Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Accreditation Information

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) strives to meet the highest standards in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for cardiovascular professionals in Canada. To that end, we offer an exemplary accreditation activity.

CCS CPD Committee Mission

To design and provide innovative, cardiovascular, continuing professional development opportunities that support all learners’ professional competencies using CanMed roles, while improving patient outcome and population care.

Propose or Accredit a CPD Activity

As a long-standing recognized accredited provider for the Royal College, the CCS develops and accredits numerous educational activities each year. The CCS ensures that these educational activities align with the Royal College’s “National Standard of Support for CPD Activities” and the Canadian Medical Association’s “Guidelines for Physicians in Interactions with Industry”.

Visit our Resources and Policies page for additional support with proposing or accrediting a CPD activity.

STEP 1: Am I a Physician Organization?

Before applying, please review the Royal College definition of a physician organization, updated November 2021. If you do not meet the definition, the CCS is always open to co-develop educational activities.

In order to comply with the Royal College National Standard for Support of Accredited CPD, all co-developers of education activities must complete and submit a letter of intent before co-development of the program begins.


Confirmation of Physician Organization Status

Letter of Intent

STEP 3: MOC Credit Category

MOC Section 1

MOC Section 3: SAP

MOC Section 3: SIM

EXPEDITED FEES apply for all applications received less than 8 weeks before your planned activity date.

I am seeking to propose or accredit an educational activity as a:

Please note: the CCS periodically implements changes to accreditation processes in response to Royal College revised accreditation guidelines. Please be sure to visit this page regularly to review any recent changes/updates.

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