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PCS Categories


The minimum CPD requirement is 50 credits and 1 clinical audit per year.

The following represents a breakdown of the various CPD activities:

External Maintenance of Knowledge & Skills

20 CPD credits / year minimum

Internal Practice Evaluation & Development

20 CPD credits / year minimum

Personal Learning

5 CPD credits / year minimum

Research & Training

2 CPD credits / year desirable

Clinical Audit

1 per year minimum

1 hour of CPD activity = 1 CPD credit