CPD update

Find the latest CPD news here; the MBA’s new CPD standard from 2023, 2019-2021 end of triennium reminder, this year’s verification of CPD activities (audit) and other useful resources.

MBA's new CPD standard from 2023 

The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) have released a revised continuing professional development (CPD) registration standard effective from 1 January 2023. While many of the changes are already in our current CPD program, we highly recommend viewing as we continue to provide the latest updates here

Are you enrolled in the 2019-2021 CPD triennium? 

With the 2019-2021 CPD triennium in its final few months, we encourage our 1198 CPD participants in this cohort to start looking over your CPD portfolio and completing any outstanding CPD activities. For more information, motivating stats and an assortment of great resources please review our news item. 

2021 verification of CPD activities (audit) 

The college and the ANZCA and FPM CPD Committee contiune to closely monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on participants meeting their CPD requirements. Most notably with the action to waive our 2020 verification (audit) of CPD activities process. 2021 college CPD operations will proceed, including our annual verification (audit) process.  

We appreciate as specialists the stressful encounters you experience day to day, let alone with the COVID-19 pandemic and its restrictions. To support you, and to help alleviate some of the stress that may come with the CPD audit process, we have pulled together some frequently asked questions (FAQs) and detailed information. 

There are no changes to annual or triennial CPD requirements or final submission dates (31 December) across trienniums. Participants who may be concerned about meeting their requirements are encouraged to connect with the CPD team to discuss their options and/or consider our special consideration process.

CPD Team support

Nadja and Mat (our CPD team) always look forward to hearing from you and providing any guidance or clarification to support your professional development.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out to them by email, or phone +61 (0)3 9510 6299.

Other helpful website news items published on CPD in 2021 include:

  • Useful CPD resources with details of CPD resources such as our COVID-19 for CPD webpage, CPD portfolio support document and Networks/CPD support webinars.
  • 2021 CPD portfolio updates for information on completing your CPD plan, and a new look for CPD statements of participation and certificates of compliance.

Last updated 11:11 9.09.2021