Continuing Education Credits

Daily sign-in registration will be required in order to receive attestation certificates.

PHYSICIANS
For this programme we have requested CME study credits from McGill University, Office for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which sponsors continuing medical education for physicians. The Office for CPD McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).

NURSES
This event is approved for a maximum of 29.80 hours of accredited continuing Nursing education by the Office for Continuing Nursing Professional Education (CNPE), Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University. The Office for CNPE is endorsed by the Office for Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.

Also, while this educational activity is not officially endorsed by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), nurses may claim it as a continuous learning (CL) activity toward renewal of the CNA certification credential if it is related to their nursing specialty. Pre-authorization from the CNA Certification Program is not required. CME credits are also admissible as Continuing Education (CE) credits by lfOrdre des infirmieres et infirmiers du Quebec (OIIQ). In both cases, participants are encouraged to retain a confirmation of attendance.

PSYCHOLOGISTS
The Special Seminar "The Psychology of Palliative Care: New Trends in Bereavement Research and Supportive Practice" (D01/E01), Thursday, October 20, 2016, is a continuing education activity in psychotherapy recognized by the Order of Psychologists of Quebec.
OPQ Recognition number: RE01820-16; 6 hours recognized in psychotherapy.

PHARMACISTS
The Special Seminar "Pharmacotherapy and Palliative Care - What We Need to Know" (A02/B02/C02), Wednesday, October 19, 2016, is a continuing education activity accredited by the Order of Pharmacists of Quebec for 12 continuing education credits for pharmacists who attend the entire session.

SOCIAL WORKERS
The Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Quebec (the Quebec Order of social workers and marriage and family therapists) recognizes 28 continuing education hours for this activity.