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April 16, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Ebooks to assist with pandemic management

The College library has curated a list of ebooks to provide background material for physicians managing COVID-19 medical issues. The list can be found here or in the ebooks section on the Books and Journals webpage. Login is required to access the links.

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April 1, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Telemedicine Practice Standard Revised

The Telemedicine practice standard has been revised to clarify that varying requirements exist when prescribing opioid medications and other psychotropic medications.

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March 27, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of Bylaw Amendments: Section 2-16

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC has posted a proposed temporary amendment to its Bylaws in response to the postponement of the spring qualifying examinations offered by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Medical Council of Canada.

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March 26, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 8 | No. 2

March/April 2020 issue now available. Read it here.

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March 23, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaws updated

Section 2-5 and Schedule A of the College Bylaws have been updated, effective March 23, 2020.

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March 20, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Revised Practice Standard and Professional Guideline Published

The Telemedicine practice standard and Referral-Consultation Process professional guideline have been revised to clarify that patients who are referred to specialists via telemedicine must be adequately investigated and treated before the referral is sent. 

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March 18, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

COVID-19 – Important Update

To do our part to keep British Columbians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, College employees are working remotely until further notice. 

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February 19, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance – February 19

The College website will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on February 19, 2020.

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February 19, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Upcoming PubMed interface change

At the end of February, PubMed will switch to a new interface.

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