exercise-based learning (online option available)
Canadian family physicians
Accreditation: Once reviewed, CFPC members will receive 3 Mainpro-C credits and 3 bonus Mainpro-M1 credits for each completed Pearls exercise.
Format: Exercises are submitted via a form that guides physicians through a five-step reflective inquiry and learning process. An online option (“ePearls”) is available. There is no cost for participating in Pearls.
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Equipment used:: computer/tablet/mobile phone
This resource is available to all active CFPC members, resident members, and practice-eligible exam candidates
Topics are self-directed and self-managed CPD meant to facilitate the integration of new knowledge and skills into practice.
The Pearls process helps participants find valid, reliable and relevant answers to clinical questions. As well, it prompts participants to develop a plan for putting new information ‘to work’ in a medical practice.
Procedural skills learned:
Depends on Pearl exercise undertaken
College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)