|Quick Reference Guide for registrations||click here|
|What is CPD?||Continuing professional development|
|What is a CEU?||Continuing education unit|
|I am on maternity leave, do I have to comply with CPD?||Yes|
|I am retired, do I have to comply with CPD?||Yes|
|I am working abroad, do I have to comply with CPD?||Yes, however, if you are compliant with the CPD requirements in the country where you are currently working, we will accept your CPD certificates or a letter from that licensing authority stating that you are compliant.|
|I am not working and do not practise my profession, do I have to comply?||Yes, if you are registered you will have to comply or alternatively –
a. apply for voluntary erasure (no annual fees payable and you do not have to comply with the CPD requirements
b. request to put your name on the non-clinical register (pay the full annual fee and you do not have to comply with CPD requirements.
Please note that in both cases if your name is off the register longer than 2 years, certain conditions as set by the Board will apply.
Further note that if your name is erased from the register or if you are registered in the category non-clinical practice, you cannot write prescriptions or practise your profession in any way.
|If I am registered in two different categories, do I have to obtain CEUs in both?||Yes|
|I am doing community service, do I have to comply with CPD?||No|
|Where do I obtain accreditation for activities?||From the relevant Board’s accreditors|
|I am currently in an academic post, do I have to comply with CPD ?||Yes|
|How many CEUs do I need to be compliant in a two year period?||All professions 60 CEUs 10 Ethics excluding assistants. Please see our guidelins for more specific profession related information.|
|I am currently studying, do I need to comply with CPD?||No|
|Why is fax number on the individual activity record out of order?||Due to technical difficulties experienced in our mail room please use the landline numbers on the letter as fax numbers|
|Are my CPD portfolio up to date and how many points do I have?||
We do not currently provide any information regarding CPD, please keep your certificates and provide them when you are audited.
Duration of time for practitioner to be registered on the non-clinical register before conditions will apply?
|If you are registered in non-clinical register for a period exceeding two years, conditions will apply, eg. Board examination, work under supervision for a certain period.|
|Voluntarily request for audit to be done?||Only in exceptional cases requested by a regulator abroad confirming compliance.|
|Erasure done on practitioners but have not received any notification of being erased?||Your name has been erased from the register due to non-compliance with CPD what is my course of action, please send an email to the CPD department on firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Request for copies of erasure/suspension letters(reprint?||Copies will be provided to practitioner on request.|
|Who decides on erasures of practitioners?||Professional Board|
|While being exempted due to age and erased due to non-compliance with CPD, should restoration fee be paid?||
Yes, annual fee will not be paid but restoration fee has to be paid.
|I work in a rural or remote area where there are no opportunities for CPD activities?||Contact CPD Section at email@example.com for online activities.|
|Where can I get ethics, law and human rights points?||Practitioners should enquire from course providers whether ethics are involved otherwise online activities provide these points.|