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Resource List

We always welcome new suggestions and resources for practice enhancement. Contact us for information on documents without a noted source.

ADD / ADHD

  • Guidelines for Chart Review of ADD/ADHD Patients on Ritalin
    • Flow Sheet for Diagnosis & Treatment of ADHD
    • Diagnostic Criteria for ADD/ADHD Based on DMS-IV
    • Sources of ADHD Information and Materials
  • Consensus Statements - Diagnosis & Treatment of ADHD - National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Program -   http://odp.od.nih.gov
  • Assessment of ADHD Therapy: A Canadian Perspective - The Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment. - www.ccohta.ca

ADEQUATE MEDICAL RECORDS

  • PEP Sample Medical Chart - distributed at time of assessment
  • Checklist from Atlantic Provinces Medical Peer Review -  http://www.apmpr.ca/
  • Computer Dictation Software information - www.cma.ca/cmaj
  • Medical Record Keeping Courses
  • Document on Physician's Office Medical Records from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta - www.cpsa.ab.ca
  • S.O.A.P. - an outline of the S.O.A.P. format for recording of clinical notes
  • 'Your Paper Shield / Records Seen as Final Authority' - Family Practice, Jan. 6,1999
  • CMPA article - 'Good Notes vs Bad Notes' - www.cmpa.org
  • Retention of Patient Records
  1.      TRANSFER OF PATIENT RECORDS

  • Report from Legislative Committee (SMA)
    For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
    Saskatchewan Medical Association
    Tel: (306) 244-2196 Fax: (306) 653-1631
    Website: www.sma.sk.ca
  • Sample letter including minimal fee for this service
  • Guidelines - Provision and Transfer of Patient Records (CPSS)
    For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
    College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
    Tel: (306) 244-7355 Fax: (306) 244-0090
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • A Matter of Records: Retention and Transfer of Clinical Records from the Canadian Medical Protective Association
    For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
    Canadian Medical Protective Association
    Tel: 1-800-267-6522 Fax: (613) 725-1300
    Website: www.cmpa.org

AFTER HOURS CARE COVERAGE

  • Policy on medical Practice Coverage and Companion Paper (College of Physicians & Surgeons of Saskatchewan), March 23, 2003.

ANAPHYLAXIS MANAGEMENT

  • Document from Health Canada titled Anaphylaxis: Statement on Initial Management in Non-Hospital Settings       www.hc-sc.gc.ca

ANTIBIOTICS

AUDIOVISUAL PROGRAMS & TEACHING AIDS

  • videotapes available from Continuing Medical & Nursing Education, U of S, 1-306-966-7790 (Obstetric and Newborn Care, Cancer Education, Gerontology, Patient Assessment, Cardiology) - www.usask.ca/nursing/cne

CHELATION THERAPY

Standards for Performance (CPSS Guidelines)
For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
Tel: (306) 244-7355 Fax: (306) 244-0090 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CHOLESTEROL TESTING & TREATMENT GUIDELINES

Health Services Utilization and Research Commission - November 1995 -  http://www.hqc.sk.ca/

COMMUNICATION

  • Educational Workshops for Physician-Patient Communication (pamphlet available), Oregon Foundation For Medical Excellence -  http://tfme.org
  • 'The Meaning of Respect: A First Nations Perspective'(Article) - Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 1995, Vol.27, No.4, 95-109 - www.nursing.mcgill.ca
  • 'Is the News Bad, Doctor?' - (excerpt) Medical Council of New Zealand Newsletter, January 1998

COMPUTERIZED FILES

  • A sample of computerized charting systems available through PEP
  • CPSS Bylaw #46 re; medical records
    For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
    College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
    Tel: (306) 244-7355 Fax: (306) 244-0090
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DRUG & EQUIPMENT LIST

  • suggested list developed by the Saskatchewan Medical Association, January 1995

DRUG WITHDRAWAL PROTOCOLS

  • 'Sedative Withdrawal - Phenobarbital Loading', 'Sedative Withdrawal - Benzodiazepine Taper', 'Opioid Withdrawal' and Alcohol Withdrawal - Diazepam Loading' - (excerpt) Devenyl and Saunders:Physicians' handbook for medical management of alcohol and drug-related problems.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

  • Remediation and Enhancement Program: This program will provide individualized enhancement and remediation for Saskatchewan physicians who require improvements in certain areas of their practice. Contact: Dr. Penny Davis at Continuing Professional Learning and Professional Development, University of Saskatchewan Box 60001 RPO University, Saskatoon SK S7N 4J8 (Phone: 306-966-7787) - www.usask.ca/cme/
  • Application forms for Education Fund available through the Saskatchewan Medical Association - www.cma.ca/inside/divisions/sma.htm
  • Oregon Foundation for Medical Excellence - Booklet of Educational Programs & Research Projects available -  http://tfme.org

EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT

  • 'To Suck Is To Save' - article from P.A. Pearls, Jim Cross, MD
  • Suggestions from the Saskatchewan Medical Association regarding availability of emergency equipment in all physicians offices (suction/airways/ambu-bag), includes product acquisition information
  • Description of emergency kit available from BDM Inc., Cambridge, ON - www.bdmcan.com

FORMS AND QUESTIONNAIRES

  • PEP Sample Medical Chart - distributed at time of assessment, including samples of:
    • Cumulative Patient Profile (CPP)
    • Lab Flow charts
    • Motor Vehicle Accident Questionnaire
    • Patient Health Questionnaire
    • Patient History Summary
    • Diabetes Flowsheet/Guidelines

GUIDELINES

  • PEP Chart Review Guidelines
  • CMA Infobase for Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines (more than 2000 guidelines) - visit www.cma.ca/cpgs or call toll free: 1-800-663-7336
  • Index of Guidelines developed by the College of Physician and Surgeons For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
    College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
    Tel: (306) 244-7355 Fax: (306) 244-0090 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HIPA (Health Information Protection Act)

  • Privacy Toolkit and Checklist for Compliance with HIPA

          Website:  www.sma.sk.ca

OFFICE DESIGN & MANAGEMENT

  • Office Management - Educational Seminar:
    Mr. Garry B. Peters, BAC, CIM
    Business manager, Associate Medical Clinic
    #400, 20 - 14th Street West, Prince Albert SK S6V 5R3
    Phone:(306)953-1677 Fax: 953-1689

    Provides an overview of the efficiency and proper operation of a medical practice. A written evaluation will be provided to the physician with a guide to more income, less expense and more free time.

  • Office Management - Articles (copies available through PEP office)
    • 'Make Your office More Inviting' - www.aafp.org/family/
    • 'Principles of Recruiting Office Staff' - www.cfpc.ca
    • 'Effective Practice Management' The Canadian Journal of CME - www.cme.ucalgary.ca
    • Information also available through MD Management - www.cma.ca/mdm
    • OFFICE TRAINING MANUAL / RECEPTIONIST JOB DESCRIPTION
      • sample from a physician's office is available through PEP

PALLIATIVE CARE

PEDIATRIC GROWTH CHARTS

To Order: Saskatchewan Prenatal Records, S.P.M.C. Distribution Centre, 110 Henderson Drive, Regina SK S4P 3V7
Phone: (306) 787-2056; Fax: (306) 787-0194

PRENATAL RECORD

To Order: Saskatchewan Prenatal Records, S.P.M.C. Distribution Centre, 110 Henderson Drive, Regina SK S4P 3V7
Phone: (306) 787-2056; Fax: (306) 787-0194

ROURKE BABY RECORDS

Orders to: McNeil Consumer Products Company, 890 Woodlawn Rd W., Guelph, ON N1K 1A5
Phone:1-800-265-7323; Fax: (519)826-6205

SAFETY & SECURITY

  • Article: 'Safety Issues In Your Practice' - Memberships' Dialogue (CPSO) May/June 1999.
    Web site:www.cpso.on.ca

SMA - PHYSICIAN HEALTH & WELL-BEING

  • Informational brochure developed by the Saskatchewan Medical Association which includes a contact list of medical resource persons available for confidential assistance. For more information contact the SMA -  http://www.sma.sk.ca/programs/physicianhealth.aspx

STERILIZATION / WASTE MANAGEMENT

  • Guidelines for Infection Control and Waste Management (CPSS). For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
    College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
    Tel: (306) 244-7355 Fax: (306) 244-0090 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Biomed Recovery & Disposal - distributor of biomedical waste and packaging containers: P.O. Box 334 Aberdeen SK S0K 0A0
    Phone: (306)253-4476 Fax: (306)253-4338 (Information & Pricing)
  • Assoc. for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Information on Infection Control and Applied Epidemiology: Characteristics of Autoclave Sterilization, etc. available - www.apic.org
  • Saskatchewan Environment and Resource Management Biomedical Waste Management Guidelines: Sharps Wastes / Special Precaution Wastes / Autoclaving/Encapsulation / General Guidelines for Disposal of Sharps Wastes -  http://www.environment.gov.sk.ca/

TELEPHONE STUDY

  • A pamphlet describing 'traffic study' provided by SaskTel to determine your office telephone answering needs. To access this service directly, call SaskTel @ 310-4287

VACCINATION INFORMATION

WALK-IN CLINICS

  • Guidelines: For the Ethical Operation of a Walk-In Clinic in Saskatchewan (CPSS) For copies of specific guidelines/policies, contact:
    College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
    Tel: (306) 244-7355 Fax: (306) 244-0090
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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