A Message from Your Council

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A message from CPSA Council President Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti As CPSA’s new Council President, I would like to start this year off by offering my well wishes for everyone in the New Year. I welcome the change 2021 will bring and I am sure many of you feel the same. When I wrote this message, I asked myself: How …

January Messenger 2021

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A Message from Your Council Physician passing from COVID-19: Our condolences A Message from the Registrar Investing back into the profession What do my annual fees pay for? Physician Assistants Six updated standards of practice took effect Jan. 1, 2021 MyHealth Records: Lab Results Online for Patients via My Personal Records Optimized Prescribing with Seniors CPSA is deeply saddened to …

Physicians’ Notes: basic principles on Medical Death Certification

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By Dr. Enrico Risso, Forensic Pathologist, Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Physicians perform the final act of care for a patient and their family by completing the medical portion of the death certificate, providing a service for the larger community. The death certificate is a legal document required for burial or cremation of the body, and it must be completed within …

December Messenger 2020

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Messenger

A Message from Your Council Medical Matters A message from the Registrar: supporting COVID-19 precautions MCQEII update for postgraduate trainees Encouraging patient conversations about prescribing For one clinic, honest communication and teamwork means improved patient care Physician practice improvement— by the numbers Annual Renewal reminder: 52 per cent of physicians have completed their 2021 renewal How can we invest $7.9 …