The BPS recommends that members undertake 1/2 to 1 day of CPD a month. The Health and Care Professions Council by law requires psychologists registered with the HPC to keep a continuous, up-to-date and accurate record of a variety of CPD activities. These activities must contribute to the quality of their practice and service delivery… Read more »
CPD is linked to registration, so you need to meet our CPD standards to stay registered. There are five CPD standards: A registrant must: 1. maintain a continuous, up-to-date and accurate record of their CPD activities; 2. demonstrate that their CPD activities are a mixture of learning activities relevant to current or future practice; 3. seek to ensure… Read more »
The NPA supports CPD through a web-based learning service and the provision of training courses.
The College of Optometrists offers resources and a voluntary online scheme to promote professional development.
As a condition of registration, registrants must keep a record of CPD and submit it to the Council on request, make at least 9 CPD entries per year that reflect the context and scope of the registrant’s practice, and record how their CPD has contributed to the quality or development of their practice using the… Read more »
As a condition of registration, dispensing opticians and optometrists need 36 continuing education and training (CET) general points over 3 years. Practitioners on a specialist register need additional specialist points. Different activities merit different points. Once you have confirmed your points on www.cetoptics.com, you don’t need to do anything else. Cetoptics will automatically notify the… Read more »
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) provides courses and events to support CPD.
As a condition of registration, nurses and midwives must undertake at least 35 hours of learning relevant to their practice every 3 years. You should document each learning activity you have undertaken in the three years prior to renewing your registration. The NMC audits compliance with the Prep (CPD) standard.
The scheme is consistent with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges CPD guidance. It helps you ensure you are meeting GMC requirements for revalidation and CPD. There is a reduced focus on CPD credits – they are no longer a requirement, this CPD scheme has moved towards an outcomes based policy. The important focus needs… Read more »
The College expects every doctor to complete 50 hours per year CPD: A minimum of 20 per year should be achieved in each of external and internal activities. Of the 20 hours of internal activities a minimum of ten should be from participation in local clinical governance meetings. For revalidation and appraisal purposes you will… Read more »