CPD Approval of Your Event

How long does assessment take?
Once we have received your application we will assign an application reference number and begin processing your application   Administrative staff will...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 2:18 PM
How much does assessment cost?
Activity organised and/or hosted by a single industry sponsor-   €1,500  (e.g. a pharmaceutical or medical device company) Activity organised and/or ...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 2:21 PM
My event was approved before, can I use the same approval again?
No.  Each instance of an event must be individually assessed.   Recurring Events   If you hold recurring events e.g. the same activity is repeated on ...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 11:43 AM
My event was approved by another Postgraduate Medical Training Body, do I have to apply to all of them?
Multi-Disciplinary events Where an event is of interest to multiple disciplines, all Irish Postgraduate Medical Training Bodies (PGMTB) have agreed to m...
Tue, 17 Nov, 2020 at 10:40 AM
What resources will I need to apply for my event?
Guidance (.pdf) Our guide to CPD approval  Our policy on Industry Sponsorship and Support Evidence for External CPD   Forms (.docx) Application for...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 1:59 PM
What is important when promoting my event?
The use of the RCPI crest or logo is not permitted under any circumstances   Event organisers should not specify the number of credits assigned to the ...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 12:07 PM
What Evidence is needed for attendance?
You must: keep a record of attendees collect learner feedback forms from your attendees keep the record of attendees and feedback forms togeth...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 2:28 PM
What must I do if there are changes after approval has been issued?
If any changes to the programme, the date of the event, or the venue are made after approval has been issued, you must inform us of these changes.  Be awar...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 3:01 PM
What about the presenters/speakers at my event?
Doctors who present/speak at your event are entitled to claim for their attendance, so you should provide them with the same evidence of attendance as given...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 12:14 PM
What activities do not require approval for External CPD?
Internal meetings, such as Grand Rounds, case conferences and journal clubs that take place within your hospital or institution, fall into the Internal CPD...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 12:17 PM