Pacific Northwest Division of Family Practice





RCCbc is offering online training sessions to cover the basics of Zoom! Learn best-practices for using your healthcare-grade Zoom account, and how to access Real-Time Virtual Support pathways. Open to all healthcare providers with a Zoom license from RCCbc or any health authority.

• Tuesday, June 2, 11am

Each session consists of a 90 min presentation followed by Q+A. Sign in at at one of the times above to participate in this learning session.


Update on Billing for Telehealth Services during COVID

May 28, 2020 06:00 PM Description: BC Family Doctors and the GPSC will be covering all the Telehealth fees including the June 1st GPSC changes to 14066 and CDM visits and the introduction of the age differential Telehealth visit fees.



What's New? Practical Dermatology Online
June 3 (Wed) | 1700–1830 PDT
Target audience: Family physicians, pediatricians, dermatologists, registered nurses, residents and students.
Agenda: What’s New in Adult Dermatology? Dr. Vincent Richer | What's New in Pediatric Dermatology? Dr. Wingfield Rehmus
Up to 1.5 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1


Virtual Conference: CME on the Run! Internal Medicine
June 5 (Fri) 1300–1700 PDT
Target audience: Family physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents & students.
Agenda: Diabetes, Resistant Hypertension, Multiple Myeloma, Syncope, IBD, Polymyalgia Rheumatic, Community Acquired Pneumonia, and Diverticular Disease.
Up to 3.5 Mainpro+


Providing Trauma-informed Care
Jun 16 (Tue) 1800–2000 PDT | Online
Presenters: Dr. Wesley Buch, Psychologist  Register:


Virtual Conference: 5th Annual UBC Heart Failure Symposium
June 20 (Sat) | 0830–1615 PDT
Target audience: Family physicians, internists, hospitalists, allied health professionals, residents and students.
Agenda: HELP - My Patient has Heart Failure, What do I do? Managing Patient Remotely during the COVID-19 Outbreak, Arrhythmias and Heart Failure, Self Management Skills to stay Out of Hospital, Novel Therapies for HFpEF, and more.
Up to 6.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1


Virtual Conference: 17th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update
June 25 (Thu) 0825–1545 PDT
Target audience: Family physicians, pediatricians, emergency physicians, allied health professionals, residents & students.
Agenda addition: Special update on COVID-19 in children!
Up to 6.25 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 credits


REAKT: Rapid Evidence and Knowledge Translation during COVID-19
We are responding rapidly to questions posed by you and other providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This may involve evidence review and summary, sourcing existing resources such as pre-printed order sets, or sharing ideas and innovations. The response is sent directly to you and added to the expanding online library of questions and answers. REAKT is powered by volunteer medical students, the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development’s Rural Program (UBC RCPD) and the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc)
Ask your own
See example


Safe Surgical Care: Strategies during a Pandemic

Another module in this popular free online course launched this week: Protection of Surgical Healthcare Workers. Check out newly released physician-led discussions, clinician podcast interviews, and videos focussed on helping surgical teams better prepare and safely respond to pandemics in both high and low resource settings.

Created in partnership with: UBC Department of Surgery, Branch for International Surgical Care, Vancouver General Hospital Section of Trauma, Emergency and Global Surgery, Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD), and UBC Extended Learning.

Up to 20.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits for 5 modules


Indigenous Patient-Led CPD

We are an Elder-led group from Indigenous and non-Indigenous backgrounds working together to increase cultural safety and humility in rural BC by building relationships with First Nation communities and physician communities.
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Coaching and Mentoring Program (CAMP)

Ongoing | Rural BC
Target audience: Family physicians and specialists.
Mentors/Coaches: Develop mentoring/coaching skills and strategies, support a colleague, and build professional connections. Hourly payment.
Mentee/Coaches: Access personalized support, gain confidence in your practice, and build your professional network.
Up to 1.5 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 (Mentors/Coaches)
Up to 35.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 (Mentee/Coachees)
Sign up:


Fall 2020
(Terrace, BC) 
Offered in conjunction with NHA Indigenous Health & First Nations Health Authority.  Date TBA.





Third Thursday of every month 7:30-8:30 AM
PNW Division of Family Practice
Board meeting is held on the third Thursday of every month.  Next meeting May 21st, 2020.

Fourth Thursday of every month:
IDC Brown Bag Lunch:
The Brown Bag Lunch series is a joint initiative between Northern Health and UNBC to promote health research in the North. Brown Bag Lunch is a series of free lunchtime seminars taking place the fourth Thursday of every month and features a variety of health research topics and presenters. The presentations are held at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) and available remotely via WebEx. Each luncheon is scheduled for 45 minutes. Registration is not required.
View upcoming sessions here>


Last Monday of every month:
Terrace MAC
meetings occur the last Monday of every month at MMH (with the exception of July, August, and December)


FALL 2020 (date TBD)
PNW Division of Family Practice 
Annual General Meeting will take place in the fall of 2020.