Online Courses

Designed by SOGC experts and employing the most current medical knowledge, our accredited online courses combine premier medical education with the convenience of online study. 

These courses are designed specifically for improving the learning experience and to tailor your educational experiences to meet your personal learning objectives.

Cancellation policy:

  • Cancellation requests received within 30 days of registration (without accessing the online content) will be refunded minus an administration cost of 25% of the total course fee.
  • For cancellation requests received more than 30 days from registration or after accessing the online material, the course fee is non-refundable.

All cancellations requests must be made in writing to the SOGC and sent by email to [email protected]


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Alcohol and Pregnancy
Since women access the health care system regularly before, during, and after pregnancy, maternal health care providers are well positioned to conduct universal screening for alcohol and other substance use.  This contact with a health care provider can also serve as a unique opportunity to provide interventions, treatments and strategies to mitigate the impact of alcohol use on fetal development, postnatal health and maximize the potential for favourable outcomes. This online course ... Details
When: February 17, 2021 – December 31, 2025
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This online course reviews current knowledge in the safety and best practices in minimally invasive surgery; particularly surgical approaches to laparoscopy, fluid management, and electrosurgery in gynaecology. This program supports specialists in gynaecology in their knowledge of these aspects of minimally invasive surgery with an individualized understanding of patient risks and... Details
When: February 28, 2019 – December 31, 2025
Contraception: It’s a Plan
This online course will give you the opportunity to evaluate twenty cases of women seeking contraception. These will present common and not-so-common situations that may face health care providers.

When: February 11, 2019 – December 31, 2025
COVID-19 Vaccination and Pregnancy
This online course offers a review of up-to-date information on the COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy.

When: March 18, 2021 – December 31, 2025
Eliminating Cervical Cancer – Once and Forever
The objectives of this online course are to allow participants to review the epidemiology of HPV and disease, to update the latest data on HPV vaccines, to discuss the uptake of HPV vaccination and its impact on disease, to explore the safety of HPV vaccines, and to learn how to successfully counsel on HPV vaccination.

When: February 18, 2019 – September 11, 2025
Extended Release Subdermal Implant Preceptorship Program
This online course will review up-to-date evidence on the effectiveness of LARCs, uptake statistics, and conceptualize the current needs for expanding contraceptive options in Canada. In particular, emerging evidence has shown that etonogesterel subdermal implant is a highly effective contraception option. Etonogesterel subdermal implant will be reviewed in detail, and by the end of the module you will have an understanding of the benefits and risks of this LARC option, how to... Details
When: November 9, 2020 – December 31, 2025
Fertility Treatment
The objectives of this online course are to allow participants to review the rational of using aromatase inhibitor in infertility, to update the latest data on letrozole, to discuss indications and safety of letrozole treatment, to discuss how to use letrozole in infertility and to learn how to counsel the patients about letrozole treatment.

When: February 18, 2019 – December 31, 2025
Induction of Labour: Putting Safety First
While comprehensive evidence-based guidelines exist to guide choices in induction of labour (IOL), the practice of IOL involves specific safety considerations, accurate methods of administration, skilled patient counselling, documentation, and clinical judgement. This online course supports hospital obstetrics staff with up-to-date education on safety matters concerning induction of labour (IOL), including methods, risks, and practical insights for optimal... Details
When: August 19, 2019 – December 31, 2025
Intrauterine Contraception (IUC) Insertion Preceptorship
Unintended pregnancies can be prevented with effective contraception options, including intrauterine contraception (IUC). This online course provides information on how to initiate the conversation about IUC, and maintain positive communication with patients throughout and post-procedure. With four in-depth modules, the course provides a review of the practical skills and knowledge required for practitioners who would like to develop or build on their expertise for insertion of IUC... Details
When: February 18, 2019 – December 31, 2025
Iron Deficiency Anemia: Bridging the Gap
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is prevalent in patients in gynaecology and obstetrics practice and is associated with many adverse effects and outcomes including fatigue, poor wound healing, and risks for pregnancy and infants. Yet research has revealed that IDA is substantially underdiagnosed and undertreated in Canadian gynaecology and obstetrics practices. Gynecologists and obstetricians are in the ideal position to recognize the common risk factors for IDA in women, and to assess... Details
When: February 4, 2021 – December 31, 2025
Lyme Disease in Pregnancy
Lyme is an emergent disease in Canada, transmitted to humans via the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. The SOGC’s 2020 Committee Opinion No. 399: Management of Tick Bites and Lyme Disease During Pregnancy provides guidance for the care of pregnant patients with tick bite or suspected Lyme disease. This online course is based on key learnings from the new SOGC opinion statement. The aim of this program is to increase awareness of Lyme risk and management in pregnancy, and to provide ... Details
When: April 27, 2021 – December 31, 2025
Medical Abortion Training Program
By the end of this online course, participants should be able to define medical abortion, to describe the incidence of both induced abortion and medical abortion in Canada, to identify differences in abortion access between and within the provinces and territories of Canada and to understand the need for a combination regimen of mifepristone/misoprostol in Canada.

When: February 18, 2019 – December 31, 2025
Medical Management of Uterine Fibroids
The medical management of uterine fibroids is an evolving practice. As novel therapies are introduced, clinical practice guidance has been updated to provide evidence-based recommendations on the evolving role of these agents in clinical practice. This online course reviews the role of medical therapy in the management of uterine fibroids. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) provides guidance for The Management of Uterine Leiomyomas (SOGC CPG #318).... Details
When: February 18, 2019 – December 31, 2025
Not Your 2002 Menopause
As the population ages, women with menopausal symptoms make up an increasing proportion of the population. Vasomotor and vaginal symptoms in menopause are common. Additionally, menopause is associated with other changes including decreased bone density, joint pain, sleep disturbance and increased cardiovascular risk. Overall, menopause can affect quality of life, sexuality, self-image, and health status.  It is important to ask women if they are experiencing symptoms, since many may... Details
When: February 18, 2019 – December 31, 2025
Research Course: Epidemiology
This online course covers basic concepts of epidemiology in order to provide researchers and trainees with an understanding of study design and epidemiologic methods. It provides an overview of the different types of studies, including observational, experimental, meta-analyses, and qualitative studies, highlighting important considerations when designing a study. It also reviews methods for dealing with systematic error and for conducting critical... Details
When: April 1, 2021 – December 31, 2025