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CPD Accreditation standards

Level 1
CPD Activities level 1- those with no measurable outcomes Credit/point
Presenting at workshop, seminar, clinical session 2 credits per hour
Attendance to lectures, workshops or Symposia or seminars 1 credit per hour
Participation in clinical audit, critical incident/adverse event monitoring, or cases review or case studies or drug use evaluation 1 credit per hour
Patient care review meetings 1 credit per hour
Participation in clinical audit, critical incident/adverse event monitoring, or cases review or case studies or drug use evaluation 1 credit per hour
Case presentation and literature review in interdepartmental meetings 1 credit per hour
Online learning materials accredited by CPD committee 1 credit per hour
Level 2
CPD Activities level 2: those with measurable outcomes Credit/point
Approved educational material, 10 credits
Approved educational material, 5 credit
External examiner of undergraduate, master’s and Doctoral thesis 3 credit
First author of a scientific papers/review articles in peer-reviewed journals 30 credits
Co-author of a scientific papers/review articles in peer-reviewed journals 10 credit
First author of a scientific paper in local medical journal 10 credit
Co- author of a scientific paper in local medical journal 5 credit
First author of a chapter in a book in area of specialization 20 credit
Co- author of a chapter in a book in area of specialization 10 credit
Writing a book/monograph in area of specialization 30 credit
CPD approved self-learning material evaluated by MCQ(Multiple Choice Question) with a pass of 70% 4 credit
Level 3
CPD activities level 3: formal structured learning program Credit/point
Completion of a formal postgraduate program studies relevant to practice 50 credits
Completion of a formal sub specialized program studies relevant to practice 40 credit
Undertaking relevant short courses, either face to face, online or distance education relevant to practice 5 credit per Module
Working with a mentor or supervisor to improve practice or develop new skills 2 credits per hour
Peer review of practice for individual competencies related to published standards 3 credit
Supervising undergraduates students in professional training in collaboration with an accredited training institution on a regular basis during the academic year (if not in the job description) 3 credits per student per year not exceeding 10 students
Supervising interns in professional training in collaboration with an accredited training institution on a regular basis during the academic year (if not in the job description) 3 credits per student per year not exceeding 10 students
Supervising postgraduates students in professional training in collaboration with an accredited training institution on a regular basis during the academic year (if not in the job description) 3 credits per student per year not exceeding 10 students
Non Clinical CPD Activities (Policy and Decision makers, Public Health Managers, Health Systems Regulators)
Non Clinical CPD activities Credit/point
Leading development of policies, protocols or guidelines 10 credits/ document
Participation in developing policies, protocols or guidelines 5 credits/ document
Participation and contribution in committees (e.g. Quality improvement, accreditation, occupational health and safety, Drug and Therapeutic Committees) or audit, 5 credits per year
Lead the development of funded project or grant writing 20 credits
Significant contribution to the development of funded project or grant writing 10 credits
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