Prescribing Safely Canada Accredited Modules

Building on the success of Prescribing Safely Canada pilot and the feedback, the Royal College is pleased to offer accredited modules that offer more prescribing assessments across specialties in a new engaging format. For a limited time only, please take advantage of this accredited learning opportunity to assess your prescribing skills.

Target Audience

These online modules are designed for any ophthalmologist or health care professional prescribing medication to patients. Modules assess prescribing skills of health care professionals to help reduce medication errors and promote a medical safety movement. Modules include:

  • Short, thematic, case-based modules that focus on a full range of prescribing competencies
  • Offered in both English and French, free of charge until April 2019
  • Created for Canadian physicians across specialties to address current hot topics: Frail Client, Opioid Prescribing and Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Participant can complete the online learning modules at a time of their choosing
  • Participant will receive a certificate of completion, and can claim 0.5 hours of MOC Section 3 credits per module or 1 hour of Mainpro+ credit per module

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the learning modules, participants will have demonstrated how to:

  • Prescribe effectively and safely during commonly encountered conditions;
  • Plan for pharmacologic management of commonly encountered conditions;
  • Identify important prescribing information that should be communicated across the patient care trajectory

CPD Credits

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Royal College Continuing Professional Development Unit. You may claim a maximum of 30 minutes per program (credits are automatically calculated).

This two-credit-per-hour Assessment program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 3.0 Mainpro+ credits.

Access Details

Participate in the Prescribing Safely Canada online modules through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.