CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR PHYSICIANS


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.
 
IMPORTANT:  We have made every effort to ensure the information below is accurate, however we cannot be held liable for any errors or discrepancies. You are responsible to verify any information with the appropriate course provider or conference organizer. Please help us keep this information accurate by writing to communications@cps.sk.ca.

In-Person Courses and Conferences



 Course/Conference 

 Dates

 Place

 Offered By

Mainpro+
Credits

         
 Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 2.5 day certification March 23-25, 2017

May 11-13, 2017
Sept 21-23, 2017
​Nov. 30, Dec 1-2, 2017

 Saskatoon, SK  Saskatoon ATLS/
 ACS
 Yes (20)
         
 STARS Mobile Education Unit (morning & afternoon sessions)  March 31, 2017 

 April 5&6, 2017
 Prince Albert, SK

 Lloydminster, SK

 U of S  Yes (2)
         
 Your Patients, your practice: Practical tips for safe care - How reliable is your follow-up system for test results?  How prepared are you to prescribe and monitor opioids?  April 4 (Regina)
 April 5 (Saskatoon)
 April 6 (Prince Albert)
 SK  CMPA  (MOC)
         

 2017 Older Adults Conference:  Transforming the Care of Older Adults Through Interprofessional Teams    

 April 7-8, 2017  Saskatoon, SK  U of S  Yes (9.5)
         
 Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor Update and 7th edition Launches  Apr 8, 2017   Saskatoon U of S   TBA





 Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor Update  Apr 18, 2017  Saskatoon  U of S  TBA
         
 Saskatchewan Opioid Substitution Therapy Conference   April 29-30, 2017  Saskatoon, SK  CPSS  TBA
         
 Advanced facilitated course on Medical Assistance in Dying  - (4 modules lasting 4 weeks, with 2 possible start dates in 2017)(Prerequisite: Foundational course  May 1, 2017
or Sept.18, 2017
   CMA  
         
 Saskatchewan Primary Care HIV Workshop (Free Event)  May 26-27, 2017  Saskatoon, SK    TBA
         
 Understanding and Managing Lymphedema
 Identifying and Managing Lymphedema
 May 26-27, 2017  Prince Albert, SK  Lymphedema Association of SK  
         
 2017 Oncology Conference: Bridging the Cancer Care Continuum  May 26-27, 2017  Regina, SK  U of S  Yes (9.25)
         
 Prevention Matters 2017: Standing Together for Children's Health
 Call for Abstracts - Deadline Feb 28, 2017 
 Oct 4-6, 2017  Saskatoon, SK  SK Prevention Institute  TBA
         
         
         





Online Courses 



 Course/Conference 

Dates

Place/Delivery
         Method           

 Offered By

  Mainpro+
   Credits

 Extreme Heat Events 
Ongoing               Online  Health Canada  Yes
         
 Dites français et ça va déjà mieux
   - Toolbox for the active offer 
   - Portals: Training and Tools 
Ongoing
 Online
 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)
         
 BC Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Training Ongoing  Online  Provincial Health Services
   Authority (BC)
 Yes 







 Course/Conference 

Dates

Place/Delivery Method

Offered by

mainPro Credits

 Extreme Heat Events 
 Ongoing  Online  Health Canada  Yes
         
 Dites français et ça va déjà mieux
Toolbox for the active offer 
Portals: Training and Tools 
 Ongoing
 Online
 Consortium national de formation en santé
 
         
 STARS Simulation Series Choice of dates between July and October, 2016 Various communities around SK  U of S - CME  Yes (2)
         
 Is Your Patient Fit to Drive? Medical/Legal Implications  1.5 hour sessions on September 20 or 21 andNovember 7 or 8 sessions + online portion  In person/online  U of S - CME  Yes (7)
         
 Suboxone CME*
*Free of charge - Required by CPSS for prescribing Suboxone
 Sept 10, 2016  Saskatoon  Indivior  No
         
 Drug Therapy Conference  Sept 23, 2016 Saskatoon  UofS - CME Yes (9.5)
         
 The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness  Oct 1, 2016 - January 15, 2017  Online  U of S - CME  Yes
         
 Clinical Pediatrics, Family and Emergency Medicine Conference  Sept 16-18, 2016  Vancouver
Yes
         
 Managing Injuries Following Traffic Accidents Using a Best Evidence Approach  Oct. 1, 2016  Regina  SMMP/OPTIMa  Yes (6.5)
         
 Perspectives on Disruptive Behaviour - Supporting a culture of civility, respect and engagement in the physician workplace  October 14, 2016, 8:30 am-4:30 pm  Saskatoon  CMPA/SMA/Govt of SK/UofS/CPSS  Yes (8)
         
