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Continuous Professional Development Support Scheme 2018-2019 enrolment

The RCSI Continuous Professional Development Support Scheme enables those enrolled to achieve the minimum of 20 External CPD credits per annum.

These credits can be used to help meet the requirements outlined by the Irish Medical Council regarding the maintenance of Professional Competence. As of May 2011, doctors are legally obliged to maintain their professional competence by enrolling in professional competence schemes and following requirements set by the Medical Council.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Must be enrolled in the relevant Professional Competence Scheme applicable to their specialty and area of practice as required by law
  2. Must hold a current NCHD Contract
  3. Must work within the Public Health Service
  4. Must not be enrolled in an intern training programme under the auspices of an Intern Training Network or a specialist training programme under the auspices of the one of the Irish postgraduate training bodies; and
  5. Must be registered on the General Division or Supervised Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council.

If you are eligible to enrol on the scheme, please complete the enrolment form which will just take a few minutes. On completion, you will be contacted via email to confirm enrolment.

Enrolment closes on 30 September 2018 at 5pm, enrolment after this time cannot be accepted.