Delegates are eligible to receive continuing health education credits as outlined below. Delegates who complete this course, and complete the online evaluation on adjournment, will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Canada Future Directions in IBD

Saturday, November 9, 2024

This program will provide a maximum of 5 hours of continuing health education.

In accordance with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program framework, this program is eligible for:

  • Section 1: Group Learning (Unaccredited): 0.5 credits per hour
  • Section 2: Self-learning (Personal Learning Projects [PLPs]):
    • PLPs are valued at 2 credits per hour of the learning activity
    • PLPs can be earned in addition to claiming credits for Section 1 Group Learning (Unaccredited)
    • There is no maximum on the number of Section 2 credits you may report
    • A minimum of 25 Section 2 credits are required per five year cycle
    • Each of the 10 plenary topics presented at Canada Future Directions in IBD, plus 1 workshop topic of choice, are eligible to be recorded in MAINPORT as a PLP of 2 hours each:
      • Minimum: 2 hours of PLP on 1 topic for 4 credits
      • Maximum: 22 hours of PLP on 11 topics for 44 credits
    • The PLP template will be sent out post-meeting.

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.