CPD Activities Category 1: Informal Self-learning

CPD Activities Credit/point
Presenting at workshop, seminar, clinical session 2 Credits per hour
Attendance to lectures, workshops or Symposia or seminars 1 Credit per hour
Attendance to lectures, seminars on ethics 1 Credit per hour
Participation in clinical audit, critical incident/adverse event monitoring, or cases review or case studies or drug use evaluation 1 Credit per hour
Attendance to clinical training sessions 1 Credit per hour
Attendance to practical training sessions 1 Credit per hour
Presenting a scientific paper to other staffin Journal clubs 2 Credits per hour
Attendance to a Journal club 1 Credit per hour
Feedback presentation after attending international/national conference 1 Credit per hour
Patient care review meetings 1 Credit per hour
Case presentation and literature review in interdepartmental meetings 1 Credit per hour
Participating or reading Online learning materials accredited by CPD committee 1 Credit per hour
Attendance a conference, congress, symposium 1 Credit per hour
Working with a mentor or supervisor to improve practice or develop new Skills 2 Credits per hour
Self-reading and critical appraisal of scientific paper 1 Credit

CPD Activities Category 2: Formal unstructured Learning

CPD Activities Credit/point
Development of educational material, (CPD course (face to face/ online) or formal course) 10 Credits
Review educational material 5 Credits
External examiner of undergraduate, master’s and Doctoral thesis 3 Credits
First author of a scientific papers/review articles in  
peer-reviewed journals 10 Credits
Co-author of a scientific papers/review articles in

 

peer-reviewed journals 5 Credits
Author of a Book relevant to medical Field 10 Credit
Author of a chapter in a book consultancy or technical report 8 Credits
CPD approved self-learning material evaluated by MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) with a pass of 70% 4 Credits

CPD Activities Category 3: Formal Structured Learning

CPD Activities Credit/point
Formal training program studies relevant to practice for one (1) or more years Exempted subject to submission of annual a progress report
Formal sub specialized program studies relevant to practice one year or more 20 Credits per year
Undertaking relevant short courses, either face to face, online or distance education relevant to practice 1 Credit per/hour
Attachment in centres of excellence for special skills (fellowships) 3 months to one year 10 to 20 Credits depending on the course
Peer review of practice for individual competencies related to published Standards 3 Credits
Supervisory Role in any of the following; -
  • Supervising undergraduates’ students in professional training in collaboration with an accredited training institution on a regular basis during the academic year (if not in the primary job description)
  • Supervising interns in professional training in collaboration with an accredited training institution on a regular basis during the academic year (if not in the primary job description)
  • Supervising postgraduates’ students in professional training in collaboration with an accredited training institution on a regular basis during the academic year (if not in the primary job description)
 
Attachment in centres of excellence for special skills 3 months to one year (Clinical apprenticeship) 10 to 20 Credits depending on the length of the course

CPD Activities Category 4. CPD Health Systems strengthening activities

CPD Activities Credit/point
Leading development of policies, protocols or guidelines 10 Credits/docu- ment
Participation in developing policies, protocols or guidelines 5 Credits/docu- ment
Participation and contribution in committees (e.g. Quality improvement, accreditation, occupational health and safety, Drug and Therapeutic Committees) or audit 5 Credits per year
Lead the development of funded project or grant writing 20 Credits
Significant contribution to the development of funded project or grant writing 10 Credits