Continuing Professional Development Program  

What is the CPD program?  

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is necessary within the health and allied health professions to assist practitioners maintain professional knowledge, update practising skills and ensure the highest quality care is provided for patients/clients.

Participation in the CPD program is required to maintain registration.

The CPD program is a system of accrediting and acknowledging your continuing post graduate professional training. It lets the public, health funds, relevant authorities and other professional bodies know that you have undertaken recent activities to further your education relevant to orthoptics.

(Further information on categories and points: CPD Points Allocation Guidelines.) 

An effort has been made to ensure that points should be attainable by all orthoptists regardless of workplace or location. Check here for accredited activities - the list is updated as activities are approved.

The CPD program will change and evolve over time allowing it to be responsive to the different circumstances and opportunities available to registrants. The Board reviews the program and points allocation system taking into consideration feedback received from registrants which is an important aspect of the program's ongoing development.

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