Provider handbook

Appendix 1: RACGP CPD Standards

Standard 1: A sound guidance structure supports the delivery of quality CPD activities

        1. Standard 1: A sound guidance structure supports the delivery of quality CPD activities

Standard 1: A sound guidance structure supports the delivery of quality CPD activities

Criterion 1.1 The CPD provider has sufficient capacity and appropriate governance structures to deliver quality education

Indicators for meeting this criterion

The CPD provider must:

  • have sufficient human and educational resources to manage, develop and evaluate the RACGP approved CPD activities, and to provide support to GPs
  • identify a process to manage potential conflicts of interest without undue influence from external stakeholders 
  • include a GP and other relevant representation in the development of education as detailed in the CPD Activity Standards.

Criterion 1.2 CPD providers maintain up-to-date and secure record management

Indicators for meeting this criterion

The CPD Provider must consistently apply policies related to the storage, retention, disposal, privacy and access to CPD participants’ information.

Criterion 1.3 CPD provider communicates effectively with participants

Indicators for meeting this criterion

The CPD provider must:

  • publish detailed descriptions of the requirements and content of activities including the MBA activity types and expected hours
  • publish any fees associated with providing any learning activities.

Criterion 1.4 CPD provider embeds continuous quality improvement in all activities

Indicators for meeting this criterion

The CPD provider must demonstrate QI processes as detailed in the CPD Activity Standards in approving CPD activities.

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