November Messenger 2017

Dina Baras CPSA

Physicians are prescribing opioids in lower doses and to fewer patients, and it could be in response to evidence-based guidelines, better physician education, new prescribing rules and general awareness of opioid-related issues. “That’s generally the change we want to see, but it’s early days and the data is very high-level,” says Deputy Registrar Dr. Karen Mazurek. “We and other regulators …

Regional Tour to wrap up 2017 in Wainwright & Cold Lake

Dina Baras CPSA, Latest News, Regional Tour

The College is hosting meetings in Wainwright and Cold Lake on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to hear firsthand about the medical care delivery challenges facing these communities and help facilitate potential solutions. Wainwright invitation only meetings: • 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM – Physicians’ lunch – Royal Bank Meeting Room, Peace Memorial Multiplex • 2:00 – 3:00 PM – Meeting with Health Advisory …

October Messenger 2017

Dina Baras CPSA

Within the next few weeks, every physician in Alberta will receive a Practice Checkup Report from the CPSA in the mail. Practice Checkup is a quality improvement tool that offers you a personalized and confidential summary of potential risk factors in your medical practice. You can use the data to review your own practice and develop a personal learning program …