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CPD Credits and Evaluation

Accreditation Information

Royal College MOC Program

Section 1 – Group Learning

The 2024 COS Annual Meeting is an accredited group learning activity under Section 1 of the MOC Program as defined by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and has been approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Participants may claim up to 28.25 credit hours.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association (AMA) and the RCPSC, the 2024 COS Annual Meeting, as a live educational activity, qualifies for AMA PRA category 1 credits.

Live educational activities, occurring in Canada, recognized by the RCPSC as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC.

Section 2: Individual Learning (formally Self-Assessment)

Learning from poster presentations may be claimed as Education content review (reading), under Section 2 of the MOC Program as defined by the RCPSC. You may claim 0.5 credits per hour.

Section 3 – SAP & Simulation

The COS will offer 6 Surgical Skill Transfer Courses (STC) as Simulation Activities (Section 3) and 6 Self-Assessment Programs (Section 3) as defined by the MOC Program of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Participants can claim a maximum of 1.5 hours for each course (credits are automatically calculated).

Allied Health 


Certificate of participation provided in the Canadian Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (CSORN) package. CSORN doesn’t have an accrediting body. The 2024 COS Annual Meeting Certificate from the evaluation site may also function to claim credits.


The Canadian society of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (CSOMP) Annual Education Day 2024 is approved for 7.0 IJCAHPO CE credits. 


The TCOS Workshop on May 30 has been approved for 3.5 COC core CE. The TCOS Scientific Session May 31 has been approved for 5.0 COC core CE. TCOS will be issuing CE reporting forms at the Workshop and Scientific Sessions. Forms issued by COS will NOT be accepted for CE reporting. 


CPD Evaluation

Evaluation is a required component of the Royal College MOC Program.

Complete your evaluation HERE for the Annual Meeting and each of the sessions you attended.

A Certificate of Attendance is available for download once you complete the overall Annual Meeting evaluation.