What to record for CPD

How many credits must I record each year?
Requirements for Continuing Professional Development in 2020/2021 have been updated by the Medical Council The Medical Council has changed the CPD requi...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2020 at 1:39 PM
How do I calculate CPD credits?
CPD credit for External, Internal, Research or Teaching and Personal Learning activities is calculated as 1 learning hour = 1 CPD credit.  You should claim ...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 3:58 PM
Can I carry CPD credits over to next year?
Requirements for Continuing Professional Development in 2020/2021 have been updated by the Medical Council The Medical Council has changed the CPD requi...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2020 at 1:38 PM
I had a lot of CPD credits last year, can I apply some of them to this year?
No.  The Professional Competence year runs from 01 May to 30 April, and all claims must be for activities that took place within that period.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 11:01 AM
How can I claim credit for a higher medical degree or PhD?
You can claim CPD Credit for this type of activity as follows:   To record activities around a higher medical degree or Phd: Attendance at lectures/tuto...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 11:03 AM
What can I claim under the External (Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills) category?
External CPD relates to educational activities that take place outside your workplace where you can interact with and learn from others.   You can claim 1...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 11:05 AM
What can I claim under the Internal (Practice Evaluation and Development) category?
Internal CPD activities take place alongside your colleagues and teams within your workplace on topics related to your practice that help improve the standa...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 11:09 AM
What can I claim under the Personal Learning category?
You only need to record five hours of Personal Learning each year, but one of the most common mistakes we see is doctors forgetting to record it.   Here a...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 11:11 AM
What can I claim under the Research or Teaching category?
Research and teaching are essential in order to improve patient care.  Sharing your knowledge with others will help you to consolidate your own learning as ...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 11:28 AM
How do I claim External or Internal CPD credit for online learning?
You can claim credit for online learning in either the External or Internal category when the activity meets these criteria:   It provides learner intera...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 1:53 PM