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Professional education

May 26, 2014

CPS website targets professionals working with newcomer families

Topic(s):Advocacy,Professional education

Children and youth new to Canada do not enjoy the same health status as their Canadian-born peers. That’s why the Canadian Paediatric Society wants to ensure that physicians, nurses and other health care practitioners caring for immigrant and…Read more

December 2, 2013

Section develops Royal College training program in child maltreatment

Topic(s):Membership,Professional education,Advocacy

Cases of child maltreatment are often complex, requiring collaboration among paediatricians and other physicians, mental health professionals, child welfare workers and legal professionals. In addition to doing a traditional medical assessment and…Read more

October 21, 2013

Physical activity promotion: Every physician has a role to play

Topic(s):Professional education,Public education

Despite growing awareness about the importance of physical activity, many Canadian children and youth are not active enough for optimal growth and development. And as children get older, they spend more and more time inactive. Health professionals…Read more

Last updated:Aug 9, 2017