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Canadian Paediatric Society

eCME: Professional online education and clinical podcasts

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Build leading-edge knowledge and skills at your own pace. The CPS works with medical experts and content designers to develop online courses that are current, evidence-based, balanced, and accredited.

 

Improving the Health of Military Families

Improving the Health of Military Families

Credit hours: 1.0

Learn to assess, manage and support the unique health care needs of military families using focused strategies and resources. 

Expires: Jul 25, 2019

CPS position statement


<p>From challenges to innovation: Doing our part to improve children’s health status and health services in Canada</p>

From challenges to innovation: Doing our part to improve children’s health status and health services in Canada

Credit hours: 1.0

CPS Member:
$42.50
Non-member:
$64.50

Learn strategies that can positively impact children’s health and service delivery at the community and provincial/territorial levels.

 

Expires: Sep 1, 2018


Little things matter: The impact of toxins on child health

Little things matter: The impact of toxins on child health

Credit hours: 1.0

CPS Member:
$42.50
Non-member:
$64.50

Learn more about the toxic chemicals that are associated with learning or behavioural problems in children.

 

Expires: Sep 1, 2018


<p>One year later: Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and what we’ve learned about requests concerning minors</p>

One year later: Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and what we’ve learned about requests concerning minors

Credit hours: 1.0

CPS Member:
$42.50
Non-member:
$64.50

Learn how key findings from the CPSP and related MAID studies reflect, and perhaps anticipate, end-of-life care for infants, children and youth in Canada.

 

Expires: Sep 1, 2018


Say yes to the less! ‘Choosing wisely’ in office and hospital settings

Say yes to the less! ‘Choosing wisely’ in office and hospital settings

Credit hours: 1.0

CPS Member:
$42.50
Non-member:
$64.50

Learn about five specific areas where clinical paediatric management can be improved based on best evidence and practice.

 

Expires: Sep 1, 2018

Clinical podcasts

Earn 0.5 Section 2 credits per podcast.

Based on recent CPS position statements/practice points and presented in a case-based approach, these podcasts allow busy clinicians to listen to CME at their convenience.

Featuring practical insights, clinical presentations or specific diagnoses, clinical guidance and policy recommendations, these podcasts will appeal to paediatricians, family physicians, residents, and allied health professionals.

Brought to you by CPS and PedsCases.

For the most popular free podcatcher softwares, visit: ITunes, Juice, Doppler.

Paediatric complicated pneumonia: Diagnosis and management of empyema

Paediatric complicated pneumonia: Diagnosis and management of empyema

Length: 13 min.

Empyema management is a common, if controversial, reason for hospitalization in childhood. Learn to better assess and treat this complication of pneumonia. 

Posted: Aug 8, 2018

CPS practice point


Cannabis and Canada’s children and youth

Cannabis and Canada’s children and youth

Length: 18 min.

Learn how cannabinoid use can affect the adolescent brain during a particularly important phase of development.

Posted: Jul 17, 2018

CPS position statement


Medical decision-making in paediatrics: Infancy to adolescence

Medical decision-making in paediatrics: Infancy to adolescence

Length: 16 min.

Explore some common ethical questions that arise during paediatric care, with pathways to shared decision-making and tools for resolving disagreements.

Posted: Jun 7, 2018

CPS position statement


Contraceptive care for Canadian youth

Contraceptive care for Canadian youth

Length: 20 min.

Contraceptive options are reviewed, with risks, benefits and recommendations for prescription and use.

Posted: May 29, 2018

CPS position statement


Cross-cultural communication: Tools for working with families and children

Cross-cultural communication: Tools for working with families and children

Length: 10 min.

Hear all about the LEARN (Listen, Explain, Acknowledge, Recommend, Negotiate) model for cross-cultural communication in paediatrics.

Posted: Feb 14, 2018

CPS practice point


Management of Infants born to Mothers who have used Opioids during Pregnancy

Management of Infants born to Mothers who have used Opioids during Pregnancy

Length: 21 min.

Learn about the presentation of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and its differential, the assessment of an infant with NAS, and the treatment and discharge planning of an infant and their family.

Posted: Jan 15, 2018

CPS practice point


Medical Assistance In Dying: A paediatric perspective

Medical Assistance In Dying: A paediatric perspective

Length: 22 min.

In June 2016, the government of Canada introduced Bill C-14, allowing physicians in Canada to provide medical assistance in dying (MAID) to eligible patients. Review current issues regarding MAID for children and youth in Canada.

Posted: Dec 7, 2017

CPS position statement


<p>Screening for disruptive behaviour problems in preschool children in primary health care settings</p>

Screening for disruptive behaviour problems in preschool children in primary health care settings

Length: 16 min.

Disruptive behaviours can be a major challenge for parents, caregivers and their preschool children.

 

Posted: Nov 25, 2017

CPS position statement


Update for Canadian NRP providers: A case-based review

Update for Canadian NRP providers: A case-based review

Length: 19 min.

CPS Practice Point outlining the updated Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) guidelines for Canadian providers through a case-based review.

 

Posted: Nov 1, 2017

CPS practice point


CPS acute otitis media

CPS acute otitis media

Length: 21 min.

Learn about the pathogenesis, etiology, and risk factors of acute otitis media. 

 

Posted: Oct 19, 2017

CPS position statement


Update on invasive meningococcal vaccination for Canadian children and youth

Update on invasive meningococcal vaccination for Canadian children and youth

Length: 16 min.

Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is serious, often resulting in fulminant sepsis or meningitis.

 

Posted: Aug 7, 2017

CPS position statement


Uncomplicated pneumonia in healthy Canadian children and youth: Practice points for management

Uncomplicated pneumonia in healthy Canadian children and youth: Practice points for management

Length: 18 min.

Although immunization has decreased the incidence of bacterial pneumonia in vaccinated children, pneumonia remains common in healthy children. 

 

Posted: Feb 28, 2017

CPS practice point


Management of term infants at increased risk for early onset bacterial sepsis

Management of term infants at increased risk for early onset bacterial sepsis

Length: 19 min.

Early-onset neonatal bacterial sepsis (EOS) has been defined as sepsis occurring within the first seven days of life; most infants become symptomatic within 24 h of birth.

 

Posted: Jan 11, 2017

CPS position statement


Acute management of croup in the emergency department

Acute management of croup in the emergency department

Length: 16 min.

Croup is one of the most common causes of upper airway obstruction in young children.

 

Posted: Jan 6, 2017

CPS practice point

Last updated: Oct 3 2017