November Messenger 2020

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Messenger

Medical Matters – A time to remember and a time to reflect 2020 CPSA Council Election Results. 2021 Physician Annual Renewal is now open. Retiring or withdrawing from practice? We still need your RIF. Ketamine and esketamine: key considerations. CPSA’s new window vinyl: a sign of quality and safety. The next MD Snapshot Practice Checkup: coming 2021. Retired physician inappropriately …

Are You Up to Standard? Referral Consultation

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Are You Up to Standard?, CPSA, Messenger

While times are trying for everyone, it’s important to remember the expectations of the Referral Consultation standard of practice to ensure compliance and help prevent your colleagues from being over-burdened. Investigations are a joint responsibility Clause 6 requires referring physicians to ensure they have evaluated and worked up the patient—including pertinent investigations—within their scope of practice. However, once a referral …

A Message from Your Council – Remembrance Day Message

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA

A special Remembrance Day message from Dr. Graham Campbell Remembrance Day 2020 is upon us. Taking time for reflection seems particularly pertinent this year, which has proved to be a challenging year for Alberta’s physicians and surgeons. When I was asked by Dr. McLeod to pen a note to the profession about Remembrance Day, I wondered how I could make it …

Medical Matters – A time to remember and a time to reflect

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Latest News Archive 1 Comment

It’s already November and with that comes our annual day of remembrance for those who have served in the military. Remembrance Day has a very different meaning for everyone based on your personal experiences or connections with the military. Regardless of how deep your connection runs, I hope this is a time of personal reflection for you. This year, you’ll …