CPD Office Policies

Section Policies

Level 1: Breakfast meetings or presentations

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Level 1: Formally arranged hospital or inter-departmental meetings or updates

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Level 1: Case study discussions

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Level 1: Formally organised special purpose teaching/learning ward rounds (not including routine service ward rounds)

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Level 1: Formally organised special purpose lectures that are not part of a business meeting

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Level 1: Mentoring/supervision and activities that are specific to certain professions

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Level 1: Conferences, symposia, refresher courses, short courses without a measurable outcome, international conferences

Conferences, symposia, refresher courses, short courses without a measurable outcome, international conferences (must be approved by a South African Accreditor if not accredited/ recognised for CEU equivalent in the country where it was held)

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Level 1: Interest groups meeting less than six times per year

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Level 2: Principal author of a peer reviewed publication or chapter in a book

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Level 2: Co-author/editor of a peer reviewed publication or chapter in a book

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Level 2: Review of an article/chapter in a book/journal

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Level 2: Principal presenter/author of a paper/poster at a congress/symposium/refresher course

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Level 2: Guest/occasional lecturer at an accredited institution

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Level 2: Co-presenters/co-authors of a paper/poster at a congress/symposium/course/refresher course

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Level 2: Interactive skills workshop with an evaluation of the outcome

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Level 2: Presenters of accredited short courses

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Level 2: Co-presenters of accredited short courses

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Level 2: All learning material with MCQs for evaluation with MCQs for evaluation with a pass rate of 70%

All learning material (which could include DVD, CD, internet or email activities) with MCQs for evaluation with a pass rate of 70%

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Level 2: Health personnel who supervise undergraduates/interns/postgraduates in clinical/technical training

Health personnel who supervise undergraduates/interns/postgraduates in clinical/technical training in collaboration with an accredited training institution on a regular basis during the academic year (if not in the job description)

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Level 2: External examiner of Masters and Doctoral thesis

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Level 2: Workshops, lectures, seminars on ethics

Workshops, lectures, seminars on ethics (not including general presentations with a so-called component on ethics)

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Level 2: Single modules of Masters degrees with part-time enrolment for study for non-degree purposes

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Level 2: Professional Interest Groups with a minimum of six meetings per year

Professional Interest Groups (this could include Journal Clubs if compliant with the criteria) that are formally constituted and present a regularly recurring programme that extends for one year with a minimum of 6 meetings per year. These activities should be ongoing or have a measurable outcome that is assessed according to criteria determined by the group, which may be interdisciplinary.

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Level 3: Postgraduate degrees and diplomas that are recognised as additional qualifications by the relevant Board

Postgraduate degrees and diplomas that are recognised as additional qualifications by the relevant Professional Board.  At the end of each year of study (not exceeding the normal duration of the degree), 30 CEUs may be claimed upon submitting an academic report on progress. An additional 30 CEUs may be claimed on successful completion of the qualification

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Level 3: Short courses with a minimum of 25 hours with additional clinical hands-on training, plus a formal assessment

Short courses with a minimum of 25 hours with additional clinical hands-on training, plus a formal assessment of the outcome

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