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Please note this selection is not meant to be comprehensive or complete, and inclusion is not necessarily an endorsement by the CPSO.

For general questions about the regulation requiring CPD, email Physician Advisory Services, or call 416-967-2603 or 1-800-268-7096 ext. 606.

For other inquiries about CPD/practice improvement, email the Education Liaison, or call 416-967-2600 or 1-800-268-7096 ext. 747.

Academic Detailing Service
Centre for Effective Practice

Actionable Nuggets: Special Populations in Primary Care Portal
Queen’s University

Anti-infective Guidelines for Community-acquired Infections (only available for purchase)
MUMS Health

Clinical Handbooks for Quality-Based Procedures
Health Quality Ontario

CMA Clinical Resources
Canadian Medical Association

Continuing Education
The Michener Institute

CPG Infobase: Clinical Practice Guidelines Database

Informed Consent eLearning Module
The Canadian Medical Protective Association

Practice Based Small Group Learning Program (PBSGL) 
The Foundation for Medical Practice Education

Preventive Care Checklist Forms
College of Family Physicians of Canada 

Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules
Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Ontario

Rourke Baby Record


Infection Prevention and Control Resources

Infection Control and Epidemiology Course
Michener Institute

Infection Prevention and Control
Public Health Ontario

Infection Prevention and Control Core Competencies Online Learning Course
Public Health Ontario

Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Office Practice Document
Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC)


Medical Assistance in Dying Resources

End of Life Care Resources (Please note: requires OHA login)
Ontario Hospital Association

Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada - Ethics Resources
Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto

Medical Assistance in Dying Resource
Centre for Effective Practice

Medical Assistance in Dying Tools & Resources
Ontario College of Family Physicians

Assisted Dying Resources
Queen's University - Continuing Professional Development


Safe Opioid Prescribing Resources

Guidelines, Reference Documents

2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioid Therapy and Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Management of alcohol use disorders, opioid prescribing, and opioid use disorders in primary care: a pocket reference for family physicians
Women’s College Hospital

Courses, Programs, eLearning Modules

Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Methadone for Pain in Palliative Care Course
Canadian Virtual Hospice

Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Opioids Clinical Primer
machealth Programs (Division of e-Learning Innovation, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University)

Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-cancer Pain
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Safer Opioid Prescribing Series
The University of Toronto

Mentoring and other networks

Medical Mentoring for Addictions and Pain
Ontario College of Family Physicians

Primary Care Academic Detailing Service
Centre for Effective Practice

Project ECHO Ontario Pain
Project ECHO Ontario

Practice Support Tools

Clinical Tools and Resources (includes Opioid Manager, Opioid Tapering Template, Opioid Use Disorder Tool)
Centre for Effective Practice


Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Management and Opioid Resources
College of Family Physicians of Canada

Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care-Hospital Integration 

Ontario’s Narcotics Strategy – Resources
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Opioid Management Tools for Family Physicians
Ontario College of Family Physicians

Opioid Stewardship
Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada

Safer Opioids for All
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada