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.

Session 1: 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

Session 2: 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 November and in the spring semester from February to June. Learners must register in one of the upcoming cohorts and complete sessions one, two, and two of its three selective.

There are four cohorts to choose from.

  • Cohort 1

    1. Session 1
      September 17
      12:00pm – 3:00pm
    2. Selective 1
      September 22
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    3. Selective 2
      September 23
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    4. Selective 3
      September 29
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    5. Session 2
      October 6
      6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Cohort 2

    1. Session 1
      October 13
      5:30pm – 8:30pm
    2. Selective 1
      October 20
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    3. Selective 2
      October 21
      6:00pm – ca. 7:30pm
    4. Selective 3
      October 28
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    5. Session 2
      November 3
      5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Cohort 4

    1. Session 1
      November 17
      6:00pm – 7:30pm
    2. Selective 1
      November 24
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    3. Selective 2
      November 25
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    4. Selective 3
      December 1
      5:30pm – ca. 7:00pm
    5. Session 2
      December 9
      5:30pm – 7:30pm

Format & Requirements

Format

  • Session 1 (required): 3 hours
  • Selectives (2 of 3 required): 1.5-2 hours each
  • Session 2 (required): 2 hours

Total: 8 Hours

Requirements

In order to earn full credits for this course, you will need to actively participate in Session 1, Session 2 and two of the three Selectives offered. All pre-workshop and post- workshop exercises must also be completed in order to be eligible for full credits.