 Child Maltreatment 2016: Recognition and Response Conference
 Presentation Descriptions,  Purpose and ObjectivesRegistration Form
 October 26-27, 2016  Regina  RQHR, UofS, Regina Police, MoH, SPI  
         
 Radon: Is it in your patients' homes?  A course for health professionals 
   Online   McMasters University
 Yes (1)
         
 HIPA - Diagnosis Privacy -  Register here
   Online   UofS
 Yes (25)
         
 BC Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Training    Online Provincial Health Services Authority (BC)  Yes (6.25)

 Course/Conference 

Dates

Place/Delivery Method

Offered by

mainPro Credits

 Extreme Heat Events 
 Ongoing  Online  Health Canada  Yes
         
 Dites français et ça va déjà mieux
Toolbox for the active offer 
Portals: Training and Tools 
 Ongoing
 Online
 Consortium national de formation en santé
 
         
 STARS Simulation Series Choice of dates between July and October, 2016 Various communities around SK  U of S - CME  Yes (2)
         
 Is Your Patient Fit to Drive? Medical/Legal Implications  1.5 hour sessions on September 20 or 21 andNovember 7 or 8 sessions + online portion  In person/online  U of S - CME  Yes (7)
         
 Suboxone CME*
*Free of charge - Required by CPSS for prescribing Suboxone
 Sept 10, 2016  Saskatoon  Indivior  No
         
 Drug Therapy Conference  Sept 23, 2016 Saskatoon  UofS - CME Yes (9.5)
         
 The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness  Oct 1, 2016 - January 15, 2017  Online  U of S - CME  Yes
         
 Clinical Pediatrics, Family and Emergency Medicine Conference  Sept 16-18, 2016  Vancouver
Yes
         
 Managing Injuries Following Traffic Accidents Using a Best Evidence Approach  Oct. 1, 2016  Regina  SMMP/OPTIMa  Yes (6.5)
         
 Perspectives on Disruptive Behaviour - Supporting a culture of civility, respect and engagement in the physician workplace  October 14, 2016, 8:30 am-4:30 pm  Saskatoon  CMPA/SMA/Govt of SK/UofS/CPSS  Yes (8)
         
 Child Maltreatment 2016: Recognition and Response Conference
 Presentation Descriptions,  Purpose and ObjectivesRegistration Form
 October 26-27, 2016  Regina  RQHR, UofS, Regina Police, MoH, SPI  
         
 Radon: Is it in your patients' homes?  A course for health professionals 
   Online   McMasters University
 Yes (1)
         
 HIPA - Diagnosis Privacy -  Register here
   Online   UofS
 Yes (25)
         
 BC Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Training    Online Provincial Health Services Authority (BC)  Yes (6.25)

 Course/Conference 

Dates

Place/Delivery Method

Offered by

mainPro Credits

 Extreme Heat Events 
 Ongoing  Online  Health Canada  Yes
         
 Dites français et ça va déjà mieux
Toolbox for the active offer 
Portals: Training and Tools 
 Ongoing
 Online
 Consortium national de formation en santé
 
         
 STARS Simulation Series Choice of dates between July and October, 2016 Various communities around SK  U of S - CME  Yes (2)
         
 Is Your Patient Fit to Drive? Medical/Legal Implications  1.5 hour sessions on September 20 or 21 andNovember 7 or 8 sessions + online portion  In person/online  U of S - CME  Yes (7)
         
 Suboxone CME*
*Free of charge - Required by CPSS for prescribing Suboxone
 Sept 10, 2016  Saskatoon  Indivior  No
         
 Drug Therapy Conference  Sept 23, 2016 Saskatoon  UofS - CME Yes (9.5)
         
 The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness  Oct 1, 2016 - January 15, 2017  Online  U of S - CME  Yes
         
 Clinical Pediatrics, Family and Emergency Medicine Conference  Sept 16-18, 2016  Vancouver
Yes
         
 Managing Injuries Following Traffic Accidents Using a Best Evidence Approach  Oct. 1, 2016  Regina  SMMP/OPTIMa  Yes (6.5)
         
 Perspectives on Disruptive Behaviour - Supporting a culture of civility, respect and engagement in the physician workplace  October 14, 2016, 8:30 am-4:30 pm  Saskatoon  CMPA/SMA/Govt of SK/UofS/CPSS  Yes (8)
         
 Child Maltreatment 2016: Recognition and Response Conference
 Presentation Descriptions,  Purpose and ObjectivesRegistration Form
 October 26-27, 2016  Regina  RQHR, UofS, Regina Police, MoH, SPI  
         
 Radon: Is it in your patients' homes?  A course for health professionals 
   Online   McMasters University
 Yes (1)
         
 HIPA - Diagnosis Privacy -  Register here
   Online   UofS
 Yes (25)
         
 BC Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Training    Online Provincial Health Services Authority (BC)  Yes (6.25)