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Accreditation Information

Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CPD to review and assess educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As a result of a reciprocal agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The American Medical Association, and The European Union for Medical Specialties (EUMS), CPD is permitted to assign respective credits.

College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro+:

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 13.0  Mainpro+ credits (1 credit per hour).

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 13.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 3 (Simulation)

    This activity is an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Toronto on 08/09/2017 and expires 08/18. Remember to visit MAINPORT ePortfolio to record your learning and outcomes. You may claim a maximum of 5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).” Simulation based for the following two workshops:

    • Day 1/Oct. 26: “Managing the Difficult Paediatric Airway” (WS4) 3.0 Section 3 hours (Simulation)
    • Day 2/Oct. 27: “Resuscitative Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound” (WS8) 2.0 Section 3 hours (Simulation)

    The American Medical Association – AMA PRA Category 1

    Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. More information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit: www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme

    European Union for Medical Specialists (EUMS) ECMEC

    Live educational activities, occurring in Canada, recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®.”

    Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program. If you attend sessions that are eligible to receive MOC category 3 credits, you will receive additional instructions on how to claim your credit hours after you have completed all the requirements including the pre and post-conference tests. Please note: you cannot claim both MOC category 1 and MOC category 3 credits for the same session.

    Venue and Accommodations Information 

    Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning

    Towering 21 storeys at the corner of Bay and Elm, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (PGCRL) stands as a testament to the past, present, and future, of scientific achievement in child health care.  Designed by award-winning architects, Diamond and Schmitt Architects Inc. with HDR Inc., this new 750,000 square-foot facility accommodates the most specialized research and learning needs.  Incorporating open concept design, sleek, state-of-the-art amenities, and collaborative work spaces, the Gilgan Centre, emanates innovation and excellence, setting the perfect backdrop for the PEM Conference.

    The Learning Concourse in the PGCRL features larger spaces including a 250-seat state-of-the-art auditorium and two-story window encased gallery, as well as smaller meeting and congregation spaces, both fully equipped.

    The PGCRL is only a 3 minute walk from the Chelsea Hotel where we’ve negotiated a discount for our PEM Conference attendees.

    Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

    The Eaton Chelsea Toronto has corporate rate for The Hospital for Sick Children, and is only a 3-minute walk from the Chelsea Hotel.  It is also in the heart of Toronto.  The this opportunity to enjoy the Views of our city.

    Deluxe room: $162 single/double + 13% HST. Click here to register your room at our discounted price.

    Directions:

    By Subway: Take the Yonge/University/Spadina line, exit at St Patrick Station. Go north on University Ave. Turn right on Elm Street. Turn left on Bay. 7 Min walk from St Patrick Station.

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