Agenda

The program includes two required sessions and three selectives. Participants must attend the initial and final sessions and choose two of the three selectives. Each of these synchronous on-line web-based workshops will have pre-session readings, in-session required activities, and post-session application to practice assignments. Pre-workshop and post-workshop assignments are required. Post-workshop assignments are submitted electronically through an online platform.

Introduction: Opportunities and Challenges

Foundational material relevant to physicians of all specialties, including clinical notes and special considerations for electronic records

Selectives (Choose 2 of 3)

Selective 1
Hospital Medicine

Documentation requirements specific to providing care in a hospital or consultative practice including:

  • Operative and procedure notes
  • Consultation requests
  • Consultation reports, follow up reports
  • Discharge summaries
  • Documenting Consent

Selective 2
Medical Records in the Circle of Care

  • Documenting Consent
  • Specific documentation requirements for Walk-in clinics
  • Documentation requirements when a physician is not available or is closing a practice

Selective 3
Patient Centred Records

Documentation requirements for specific patient encounters including:

  • General assessment/periodic health review
  • Educational encounters with patients
  • Medical records for chronic conditions
  • Making good consultation requests

Conclusion: Good Medical Records Management

Foundational material relevant to physicians of all specialties including documenting when prescribing drugs, managing tests, and making corrections to records

The source material for this course is primarily from the many policies of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), the Ontario Health Insurance Policy (OHIP) Schedule of Benefits, CMPA documents, and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.

Program Dates & Times

The program is offered in the fall semester from September to December and in the spring semester from January to June. Learners must register in one of the upcoming cohorts and complete the Introduction session, two of its three selectives, and the Conclusion session.

There are currently three cohorts to choose from.

  • 2024 Cohort 1

    1. Orientation & Introduction
      Wednesday, January 24
      12:30pm-4pm
    2. Selective 1
      Thursday, January 25
      1pm-2:30pm
    3. Selective 2
      Friday, January 26
      1pm-2:30pm
    4. Selective 3
      Wednesday, January 31
      1pm-2:30pm
    5. Conclusion
      Friday, February 2
      12pm-2pm

  • 2024 Cohort 2

    1. Orientation & Introduction
      Friday, February 23
      11:30am-3pm
    2. Selective 1
      Wednesday, February 28
      1-2:30pm
    3. Selective 2
      Wednesday, February 28
      6pm-7:30pm
    4. Selective 3
      Thursday, February 29
      1pm-2:30pm
    5. Conclusion
      Friday, March 1
      12pm-2pm

  • 2024 Cohort 3

    1. Orientation & Introduction
      Friday, April 12
      11:30am-3pm
    2. Selective 1
      Wednesday, April 17
      9am-10:30am
    3. Selective 2
      Wednesday, April 17
      1pm-2:30pm
    4. Selective 3
      Thursday, April 18
      1pm-2:30pm
    5. Conclusion
      Friday, April 19
      12pm-2pm

    Register Online

  • 2024 Cohort 4

    1. Orientation & Introduction
      Wednesday,
      May 29
      9:30am-1pm
    2. Selective 1
      Friday, May 31
      12-1:30pm
    3. Selective 2
      Wednesday, June 5
      1pm-2:30pm
    4. Selective 3
      Wednesday, June 5
      6pm-7:30pm
    5. Conclusion
      Friday, June 7
      12pm-2pm

    Register Online

Letters of Accreditation for each cohort will be issued 4-8 weeks after the Conclusion session.

Format & Requirements

Format

  • Introduction (required): 3 hours
  • Selectives (2 of 3 required): 1.5 hours each
  • Conclusion (required): 2 hours

Total: 8 Hours

Requirements

In order to earn full credits for this program, you will need to actively participate in the Introduction session, two of the three Selectives offered, and the Conclusion session. All pre-workshop and post-session reflection exercises must also be completed in order to be eligible for full credits.