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Continuing Education Credits

Specialist physicians

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Maintenance of Certification

  • Class time (provider and instructor courses): 2 credits/hour under Section 2 Traineeship
  • Online exam: 3 credits/hour (up to 4 hours) under Section 3 Self-Assessment
  • Teaching time: Instructors can submit a personal learning project for the time spent "Doing research and preparation for formal teaching activities or presentations". 2 credits can be claimed per hour.

Family physicians

The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Mainpro+

  • Class time (provider and instructor courses): 2 Mainpro + Group Learning credits/hour
  • Online exam: N/A

Respiratory therapists

Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists

  • Class time: 1 credit/hour
  • Online exam: N/A


Canadian Nurses Association

  • All of the class and exam time can be claimed for hours; 1 hour = 1 credit.


Canadian Association of Midwives

  • Can log their course time as part of their provincial regulatory body’s continuing competency requirements.

Last updated: Feb 16, 2022