Today we are making a splash! We will review premature rupture of membranes, both at term (Term PROM) and premature rupture (PPROM) as well as pre-term labour. We are going to talk about when to give steroids, who you should induce, and who you should try to slow things down in. We hope you findContinue reading “Episode 14 : PROM, PPROM, & PTL”
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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 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”
CCFP Topic: Chronic Disease
Sarah Donnelly and Caleb Dusdal make sense of the vague Objectives for CCFP Key Topic Chronic Disease, talking exacerbations of CHF, COPD, Asthma, DKA, and HHS as well as treatment compliance tips and tricks.
CCFP Topic: Seizure
Written by Chris Cochrane, and reviewed by Kevin Duncan. Caleb and Chris discuss the CCFP Objectives for the Key Topic of Seizure.
CCFP Topic: Counselling
Join Sarah Donnelly and Caleb Dusdal as we review the oft neglected topic of ‘Counseling’ as we push forward in covering all of the 105 CCFP Exam Key Topics.
CCFP Topic: Contraception – Part 2
Part two and the exciting conclusion to CCFP Key Topic Contraception. Written by Kyla Freeman and Expert Reviewed by Dr Vanessa Rogers of Crowsnest Pass.
CCFP Topic: Behavioural Problems
CCFP Key Topic Eleven – Objectives One to Six including ADHD, CADDRA guidelines and more.
CCFP Topic: Bad News
Written By: Kajsa Heyes Reviewed By: Chris Cochrane Join us as we review the SPIKES protocol for having a serious illness conversation or delivering bad news.
CCFP Topic: Asthma
A review of CCFP CFPC Exam Key Topic Eight – Asthma. We review the key features and objectives with the expert review of Dr Brandie Walker – Calgary Respirologist
CCFP Topic: Atrial Fibrillation
Written by: Caleb DusdalReviewed by: Kirstin Dawson
CCFP Topic: Anaemia
Written By: Sarah Donnelly & Hermeen DhillonReviewed By: Chris Cochrane
CCFP Topic: ACLS Part II
Part Two of the CCFP CFPC Exam 105 Key Topic for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) covering Key Objectives Four – Nine.
CCFP Topic: ACLS – Part I
CCFP exam objectives one through three for Key Topic of ACLS