CPD from other organizations


Frames of Mind: A Monthly Mental Health Film Series       
3rd Wednesday of each month | 7 p.m. | Pacific Cinematheque, 1131 Howe St | In person       
Audience: Open to health professionals and those interested in the representation of mental health in cinema.       
Overview: The Frames of Mind mental health film series and annual film festival is an initiative of the UBC Department of Psychiatry whose goal is to use thought-provoking cinema in order to promote community and professional education of issues pertaining to mental health and illness. The series consists of monthly evening screenings of a feature film or documentary directly related to a particular mental health theme, which is then followed by a relevant presentation and moderated discussion.       
Up to 2.0 MOC Section 2 Personal Learning Project credits       
More information & tickets: https://www.framesofmind.ca/

2024 Assertive Community Treatment Virtual Learning Series        
March 27, April 10, May 15, June 5, June 26 | Start times vary at 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. | Online         
Audience: All professionals associated to MHSU Assertive Community Treatment program        
Overview: Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a team-based, person-centered service delivery model that supports people living with complex mental health or concurrent mental health and substance use disorders in their community. ACT teams aim to provide supports necessary for each client to experience their own version of recovery. We work with clients to improve their quality of life by building on their individual strengths to find success in living in a community setting. To achieve this, we adapt the care and treatment needs of each individual on our team. ACT has been implemented all over the world and is considered an evidence-based service delivery model.        
Up to 7.5 Mainpro+ credits       
Register: https://www.canva.com/design/DAF5skJvc2Q/QEqTZBDztohT0d0gqUa7hg/view?utm_content=DAF5skJvc2Q&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=editor

2024 Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course       
May 13 (Mon) and May 17 (Fri)| 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC or Online       
Audience: Health professionals, Primary care physicians, Nurses, Nurse practitioners, Pharmacists, Medical trainees       
Overview: The Tropical and Geographical Medicine Intensive Short Course 2024 is co-developed between the UBC Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health and UBC Division of Infectious Diseases. Health professionals will be provided with training on a clinical approach to evaluate and manage tropical diseases. A laboratory component will be included in the curriculum.       
Up to 33.75 Mainpro+ credits       
Register: https://spph.ubc.ca/programs/continuing-education/tgm2024/

Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference       
May 30-June 1 | The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto ON       
Audience: Palliative medicine physicians; physicians with an Interest in palliative care; residents and medical students       
Overview: ALPM is a key learning event for palliative care physicians, and for family doctors and other physician specialists who want to enhance their knowledge of palliative care.       
Up to 15.75 Mainpro+ credits/MOC Section 1       
Register: https://site.pheedloop.com/event/cspcp24/registration

Forensic Psychiatry Clinical Day: Perspectives on Violence and Risk Management       
May 31 (Fri) | 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | UBC Robson Square, Vancouver       
Audience: Forensic psychiatrists, forensic psychiatry residents, Crown Counsel and defense lawyers, members of the British Columbia Review Board   
Up to 4.75 MOC Section 1 credits     
Register: https://ubccpd.eventsair.com/forensicpsychiatrymay2024/reg/Site/Register

Audit and Billing Education Series  – Why an Audit: The Process Explained     
June 5 | 6:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Online   
Audience: Physicians 
Overview: Join Doctors of BC's Business Pathways for another accredited webinar. Led by the Patterns of Practice Committee Chair, Dr Janet Evans and Patterns of Practice member, Dr. Jerrod Hendry.      
Register: https://doctorsofbc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3MZVzKWBTgKsWG8TcmChRQ#/registration

Navigating Clinic and Finance Management 
June 11 and June 25 | 6:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Online   
Audience: Physicians 
Overview: Join Doctors of BC's Business Pathways for another accredited webinar. Dr. Kevin Lee, vascular surgeon and medical lead of Royal Columbian Hospital, will share insights into the intricacies of clinic and finance management from a doctor's perspective. In the first webinar of this series, Dr. Lee will focus on practice management. In the second webinar of the series, he will discuss key factors in financial success.       
Register: https://doctorsofbc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-4tCTVe0TK-LjYCCUaSnSw#/registration

2024 Behaviour Change Summer Institute (Lifestyle Medicine)       
June 13 | 8:30a.m.-4:30pm and June 14| 8:30a.m.-12p.m. | Reichwald Health Sciences Centre, UBC Okanagan Campus, Kelowna       
Audience: Family Physicians, Allied Health Professionals, Dieticians, Lifestyle Medicine       
Overview: Drawing on cutting-edge science in lifestyle medicine and health behaviour change, our award-winning speakers will engage participants to speak confidently about sensitive health behaviour topics like diet, physical activity, and alcohol, and learn how to use behaviour change techniques to foster meaningful change in their patients.       
Up to 9.0 Mainpro+ credits       
Register: https://chbc.ok.ubc.ca/behaviour-change-summer-institute/

