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Clinical Tools and Resources

Search our database of tools, and find the most relevant tool for you or your practice.

New

1,610 Downloads

Apr 2024

FM, ME/CFS, POTS, and MCS

Clinical tools designed to support family physicians and primary care nurse practitioners in recognizing, assessing, diagnosing and managing FM, ME/CFS, and POTS in adult patients.

Clinical Topic

Other

Languages

En

New

696 Downloads

Apr 2024

Secure Messaging

Secure messaging in primary care allows for private and secure communication between patients and their providers. Use this resource to understand the many benefits of secure messaging and how to implement it within a clinical practice.

Clinical Topic

Other

Languages

En

Recently Updated

34,663 Downloads

Apr 2024

Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Use this tool to review non-pharmacological and pharmacological options for managing adult patients with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP).

Clinical Topic

Pain

Languages

En

Current

12,802 Downloads

Oct 2020

ADHD in Adults

Screen, diagnose and implement treatment for adult patients with ADHD using this tool.

Clinical Topic

Mental Health

Languages

En

Current

13,434 Downloads

Mar 2017

Adult Mental Health

Use this tool to help you manage mental health and addictions-related risks and functional impairments.

Clinical Topic

Addictions/Substance Use, Mental Health

Languages

En

Current

25,384 Downloads

Oct 2019

Alcohol Use Disorder

Identify and manage individuals who have challenges with alcohol use using this tool. It includes tips about special patient populations, screening and pharmacotherapy treatment options.

Clinical Topic

Addictions/Substance Use

Languages

En

Current

31,682 Downloads

Apr 2016

Antipsychotics And Dementia

Assess and manage patients who experience behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, with a particular focus on the use of antipsychotics, using these resources.

Clinical Topic

Mental Health, Older Adults

Languages

En Fr

Current

3,826 Downloads

Apr 2023

Anxiety and Depression 

This clinical tool helps family physicians and primary care nurse practitioners identify and manage anxiety and depression in adult patients. The tool was developed to help guide conversations with patients and families over a series of visits, as appropriate.

Clinical Topic

Mental Health

Languages

En

Current

23,479 Downloads

Jul 2019

Benzodiazepine Use

Assess and discuss with patients aged 65+ the role of benzodiazepines in mental and physical health conditions with a focus on insomnia, anxiety disorders and panic disorder.

Clinical Topic

Older Adults

Languages

En

Current

122,030 Downloads

Jan 2024

COVID-19 in 2024: Care and Operations Guidance

This new streamlined resource provides information on management, therapeutics, vaccines, winter preparedness, and more.

Clinical Topic

COVID-19, Other

Languages

En

Current

7,988 Downloads

Jul 2016

Childhood Obesity

Guide conversations about healthy lifestyle choices and goal setting using the Preventing Childhood Obesity Tool with paediatric patients and their families.

Clinical Topic

Child/Youth

Languages

En Fr

Current

18,984 Downloads

Jan 2017

Chronic Insomnia

Assess and manage chronic insomnia in for adults through non-pharmacological and pharmacological options using the Management of Chronic Insomnia Tool.

Clinical Topic

Mental Health

Languages

En

Current

1,648 Downloads

Jan 2024

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This tool is designed to support family physicians and primary care nurse practitioners in identifying and managing COPD in adult patients.

Clinical Topic

Older Adults, Respiratory

Languages

En

Current

23,498 Downloads

Nov 2019

Concussion

Diagnose and manage an adult patient's concussion using this tool. It includes steps to create a tailored management and recovery plan with the patient.

Clinical Topic

Mental Health

Languages

En

Current

18,077 Downloads

Jun 2023

Diabetes

Prescribe and manage insulin and non-insulin pharmacotherapy for patients living with type 2 diabetes.

Clinical Topic

Cardiovascular, Other

Languages

En

Current

26,626 Downloads

Feb 2020

Early Lyme Disease

Use this tool to diagnose and treat early localized Lyme disease. A complementary patient resource is also available.

Clinical Topic

Other

Languages

En Fr

Current

25,885 Downloads

Oct 2021

Fall Prevention

Prevent and manage falls among older adults in the primary care and long-term care settings using these tools.

