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  • OCFP Learning Management System

    Looking for the Learning Management System to complete your OCFP CPD program?

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  • Are you a CPD Provider Seeking Certification?

    The OCFP works with the CFPC to certify 1-credit-per-hour Mainpro+ courses offered across Ontario. To find out more about the standards and procedures and how to apply, visit the CPD providers and planners section at CFPC.  Need some more information? Contact the OCFP's Mainpro+ coordinator through [email protected].
  • Check Out Our Free e-Learning Courses

    Online learning

    Take certified online courses without leaving your home or office. Topics include osteoporosis, extreme heat events, radon, fertility, Ontario's enhanced 18-month well-baby visit and more.

    Get all the details. 

  • OCFP's Mentoring Networks - CMHN and MMAP

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    Do you know about OCFP's collaborative networks? They provide mentoring support and education that helps family physicians provide comprehensive, quality care to patients with complex conditions involving mental illness, addictions or pain. 

    Find out more.

  • Accessibility

    Are you considering an OCFP Continuing Professional Development program? Attendees with accessibility needs should contact [email protected] or call our office at 416-867-9646, or toll free in Ontario at 1-800-670-6237, extension 14, to communicate these needs. Thank you.

ALARM Course

ALARM The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada have partnered to offer the Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) program in multiple cities across Canada. Developed by family physicians, obstetricians, midwives and nurses, this evidence-based course teaches the best practices for providing intrapartum and immediate postpartum care. Click to register and learn more.

OCFP WorkshopsBy-Request

Did you know the OCFP offers a by-request option for many of our certified programs?

Learn about our By-Request workshops, including how you can host popular CPD in collaboration with the OCFP, in your community, for your organization.

Certified CPD from the OCFP

Mood Disorders: Comprehensive and Realistic Strategies for Primary Care Providers

Mood Disorders logoLondon - Fri. June 7, 2019 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ottawa - Fri. September 20, 2019 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For family physicians who are managing mood disorders in patients with uncertain diagnoses and/or associated comorbidities, care often poses a difficult challenge. Within the primary care setting, how can you increase your confidence in long-term assessment and management while also addressing the risks and complications that patients with these conditions may suffer? 

This program teaches practical and realistic approaches, offering participants applied strategies that build confidence and competence to deliver care over time and through the changing nature of these conditions.

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MSK Education: Joint Assessment Made Easy

MSK Education logoToronto - Sat. June 1, 2019 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Taking a targeted history and performing an organized, efficient physical examination are critical components of correctly diagnosing joint injury and managing musculoskeletal conditions. Health practitioners can be faced with a variety of presentations each day in their practices. Keeping on top of the most current and advanced diagnostic techniques is critical to positive patient outcomes and timely recovery. Don’t miss out on this hands-on comprehensive Group Learning program, which will bring your diagnostic skills to the current state of practice. Assessments covered include shoulder, back, hip, knee and ankle.

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Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention

Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention

Toronto - Sat. June 22, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Do you want to improve your confidence in screening, diagnosing, and optimizing care for patients with osteoporosis, including those with moderate risk? Through small-group discussions and case analysis, Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention addresses key issues – including osteoporosis-related fractures, secondary causes and current care gaps – and examines pharmacological treatment options, opportunities for non-pharmacological treatment, and drug holidays.

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Practising Wisely: Reducing Unnecessary Testing and Treatment

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Kingston - Mon. Sept. 23, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Participants will identify opportunities on how to "practise wisely", with a focus on reducing over-prescribing, over-imaging, over-screening and over-monitoring using the latest evidence and tools from diverse sources.

Participants learn to access reliable, curated and renewable online resources for an evidence-informed practice, to strengthen conversations with your patients and help guide them through the shift from seeking sickness to enhancing health.

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Pediatric Preventive Care: Sex, Drugs and So Much More!

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Toronto - Wed. May 29, 2019 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bowmanville - Wed. June 12, 2019 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Central Ontario - Wed. Sept. 18, 2019 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Are you confident your approach to preventive care for younger patients reflects the best evidence and current state of practice?

Pediatric Preventive Care builds on the evidence-based Greig Health Record – endorsed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society – to offer current resources, recommendations and guidelines to apply in practice.

From obesity and concussions in school-aged children, to substance abuse, STIs and depression screening in adolescents, this highly interactive Group Learning workshop incorporates case-based scenarios, individual reflection and group work, and brings to life common pediatric and adolescent health challenges seen in family practice. 

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CFPC Exam Orientation Workshop

The OCFP offers a preparatory workshop for the CFPC Certification Exam which allows Practice Eligible Candidates an opportunity to train and participate in mock exams, learn about the test components of the CFPC Exam and become familiar with the marking criteria before they sit for the actual exam through CFPC.

Learn more about the workshop, including any upcoming sessions open for registration.

Online Learning

Osteoporosis: High-Quality Learning – Certified, Free and Accessible Online and On-Demand

Osteoporosis Learn more about preventive management and diagnostic techniques for osteoporosis in this high-quality resource, developed through a collaboration of the OCFP, McMaster University, Osteoporosis Canada and others.

The program is free of charge and certified by the CFPC and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Find out more and register here.

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Need some help? Contact the CFPC at [email protected] or 1-800-387-6197 ext. 243 or 204.