CPD Points

CPD is the means by which members of the professions maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence, and develop the personal and professional qualities required throughout their professional lives.

Colleges that currently recognise the Australian Resuscitation Council ALS courses include:

 


The Australian Resuscitation Council is an authorised provider of accredited activities under the RACGP QI&CPD Program. The 2014–16 QI&CPD triennium features a number of developmental enhancements that will be offered during the triennium period. This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD Program.
Points
• 40 (Category 1)
• CPR points – GP’s attending this activity will satisfy their basic CPR requirement for the 2013-2016 triennium.


  • Accredited for Rural and Remote Procedural GP’s Program: Anaesthetics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Post Graduate / VP / PDP: Advanced Basic Core Clinical

PDP Points

  • Advanced Life Support is accredited for 15 ACEM CPD hours and Procedural Skills Maintenance
  • Advanced Life Support is accredited for 15 ACEM CPD hours and Procedural Skills Maintenance

 

  • Accredited for Rural and Remote Procedural GP’s Program: Anaesthetics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Post Graduate / VP / PDP: Advanced Basic Core Clinical

ALS 1 PDP Points

  • PDP Core Points- 22 Points
  • Extended Skills Points – 2 Points
  • ALS Points – 10 Points
  • This course also attracts 10 Anaesthetic Extended Skill MOPS Points

ALS 2 PDP Points

  • PDP Core Points- 36 Points
  • Extended Skills Points – 30 Points
  • ALS Points – 10 Points
  • This course also attracts 30 Anaesthetic Extended Skill MOPS Points


The Colleges’ CPD program was established in 2012 with the main objective of fostering continued learning of Fellows in order to improve standards of clinical practice.
Points
• Category 3B – 3 credits per hour


ANZCA’s continuing professional development (CPD) program has been revised in 2014 to align with modern developments in CPD and in response to the changing medical regulatory environment facing specialist anaesthetists and specialist pain medicine physicians.
Points
• Short courses – credits per hour