Accreditation

Accreditation

Thank you for your interest in applying for CPD accreditation.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) grants the privilege to the Office of Continuing Professional Development (OCPD) of providing accreditation to courses developed by or co-developed with the CPD office.

In addition, the CFPC requires that, for these programs, the university offices must have “significant input into the planning, organization, development and implementation and ensure that they meet the criteria for MainPro+ certification.

Every year we process about 100 accreditation applications from medical organizations, departments and divisions, seeking to have their event accredited. We are ready to guide new organizations through the process or help more experienced developers in areas where they are trying to improve.

There are very specific criteria that we have to adhere to in accrediting an event, but at the same time, our goal is to help.

We want your events to be the best possible CPD that can be offered. If you have questions or run into difficulties with the application form or the process, we invite you to contact us for assistance and to use the resources, templates and guides provided.

Follow the links provided on this page to access accreditation resources, including:

that will help you when completing your application.

For questions or assistance with your application, please contact either:

Robert Parson
Director – Education and Accreditation
Phone: 613-798-5555 ext. 16879
Fax: 613-761-5262
Email: robert.parson@uottawa.ca

Roslyn Ahrens
Education and Professional Development Assistant
Phone: 613-798-5555 ext. 10962
Fax: 613-761-5262
Email: rahrens@toh.ca

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