Practice Resources

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Farm Canada

September 25, 2020

In an effort to support our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have gathered information and resources relative to coronavirus and substance use disorder (SUD) including online assistance and support. 

Using Blood Wisely Toolkit

September 23, 2020

Blood is a vital and limited health care resource. Using blood wisely ensures that it is available for those who need it most. Yet, inappropriate transfusion practices are common in hospitals. Not only does this put significant strains on Canada’s blood supply, but it also exposes patients to potential harm. Using Blood Wisely is a […]

Canadian Deprescribing Network

September 4, 2020

Let’s talk about medication safety in an online world. In our new pandemic reality, a lot of patients and health professionals now connect virtually. Be it by phone, videoconference or in person, members of the Canadian Deprescribing Network, the public and health professionals continue to share important discussions on the safe use of medications and deprescribing.  To help you do just that, […]

ISMP Canada – Safety Bulletin – Intravenous Medication Safety: A Multi-Incident Analysis

July 21, 2020

Intravenous Medication Safety: A Multi-Incident Analysis Administration of medication by the intravenous (IV) route is ubiquitous in hospital practice. This route of administration is often used for several high- alert medications that bear a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error. The need for improvements to the medication-use process, predicated on […]

Interim guidance: Care of residents in long term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian Task Force on Prevention Health Care

July 7, 2020

RE: Release of Guideline on screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease

Urgent need to increase the rates of diagnosing, treating and controlling hypertension in older women.

July 6, 2020

A call for all levels of government, health professional associations, health charities and clinicians to reengage and to take action. Supported by Supported by the Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada, Nurse Practitioner Association of Alberta Hypertension Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Pharmacists Association, and College of Family College of Canada. A […]

ICN – Guidelines on Advanced Practice Nursing 2020

July 3, 2020

2020 has been named The International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the World Health Organization. It celebrates both the professionals who provide a broad range of essential health services to people everywhere as well as the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. However, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) recognises that this […]

Framework for the care and support for adolescents and young adults with cancer

November 19, 2019

From the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Thyroid Dysfunction Screening

From the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care