CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is currently recruiting primary care practitioners to participate in its Clinical Prevention Leaders (CPL) Network initiative.
This is a 2-year pilot initiative and research study led by St. Michael’s Hospital and aimed at developing and evaluating a network of clinical prevention leaders, with expertise in CTFPHC guideline development and implementation, across Canada. The purpose of this network will be to promote the uptake of evidence-based guidelines and to address barriers to guideline implementation at a local level through educational outreach and other knowledge translation activities.
- A voluntary commitment to a 2-year term with the opportunity for extension (+1-2 years);
- Participation in 3 CPL training webinars and monthly CPL Network teleconference calls ;
- Participation in self-learning and assessment activities (e.g., reading guidelines, quarterly activity logs);
- Participation in network evaluation research study (completion of a survey at the 6-months, 1-year and 2-year time points);
- Optional participation in monthly CTFPHC teleconference calls and CTFPHC in-person meetings (3 per year);
- Supporting the dissemination and use of CTFPHC KT tools and resources;
- Addressing context-specific barriers to guideline use through educational outreach activities and interactive discussion;
- Supporting the assessment of primary care practitioner (PCP) local education and resource needs.
- You will earn 3 CFPC credits per hour of participation in this program;
- You will receive high-quality training on guideline development and implementation from guideline and knowledge translation (KT) experts (free of charge);
- You will have the opportunity to apply to be a full CTFPHC member;
- You may have opportunities to attend in-person meetings and to represent the CTFPHC at key conferences.
- You will have the opportunity to shape the development of a network of leaders across Canada who will promote the use of evidence-based preventive health practices in primary care.
- There are no anticipated risks for choosing to participate in this pilot initiative and research study
- Interest in taking on a leadership role within your network and community around preventive health care;
- Former CTFPHC member status or registered primary care clinician with the CFPC;
- Minimum of 5 years of practice in a primary care setting;
- Demonstrated experience delivering educational outreach sessions (i.e., delivery of presentations/seminars aimed to increase knowledge and skills in a particular area);
- Understanding of the CTFPHC and approach to evidence-based guidelines and appreciation for the CTFPHC philosophy of weighing benefits and harms when considering population-based screening interventions;
- No significant conflicts of interest (e.g., no strong ties or affiliations with industry);
- Ability and willingness to commit to a 2-year term.
- Complete the application form found on our website at canadiantaskforce.ca/get-involved/
- Submit a copy of your updated CV;
- Submit a minimum of two (2) letters of recommendation
- Please submit all of the above to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘ CPL Network application’
For more information on this initiative, please contact Danica Buckland (Project Lead) (BucklandD@smh.ca) with the subject line ‘CPL Network’.