Commonly Referenced Resources and Policy Updates

The CPD department regularly updates this resources section to ensure our providers and members have the latest information on the Mainpro+® certification policy as well as access to commonly requested resources useful in the Mainpro+ certification process.

Resources

Mainpro+® Certification at a Glance
This document provides an overview of the Mainpro+ certification process and is designed to help program planners prepare to submit an application for review.

Mainpro+ Certification Standards
Download and review the Mainpro+ certification standards. This document includes the policies and procedures required for Mainpro+ program certification – effective April 13, 2018.

Mainpro+ Quality Criteria Framework
All programs seeking Mainpro+ certification must be developed to meet the minimum requirements described in this framework.

Mainpro+ Certification Application Questions
Download a complete list of Mainpro+ application questions. These questions are for reference only. All applications for certification must be submitted online via the CERT+ platform.

CFPC Planning Committee Job Aid
Download this helpful guide for speakers in Mainpro+ certified events.

National Standard for Support of Accredited CPD Activities
A 22-month implementation period has been launched leading to official adoption of the National Standard on January 1, 2018. Click here to download.

National Standard for Support of Accredited CPD Activities: FAQs for Implementation

Quick Tips: Writing Learning Objectives
Download this short guide for presenters and planning committee members of Mainpro+ certified programs and events.

Quick Tips: Needs Assessments
Download this short guide for planning committee members of Mainpro+ certified programs and events.

Quick Tips: Identification and Management of Conflicts of Interest and Transparency to Learners
Refer to this quick reference guide when completing the three steps of the CFPC conflict of interest process.

Quick Tips for Speakers of Mainpro+ Certified Programs
Download this helpful guide for speakers in Mainpro+ certified events.

Three-slide COI template
This three-slide template must be completed and included in all Mainpro+-certified presentations. It must also be submitted as part of the Mainpro+ certification process.

Updates

Focus On: Evaluation and Outcome Assessment– December 2015
Learn more about the Mainpro Quality Criteria Evaluation and Outcome Assessment

Conseil Québécois de développement professionnel continu des médecins (CQDPCM) Code of Ethics – December 14, 2015
Read more

Focus On: Interactivity and Engagement and Reinforcement of Learning – November 2015
Learn more about the Mainpro+ Quality Criteria Interactivity and Engagement and Reinforcement of Learning

Focus on Needs Assessment and Practice Relevance – May 2015
Learn more about the Mainpro+ Quality Criterion: Needs Assessment and Practice Relevance.

Focus on Addressing Barriers to Change – April 2015
Learn more about the Mainpro+ Quality Criterion: Addressing Barriers to Change.

Focus on Incorporation of Evidence – March 2015
Learn more about the Mainpro+ Quality Criterion: Incorporation of Evidence.

Accreditation of dried cannabis programs – January 8, 2015
Click here for important information on the accreditation of dried cannabis programs.

Aesthetic procedure programs and Mainpro accreditation – July 4, 2014
Click here for important information regarding the aesthetic procedure programs and Mainpro accreditation.

Links

The International Academy for CPD Accreditation facilitates peer-to-peer support for leaders of CPD/CME accreditation systems and encourages networking, mentoring and interactions about common issues.
https://academy4cpd-accreditation.org/

 

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