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June 6, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

College issues new standard on medical assistance in dying

The College has released a new standard for BC physicians who choose to provide, or conscientiously object to medical assistance in dying.

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June 1, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements, College News

College Board adopts new professional standard on safe prescribing to address public health emergency related to opioid overdoses

At its recent meeting, the Board of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC adopted a new professional standard, Safe Prescribing of Drugs with Potential for Misuse/Diversion, to assist physicians with the challenging task of prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines and other medications.

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May 25, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaw Amendment: Section 2-8

On April 1, 2016, the College Board approved amendments to section 2-8 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183.

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May 10, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Register now for the 2016 Education Day and Annual General Meeting

Registration is now open for the much-anticiapted College Education Day, held again this year at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Friday, September 30, 2016.

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April 25, 2016  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Roy Alan Brown

Dr. Roy Alan Brown, a family physician, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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April 5, 2016  | Posted in: College News

College Board endorses the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

At its recent meeting, the College Board endorsed the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

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March 31, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 4 | No. 2

March/April 2016 issue now available. 

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March 18, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Professionalism In Medical Practice workshop to take place this fall

In this popular two-day workshop, physicians will gain a deeper understanding of the principles of professionalism.

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February 24, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

2016 dates announced for Methadone 101/Hospitalist Workshop

This full-day workshop will be held on April 30, 2016 and October 1, 2016.

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February 5, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 4 | No. 1

January/February 2016 issue now available. 

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