Resources/Tools

Endorsements/Recommendations

These documents were developed by other organizations and endorsed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. 

Recommendations for growth monitoring and prevention and management of overweight and obesity in children and youth in primary care

The CFPC endorses the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care's Recommendations for growth monitoring, and prevention and management of overweight and obesity in children and youth in primary care.

Preventive Care Checklist Forms

In 2004, the authors developed and validated the effectiveness of an easy-to-use Preventive Care Checklist Form© for family physicians to use during adult complete health check-ups. Our model was the Rourke Baby Record.

Recommendations for prevention of weight gain and use of behavioural and pharmacologic interventions to manage overweight and obesity in adults in primary care

The CFPC endorses the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care's Recommendations for prevention of weight gain and use of behavioural and pharmacologic interventions to manage overweight and obesity in adults in primary care.

The Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Primary Care 

The CFPC endorses the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Primary Care Clinical Practice Guideline. The management of lipids and cardiovascular disease risk has been significantly simplified by removing lipid targets and associated monitoring of lipid levels, as well as other streamlining measures. Additionally, by targeting risk, clinicians can identify patients most likely to benefit while actively involving these patients in their care.
 

Recommendations on screening for prostate cancer with the prostate-specific antigen test

The CFPC endorses the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care's Recommendations on screening for prostate cancer with the prostate-specific antigen test
 

Update on age-appropriate preventive measures and screening for Canadian primary care providers

This is a summary for primary care providers  that appeared in Feb 2016 in CFP and contains an easy to use table summarizing all Canadian prevention guidelines by age and sex. Links to charting tools are provided.