Revisions to an assessment standard on emergency preparedness

In consultation with Physician Practice Enhancement Program (PPEP) assessors and medical advisors, PPEP has renamed and revised the former PPEP assessment standard Emergency Preparedness for the General Practitioner in a Clinical Office

This revised assessment standard is now titled Emergency Preparedness for Staff and Patients in the Family Physician Clinical Office. As was the original intent, the assessment standard provides family physician offices with direction and guidance on required and recommended practices, and supplies/equipment and medications in the event of patient and staff medical emergencies. The standard also addresses other types of non-medical emergency situations.

The updated standard is a revised version of the original standard and was reviewed and approved by the Physician Practice Enhancement Panel in June 2019. Registrants can review the revised assessment standard here.