Last Update:   November 1,, 2021

Changes to Maintenance of Certification Requirements

Some changes have been made to the Maintenance of Certification requirements during COVID.  For details, see:
Maintenance of Certification duringthe COVID-19 Pandemic - Changes to Requirements (CPSS)

Online Educational Opportunities*

*See also the CPSS CME webpage for these and other COVID-related and regular CPD opportunities.

General Topics

FREE - Immunization learning opportunities
           CFPC Members - Sign up with the enrolment key CFPC2021 for free access

1) Education Program for Immunization Competencies (EPIC) (MOC 22.5 credits)
2) Moving to Acceptance (MOC 1 credit)

3) Our Best Shot at Beating COVID-19  (MOC 1 credit)

COVID-19 Cyber Threat Awareness Course  - FREE
By: Canadian Centre for Cyber Security and Ontario Provincial Police
Online training course on handling patient data and reporting cybercrime, geared specifically to healthcare workers and vaccine administrators.

COVID-19 Vaccine Emerging Issues Webinar: Vaccine-Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT)

Previous Webinars - Recorded Sessions available online on NCCID website.

COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Webinar  (U of S CME)
The presentations from the March 29th COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Webinar are now available on the CME YouTube channel. Please see the links below to go directly to YouTube. The videos will also be available on the SHA website.

USask CME Youtube Channel

- Dr. Scott Napper

- Dr. Lexy Regush 

- Dr. Moliehi Khaketla

- Judy Pelly 

COVID-19 Immunization Training

Use only Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browsers to navigate to these links. Internet Explorer is not compatible. Complete all four of these modules (prioritize the Pfizer module as that is what you will be administering) and take a screen shot, or print your certificate of completion. You may be asked to present this at your shift. If you have not accessed Thinkific before, the instructions to register are attached. It is about 3 hours of total training for all 4 modules.

Instructions to access online Training for COVID-19 Vaccine Training

1) Our best shot at beating COVID-19: Overcoming vaccine hesitancy in 2021  (Canadian Pediatric society)
FREE ACCESS for physicians as part of the immunization course bungle provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
NOTE:  Sask Practitioner Enrollment Key and User InstructionsTo access the module, login to your Pedagogy account.  You will find the module under "My Courses".

2) Pfizer:

3) Anaphylaxis:

4) Moderna:

NACI recommendations on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
Open access Webinar.  Information & Registration:  English Session  || Atelier en français  (If you miss the live-stream webinars below, you will still be able to access recordings online.)

Module 1: What you need to know about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
Speaker: Dr. Guillaume Poliquin, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
• To describe the characteristics of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
• To summarize key information on handling and administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Module 2: Recommendations of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
Speaker: Dr. Jesse Papenburg, National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)
• To summarize the clinical evidence for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
• To summarize NACI recommendations on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

UofS CME Webinars

View the following CME COVID-19: Ask the experts webinars on topics including healthcare provider wellness, and infectious disease and personal protective equipment.

-  Ask the Experts: Family Medicine
- COVID-19, gender-based violence and health equity: Responding to the needs of individuals experiencing intimate violence in the context of a pandemic
- Workplace health during COVID-19: Developing psychological flexibility, communication and self-compassion through stress and anxiety
COVID-19 research at VIDO-Intervac
- COVID-19 re: Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM

Visit the College of Medicine online calendar for more details on upcoming events. 



NEW - FMF Live On-demand Virtual EDucation (FMF-LOVED) featuring 17 CME topics (Limited time offer of 50% off CME sessions)

Other CFPC CME opportunities:
(If you missed the live-stream webinars below, you can access recordings online. Recorded live-stream webinars are eligible for non-certified credits in the Self-Learning category. Mainpro+ participants may also earn certified credits by completing a Linking Learning Exercise.)

- May 21, 2020, 12 pm: The COVID-19 Pivot: Approaches to the global pandemic from an international perspective (Facebook or YouTube)
- May 28, 2020, 12 p.m.:  Caring for vulnerable populations during the pandemic (English only) (CFPC website(Facebook or YouTube)
- June 4, 2020, 12 p.m.: Primary care practice recovery after the pandemic (English only) 
- June 11, 2020, 12 p.m.: Highlights of 2019: Review of recent publications and new medications (French Only) 

Online Self-Directed Learning:  Choosing Wisely; Clinical Imaging Case Studies; Pain & Therapeutics  (U of S CME)

FREE - COVID-19 Healthcare Cybersecurity eLearning (Saegis, 2 short online modules) 

Leading the Way - COVID-19 Episodes (Canadian Society of Physician Leaders)

Multicultural Palliative Care: Quality palliative care helps you honour your culture, spirituality and traditions. At, people from various cultures share their stories and wisdom about living with serious illness, end of life and grief to support others.

Indigenous Health

Rural COVID-19 Rounds: Indigenous Health and Cultural Safety in a Pandemic (UBC CPD (Continuing Professional Development (Webinar recording)