The Commitment to Change program

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Award-winning program

In 2019, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada awarded the CMPA Commitment to Change program with the Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award. The award promotes innovation in the development and implementation of educational, processes, resources, or tools.

“We are honoured to be recognized for developing and delivering innovative educational resources that contribute to safe medical care. We will continue to empower our members by providing practical solutions they can implement in their practice and improve patient care.”

– Dr. Doug Bell, Managing Director of Safe Medical Care, CMPA (2019)

What is the Commitment to Change program?

The Commitment to Change (CTC) program is a structured approach to help you implement an improvement in your test follow-up system.

Participating in the CTC program provides you with access to a CMPA Commitment Coach who you will help you identify and set achievable goals for meaningful improvement in your test follow-up processes.

Is this an accredited program?

Yes, the CTC program is fully accredited by the Royal College and by the College of Family Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Earn credits while you make meaningful changes to your practice!

Credits

This 3-credit-per-hour Assessment program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 15 Mainpro+ credits.

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CMPA. You may claim a maximum of 5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Who can apply?

To be eligible to participate in the CTC program, you must have attended the accredited 3-hour workshop, Is no news good news? Build a more reliable follow-up system for test results in the past two months.

How to participate?

The CTC program requires a 4-month commitment to improve one aspect of your test follow-up system. We are looking for dedicated participants who are motivated to improve their test follow-up system and intent on taking action to implement change.

Step 1: Apply for the program.

Step 2: Participate in a one-on-one session with a CMPA Commitment Coach to help you define and clarify your problem and work on your action plan.

Step 3: Put your plan into action.

Step 4: Share your improvement, celebrate your success, and discuss sustainability by joining with other program participants for a scheduled virtual small group discussion facilitated by a CMPA Commitment Coach.

Step 5: Provide your CMPA Commitment Coach with an update on your achievement and the sustainability of the changes you’ve made.

Step 6: Receive your certificate of completion for the program.

Space is limited, don’t miss out.

Apply for CTC Program

Disclosure

Scientific Planning Committee: Dr. Keleigh James1,2, Dr. Shirley Lee1, Dr. Katherine Larivière1,2, Dr. Steven Bellemare1, Dr. Tino Piscione1,2, Dr. Richard Mimeault1,2, Ms. Elisabeth Normand1, Ms. Tunde Gondocz1

Coaches: Ms. Elisabeth Normand1, Ms. Karen Lemay1, Ms. Seham Rabaa1, Ms. Diane Héroux1

1. Paid employee of the CMPA
2. Member of SAEGIS Scientific Advisory Board

Conflict of Interest: The members of the Scientific Planning Committee and the Coaches have no financial or professional affiliation with any organization that can be perceived as a conflict of interest in the context of this online program.

Award-winning program

In 2019, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada awarded the CMPA Commitment to Change program with the Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award. The award promotes innovation in the development and implementation of educational, processes, resources, or tools.

“We are honoured to be recognized for developing and delivering innovative educational resources that contribute to safe medical care. We will continue to empower our members by providing practical solutions they can implement in their practice and improve patient care.”

– Dr. Doug Bell, Managing Director of Safe Medical Care, CMPA (2019)

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