Professionalism and Medical Ethics

Self-paced online modules, small group online workshop series 

Course Overview

Physicians are committed to the health and well-being of individual patients, themselves and society through ethical practice, high personal standards of behaviour, accountability to the profession and society, physician-led regulation, and maintenance of personal health and professional wellness. This course is designed to help you recognize and safely navigate everyday ethical and professional challenges, identify and prevent conflicts and potential adverse events.

There are offerings of self-learning modules as well as online workshop series in this course.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, you will be equipped to:

  • Demonstrate values and expectations of professionalism in medical practice in Alberta
  • Identify situations that may be at high risk of raising issues around professionalism
  • Recognize the early warning signs indicating ethical dilemmas and boundary problems
  • Engage in reflective practice to maintain ethical and professional practice
  • Access resources that are available for continuous support of professionalism and wellness

Contact

Niamh Lyons, Education Coordinator

Blended

Credits

Online Modules

  • Mainpro+ Self-Learning – 1.5 credits
  • MOC Section 3 Self-Assessment – 1.5 hours

Online Workshop Series

  • Mainpro+ Group Learning – 6.0 credits
  • MOC Section 1 – 6.0 hours

Course Format

The online modules are available for you to self-register and complete at any time. Please read the how-to instructions carefully.

The online workshop series will be offered at various times throughout the year. Upcoming workshop dates will be released as they become available.

You may choose to register for the online modules only.

Completion of the online modules is required prior to attending the workshop series.


Online Modules

  1. CPSA Perspective
  2. Professionalism Overview
  3. Physician Wellness and Professionalism
  4. Communications and Professionalism

Online Workshop Series

(In order to prevent Zoom fatigue, the topics will be scheduled within a one to two-week time window.) 

Two-hour workshop: Physician Wellness

Two-hour workshop: Greg’s Story

One-on-one online simulation: Communication Skills

Registration

Self-register for the free Online Modules. Create an ECME e-Learning Profile or login to an existing profile at https://ecme.ucalgary.ca. Once logged in, go to 'e-Learning Courses' from the main menu. Find ‘Professionalism and Medical Ethics (Online Modules)’ in the course listing. After submitting your registration, right away you will be redirected to start the course. 

Registration for the online workshop series will be open soon. 

Workshop Schedule

Coming Soon!