Accreditation

ACCREDITATION
 

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

This one-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Quebec College of Family Physicians for up to 18 Mainpro+® credits under the condition that the ethical standards are met.

Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible to receive up to 18 Prescribed credit hours for attendance at this meeting/event due to a reciprocal agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

This program meets the accreditation criteria as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been accredited by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University for up to 12* Section 1 (Accredited Group Learning Activity) credits/hours.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at https://edhub.ama-assn.org/pages/about-ama-education

*Two-Part Log & Podcasts: For information on how this activity fits in the Royal College Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program, please visit the Royal College’s website (royalcollege.ca/moc). For more personalized support, please contact the Royal College Services Centre (1-800-461-9598) or your local CPD Educator.


CO-DEVELOPMENT

This program was co-developed with the Office for Continuing Professional Development and the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.


INTERNATIONAL RECIPROCITY

In support of global learning, the Royal College has several recognition agreements covering continuing professional development (CPD) and Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) credits. These permit international education activities to be recorded within the MOC Program.

Credits for these CPD activities can be converted between the Royal College and international CPD accreditation systems, allowing physicians to record credits for their global CPD learning.

  • American Medical Association (AMA) recognition of Royal College accredited CPD activities
    • Group learning activities (live and online) accredited by a Royal College accredited CPD provider for MOC Program Section 1 credits.
    • Convert MOC Program credits to AMA PRA Category 1
       
  • The European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) recognition of Royal College accredited CPD activities
    • Group learning activities (live and online) accredited by a Royal College accredited CPD provider for MOC Program Section 1 credits.
    • EBAC will recognize the number of Royal College MOC Program Section 1 group learning credits as equivalent to EBAC CPD credits.
       
  • Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, Ministry of Public Health (QCHP) recognition of Royal College accredited CPD activities
    • Group learning activities (live and online) accredited by a Royal College accredited CPD provider for MOC Program Section 1 credits.
    • QCHP will recognize the number of Royal College MOC Program credits for as equivalent to QCHP CPD credits.

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