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
Target audience: Open to health care professionals and those with an interest 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/

UBC Certificate Laboratory Quality Management Program
Jan. 11–Jun. 13, 2023  | Online
Target audience: physicians, residents, laboratory technologists, administrators, and other laboratory professionals
MOC Section 3 credits
Register: https://polqm.med.ubc.ca/registration/

The SOGC's Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference
June 6–8, 2023 (Tue–Fri) | The Westin Ottawa | Ottawa, ON
Target audience: OBGYNs, FP, and other HCP interested in women's health
Register: https://sogc.org/acsc-en

Pediatric Critical Care Learning Sessions
June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 2023 | 1 p.m. | Virtual
Target audience: Providers across BC who provide acute care for pediatric patients including physicians, nurses (LPN, NP, CNC, etc.), respiratory therapists, student learners, allied health professionals.
Overview: Pediatric Critical Care Learning (PCCL) Sessions bring together providers from across British Columbia to learn together from pediatric critical care case presentations. The cases will be presented by the providers from their home communities, and meet the learning objectives identified by the presenting team. The goal is to support the provision of high quality pediatric care utilizing best and wise practices. Providers from all sites are welcome to join and/or submit cases.
Up to 12.0 Mainpro+/MOC credits (1 credit per session)
Register: https://phsa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_518mUcqxQrCiqtCDzfyWdA

2023 UBC POLQM Laboratory Quality Conference
June 19–20, 2023 (Mon–Tue) | 8 a.m.–5 p.m. | CBH LL 101LT, 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver BC
Target audience: Physicians, residents, pathologists, laboratory managers and technologists, MLTs, Health Authority policy makers and administrators, accrediting bodies
Overview: This conference aims to contribute to the national and international debrief on lessons learned in regards to diagnostic testing and laboratory service during COVID. The conference aims to encourage debate and discussion on what interventions worked, what didn’t, and what best practices we should further support in order to strengthen our health systems for better disease surveillance and response.
Up to 13.25 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits
Register: https://polqm.med.ubc.ca/conference-registration/

Weaving Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being in Palliative Care
June 20, 2023 (Tue) | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. PT | Zoom Meeting
Target audience: Healthcare professionals, healthcare providers, policy makers and health administrators
Overview: We are honoured to have speakers from Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Ćećǝwǝt Lelǝm “Helping House” and Vancouver Coastal Health’s North Shore Palliative Care Program join us in circle. This session will discuss how to recognize and overcome barriers to palliative care for Indigenous People, what decolonizing palliative care means and the role of traditional values.
Up to 6.0 Mainpro+® credits
More information: https://indigenous.iconproject.org/

HealtheSteps® Lifestyle Counseling for Prevention of Chronic Disease
June 27, 2023 (Tue) | 3–7 p.m. | Virtual via Zoom
Target audience: Family Physician, Specialist Physician, Resident, Student, Midwife, Nurse (RN or RPN), Allied Health Professional (Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Dietitian, Kinesiologist), Administrator/Manager, Other Health Professional
Overview: HealtheSteps® is a healthy living program that helps individuals to move more, sit less, and eat healthier. Sign up to learn how to counsel patients to lead healthier lifestyles, including live presentations from leading UBC experts Dr. R. Petrella and Dr. M. Koehle.
Up to 12.0 Mainpro+® credits
Register: https://healthesteps.ca/cpd-registration/

XXVI World Congress of Asthma
July 8–10, 2023 (Sat–Mon) | Hilton Vancouver Metro town | Vancouver, BC
Overview:  It is our privilege and honor to welcome you to participate in the 26th World Congress of Asthma – WCA-2023 GAA-Interasma, Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, Vancouver, Canada. The World Congress of Asthma brings together specialists, physicians, and healthcare professionals from all over the world to share valuable scientific knowledge on asthma and related conditions. WCA has been a unique opportunity to exchange on current issues on asthma, offering and outstanding scientific program, including presentations by world-renowned speakers. The 26th World Congress of Asthma – WCA-2023 GAA-Interasma, Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, Vancouver, Canada, will continue its tradition of excellence and you are welcome to take part to this unique world event. GAA-INTERASMA presence after 65 years of uninterrupted education in the field of asthma, making it the most important international asthma and related diseases organization in the world, as well as a reference organization particularly for primary care physicians, specialists, healthcare providers and medical students.

SafeCare eLearning modules
Target 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
Learn more and register: http://www.bcwomens.ca/health-professionals/professional-resources/safecare

Treatment Optimization of Psychosis Online Course
Target audience: This course is tailored to health care providers that want to increase their knowledge on the treatment and management of people living with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders.
Overview: This course guides learners in the assessment and management of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders and treatment options, including clozapine. The information contained in this course is consistent with clinical practice guidance for regions, organizations, and clinical care teams within Vancouver Coastal Health, however learners must ensure that they follow the guidance for their specific region and/or organization. Primary care and specialist referral pathways and resources are specific to the Vancouver Coastal Health region. Please ensure that you are familiar with referral pathways and resources if you are outside of this region.
Up to 10.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits
Register: https://education.bccfe.ca/courses/treatment-optimization-of-psychosis/

Portrait Online
Target 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
  • 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)
Target 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)
Target 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
More information and register: https://cattonline.com/medical-professional-course/

Online BC-CfE HIV Prevention (HIV Chemoprophylaxis)
Target audience: emergency medicine, family physicians and specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, medical students, social workers
Up to 7.0 Mainpro+ credits
Register: https://education.cfenet.ubc.ca/courses/hiv-prevention/

Online BC-CfE HIV Diagnosis and Management
Target audience: family physicians and specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, dietitians, medical students 
Up to 10 Mainpro+ credits
Register: https://education.cfenet.ubc.ca/courses/hiv-diagnosis-and-management/

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

BC Mental Health Act Education Module – Pediatric Module
Ongoing | Online
Target 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

Online BC-CfE HIV Prevention (HIV Chemoprophylaxis)

Date & Location
Target Audience
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Nurse Practitioners
Registered Nurses
Residents & Students
Up to 7.0 Mainpro+ Certified Credits

Basic Radiology Mobile App Course

Date & Location
Target Audience
Up to 9.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits

Online BC-CfE HIV Diagnosis and Management

Date & Location
Target Audience
Family Medicine
Nurse Practitioners
Registered Nurses
Residents & Students
Up to 10.0 Mainpro+ Certified Credits

Online CATT (Concussion Awareness Training Tool)

Date & Location
Target Audience
Emergency Medicine
Up to 2.0 MOC Section 3 Self-Assessment Program (SAP) credits

BC Mental Health Act Education Module – Pediatric Module

Date & Location
Target Audience
Family Medicine
Up to 3.0 MOC Section 3 credits