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ACF
Ambulatory Care Facility

ACLS
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

ACP
Advanced Care Paramedic

ADAM
Anxiety Disorders Association Of Manitoba

AFM
Addictions Foundation Of Manitoba

AiMe
Airway Intervention And Management In Emergencies

ALARM
Advances In Labor And Risk Management

ASA
Annual Scientific Assembly (MCFP)

ATLS
Advanced Trauma Life Support

BCP
Birth control Pill

BCR
Band Council Resolution

BN
BACHELOR OF NURSING

CA
CLINICAL ASSISTANT

CAMH
Centre For Addictions And Mental Health

CCFP
Certification In The College Of Family Physicians

CCMB
Cancer Care Manitoba

CCPN
Community Care Program Network

CDM
Chronic Disease Management Tariff

CFPC
College Of Family Physicians Of Canada

CFS
Child And Family Services

CGH
Concordia Hospital (Conc)

CHR
Community Health Representative (Northern)

CMA
Canadian Medical Association

CME
Continuing Medical Education

CMHA
Canadian Mental Health Association

CMPA
Canadian Medical Protection Association

CNS
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST

COCs
Combined Oral Contraceptives

CPD
Continuing Professional Development

CPGs
Clinical Practice Guidelines

CPS
Claims Procession Solutions

CPSM
College Of Physicians And Surgeons Of Manitoba

CRC
Crisis Response Centre

CRN
CLINICAL RESOURCE NURSE

CRNM
College Of Registered Nurses Of Manitoba

CSU
Crisis Stabilization Unit

CTU
Clinical Training Unit

CWU
Chemical Withdrawal Unit

DOCTORS MANITOBA
Doctors Union (Provincial Chapter OF CMA)

DSM
Diagnostic Service Manitoba

EDS
Exceptional Drug Status Program

EIA
Employment And Income Assistance

EMS
Emergency Medical Service

EMT
Emergency Medical Technician

EOD
Every Other Day (prescribing)

EPIC
Emergency Paramedics In The Community

EPiCS
Electronic Practioner Integrated Claims Submission

ERP
Emergency Room Physician

FFS
Fee For Service

FMF
Family Medicine Forum (CFPC)

FTM
Female to Male (transgender Male)

GGH
Grace General Hospital

GPAT
Geriatric Patient Assessment Team

HCA
HEALTH CARE AIDE

HOCS
Health Outreach And Community Services

HSC
Health Sciences Centre

ICP
Intermediate Care Paramedic

IFHB
Interim Federal Health Benefits (For Refugees)

IMG
International Medical Graduate (Completed Medical School Outside Canada And The Us)

KPI
Key Performance Indicators

LMCC
Licentitate Of The Medical Council Of Canada

LPN
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

LTC
Long Term Care Facility

M1-M4
Medical Student, 1-4 Year

MAC
Medical Advisor Council/Committee

MATC
Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre

MBT
Manitoba Telehealth

MCFP
Manitoba College Of Family Physicians

MEDS
Annual Medical Evidence And Decision Support Conference

MH
Manitoba Health

MHHLS
Manitoba Health, Healthy Living & Seniors

MHSC
Manitoba Health Services Card (6 Digits)

MLPIMG
Medical Licensure Program For International Medical Graduates

MNU
Manitoba Nurses Union

MSM
Men who have Sex with Men

MSRFAP
Medical Student/Resident Financial Assistance Program

MTF
Male to Female (transgender Female)

MUC
Urgent Care at the Misericordia Hospital

MYC
Manitoba Youth Centre

MyHT
My Health Team

NA
NURSING ASSISTANT

NIC
Nurse in Charge (Nursing Stations)

NIHB
Non Insured Health Benefits (For First Nations And Inuit)

NMU
Northern Medical Unit

NP
NURSE PRACTITIONER

NPTP
Northern Patient Transport Program

NRP
Neonatal Resuscitation Program

OT
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

PA
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

PACT
Program For Assertice Community Treatment (Mental Health)

PALS
Pediatric Advance Life Support

PARIM
Professional Association Of Interns And Residents Of Manitoba

PCH
Personal Care Home

PCP
Primary Care Paramedic

PCU
Personal Care Unit

PDSA CYCLES
Plan, Do, Study And Act

PFSS
Patient And Family Support Services (Cancercare)

PHIA
Personal Health Information Act

PHIN
Personal Health Identification Number (9 Digits)

PIN
Patient Integrated Network

PMH
Patients Medical Home

POPs
Progesterone Only pills

PT
PHYSIOTHERAPIST

R1
Resident, Year 1

R2
Resident, Year 2

RAD
Radiation

Radonc
Radiation oncology

RDOCS
Resident Doctors Of Manitoba

REH-FIT
Rehabilitation Post Cardiac Event

RHA
Regional Health Authority

RN
REGISTERED NURSE

RT
Respiratory Therapist

SBH
St Boniface Hospital

SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

SMR
Screening Medicine Resident

SOGH
Seven Oaks Hospital

SRS
Sex-reassignment surgery

STARS
Air Ambulance Service (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service)

SW
SOCIAL WORK

UA
UNIT ASSISTANT

UC
UNIT CLERK

UPCON
Uniting Primary Care Oncology Network

VGH
Victoria General Hospital

WASIS
CFS (ABORIGINAL)

WCB
Workers Compensation Board

WRHA
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
 
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