Aug 2022

Violence Prevention Training for Physicians- Sept 27 & Oct 17


As care providers and health care leaders, we have a shared responsibility to take the necessary steps to prevent and respond to violent incidents at our hospitals and long term care homes.

Online and classroom violence prevention training is a priority for our high risk areas to provide staff with the tools and skills to manage the violence risk associated with our vulnerable patients, residents and clients.

Violence prevention online and classroom training for physicians is now available on Learning Hub:

Classroom dates are: Sept 27 & Oct 17

The following CME credits for Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum (PVPC) physician online modules were approved by UBC as of April 1, 2022:

  • 1.5 MOC Section 3 Self-Assessment hours (expires April 1, 2025)
  • 1.5 Mainpro+ Assessment credits (expires April 1, 2023)

Compensation is not available for the PVPC physician online modules.

Physicians that work in high risk units/programs will be compensated for 3.5 hours for attending the PVPC physicianclassroom training.

High risk areas at Providence include: Long Term Care, Mental Health, Urban Health, Addictions, Emergency, and Inpatient Medicine.

CME credits are not available for the PVPC physician classroom training.

For more information, please email