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Frequently Asked Questions

REGISTRATION - How do I register? Can I register On-site?

Registration can be completed on our website by clicking here. We cannot take registrations by phone, fax or email. We will accept registrations onsite on May 10,11 and 12 at the main registration area at the entrance to Hall 2.

REGISTRATION - Can I register by phone, fax or email?

We cannot take registrations by phone, fax or email.

Registration can be completed on our website by clicking here.

REGISTRATION - Can I register for just one day of the conference?

We only offer the 3 day rate for the conference. You may attend just one day if you like (and only claim credits for that day) but you still must pay the full 3 day registration fee.

CREDITS - How many credits can I get by attending the entire conference?

Mainpro+: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 15 Mainpro+ credits.

Mainpro+ Workshops (Formerly Mainpro-C) = 2-3 credits per hour: Mainpro+ credits vary per workshop and are separate from the main conference program. Click the Mainpro+ program you are interested in on the program page to find out how many credits per hour you will receive. Following the completion of your Mainpro+ workshop, you will receive a follow up refection exercise from the instructor. Once you have completed this exercise you will receive your Certificate of Attendance from the course provider.

Pharmacists: The main program will be submitted for CEEP accreditation. However, it is not yet accredited.

Pre-Conference and Symposia: The Pre-Conference sessions are produced independent of the University of Toronto's DFCM and LDFP Planning Committee(s) and are supported by educational grants from the industry. Click the session you are interested in on the Pre-Conference or Symposia pages to see their current accreditation status.

CREDITS - Can I convert Mainpro+ credits to AAFP, AMA, or Royal College (MOC) or other international Credits?

Yes! The CFPC has agreements regarding credit reporting and reciprocity with the following partner organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) The AAFP is the accrediting body for family medicine CPD/continuing medical education (CME) in the United States. CFPC members who complete any CPD/CME program accredited by the AAFP for prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of certified credits. CFPC members who complete any CPD/CME program accredited by the AAFP for elective credit can claim the equivalent number of non-certified credits. American Medical Association (AMA) Members may claim certified credits for any AMA PRA Category 1 credits, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle. Any additional credits are eligible as non-certified credits. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College) Maintenance of Certification (MOC). Accredited Section 1 credits are eligible for certified credits, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle; any additional credits are eligible as non-certified credits. Accredited Section 2 activity credits are eligible for non-certified credits, with no maximum. For any other international activities done outside of North America, the Request for Individual Consideration form can be filled out to determine whether certified or non-certified credits can be awarded.

SYMPOSIA - When does symposia registration open?

Registration for symposia will open in Mod-March. You can register for the main conference now and we will email you when registration for symposia opens and you may edit your registration then.

SYMPOSIA - How do the standby lines work?

Pre-Registration for symposia guarentees you entrance into that session up until the starting time. If you are not in the room or in the pre-reg line before this time your pre-registration expires and will be given to somone in the standby line. The standby line will then be admitted into the room up to the alloted number for that particular session. This alloted number can be as low as 100 or as high as 350 and the amount of people in the standby let in would be generally be about 10% of the alloted number.

SYMPOSIA - I'm willing to stand and don't need a meal, why can't I still go into the symposium room to watch the presentation?

The industry symposia are supported by educational grants from industry and the sponsor requests a certain number of attendees for their session (Between 100 and 350 attendees). We only allow the exact number of attendees a sponsor requests into their session even if there is still space in the room.

CERTIFICATE - How will I get my certificate of attendance?

All certificates are located on the back page of the conference program when you arrive at the event.

WI -FI - Is there free wi-fi?

We are providing free wide open access to Wi-Fi while attending Pri-Med Canada. The Wi-Fi will allow you to view your conference agenda, interact with speakers, submit your evaluations, check your email and your social media. Downloading movies or other large files will not be available for free. Don't forget to bring your smartphone, tablet/iPad so you can stay connected during the event.

PRESENTATIONS - Are the presentations available online?

Physicians: Yes. The University of Toronto, Department of Family & Community Medicine session presentations are available online, to registered attendees, during and after the conference. Please note: if the speaker did not give us permission, their presentation is not available.

The Presentations will be available until September 29, 2018.

HOTEL - Are there host hotels?

Yes we have host hotels, and rooms blocks with discounted rates. For more information visit our hotel information page here: https://www.pri-med.ca/pct/hotel-travel/hotel.html

LOCATION - Where is the conference?

The conference is located at: International Centre - HALL 2 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario *The Pre-conference on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, will be held at the Conference Centre Entrance at the International Centre. For a map and more information visit our location page: https://www.pri-med.ca/pct/hotel-travel/directions.html

SHUTTLE - Are there Shuttle Buses?

We are pleased again to offer continuous complimentary shuttles to/from our Host Hotels to the Main Hall 2 Entrance of Pri-Med Canada from Wednesday May 9 to Saturday May 12.

ACCESSIBILITY NEEDS

If you require any special assistance, please contact us directly at least 30 days prior to the conference date.
Email: registration@pri-med.ca
Tel: 1-888-443-6786 (ext. 2204 or 2226)

You can view our AODA policy here: https://d161tpovjws7qn.cloudfront.net/images/pdf/AODA_Policy_DCC.pdf

MAINPRO+ - Confused about the new Mainpro+ system?

Visit the CFPC Mainpro+ F.A.Q. website here: http://www.cfpc.ca/ProjectAssets/Templates/FAQ.aspx?id=9307/

CANCELLATION - What is your cancellation policy?

Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

PRIVACY POLICY - What is your privacy policy?

This is a web site and event of DIVERSIFIED COMMUNICATIONS CANADA (www.divcomevents.com). For industry sponsored sessions in person or online, your contact information (with the exception of your email address) is collected and shared with each individual sponsor of the respective symposia or seminar(s) registered to. Sponsors of each symposia and/or seminar require this information for symposia/seminar registration confirmation and provision of ongoing services and to maintain communication and respond to inquiries from delegates. For further information, please contact the sponsor in question for their Privacy Statement. Diversified Communications reserves the rights to all recording or reproductions of our conferences and online products. This includes recording of presentations and other supporting Continuing Education materials including, but not limited to, the posters and syllabus. Any person attending might be photographed or videotaped, and on registration, the attendee gives permission to use their image in possible future publications including print, online and video. As a registrant to any event, you may receive periodic mailings, email, telemarketing, or fax messages from us with information on upcoming conferences and online learning opportunities. If you do not wish to receive such information, you have two ways to inform us: You can send us an email to: registration@pri-med.ca. Please provide us with your exact name and address. You can provide it in writing to the address above. Please provide us with your exact name and address.

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