Obtain Recognition of your expertise in Pediatric Urology through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) has recognized the Area of Focused Competence (AFC) in Pediatric Urology as a Royal College discipline, and has launched a Practice Eligibility Route for this area of focused competence (PER-AFC).
If you would like to have your competencies in Pediatric Urology recognized by the Royal College with an additional designation, we invite you to apply. Eligibility criteria are outlined in the application form, which can be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This application process reviews your discipline specific scope of practice and collects feedback from a number of peers through multisource feedback. Your application will be reviewed by the AFC committee in Pediatric Urology to determine whether you meet the discipline’s requirements. The application fee is $1950 CDN and the annual fee for Diplomates is $250 CDN.
More information regarding the route and application process is available on the Royal College website: Practice Eligibility Route - AFC: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Andrew E MacNeily MD FRCSC
Chair, AFC Pediatric Urology Committee
As an ongoing commitment to openness and transparency, Health Canada would like to notify you that a summary safety review (SSR) regarding standard synthetic mid-urethral slings and their long-term safety and effectiveness will be published (see attached document). The SSR is intended to provide Canadians with a sufficient understanding of the safety review conducted by Health Canada, specifically what was assessed, what was found and what action was taken.
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), Canadian Drug Expert Committee (CDEC) and the Institut national d'excellence en santé et services sociaux (INESSS) have recommended PLUVICTO™ (lutetium (177Lu) vipivotide tetraxetan injection) for public reimbursement for the treatment of adult patients with prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-positive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have received at least one androgen receptor pathway inhibitor (ARPI) and taxane-based chemotherapy and meet certain conditions.
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