Prescribing Safely Canada


The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is working with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to support Prescribing Safely Canada—a new online tool to help Canadian physicians assess and enhance their prescribing skills.

Are you Prescribing Safely? Join the medication safety movement to assess your prescribing skills and help reduce medication errors.

Building on the success of Prescribing Safely Canada pilot and participant feedback, the
Royal College, with support from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to offer new prescribing assessments in an engaging format for a limited time.

About Prescribing Safely Canada – New accredited modules:

  • Short, thematic, case-based modules that focus on a full range of prescribing competencies
  • Created for Canadian prescribers to address current hot topics: Frail Client, Opioid Prescribing and Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Available free of charge in both English and French, until April 2019
  • Participants can complete the online learning modules at a time of their choosing
  • This two-credit-per-hour Assessment program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 3.0 Mainpro+ credits
  • Participants will receive a certificate of completion

The Royal College and CFPC are committed to supporting life-long learning and enhancement of skills and competencies. Authored and peer reviewed by clinicians, including family physicians, the Prescribing Safely Canada modules aim to address the everyday practice context.

For a limited time only, take advantage of this accredited learning opportunity and participate today! Questions? Please get in touch at [email protected]

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