Continual Professional Development

Earning 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:

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)
Accreditation
  • 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
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Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
Accreditation
  • 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
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Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

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
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College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM)

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
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Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

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
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Australian College of Nursing

2015 points to be advised

Points
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