Physicians' Update

Recent Articles (November 2020)

Physicians’ Update LIVE! Broadcast for Physicians and Nurse Practitioners

  • Associate Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Trevor Arnason shares updates on how to counsel people who have COVID-19 to prevent transmission, reviews local epi data, and answers questions that came in from healthcare providers.
  • In reinforcing OPH advice, physicians and nurse practitioners can play an important role in reducing local transmission and solidify defenses against surges of COVID-19.     
  • View online as of Thursday November 12th, recorded for viewing at your convenience, on the YouTube platform.
  • Send in your questions and topic suggestions for future sessions.

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Counselling Connect for Your Patients: Free Access to Virtual Crisis and Short-Term Counselling

  • Now more than ever, children, youth, adults, and families require extra support to address issues surfaced by the pandemic. You may have patients who, due to COVID-19 restrictions, are not able to access in-office counselling at community mental health and addiction agencies.
  • Counselling Connect, with support from Ottawa Health Team- Équipe Santé Ottawa, offers free access to virtual crisis and short-term counselling, with same-day or next -day phone or video counselling sessions.
  • This bilingual service is for children, youth, adults and families in Ottawa and the surrounding area. There is no waiting list.

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Educational Opportunities

Online CME: 2021 Women’s Health Update, University of Ottawa

  • 1-day virtual conference focusing on women’s health, offered by University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, Office of Continuing Professional Development
  • January 22, 2021  
  • Early Bird registration deadline: December 15th, 2020
  • Find registration and program information here.


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