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Thrombosis Canada is a Royal College accredited CPD provider organization. As such, Thrombosis Canada is able to review Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities developed or co-developed by physician organizations for credits under Section 1 (group learning) or Section 3 (self-assessment programs or simulation-based assessment activities) of the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. This applies to all face-to-face group learning activities, as well as web-based group learning activities.

Physician Organizations
Thrombosis Canada can only accredit programs developed by a physician organization as defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information on the definition of a physician organization visit What is a Physician Organization

Accreditation with Thrombosis Canada

If you are a physician organization seeking to co-develop a program with Thrombosis Canada, contact CPD@thrombosiscanada.ca

Prior to completing your application for accreditation, please complete our CPD Accreditation Pre-application Form and submit it to CPD@thrombosiscanada.ca. This form will be reviewed by the Thrombosis Canada CPD Committee. You will be notified via email within 7-10 business days if your proposed program aligns with Thrombosis Canada CPD Checklist for Educational Activities and the Royal College Standards for Accreditation and is eligible for review for accreditation by Thrombosis Canada.

Complete the checklist to determine if you meet the RCPSC qualifications for a Physician Organization: [Click Here to Download]

Use the accreditation checklist to organize and send with your application materials: [Click Here to Download]

Complete the appropriate application form for your event:

  • for MOC Section 1 credits: Group Learning Application Form
  • for MOC Section 3 credits: Simulation Activity Application Form
  • for MOC Section 3 credits: Self-Assessment Application Form
  • for rounds, journal clubs and small group educational activities: see RCPSC link to self-accreditation

Identify the educational needs of the target audience and provide a summary document and attachments. RCPSC guide to conducting needs assessments

Provide the program schedule and include learner-centred objectives for both the overall program and for each session, speakers, topics, start and end times, interactive learning activities, breaks and social events.

How to create learning objectives: RCPSC guide to developing learning objectives

Review the CanMEDS Roles [CLICK HERE] to determine the competencies for your program. Please select the appropriate competencies within the application.

Provide the program evaluation document: RCPSC Evaluation Guide

Provide the budget including all revenue and expenditures including honourarium.

Signed agreements with any sponsors must be submitted with the application, ensuring that national standards are met: National Standard for Support of Accredited CPD Activities

Complete and submit conflict of interest forms for all faculty and the disclosure slide template for the program

Conflict of Interest Template: [Click Here]

Provide all promotional materials, i.e. brochures, invitations, emails, website links. Brochures, agendas or programs must detail the topics, learning objects, speaker details, date and location of the event.

Provide the template for the program certificate. [Certificate Requirements]

Email cpd@thrombosiscanada.ca with the subject line: RCPSC Accreditation Application. Ensure you attach the checklist, application, and separate PDFs for each section of the supporting documents