Here in British Columbia naturopathic doctors have the option of completing an additional licensing exam in order to be able to prescribe pharmaceuticals 💊💉 .
This is in addition to our provincial board exams, Naturopathic licensing exams, and 4 years of naturopathic medical school where we learn and are tested on pharmacology and pharmaceutical interventions
While not necessarily a focus of naturopathic practice, having the ability and knowledge to prescribe when necessary is an important addition to our toolkit as primary care providers in BC
Did you know that experts recommend washing your hands with soap and clean water for at least 20 seconds? This week is a great way to promote better hygiene. To schedule an appointment with an Oak Orchard Health provider, please call:
Warsaw: 585-228-1195. #oakorchard#health#primarycare#pediatriccare#handwashing
Let’s take a more nuanced view of what keeps people in larger bodies out of the doctor’s office and bust the myth that higher weight ▶️ poor health.
We know that weight stigma is actually a MAJOR risk factor for negative health outcomes, both psychological and physical. Even when overt discrimination isn’t occurring in health practices (and it does, PLENTY), perpetual and pervasive weight stigma in our culture undermines people’s willingness to seek care and ultimately their health.
I’d love to hear your feedback on this model.⬇️ After I started tooling around with it the other day, I discovered an awesome article by Mensinger, Tylka, and Calamari (2018) that offers even more depth to this. I highly encourage checking it out: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/6dde/a1017581820be3521603dc1954049fc16010.pdf
Twenty-three percent of the world's population is estimated to be insufficiently active and as much as forty-five percent of deaths from cardio-metabolic disease can be linked to people’s diets.😲😲 💡
CYP is developing a lifestyle medicine elective for 4th year medical students. 📘 We are working on pairing the services of healthcare with the resources of the community. 🍴
It's a rotation that combines physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, dietitians, nurses medical knowledge with the skills of yoga, spin, pilates, and Barre instructors. There will even be personalized culinary medicine workshops. 🧘
If you're a student we'd love to hear from you about what would take this rotation from good to great and what you'd like to learn!
@shanec1234567 and @jcamp71215 spent the evening networking and brainstorming how we can improve primary health care delivery in SE Michigan with some local doctors and business owners. If you could name one thing that would improve the medical landscape as we know it today, what would it be? #healthcare#primarycare#directprimarycare @plumhealthdpc @milkandfrothicecream @henryfordhealthsystem
Are you up-to-date on the newest CDL truck driver regulations?
In recent years, there have been significant changes in the FMCSA rules for truck driver physicals and for obtaining a DOT medical card.
At UIC Medical Centre, we have been serving the truck driver community for the last 30 years. Both of our physicians, Dr. Saurabh Patel and Dr. Mariza De Brito are NRCME certified medical examiners for performing FMCSA DOT medical exams.
Trust us with keeping you healthy & on the road. Come visit the DOT experts at UIC.
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Jane Gimbel and her husband Drew Crampton had a birth plan for their first child. Jane wanted a completely natural birth, assisted by a certified nurse midwife. “I’ve been receiving primary care from Amy Ebbitt, APRN-CNP, a nurse practitioner at Detroit Shoreway Community Health Center,” Jane says. “I had heard wonderful things from Amy and several of my friends about the midwives at NFP, so when I got pregnant, I didn’t want to see anyone else. We knew the model of care we wanted, and the NFP midwives provide it.” Neighborhood Family Practice partners with the community for everyone’s best health by providing quality care to all regardless of ability to pay. Our midwives provide complete care before, during and after pregnancy, partner with patients on decisions during pregnancy and childbirth, and provide safe care with excellent outcomes including fewer premature births and low birth weight babies. Please consider making a donation to NFP to help us continue to make a difference in the lives of our patients www.nfpmedcenter.org/nfp-stories/janes-story
Thank you to @teawithmd for inspiring us. Thanks to @doctoranddancer for the encouragement to post. ———- I am your DOCTOR. I am a GP or general practitioner or family medicine doctor or primary care physician - there are many names. I am a real doctor. I care for you.
