Category Archives: For Accreditation

Getting Your Program Accredited
Jun 10th, 2021

As an Accredited CPD Provider, designated by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), COS develops, approves and delivers activities for CPD credits under Section 1 and Section 3 of the RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Working in collaboration with physician organizations, universities, industry partners, our members and other stakeholders, COS […]

Accreditation Toolkit
Oct 5th, 2020

Access the resources to assist you with designing and delivering an Accredited CPD Activity. Templates Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form Conflict of Interest Disclosure Slide Activity Budget Sample Evaluation Sample Certificate of Attendance How to Develop Needs Assessment Strategy

Co-developed CPD Activity Resources
Oct 5th, 2020

Access these resources to assist you with designing and delivering a co-developed CPD Activity.

Tips for Including Interactivity in an Accredited Group Learning Activity
Jun 21st, 2020

Tips for Including Interactivity in an Accredited Group Learning Activity This four-page guidance document from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada includes a wide range of tips, tricks, and insights for including or increasing interactivity in group learning activities, as well as some related information for creating digital media. Additionally, the document […]

Ideas for Teaching CanMEDS During COVID-19
Jun 18th, 2020

There are numerous ways for trainees (CBD and traditional) to continue to develop the CanMEDS competencies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these opportunities occur in responding to the pandemic itself, whereas other opportunities may be used to help fill the gap when usual clinical duties are problematic due to safety concerns, PPE shortages, physical […]

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Virtual Teaching Resources
Jun 12th, 2020

Virtual teaching resources In light of the clinical responses to COVID-19, many educators are making significant adjustments to clinical experiences and training opportunities for their residents. These changes include reductions in OR activity and in ambulatory clinic experiences as well as the cancellation of group learning activities like rounds, simulation sessions and other academic activities. […]

Earning and Claiming CPD credits via the CJO
Sep 27th, 2019

Earning CPD credits You can earn Section 2 credits toward your Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements by:  Reading CJO articles: each journal article that you read and deem has had a significant impact on your learning or practice can be recorded individually — you will receive one […]

CMQ Regulation 2019
Sep 27th, 2019

As you know, the College des médecins du Québec (CMQ) has approved a new regulation (Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des médecins), which came into force on January 1, 2019. The regulation stipulates that all physicians licensed in Quebec must report their continuing professional development (CPD) activities to the CMQ.  We want to reassure […]

CanMEDS Program: Better Practice, Better Outcomes
Jul 26th, 2019

The CanMEDS Framework was developed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to provide key strategies for healthcare professionals to increase efficiencies in their practice, improve communication with patients and colleagues, and demonstrate stronger leadership.  The program explicitly expresses how CanMEDS roles are used in everyday clinical and non-clinical practice. The CanMEDS […]