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Canadian Paediatric Society

Section 3 – Self Assessment Programs

Section 3 - Self-Assessment Programs must meet 4 standards for approval within the RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program:

PREP The Curriculum® includes accredited self-assessment programs and is one way to meet the yearly MOC requirements.

  • Be developed to address a defined need within a specific subject area, topic or problem.
  • Describe the methods that enable participants to demonstrate or apply their knowledge, skills, clinical judgment or attitudes.
  • Provide detailed feedback to participants on their performance to enable the identification of any area(s) requiring improvement through the development of a future learning plan.
  • Developed independent of the influence of any commercial or other conflicts of interest.

Self-Assessment Programs approved under Section 3 must be developed or co-developed by a planning committee consisting of members of a physician organization. For more information, refer to the Royal College website.

Credit rating – 3 credits per hour

Application fee:

Program with no private sector funding$500 (plus applicable taxes)
Program with funding$1000 (plus applicable taxes)

Application form for Section 3


Last updated: Aug 16 2017