I am a specialist anaesthetist registered in New Zealand From 1 January 2023, the ANZCA and FPM CPD Program operates on an annual cycle, with 50 hours of CPD required per year. On this page, find support and resources to meet your annual CPD requirements. CPD in a year Using real entries from the CPD portfolio, this case study illustrates how you could meet your annual CPD requirements as a specialist anaesthetist working in public practice in New Zealand. Click on the diagram to see an interactive version. CPD activities Annual structured conversation Medical practitioners registered in New Zealand need to complete a stuctured conversation with a peer, colleague or employer each year as part of their CPD. We have created a guidance document and template form to help you meet this requirement. Find more information: Template form Guidance document Knowledge & skills You need to complete a minimum of 12.5 hours of knowledge and skills activities each year. Find out more information: CPD handbook Practice evaluation - Reviewing performance You need to complete a minimum of five hours of reviewing performance activities each year and a minimum of 25 hours across reviewing performance and measuring outcomes each year. Find more information: CPD handbook Support document Practice evaluation - Measuring outcomes You need to complete a minimum of five hours of measuring outcomes activities each year and a minimum of 25 hours across reviewing performance and measuring outcomes each year. Find more information: CPD handbook Support document Emergency response You need to complete one emergency response activity each year. Please note hours taken to complete the emergency response activity will be recorded under practice evaluation - measuring outcomes. Find more information: CPD handbook Cultural safety The MCNZ requires CPD providers to embed cultural safety and a focus on health equity across the program. While we work to do this, we've added an annual cultural safety activity for all fellows and other CPD participants into the program framework. Please note the hours taken to complete the cultural safety activity will be recorded under practice evaluation - reviewing performance. Find more information: Activity guide Further information Got a question we haven't covered off in the FAQs? Our CPD team's on hand to help. Email: email@example.com Call: +61 (0)3 9510 6299 Hours: 9am-5pm AEST/AEDT, Monday-Friday (excluding public and college holidays).