Calling all board members or those interested in joining a board!

New to your role on a PCN Board? As a current board member, do you want to better understand your role and responsibilities? Confused by the myriad of committees and how they work together? Interested in joining a PCN Board? If you answered yes to any of these questions... the Essentials Certificate is for you!

As an attendee of this workshop, you will walk away with the understanding of:

  • Your role and responsibility as a Board member;
  • Your financial and fiduciary requirements; 
  • Your role as an “employer”;
  • The board’s legal model;
  • Enhancing your relationship and understanding with your Joint Governance partner; and
  • An overall understanding of how the board interacts with all the components of the primary care system. 

This course establishes a solid foundation in PCN Governance by covering topics including: Legal Models 1 and 2, Risk Management and Business Plans. View the learning objectives for all sessions.

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18 Mainpro+ credits.

Spring 2020 full day session dates 

Please note dates postponed as a result of COVID-19.

Dates subject to change. Click the date links below to register.
Fee $199.00 plus GST 

  • May 1 - Edmonton - Postponed to future date
  • May 29 - Calgary - Postponed to future date

Post Coursework Teleconferences 

A post coursework teleconference is one of the requirements to be completed by participants. This requirement applies to Essentials, Advanced and Expert Series - Finance courses. The purpose of the teleconference is to facilitate reflection and to test and measure concepts in a simple way. For physician participants, it is a requirement to obtain CME credits and designed to support the integrity of PCN Board Competency Training.  

Taken the Essentials Certificate training course? Complete the CME requirements. Register for a post coursework teleconference date:
NOTE: New dates will be announced when available.