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CPD Credits & Evaluation




CPD Evaluation

Evaluation is a required component of the Royal College MOC Program. You can complete the evaluations online for the Annual Meeting and each of the sessions you attended from your PC, tablet or mobile device. A Certificate of Attendance is available for download with the evaluation and will also be sent out after the meeting. 



CPD Credits 

Section 1 – Group Learning 

The 2022 COS Annual Meeting is an accredited group learning activity under Section 1 of the MOC Program as defined by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and has been approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Participants may claim up to 29.25 credit hours.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association (AMA) and the RCPSC, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Live educational activities 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®.


Section 2 – Self-Learning 

Poster viewing: Learning from poster presentations may be claimed as a Scanning Activity under Section 2, as defined by the RCPSC. To claim credits, you must enter the title of each poster reviewed along with one learning outcome per poster. You may claim 0.5 credits per poster with a documented learning outcome in MAINPORT. 


Section 3 –Self-Assessment Programs and Simulation  

The COS will offer four courses as Simulation Activities (Section 3) and four Self-Assessment Programs (Section 3) as defined by the MOC Program of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Participants can claim a maximum of 1.5 hours for each course (credits are automatically calculated).

La SCO offrira quatre cours constituant des activités de simulation (section 3) et quatre programmes d’autoévaluation (section 3) au sens du programme de Maintien du certificat du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada et approuvés par la Société canadienne d'ophtalmologie. Les participants peuvent obtenir un maximum de 1,5 heure pour chaque cours (les crédits sont calculés automatiquement).



Allied Health

  • CSORN – Certificate of participation provided in the Canadian Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (CSORN) package. CSORN doesn’t have an accrediting body. The 2022 COS Annual Meeting Certificate from the evaluation site may also function to claim credits.
  • CSOMP – Brings their own evaluation. The CSOMP annual education day is approved for 7.0 JCAHPO A credits. Other COS sessions can be submitted for B credits. (ratio of 2:1 for COA and COT. COMT get a 1:1 ratio). Canadian society of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (CSOMP) awards CE credits the same day upon submission of evaluation form(s) and a report is sent to the speakers after.
  • TCOS – The Canadian Orthoptic Society provides a Certificate of Attendance for the orthoptists from the Canadian Orthoptic Council. the TCOS Workshop and TCOS Scientific Session are as follows:
    • TCOS Workshop: 3.5 COC core credits, 2.75 JCAHPO credits, 4 hours Maintenance of Certification Program
    • TCOS Scientific Session: 5.3 COC core credits, 3.50 JCAHPO credits, 6.25 Maintenance of Certification Program




CPD Credits & Evaluation