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CPD Opportunities for Primary Care Providers

Pearls™

When you complete a Pearls ™ exercise that includes a specific question and literature search involving any one of the Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations you earn 6  Mainpro+ credits.

Linking to Learning Exercises

  • When you participate in a Linking Learning to Assessment exercise that reflects improvement in practice you are eligible for 6 Mainpro+ credits.
  • Using a Linking Learning to Practice or administration exercise to document how a tool has had an impact on your practice can earn you 5 Mainpro+ credits. There is no maximum on the number of exercises you can submit.

Participation in Choosing Wisely Canada annual meetings

If you attend a Choosing Wisely Canada annual meeting you are eligible for 7-8 Mainpro+ credits.

Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters (POEMS)

Many POEMS focus on areas of overuse, inappropriate use, and resource stewardship. For each POEM reviewed you earn 0.1 Mainpro + credit/ article (POEMS are free for CMA members in the portal).

Using Antibiotics Wisely module

This activity earns CFPC members 1 Mainpro+ credit/hour.

CPD Opportunities for physicians through the Royal College

Self-Assessment Activities

When you participate in a self-assessment activity that reflects improvement in your knowledge and clinical decision making based on scientific evidence, you can claim it under Section 3 of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. For example, when you receive your practice data and reflect on how you can reduce care that is not supported by evidence or is inappropriate, you can claim the number of hours spent on this exercise under Section 3 of the MOC.

Participation in Choosing Wisely Canada annual meetings

When you attend the Choosing Wisely Canada Annual Meeting you can claim this under Section 1 of the MOC program.

Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters (POEMS)

Many POEMS focus on areas of overuse, inappropriate use, and resource stewardship. For each POEM reviewed, you can claim .25 credits per particle under Section 2 of the MOC program (POEMS are free for CMA members in the portal).

Using Antibiotics Wisely module

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3). Physicians may claim a maximum of 30 minutes per program (credits are automatically calculated).

Earn Continuing Professional Development Credits for Choosing Wisely Activities