Physicians must remember that they are required to complete a certain number of educational credits over their CME learning cycle in order to be eligible to renew their professional registration (licence). Click here for new information on the MainPro+ Program

For your convenience, the College has provided below a list of suggestions of conferences and other educational opportunities which may be of interest to you.  Some of these educational opportunities offer MainPro or Maintenance of Certification credits that can be applied to your learning cycle obligations.

The College recommends physicians contact the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or the Canadian College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFPC) to obtain information on the program requirements and dates of their respective learning cycles.
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In-Person Courses and Conferences




 Offered By


 Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine for family and community based physicians in Saskatchewan (updated information coming soon)
(10 month course, distance education)
 Sept 2, 2017-June 2018 (tentative)  Distance learning + 2 face to face workshops  University of Alberta  Yes (111)
 Advanced facilitated course on Medical Assistance in Dying  
- (4 modules lasting 4 weeks)(Prerequisite: Foundational course
 Sept.18, 2017    CMA  
 Safer Opioid Prescribing Skills Program (webinar + 1 day workshop)  Sept-Nov, 2017  Online/Toronto  Univ. of Toronto  
 Successful Patient Interactions  Nov 23, 2017,
 Dec 6, 2017, or
 June 7, 2018
 Ottawa (ON)
 Toronto (ON)
 Ottawa (ON)
 Univ of Toronto/CMPA  Yes (6)
 Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 2.5 day certification  Sept 21-23, 2017
​Nov. 30, Dec 1-2, 2017
  Saskatoon, SK  Saskatoon ATLS/
  Yes (20)
 Assessment and Management of Lower Back and Leg Pain  Sept 23, 2017   Regina, SK  Saskatchewan Spine Pathway   Yes
 Prevention Matters 2017: Standing Together for Children's Health
 Oct 4-6, 2017  Saskatoon, SK  SK Prevention Institute  TBA
 Current Options for Managing Pain and Addiction  - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
  Conference Agenda

 Oct 27-28, 2017  Saskatoon, SK  CPSS/UofS  Yes (14)
 Effective Team Interactions  Nov 24, 2017, 
 Dec 7, 2017, or
 June 8, 2018

 Saskatoon, SK  Univ of Toronto/CMPA  

Online Courses 




 Offered By


 The Role of the Practitioner in Indigenous Wellness Oct 1, 2017 - Jan 15, 2018 (12 wks)  Online  U of S Yes (25) 
 Extreme Heat Events 
Ongoing               Online  Health Canada  Yes
 Dites français et ça va déjà mieux
   - Toolbox for the active offer 
   - Portals: Training and Tools 
 Consortium national de 
 formation en santé

 Foundational Online Module on Medical Assistance in Dying Ongoing
 Online  CMA  Yes (1.5)
Radon: Is it in your patients' homes?  A course for
 health professionals
Ongoing  Online   McMasters University
 Yes (1)
 HIPA - Diagnosis Privacy -  Register here
Ongoing  Online  U of S
 Yes (25)
 Online Addiction Medicine Diploma  Ongoing Online   BC Centre on Substance Use  Yes (16)
 BC Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Training Ongoing  Online  Provincial Health Services
   Authority (BC)

Calls for Abstracts 





 Movement: Brain, Body, Cognition International Conference
July 27-29, 2018            Harvard University, USA