Continuing professional development

Library services and resources are eligible for continuing professional development (CPD) credits through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program or the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Mainpro+ program.

Earn CPD credits by using library services and resources

For podiatric surgeons

CPD hours can be accrued through the use of library services and resources relevant to the scope of practice for podiatric surgeons.

Podiatric surgeons should maintain a record of the resources and services used and the amount of time devoted to their use for verification by the College.

See College policy Continuing Competency Requirements for Podiatric Surgeons.

For physicians and surgeons
CPD Earn credits Learning requirement
AccessMedicine 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits Conduct research through AccessMedicine
Article reading RCPSC MOC (Section 2) program – journal reading credits Order journals through Cites & Bytes or request a custom list of articles and journals
Bibliographies

CFPC Step 2 of a Pearls exercise

RCPSC MAINPORT

Request bibliographies regarding clinical queries
BMJ Best Practice 20 Mainpro+ Self Learning credits

Indicate use of BMJ Best Practice as the resource on the CFPC profile

Clinical Key

AMA PRA Category 1 credits

RCPSC PLP (2 credits per hour)

Take self-directed, structured online learning
DynaMed

0.5 Mainpro+ Self-Learning credits

RCPSC MOC (Section 2) program credits

Take self-directed, structured online learning
Podcasts See podcasts Listen to select podcasts
FAST EVIDENCE workshop

16.5 Mainpro+ (3 credits per hour)

5.5 RCPSC MOC (Section 3) program credits

Attend a half‐day, interactive course

College of Family Physicians of Canada

The CFPC provides a variety of programs and services to family physicians in meeting their continuing professional development goals through numerous programs.

Visit the CFPC website

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is available on the RCPSC website.

Visit the RCPSC website

UBC Faculty of Medicine

The UBC Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Development portal provides a list of courses, programs and resources accredited for either RCPSC MOC credits or CFPC Mainpro® credits.

Visit the UBC Faculty of Medicine website