Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy

Episode Written by : Kyla Freeman, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Virginia Clark, FP practicing rural and urban obstetrics Hosts : Kyla Freeman (FM-PGY2), Patricia Massel (FM-PGY2), Caitlin Blewett (MS4) Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In today’s episode we explore weight, diet, and exercise. We review the complications of BMIs outside ofContinue reading “Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy”

CCFP Topic: Fatigue

Written and Researched By: Jessica Dawson – PGY1 Edmonton, AB Peer Review By: Caleb Dusdal First, some definitions. Generally, fatigue is defined as feeling exhausted during or after activity, or as a feeling of not having enough energy to even start activities. You want to try to distinguish this from related complaints like daytime sleepinessContinue reading “CCFP Topic: Fatigue”

Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy : Part 2

Episode Written by : Patricia Massel Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Dr. Maggie Watt (GP) & Dr. Milena Semproni (ID) Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, & Caitlin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In episode one we covered urine cultures, rubella, varicella, chlamydia, and gonorrhoea. Today we tackle HIV, Hepatitis B,Continue reading “Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy : Part 2”

CCFP Topic: Domestic Violence

Written By: Kajsa Heyes Peer Review By: Sarah Donnelly Well, domestic violence is a serious, preventable public health problem that will present in your practice. It doesn’t matter what you do or what types of patients you will see, you are likely to see pathology and social issues related to domestic violence, and if youContinue reading “CCFP Topic: Domestic Violence”

Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1

Episode Written By : Patricia Massel, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Maggie Watt (GP) & Dr. Milena Semproni (ID) Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In the first of this two-part episode we will review some of the basic infectious disease screening tests inContinue reading “Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1”

MFM – Lite

Hypertension, Preeclampsia, Birth Intervals after C-Section, Prior Preterm Birth, & Pre-existing Thyroid Disease Episode Written By : Kyla Freeman, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Megan Cuthbertson Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Catilin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In this episode we hope to provide a brief overview of aContinue reading “MFM – Lite”

Low Risk Obstetrics – Newborn Sleep

Episode written by : Caitlin Blewett (MSI 4), with input from Helen van der Kooy (senior MSI) Episode reviewed by: Dr. Breagh Phipps (Paediatrician) Hosts: Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett In this episode we review some of the common questions around newborn sleep, safe sleep, and sleep training. An area mired with opinions, weContinue reading “Low Risk Obstetrics – Newborn Sleep”

CCFP Topic: Dementia Part 1

Chris Cochrane has written a robust CCFP Exam Topics episode covering Dementia for us. Part one is covering the CCFP Key Objectives 1-3 for this topic.

Low Risk Obstetrics – Postpartum Hemorrhage

Written by: Dr. Kyla Freeman (Family Medicine Resident, PGY1) Expert reviewed by: Dr. Nicole Ebert (OSS trained rural Family Doctor) Hosts: Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett The goal of this episode is to review the key risk factors and management steps for postpartum hemorrhage. We will cover the basics that all maternity care providersContinue reading “Low Risk Obstetrics – Postpartum Hemorrhage”

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