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Resident Doctors of CanadaList of provincial partners offering various resources for residents including information on: Covid-19, working during a pandemic, wellness, exam information, licensing, finances, and more.
Centre for Effective Practice: Covid-19: Clinical Practical Guidance for Primary Care PhysiciansFreeN/Ahttps://tools.cep.health/tool/covid-19/#mental-health-and-well-being-supports-for-providersPhysicians, Residents, and Medical StudentsGreat resource overviewing Covid-19, including palliative care, end of life discussions, PPE, wellness, stress, and burnout.
Coronavirus Anxiety WorkbookFreeN/Ahttps://thewellnesssociety.org/free-coronavirus-anxiety-workbook/?fbclid=IwAR1GSt6UWSFKAoR27T4AY20yvIC8hLY1TG81K9_T0SBkCUMXBuRPazjyS-8EveryoneFree coronavirus anxiety workbook
Alberta Health Services - Taking Charge of what you can: A Covid-19 ToolkitFreeN/Ahttps://www.specialistlink.ca/files/Covid-19_Toolkit_CAMHC-Sunridge_04-20-2020.pdfEveryoneToolkit with mental health and mindfulness strategies to help cope with Covid-19.
5 C's of Resilience frameworkFreeN/Ahttps://physicianleaders.ca/assets/covidarticle1.pdfEveryone5 C's resilience framework to help manage stress more effectively.
American Pscyhological AssociationFreeN/Ahttps://www.apa.org/topics/covid-19EveryoneMental health resources centered around Covid-19 for psychologists, health-care workers and the public. Continually updated by the APA.
ECHO Coping with COVID FreePhysicians, ResidentsVirtual sessions that address a variety of COVID-19 related mental health challenges. The goal is to promote resilience, connection, and wellness at a time that many are experiencing isolation, burnout, and stress.
CMA: "How leaders can support team resilience in a pandemic"FreeN/Ahttps://boldly.joulecma.ca/home/how-leaders-can-support-team-resilience-in-a-pandemicDepartment chiefs and leadersList of resources for department chiefs and leaders on how to best support their team.
CMA: "Talk to your fears: strategies to manage stress during the Covid-19 pandemic"FreeN/Ahttps://boldly.joulecma.ca/home/talk-to-your-fears-strategies-to-manage-stressPhysiciansStrategies to manage stress during the Covid-19 pandemic.
CMA: "A Clinician's Guide: Managing Covid-19 Stress & Anxiety"FreeN/Ahttps://boldly.joulecma.ca/home/managing-covid-19-stress-and-anxietyPhysiciansTips and advice on how to manage Covid-19 related stress and anxiety.
CMA: "Lessons from an astronaut: how to stay resilient in isolation"FreeN/Ahttps://boldly.joulecma.ca/blog/how-to-stay-resilient-in-isolationPhysiciansDr. Thirsk, former Canadian astronaut, shares his tips for managing isolation and building resilience, drawing on the many parallels between his experience and what Canadians and frontline physicians are facing with COVID-19.
OMA: "Keeping yourself healthy: Resilience and stress inoculation during Covid-19"FreeN/Ahttp://php.oma.org/keeping-yourself-healthy-resilience-and-stress-inoculation-during-covid-19/PhysiciansList of resilience-promoting steps to help physicians cope with Covid-19.
CMA: "ABC123 - Psychological First Aid Tool": for acute emotional distress related to the Covid-19 PandemicFreeN/Ahttps://www.cma.ca/maintaining-your-and-your-familys-well-being-during-pandemicPhysiciansMemory aid and tool that provides techniques to reduce symptoms of acute anxiety and other emotional distress.
CMA: Mindfulness workshops (Live)FreeN/Ahttps://joulecma.ca/joule-covid-19-learning-seriesPhysiciansThese 60-minute live interactive, online workshops introduce the core components of Mindfulness Practice, an internationally recognized program to help physicians incorporate mindfulness into their clinical work.
CMA: Coping during Covid-19 - Expert Webinar SeriesFreeN/Ahttps://joulecma.ca/joule-covid-19-learning-seriesPhysiciansVideos of common stressors during Covid-19 and how to cope.
CMA: Recognizing the signs & preventing burnout during Covid-19FreeN/Ahttps://www.cma.ca/maintaining-your-and-your-familys-well-being-during-pandemicPhysiciansList of signs of burnout and steps to treat and prevent it.
Boldly BlogFreeN/Ahttps://boldly.joulecma.ca/covid-19?_ga=2.243620102.285060021.1587528099-1367736475.1586837734PhysiciansBlog posts on physician wellness and leadership during a pandemic
Care for your Cornavirus AnxietyFreeN/Ahttps://www.virusanxiety.com/EveryoneGeneral resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty.
Dr. Rick Hanson (Podcast)FreeN/Ahttps://www.rickhanson.net/being-well-podcast-fear-in-the-time-of-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR0lEP67nAaB4WxO7xfJ26Xbip79GOhJB1zniJL9acQYhAoEy5uSUZ6fj2MEveryoneMindfulness podcasts. Offering special Covid-19 section on how to cope.
CMPA: COVID-19 HubMemberInformation regarding CMPA's role and protection of physicians during COVID-19, including lack of PPE, limitations to patient care, physicians obligations and rights, and telehealth/virtual care.
CMPA: COVID-19 Reasonable Care PodcastMemberIn this podcast, CMPA Physician Advisor Dr. Yolanda Madarnas and CMPA Director of Practice Improvement Dr. Steven Bellemare discuss the stress generated by the sudden need to ration resources and restrict access to certain treatments in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to them discuss the concept of reasonable care and patient’s best interests to help you make sense of the unusual demands the COVID-19 pandemic may place on you.
CMPA: COVID-19 Healthcare Cybersecurity eLearningMemberFree Learning course for Canadian physicians to prevent cyber attacks. Provided by CMPA subsidiary, Saegis Cybersecurity.
CMA: Ethics and Medical-Legal ResourcesFreeList of ethics and medical-legal resources (Free)
CMA: Framework for Ethical Decision Making During the CoronavirusMemberFramework for Decision Making During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Must be a member to access).
BC Centre for Disease Control: COVID-19 ethical decision-making framework & Duty of Care (British Columbia)FreeInformation on this page is provided to inform health care workers of their ethical duty and to support health care organizations and teams in making challenging decisions.
National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy: Public Health Ethics & Covid-19 (Quebec)FreePublic health ethics and COVID-19 related resources including: ethics frameworks and guidance for pandemics and public health emergencies, frontline staff, patient care, vulnerable populations, indigenous population, and priority setting & allocation of resources.
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