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Understanding Professional Competence
What is Professional Competence?
Understanding Professional Competence booklet
What must I do to meet my scheme requirements?
What PCS information will the Medical Council ask me for?
What are the 8 Domains of Good Professional Practice?
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Enrolling on or renewing your Professional Competence Scheme
Do I need to enrol on a Professional Competence Scheme?
I am on the General Division, what Scheme do I enrol in?
How do I know which General Division Scheme to choose?
I am on the Specialist Division, what Scheme do I enrol in?
How do I renew my enrolment on a Professional Competence Scheme?
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Personal Development Plan
Why do I need to create a Personal Development Plan?
How to create a Personal Development Plan in your ePortfolio for Professional Competence
How to get 5 CPD credits for your Personal Development Plan
Clinical (Practice) Audit or Quality Improvement Project
How to record Audit or Quality Improvement?
Do I have to Conduct an Audit every year?
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
What is Continuing Professional Development (CPD)?
External CPD (Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills)
Internal CPD (Practice Evaluation and Development)
Research or Teaching CPD
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CPD - Evidence
When you need to provide evidence of CPD activity
What evidence can I use for Internal CPD?
Do I need to keep evidence of my Personal Learning activities?
What evidence do I need for delivery of a talk or presentation to my colleagues, at Grand Rounds, for example?
What evidence do I need for delivering a lecture or presentation at an academic meeting/symposium, etc.?
CPD - how to record
How many credits must I record each year?
How do I calculate CPD credits?
Can I carry CPD credits over to next year?
I had a lot of CPD credits last year, can I apply some of them to this year?
How can I claim credit for a Higher Medical Degree or PhD?
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Using ePortfolio (Kaizen) for Professional Competence
What to do if your Kaizen form will not save
Is it necessary to attach evidence documents to my ePortfolio forms?
What browsers does ePortfolio (Kaizen) work on?
What to do about duplicate records in Kaizen?
How to Create a ePortfolio (Kaizen) short cut
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What do I need to know about annual verification?
How does annual verification work?
What must I do if I am selected for verification?
What is an Annual Statement?
Why do I need an Annual Statement of Participation?
When are Annual Statements issued?
How to locate and print your Annual Statement
Why is there no “Verified” tick on my Annual Statement of Participation?
Deletion of Historic Data