On June 17, 2016, the Parliament of Canada passed bill C-14 which allows eligible Canadian adults to request medical assistance in dying (MAiD). The passage of the bill was the culmination of an ongoing debate on the right of people to control the time and circumstances of their own death.
This online CPD/CME module will outline the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) process as it currently stands in Newfoundland and Labrador as part of the spectrum of end of life options. It provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of the legal and practical aspects of medical assistance in dying (MAiD).
After completing this online learning module, you will be able to:
This continuing professional development (CPD) program has been designed to consider the CanMEDS Physician Competency Framework, including the roles of:
Intended Audience- This course is designed to meet the learning needs of family physicians, specialists, and nurse practitioners in Newfoundland and Labrador who might be involved in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) requests.
Registration Cost - $0.00
You must have an MDcme.ca account and be logged in to register for this course
This course expires on
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
This one-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University for up to 1.5 Mainpro+® credits.
Maintenance of Certification (Section 3 - Self Assessment)
This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University. You may claim a maximum of 1.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).