13, 2021: Video: The Missing Link (Specialist Link, COVID-19 and psychedelics) | Slides: Dec. 13 webinar

  5. October 18, 2021: Video: Checking In, Checking Up (Taking the pulse of family physicians during the fourth wave) | Slides: Dr. Jim Kellner on COVID-19 science | Physician and Family Support Program & evaluation link | Physician Q&A

  6. September 13, 2021: Video: Sept 13 webinar featuring Dr. Deena Hinshaw | Physician FAQ document | Slides: Dr. Rick Ward (case studies) | Dr. Christine Luelo's practice perspectives | Dr. Deena Hinshaw: Public health update

  7. June 7, 2021: Video: Mental health & COVID-19 | Slides: Exploring gender identity | Slides: DBT | Slides: COVID-19 family practice update | Evaluation | Physician Q&A document

  8. May 3, 2021: Video: Vaccines and Community Vaccination, with Dr. Deena Hinshaw |Slides: VaccinesCommunity| Mental health moment: Addiction medicine with Dr. Monty Ghosh | Complete the survey | Physician Q&A

  9. April 6, 2021: Video: Community vs. COVID-19 edited webinar | Community vs. COVID-19 slides | Physician Q&A | Register for May 3 webinar

  10. March 1, 2021: Video: COVID-19 conundrums | Physician Q&AWebinar slides (including evaluation)

  11. February 1, 2021, vaccine & alcohol use disorder webinar: Video: vaccine webinar | Video: Alcohol Use Disorder | Physician Q&A | Slides: Alcohol Use Disorder | Opioid update | Vaccine hesitancy - Dr. Cora Constantinescu | Promoting vaccine uptake - Dr. Christine Luelo | What are our patients telling us? - Dr. Rick Ward | Attendance link and registration for next webinar

  12. November 23, 2020: COVID-19 and mental health video | Slides: Pathway updates + agenda/evaluation - Dr. Rick Ward | Patient journey - Dr. Christine Luelo | Virtual care etiquette - Dr. Christine Luelo | Tips for handling the holidays - Dr. Vanessa Chong | Second wave surge - Dr. Jia Hu | Physician Q&A

  13. October 19, 2020: Mental health and COVID-19 videoPhysician Q&A | Slides: Agenda and evaluation/certificate link | Common adult ADHD presentations | Community transmission - Dr. Jia Hu | Lab delays - Julia Hendry | Reducing unnecessary testing - Dr. Janet Reynolds

  14. September 29, 2020: Primary Care Pulse Check edited video | Slides:Primary Care Pulse Check 

  15. August 24, 2020: Video: Back to school webinar | Physician Q&A from event | Slides: Mental health & return to schoolPublic health | Calgary Board of Education | Pediatric COVID-19 considerations | Pediatric pathwaysPrimary care pediatric pathway scenarios

  16. May 25, 2020: Video - Dr. Ward, Andrew Baxter, Dr. Conly, Dr. Luelo, Dr. Reynolds, Dr. McKnight, Dr. Smiljic, Dr. Piesas and Brandie Walker | Slides: Mental health | PCN update | Clinical perspective | Rural perspective | Specialist LINK update | Physician FAQ 

  17. May 4, 2020: Video - Dr. Ward, Dr. Berg, Dr. Hu, Dr. Luelo, Dr. Vyse, Dr. Walker & Dr. Parkins | Slides: Mental health | Public health | PCN update | Dr. Adam Vyse | Specialist LINK experience | COVID science update | Physician FAQ

  18. April 20, 2020: Video - Dr. Ward, Dr. Chong, Dr. Luelo, Dr. Hu & Drs. Parkins and Walker | Slides: Mental health | Mental health toolkit |  PCN update | COVID pathway | Public health | Physician FAQ

  19. April 6, 2020: Video - Dr. Ward, Dr. Berg, Dr. Hu, Dr. Luelo & Drs. Grinman, Parkins, Walker and Cornelson | Slides - COVID pathway | PCN update: Protecting patients in the Medical Home | Downregulating Disregulation | Roth Score | Physician FAQ (April 6)

  20. March 30, 2020: Video: Dr. Ward, Dr. Luelo, Dr. Oakander, Dr. Gill, Dr. Hu | Slides: PCN update | Mental health | Infectious Disease | Public Health | Physician FAQ

  21. March 16, 2020: Video - Dr. Ward, Dr. Luelo, Dr. Gill & Dr. Hu Slides from COVID-19 education event with Dr. John Gill | Physician FAQ