Coronavirus (COVID-19) UBC CPD Response & Resources

Apr 2, 2020, 0830 a.m. PDT


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We are developing and delivering new relevant courses and resources: https://ubccpd.ca/topic/covid-19 and https://ubccpd.ca/covid-19. We are also contacting learners who are enrolled in our upcoming in-person courses to provide status updates. We are moving some courses to online-only delivery and postponing and cancelling others.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) have both waived requirements for this year (read more).

If you have any questions please contact us at cpd.info@ubc.ca. Please note we have transitioned to remote work and emails are the best way to reach us.

Below is the current status of upcoming events and some resources where you can find more information regarding COVID-19. To view all courses: https://ubccpd.ca/courses.

Event

Status

Ultrasound-Guided Emergency Medicine Procedures (UGEMP) and Simulation-Assisted Emergency Medicine Procedures (SEMP) 
Apr 1-2, 2020

Cancelled. Fall courses available.

Rural Rounds
Apr 2, 2020

Changed fully to interactive online streaming.

CME on the Run!
Apr 3, 2020

Changed fully to interactive online streaming. Added a COVID-19 talk.

BC Cancer – Breast Screening Forum 2020
Apr 3-5, 2020

Cancelled.

8th Annual BC Obesity Summit
Apr 4, 2020

Cancelled.Join us next year on Apr 10, 2021.

HOUSE courses Fernie, Whitehorse, Penticton
Apr 5 and 18, May 27 and 28, 2020

Cancelled.

BC Virtual Health Grand Rounds
Apr 17, 2020

Postponed. New date TBD

Medical Disorders and Pregnancy 2020
Apr 18, 2020

Changed fully to interactive online streaming. Added a COVID-19 talk.

Vulvovaginal Health Update
Apr 23, 2020

Cancelled. Looking for new dates in 2021.

Annual Spring Dermatology Review
Apr 24-25, 2020

Cancelled.

CME on the Run!
May 1, 2020

Changed fully to interactive online streaming.

FAST Evidence
May 1, 2020

Postponed. New date TBD

Internal Medicine Review
May 4-7, 2020

Cancelled.

Rural Rounds
May 7, 2020

We are working with the committee to make contingency plans and will update registrants as soon as possible

17th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update & APLS
May 8-9, 2020

Cancelled. Looking for new dates in the fall.

Sexual Health Conference 2020
May 29-30, 2020

Cancelled.

BC Rural Health Conference 2020
May 29-31, 2020

Cancelled. Save the date for May 28-30, 2021 in Penticton.

Rural Rounds
Jun 4, 2020

We are working with the committee to make contingency plans and will update registrants as soon as possible.

"Changing Practice, Changing Policy" BC Substance Use Conference 2020 #BCSUC20
June 4-6

UPDATE: The BC Substance Use Conference scheduled for this June has been postponed as part of measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Changing the Conversation about Chronic Disease:  Individualized Food-First Approaches
Hosted by: The Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition Oct 2-3, 2020

Rescheduled to April 30-May 1, 2021 (Fri-Sat)

The university has convened a series of working groups, under the direction of the Infectious Diseases Information and Advisory Committee, which are meeting regularly to monitor the situation, develop plans, and respond as needed.

Resources:

Recordings:

Update on CPD Requirements:

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC):

  • The 2019-2020 annual continuing professional development (CPD) requirements of 25 certified and/or non-certified credits have been waived.
  • All current Mainpro+ cycles have been extended by one (1) year to allow you more time to acquire 250 credits.
  • Spring 2020 Certification Examination in Family Medicine has been postponed.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC):

  • MOC Program requirements of 40 credit minimum have been waived for 2020, and everyone will now be on a six-year cycle.
  • The annual dues payment deadline for 2020-21 has been extended to August 31, 2020.
  • Spring 2020 written exams have been postponed.
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