Speak Up For Your Practice Needs!

The Centre for Effective Practice and the OCFP are looking for family doctors to take part in focus groups related to new clinical tools. Register with Centre for Effective Practice to indicate your interest and receive more details about teleconferences and other opportunities. Tool development expertise is not required – just an interest in improving the tools available to support your practice.


Clinical Tools and Resources for Primary Care

KidneyWise Clinical Toolkit - Ontario Renal Network

Kidney Wise logoThe KidneyWise Clinical Toolkit is available for primary care providers to support the care of patients with suspected or chronic kidney disease.

Visit kidneywise.ca to access the toolkit and download the mobile app for iPhone and Android. The toolkit includes:

1. An evidence-based Clinical Algorithm that helps identify and manage chronic kidney disease.

2. An Evidence Summary offering further clinical detail regarding the algorithm content.

3.  An Outpatient Nephrology Referral Form outlining scenarios that would require consultation with a nephrologist.

The Ontario Renal Network is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and is implementing the Ontario Renal Plan II 2015-2019.

The app can also be integrated into EMR systems using this link: https://kidneywise.renalnetwork.on.ca.

Keywords: CKD, Diabetes, Cancer Care Ontario, CCO

The Clinical Tools and Resources listing links primary care providers with information that may aid in their clinical decision making. In most cases, these resources are created by third parties. The Ontario College of Family Physicians accepts no responsibility for the use or misuse of any of the information provided. Users are required to use their own clinical judgement when dealing with the individual patient.

The OCFP has attempted to provide up-to-date materials for clinician use while recognizing that the rapid evolution of materials may result in the information provided becoming outdated. Users are encouraged to consult the original sources for updated versions as they become available and for further information about the individual resource, its terms of use and limitations. Inclusion in the listing does not indicate endorsement by the OCFP.