Two new assessment standards for psychiatrists

Medical Record for the Psychiatrist in an Outpatient Setting

In consultation with Physician Practice Enhancement Program (PPEP) assessors, medical advisors, and the UBC department of psychiatry, PPEP has drafted an assessment standard titled Medical Record for the Psychiatrist in an Outpatient Setting to provide guidance on maintaining a complete record of the medical care provided to patients. This PPEP assessment standard is complementary to the College standard Medical Records, Data Stewardship and Confidentiality of Personal Health Information with further itemized information. References used to guide assessment standard development are located at the end of the document.

Registrants are invited to review the draft standard here and provide feedback here by Friday, October 25, 2019.

Emergency Preparedness for Staff and Patients in a Psychiatrist Clinical Office

In consultation with Physician Practice Enhancement Program (PPEP) assessors and medical advisors, PPEP has drafted an assessment standard titled Emergency Preparedness for Staff and Patients in a Psychiatrist Clinical Office to provide direction and guidance specifically for emergency preparedness of psychiatrists practising in the clinical office setting. This document is based on the original PPEP assessment standard titled Emergency Preparedness for the General Practitioner in a Clinical Office that was published in April 2017. The document was reviewed and approved by the Physician Practice Enhancement Panel in June 2019.

Registrants are invited to review the draft standard here and provide feedback here by Friday, October 25, 2019.