FAM 6201 Core Content of Family Medicine

A series of 12 seminars given four times during each academic year, discussing topics that are considered core to Family Medicine. Sessions take place at the Civic Hospital/Family Medicine Centre from 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday mornings. Topics include well baby care, infant feeding, immunization programs, dealing with patients with functional disease, pre-natal care in Family Medicine, office gynaecology, low back pain, musculoskeletal and joint problems, cardiovascular problems, common ear, nose and throat problems, common ophthalmological problems, common neurological problems, common respiratory problems, and common GI problems.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6203 Management of a Family Practice

This course is given from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings (eight sessions), given four times during the academic year.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6204 Critical Appraisal of the Literature

These seminars are given at the Civic Hospital/Family Medicine Centre. Five one and a half hour sessions given on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 at the Civic Hospital/Family Medicine Centre. This is given four times during the academic year.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6205 New Developments in Medical Practice

This series is given in one hour sessions over a period of two years, forty-five sessions each year, given on Friday from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Civic Hospital/Family Medicine Centre. This is an organized program covering all medical specialities with forty-five minute sessions given on topics relevant to Family Medicine from all specialities and sub-specialities over a two year period.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6206 Critical Appraisal Course

This course is given on noon hours on Fridays at the Elizabeth Bruyère Health Centre, given in six sessions, scheduled two or three times during the academic year.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6207 Role of Dietetics in Primary Care

This course is given at the Civic Hospital/Family Medicine Centre with six sessions given four times during the academic year on Wednesday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. These are also six sessions given in the ancillary health care facilities in the Ottawa-Carleton region, presented again in six one and a half mornings at the Civic Hospital/Family Medicine Centre four times during the year.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6208 Family Therapy and Counselling Skills

This course is given on Thursday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, a twelve session course given four times each year in the Civic Hospital/Family Medicine Centre.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6301 The Doctor-Patient Relationship (1 units)

These sessions take place each Monday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Subjects such as dealing with the difficult patient, developing interviewing skills, problems concerned with being on call, the admission and care of in-hospital patients are discussed. This course is repeated every three months.

Course Component: Lecture

FAM 6302 Psychiatry and Behavioral Science (2 units)

These seminars are conducted by our staff psychiatrist each Thursday from 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The topics presented include diagnosis, and management of emotional problems encountered in Family Practice; the effect of sociocultural factors on mental health; principles of psycho-pharmacology; and mental health of physicians. This course is repeated every three months.

Course Component: Lecture