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Earn MOC Section 3 credits with our mdBriefCase self-assessment programs

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The Royal College is pleased to offer Fellows and MOC MAINPORT ePortfolio users brand new opportunities for earning MOC Section 3 credits. As part of a pilot collaboration with mdBriefCase Group, the Royal College has developed several accredited self-assessment programs (SAPs) on the topics of CanMEDS and research ethics.

CanMEDS: Better Practice, Better Outcomes
After successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Use the CanMEDS Framework to improve practice and patient outcomes
  • Identify areas for continuing professional development using the CanMEDS Framework

Research Ethics: Principles for Practice
After successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the key principles and concepts of research ethics
  • Analyze the research ethics of proposed or historical examples
  • Apply the ethical principles to future research activities

First Do No Harm: Optimizing Pain Relief with Opioids while Minimizing Risks
After successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise the benefits and risks of opioid therapy for non-cancer pain
  • Discuss the responsibilities of physicians prescribing opioids
  • Initiate opioids based on current chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) guidelines
  • Construct treatment pathways for patients experiencing issues from opioids

Why Access These Courses?

  • Available at no additional charge for Fellows and MOC MAINPORT ePortfolio users in Canada and abroad
  • Claim 1 hour (3 credits) under MOC Section 3 for each completed program
  • Benefit from interactive videos from experts, case challenges, and reflective questions to enhance your learning
  • Access additional tools and resources to use in your practice
  • Receive a certificate upon successful completion of each program
  • Engage in CPD activities at your convenience and from the comfort of your computer
  • Complete the programs in the official language of your choice (English or French)

Sign into MAINPORT ePortfolio to access the programs at no additional charge! All programs are located on the “My eLearning” tab in MAINPORT ePortfolio.

Remember to record your participation in the (accredited) self-assessment program in MAINPORT ePortfolio:

  • Click on “Enter a CPD Activity”;
  • Select “Section 3: Assessment Activities”;
  • Choose “Accredited Self-Assessment Programs” from the drop-down menu;
  • Choose the domain: “Royal College”;
  • Enter information for all required fields marked with red asterisks.

Each activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Royal College CPD Unit. You may claim a maximum of 1 hour per program (credits are automatically calculated for Fellows and MOC MAINPORT ePortfolio users).

These programs were co-developed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and mdBriefCase Group and were planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance.

For more information mdBriefCase Group, please visit: www.mdbriefcase.com