A primer on some of the key issues and impacts of climate change that psychiatry residents should know.
This 40-minute online course is designed as a quick primer on some of the key issues and impacts of climate change that psychiatry residents should know.
Funding for this project was supported in part from an Innovation & Scholarship Award from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University.
After completing this course, you'll be able to:
Emma Gregory, MD, PGY6 Resident, Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Ana Hategan, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, McMaster University
Anthony J. Levinson, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry, McMaster University
This e-learning activity is a form of self-study using enduring materials (e-learning modules) as defined by the Maintenance of Proficiency (Mainpro+®) Program of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Self-study using e-learning modules is included under the Non-Certified Self-Learning credit category. Any non-certified activity is generally eligible for one non-certified credit per hour.
This e-learning activity is a form of self-study using enduring materials (e-learning modules) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Self-study using e-learning modules is included as an example of a Section 2 activity. Reviewing enduring materials is generally valued at 0.5 credit per topic. However, additional research/self-study using the e-learning can also be submitted as Personal Learning Projects (PLPs) where you will earn two (2) credits per hour.
Handout from the course: Hot and Bothered: A Primer on Climate Change for Psychiatry Residents
References from the course: Hot and Bothered: A Primer on Climate Change for Psychiatry Residents.
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