Clinical Topic

Older Adults

Languages

En

Current

4,025 Downloads

Oct 2022

Heart Failure

Divided into five sections, the Managing Patients with Heart Failure in Primary Care Tool can help guide discussions and decision-making  between providers and their patients with heart failure.

Clinical Topic

Cardiovascular, Other

Languages

En

Current

160,810 Downloads

Mar 2016

Low Back Pain

Recognize common mechanical back pain syndromes and screen for conditions using the Clinically Organized Relevant Exam (CORE) Back Tool and Toolkit.

Clinical Topic

Pain

Languages

En Fr

Current

9,929 Downloads

Jun 2020

Manual Therapy for MSK Pain

Use this tool to implement an evidence-based multimodal program of patient education, exercise and manual therapy for MSK pain.

Clinical Topic

Pain

Languages

En

Current

32,163 Downloads

Mar 2022

Medical Assistance in Dying

The MAID Resource summarizes requirements outlined in federal and provincial (Ontario) legislation and guidelines by various provincial regulatory colleges.

Clinical Topic

Other

Languages

En Fr

Current

30,930 Downloads

Jul 2016

Neck Pain and Headache

Differentiate, manage and assess neck pain or headaches using the Clinically Organized Relevant Exam (CORE) Neck Tool and Headache Navigator.

Clinical Topic

Pain

Languages

En

Current

8,946 Downloads

Oct 2018

Non-Medical Cannabis

Discuss cannabis use, and screen for related problems through the Non-Medical Cannabis Resource.

Clinical Topic

Addictions/Substance Use

Languages

En

Current

29,041 Downloads

Nov 2017

Opioid Manager

Manage opioid prescriptions for patients who experience chronic non-cancer pain across Canada using the Opioid Manager.

Clinical Topic

Pain

Languages

En

Current

18,815 Downloads

Feb 2018

Opioid Tapering

Use the Opioid Tapering Template to evaluate opioid therapies and reduce opioid dosages in safe and effective ways.

Clinical Topic

Addictions/Substance Use, Pain

Languages

En

Current

11,412 Downloads

Dec 2018

Opioid Use Disorder

Identify and manage individuals who have problems with opioid use through the Opioid Use Disorder Tool.

Clinical Topic

Addictions/Substance Use

Languages

En

Current

15,605 Downloads

Jun 2017

Osteoarthritis

Manage patients with new or recurrent joint pain consistent with osteoarthrosis of the hip, knee or hand through the Osteoarthritis Tool.

Clinical Topic

Pain

Languages

En Fr

Current

20,736 Downloads

Nov 2016

Poverty

The Poverty tool uses key questions to assess their patients’ living situations and links to government and community resources to support positive interventions.

Clinical Topic

Other

Languages

En

Current

25,788 Downloads

Feb 2019

Preconception

The Preconception Health Care Tool helps you assess the preconception health and risk factors for pregnancy of all patients of reproductive age.

Clinical Topic

Women's Health

Languages

En Fr

Current

11,928 Downloads

Jan 2020

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use

Assess and discuss with older adult patients (aged 65+) the benefits and risks of PPIs using this tool.

Clinical Topic

Older Adults

Languages

En

Current

4,194 Downloads

Oct 2023

Social Prescribing 

Social prescribing expands the options available in primary care and connects people to a wide range of non-clinical services in the community to improve their health and well-being. 

Clinical Topic

Other, Population Health

Languages

En

Current

7,257 Downloads

Feb 2020

Urinary Incontinence

Manage care for adult women (18+) who experience involuntary loss of urine using this tool.

Clinical Topic

Women's Health

Languages

En

Current

26,547 Downloads

Jan 2022

Virtual Care: Chronic Conditions

Apply contemporary approaches to patient-centred care. Use these virtual care resources to help you provide the best-possible health outcomes for your patients. Topics include chronic conditions and AUD.

Clinical Topic

COVID-19

Languages

En

Current

8,593 Downloads

Jul 2020

Women-Centred HIV Care

Use these toolkits to help provide women-centred care for all people who identify as women living with HIV in Canada.

Clinical Topic

Women's Health

Languages

En

Current

11,071 Downloads

Jun 2017

Youth Mental Health

Detect and manage anxiety and depression among patients aged 12–24 with the Youth Mental Health: Anxiety and Depression Tool.

Clinical Topic

Child/Youth, Mental Health

Languages

En

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