Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice

Member Resources

 

Adverse Childhood Experiences
How to Incorporate ACEs Into Your Practice

Practitioner's ACEs toolkit - includes ACEs questionnaires for children, youth and adults.

 

Chronic Pain Tool and Database

A brochure with practitioner guidance on ​supporting patients with Chronic Pain.

Chronic Pain directory of services in the LOWER COLUMBIA region (Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale, Castlegar) - printable version for clinics.

Chronic Pain directory of services for NELSON and area - printable version for clinics.


Chronic Pain Roadmap: Alongside the Pain Disability Index, this roadmap gives FPs a tool to quickly determine a plan of action for helping patients self-manage their pain and track their progress over time. 

Download the Roadmap: http://bit.ly/cpainroadmap
Download the Pain Disability Index: http://bit.ly/pdindex (supports the Roadmap)
 

Pain BC’s Coaching for Health: Free telephone or video conference lay coaching program designed to help people living with pain learn self-management skills, regain function and improve their well-being. 

Download the Coaching for Health referral form: http://bit.ly/painbccoach
 

Dr. Kailia's Self-managment program manual: This comprehensive manual is for motivated patients to fully understand and develop the capacity/skills to better manage their pain. Over 300 pages of information, tips, and tools!

Download the Integrative Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Manual : http://bit.ly/cpainselfmanage 

Please be patient, this is a large document and takes a little time (about 30s to a minute) to download!


Child and Youth Mental Health Substance Use Resources

CYMHSU Referral Pathways: Referral resource for Family Physicians

 

Perinatal Mental Health Resources

 

Dementia Roadmap for Practitioners

A roadmap for outlining the stages of dementia - symptoms, sign-posts, good questions and tasks for the practitioner. Developed by Dr. Trevor Janz with support from KB Division. 

Click here to download

Dementia Roadmap for Families

A roadmap for outlining the stages of dementia for patients and their families. Developed by Dr. Trevor Janz with support from KB Division. 

Click here to download

If you wish to print the Dementia Roadmap for Families locally, a full resolution, print-ready file is available – please contact kbdoctors@divisionsbc.ca.

 

EMR Forms for Profile Clinics

Over 60 new and updated forms to import into your Profile EMR. Available here on Pathways.

 

Kootenay Boundary Newborn Supports

 

MicroBloggingMD (MBMD): Secure Messaging btwn GPs/SPs/Nurses 

With the new MBMD secure messaging App you can:

  • View up-to-date Call Board within the App

  • Attach images directly to the message

  • Indicate level of urgency to help colleagues answer in appropriate time

  • Stay legal - all data is transmitted 100% safe and secure (unlike texts!)

  • Receive admissions and discharge notifications, and more!

Click here to download the App and for more resources.

 

Telehealth

Click here for a list of specialists who, when appropriate, will see your patients via videoconference

 

CYMH Wraparound Care Program Package

Please find below links to the West Kootenay Local Action Team's "Wraparound Information and Referral Package." The package includes (click to download):

 

Pathways: Streamlined Access to Team-based Care

Get your access key to Pathways online resource now, contact Melissa Faraguna. If you already have your login details click here www.pathwaysbc.ca

 

Preferred practice guidelines for maternity patients with high BMI

Currently, there is no standardized guideline in the Kootenay Boundary region for addressing the needs of maternity patients with high BMI. Thus, the Regional Perinatal Committee developed the following: Guideline for family physicians to provide information on preferred practice for patients with high BMI.

 

Regional CPD

Regional CPD calendar of upcoming events.

 

Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE)

Hotline access to local specialist advice as well as Vancouver RACE specialists – 1 844 365-7223Click here to download a VCARD to your computer or phone.
 

 

Child Youth Mental Health Substance Use

Website for GPs, families and patients with a directory of CYMHSU resources available in each KB Community – kootenayfamilyplace.org/kbsearchlight.
 

 

Adult Psychiatry – Responsive Behaviours in Seniors Rounds (Nelson)

See the regional CPD calendar for dates.
 

 

Home Health Algorithm

IH and KB Division worked together to produce the "Home Health Referral Process" algorithm with the objective of streamlining HH referrals. Download it here.

 

Social Determinants of Health – The Poverty Intervention Tool

The Poverty Intervention Tool guides doctors with a list of questions to help address the impact of poverty on their patients’ health and puts the resources they need to connect patients with the appropriate community supports and services at their fingertips. Click here to download the Poverty Intervention Tool.

Click here to download a short summary of Dr. Lee MacKay's Rounds on the Social Determinants of Health and how to use the Poverty Intervention Tool in practice.

Click here to download a list of Nelson based services presented by Nelson Community Groups who attended Dr. MacKay's Rounds – including the Nelson Food Cupboard, The Advocacy Centre, Nelson Cares, ANKORS and Nelson Community Services.

 

Regional Diabetes

Click here to download the spreadsheet of Regional Diabetes Services in the Kootenay Boundary. Click here to view the presentation outlining the services.