In Canada, families of active Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) service members do not receive medical care through the federal military health services. Although they access their care through the provincial and territorial healthcare system, family members frequently have barriers preventing them from receiving optimal and continual care.
The focus of this professional development program is to provide the clinician with background cases demonstrating some of the particular challenges and barriers faced by military families, strategies to improve the care delivered to these families, and resources for the clinician to help military families.
After completing this online learning module, you will be able to:
This program has received generous financial support from the Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services, Military Family Services (primary funder) and the Canadian Paediatric Society.
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Colonel Marc Bilodeau, MD, CCFP(EM), FRCPC
Military Physician, Commander 1 Health Services Group
Canadian Armed Forces
Heidi Cramm, PhD, MSc, OT, MA, BScOT, BA (Hons)
Can Institute for Military & Veteran Health Research
Emmet Elves, MD, BSc, FRCPC
Nancy McFadden, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP
Kuljit Kaur Sajjan, MD, CCFP