The Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) aims to close the gap between evidence and practice in healthcare. We give providers what they need in order to dispense the best care to their patients. We engage providers throughout our processes to create evidence-based solutions that can be adapted to their local context.
Low Back Pain Tool
The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) has funded a provincial initiative on Low Back Pain. Education tools have been developed to assist you, as primary care providers, in better managing patients suffering with low back pain.Read More
Preventing Childhood Obesity
Most primary care providers in Ontario see young patients and their families who are at risk of developing obesity. Adolescents with obesity are more likely to have obesity as adults and are at greater risk for heart disease, stroke, some cancers, depression and can led to more chronic conditions.Read More
The Appropriate Prescribing Demonstration Project aims to improve prescribing through voluntary, quality-based educational strategies focused on supporting appropriate prescribing in LTC homes.Read More
Welcome New CEP Board Members
We are pleased to welcome three new board members to our team – Bernita Drenth, Hugh McLeod, and Dr. David Price. These highly esteemed healthcare leaders bring a breadth and depth of expertise which will significantly contribute to CEP’s strategic directions. Read their Bios …
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD & Preconception Healthcare Tool
Now Available in TELUS PS Suite EMR. We recently partnered with TELUS to create a PS Suite custom form for our EMR & Preconception Health Care Tool. Click here to download the custom form and for instructions on how to import it into your Electronic Medical Records (EMRs).
Partnership with CognisantMD
We are pleased to announce our partnership with CognisantMD to support the delivery of evidence-based programs and tools in clinical practice. This partnership will enable us to deliver our evidence-based programs and tools through the Ocean Platform on patient tablets, secure email, and data collected directly in Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). Read More.
2016-2017 Topic Selection
Thank you to all those who participated in our Topic Selection Advisory Panel. Our Knowledge Translation in Primary Care Initiative has selected the following topics for 2016/2017:
- Youth Mental Health
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)
- Pharmacotherapy & non-pharmacotherapy toolkit for chronic non-cancer pain
- Physician-Assisted Dying
Academic Detailing Service
Meet Our Detailers
Academic Detailers are licensed healthcare professionals, primarily Pharmacists or Nurse Practitioners, who are responsible for delivering the visits to providers. As a part of the Appropriate Prescribing project, our detailers are matched to specific LTC homes.Read More
As part of Centre for Effective Practice’s Academic Detailing Service for LTC homes, we developed the Discussion Guide to help providers understand, assess, and manage residents in LTC homes who have behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (responsive behaviors), with a focus on anti-psychotic medications.Read More
On January 10 -13, 2016, we hosted a training workshop on Academic Detailing. This workshop for healthcare professionals helped them develop the basic skills needed to deliver information about evidence-informed, clinical decision-making to providers through one-on-one visits.Read More