VCH/PHC Physician Quality Improvement Level 2 Intermediate Training       
June 27-June 28 | (Two half-day sessions)   
Audience: Physicians from VCH and PHC, as well as those working in the community (for example, at privately owned clinics)       
Overview: This intermediate quality workshop is a comprehensive two-day program designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to actively participate in and lead successful quality improvement projects. This immersive workshop combines theoretical understanding with practical application, enabling participants to enhance their project management capabilities and drive positive change within their organizations.   
Up to 6.25 Mainpro+ credits; physicians may also be approved for up to 7.0 hrs of JCC-rate funding   
Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd_qxbg0JU2SyswCVaDSk_fEnR2BGt9K7AV6tBRwvQpASBYYg/viewform

Prescribers Course      
July 26 | 8:30a.m.-2pm | Online      
Audience: Primary care physicians      
Overview: A synchronous, interactive online workshop where participants will learn new approaches to navigating psychoactive prescribing, primarily through interview simulations in small groups, supported by sympathetic, experienced clinical teachers.      
Up to 4.75 Mainpro+ credits       
Register: https://www.cpsbc.ca/registrants/current-registrants/cpd/prescribers-course-2024-07-26

Eating Disorders Association of Canada 7th Biennial Conference (EDAC-ATAC)      
Oct 23-24 | 8:30a.m.-5pm | University of British Columbia  
Audience: Individuals working in Psychiatry, Adolescent Medicine, Family Practice, General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Nursing, Mental Health, Women's Health and other Allied Health Professionals      
Overview: A two-day in-person interactive conference where participants will learn about and discuss innovations in care and research in the field of eating disorders   
Up to 12.25 Mainpro+ credits       
Register: https://edac-atac2024.com/registration/

Overview of Syphilis for Healthcare Providers in BC Course       
Audience: Clinicians who may be involved with the case management and follow-up of syphilis cases and their contacts        
Overview: The Overview of Syphilis for Healthcare Providers in BC online course provides clinicians with the key foundational knowledge needed to support them with:       
- clinical recognition;       
- screening and appropriate testing;       
- treatment and follow-up of syphilis cases in BC.       
Up to 2.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits       
Register: https://learninghub.phsa.ca/Courses/31222/phsa-bccdc-overview-of-syphilis-for-healthcare-providers-in-b

SafeCare eLearning modules       
Audience: Physicians       
Overview: SafeCare is blended, facilitated psychoeducation for health professionals and human service workers in community and acute settings. This education includes trauma and violence informed practice, substance use, harm reduction, Indigenous Cultural Safety, and self-care components. This curriculum is a combination of self-paced online modules and a facilitated session.       
Up to 8.0 Mainpro+ credits       
Register: http://www.bcwomens.ca/health-professionals/professional-resources/safecare

Portrait Online       
Audience: Nurse practitioners and Family/General Practice physicians       
Overview: Portrait Online is a practice resource tool for optimizing clinician prescribing patterns. We select 2 topics per year that are relevant to most BC clinicians, show an opportunity to improve prescribing across the province, and will lead to better patient outcomes and/or better use of resources. Portraits provide evidence-based practice suggestions along with a snapshot of your recent prescribing and a comparison with other BC physicians.       
Portrait can help you tune up prescribing by providing positive feedback where your prescribing is optimal and helping identify areas where your prescribing could be improved       
Up to 5.0 Mainpro+/MOC Self Learning Credits per Portrait viewed       
Register: https://www.ti.ubc.ca/portrait/

Medical Abortion Training For Primary Care Providers (Hosted by the National Abortion Federation)       
Audience: Primary care physicians         
Overview: This medication abortion training is an opportunity for primary care professionals to learn about mifepristone/misoprostol abortion care and integrating it into primary care settings. The workshop is open to people from clinical, administrative, nursing, or counselling backgrounds and consists of six asynchronous modules with one live session.       
Register: https://web.cvent.com/event/1048f179-8e60-4bbb-9881-1e7b211fffd3/summary 

Online CATT (Concussion Awareness Training Tool)       
Audience: pediatricians, emergency medicine physicians, neurosurgeons, sports medicine physicians, and other healthcare practitioners who are involved in the initial assessment and care of concussion patients.       
Up to 2.0 MOC Section 3 credits       
Register: https://cattonline.com/medical-professional-course/

BC Mental Health Act Education Module – Pediatric Module       
Ongoing | Online       
Audience: Physicians, directors and clinical staff who admit and provide care to children and youth admitted under the BC Mental Health Act       
Up to 3.0 MOC Section 3 credits       
Register: https://learninghub.phsa.ca/Courses/22649/bc-mental-health-act-education-pediatric-focus