CPD Approval of Your Event

What is a Typical Educational Activity?
Typical Educational Activities that attract External CPD include:   scientific meetings specialty relevant courses workshops seminars   While many a...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 12:10 PM
Is my event eligible?
To be eligible, your educational activity event must:   take place in Ireland or be delivered online for Irish doctors using a tool such as Zoom or Panopt...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 12:11 PM
Can a live webinar be approved?
Live Webinars are eligible for approval if they meet the following additional criteria: Speakers/Lecturers may be based in Ireland or abroad Sponsorship ...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 12:08 PM
What is External CPD?
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is how doctors update their knowledge and skills throughout their working lives. This includes all elements of goo...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 12:16 PM
How do I apply for CPD Approval?
It is important to remember that an Educational Activity cannot be approved retrospectively.  From 1 May 2017, applications for approval of Educational Aci ...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 2:01 PM
Am I ready to apply?
Email your completed application form and Medical Organiser Declaration to us at professionalcompetence@rcpi.ie along with the necessary supporting document...
Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 at 2:08 PM
When do I apply?
It is important to remember that a Live Educational Event cannot be approved retrospectively. From 1 May 2017, applications for approval of any Educational ...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 12:38 PM
What must I include with my application?
Completed application form   Medical Organiser Declaration: Signed by a doctor who holds Specialist Registration with the Irish Medical Council   Inv...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 12:40 PM
Is my event sponsored?
Check our guidelines                                  Doctors cannot be unduly influenced by industry in the care they provide to patients so it’s importa...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 2:08 PM
What do I do if my event is organised by an Industry Sponsor?
Guidelines for events directly organised by a pharmaceutical company or medical device manufacturer                                    If your applicatio...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 2:14 PM