Category Archives: For Accreditation

Cornea Learning Modules
Aug 29th, 2023

Cornea Learning Modules This educational program consists of online learning modules of corneal topography and tomography using a case-based format, with the goal of improving knowledge and comfort in interpreting corneal imaging. Learning Objectives ·       Understanding differences between topography and tomography, and which clinical scenarios require use of corneal imaging  ·       Understand different maps and data presented […]

How to Claim Section 3 Credits for Quality Improvement Activities?
Nov 19th, 2021

How do quality improvement activities relate to CPD offerings? A Fellow receives information about practice guidelines or an area of practice for any of the CanMEDS Roles/practice settings The Fellow could identify an area of their practice to evaluate and follow these guidelines to assess, identify, and measure areas for quality improvement using Practice Assessment […]

New Essential Guidance for Quality Improvement
Nov 17th, 2021

Expanding Learning QI Implementation Aligned with calls to integrate quality improvement (QI) and physician life-long learning, the Royal College is collaborating with partners and stakeholders across the health care system to evolve its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. In small, practical increments, this renewed CPD strategy aims to be more relevant, improvement-focused, and user-friendly, enabling […]

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 […]

Section 1 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 Application Documents

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. […]