The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOPHTH)Mandatory
With clinical governance, annual appraisal and revalidation becoming essential ingredients of clinical practice, participation in CPD is no longer optional.
The CPD scheme follows a 5 year cycle of CPD activity in which it will be necessary for 250 credits to be accumulated. Participants are expected to accumulate 50 credits per annum.
CATEGORY A: CLINICAL AND ACADEMIC: INTERNAL (Minimum 10 Points)
CATEGORY B: CLINICAL AND ACADEMIC: EXTERNAL (Minimum 20 Points)
CATEGORY C: CLINICAL AND ACADEMIC: SELF DIRECTED (Minimum 5 Points)
CATEGORY D: PROFESSIONAL & MANAGERIAL (Minimum 5 Points)