I became a GP because I believe in prevention of disease and wellbeing. I didn’t become a GP because it was easy or because I wasn’t smart enough. I didn’t become a GP because I was unable to get into a “real” specialist program. I am a specialist. I completed a fellowship like all the other DOCTORS. Unfortunately many patients and some other doctors have this opinion of GPs.
I am a also a mother and a wife, and I’m a full time female DOCTOR. I can be many things and still do a good job. I am a GP - a doctor of all trades. I know a little bit about a broad spectrum of diseases. I know how to diagnose and treat many conditions. As a GP I can also refer patients to my other specialist colleagues for a much appreciated and expert opinion, which helps both of us to better manage the patient. We can work together to give each patient the best possible care for their condition.
As doctors we can work together and support each other. We can bounce ideas off each other and ask each other’s opinions. We can do the research and look at the research. We can challenge ourselves and help each other be BETTER DOCTORS.
No matter the sex, race, disability, gender, politics, age, speciality of your doctor - we ARE your doctors. #iamyourdoctor#doctor#medicine#health#womeninmedicine#doctormom
Today we say goodbye to our NP student we’ve had for the past 10 months! 😱
I’m so proud of how hard she worked...rotating with me and our internist was not easy! Internal medicine is not an easy rotation for any family practice NP and she worked her butt off!
So happy we’ve become friends in the process. She’s taught me how to organize my life better and that’s what friends do! Make each other better! Love you lady and hope to see you soon! #primarycare#internalmedicine#nursepractitioner#nurses#preceptorship#friends#dontleaveus 😭
3 anni di formazione, 3 anni trascorsi tra un ospedale e un ambulatorio.. tra ospedale e territorio, 3 anni in cui ogni 3-6 mesi tutto ricominciava da capo, abitudini , conoscenze, neanche il tempo di ambientarti che già dovevi salutare colleghi e pazienti, 3 anni di seminari, di burocrazia, di cambiamenti in corso d’opera, 3 anni in cui oltre che le malattie ho imparato a conoscere gli ultimi degli ultimi della società .. 3 anni in cui non è sempre stato facile far capire che la MEDICINA GENERALE e’ un mondo a se, che fare il medico di medicina generale non significa essere semplicemente laureato in medicina , significa CONOSCERE e RICONOSCERE le malattie , cercare soluzioni , strade per salvaguardare il TUO paziente , ma soprattutto la persona , occuparti perché no di situazioni che spesso vanno oltre la malattia organica, ma rientrano nella sfera socioculturale di chi ti sta di fronte, sei chiamato ad agire dove nessuno sa o vuole intervenire.. 3 anni per capire che questo mondo complesso l ho scelto , lo abbraccio in toto, anche nelle criticità! Imbocca al lupo a me.. ai miei colleghi del XVI corso di medicina generale della ROMA 1 (EX A), questo è solo l’inizio... da oggi ufficialmente MEDICI DI MEDICINA GENERALE! #mmg#medicine#primarycare #
Being a physician means always being on the run and multitasking. Do you struggle sometimes to find time to eat or even stay hydrated? How do you find time to squeeze in some journals and stay on top of medical literature? Sometimes it can be hard to balance it all!
So for all the #physicians and #healthcare providers out there I wanted to share some of my tips:
➡️ Always pack healthy snacks in your bag. I usually have dried fruits, yogurt, almond crackers, nuts. Some days you never know how long your shift or clinic is going to be. I’m sure no one wants a hangry doctor 😜
➡️ Have a water bottle that you can keep refilling often. I make it a point to go through 3 bottles of water before 5 pm. Other great options to hydrate is tender coconut water 🙌🏼🥥💦 I chug down one bottle of coconut water on days I feel tired or need an energy boost. ➡️ Carry a journal article with you or download the AAFP app so you can being reading or doing CME questions whenever you have some time to spare.
➡️ Doximity App: I love this so I can connect with other providers and also call my patients from multiple locations. That way I can always get back to my patients!
That’s how I manage to stay on top of my tasks and keep my body nourished and hydrated. 👍🏽😃
Share with me tips that you find helpful, I’m eager to hear!
Flashback Friday to the American Academy of Optometry in San Antonio! It was a busy educational trip full of lectures, events and great food and now we are Student Fellows! 🎉Can’t wait for the next academy in Orlando! @americanoptometricassociation!