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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.


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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
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
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
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
Vaccination in Pregnancy
After completing this online course, learners will be able to describe the evidence for efficacy and safety of vaccination during pregnancy and the preconception and postpartum periods, to identify the indications and contraindications for various vaccines including travel vaccines during pregnancy and the preconception and postpartum periods, to demonstrate strategies to counsel patients about vaccination during pregnancy, to recognize reasons why patients choose not to vaccinate... Details
When: June 10, 2019 – December 31, 2025