CPD scheme resources
The RCPCH CPD Officer with the Revalidation and CPD committee review the CPD scheme guidelines annually to make sure they are up to date and in line with current intercollegiate recommendations.
Please find below most important and useful documents relating to the RCPCH CPD scheme.
Due to essential maintenance the online CPD diary will be briefly unavailable in the morning of 28 May 2013. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Update to the online CPD Diary system
A number of improvements and additions were introduced to the online CPD system in December 2011. The novelties as well as core functionalities are outlined in the revamped user guide below. You can click items in the table of contents to move to the desired page.
CPD scheme guidelines
The RCPCH's CPD guidelines outline the requirements of the scheme and the College's recommendations for CPD. This document is reviewed annually:
Academy CPD Guidance for Appraisers and Appraisees
The effectiveness of CPD
Effectiveness of CPD Final Report (PDF, 1MB, 128 pages)
CPD record keeping
Please note the online CPD diary system replaces the paper-based style of record-keeping. Please go to www.cpd.rcpch.ac.uk to record your CPD activities and personal development plans.
CPD attendance registers
Below are examples of attendance registers: the MS Word version is usually used for external meetings; the Excel version represents two examples of internal CPD registers successfully used by clinicians.
Attendance register sample (MS Doc, 48KB, 1 page)
(XLSX, 24KB, 5 worksheets)
Are you interested in participating in a CPD activity?
Associated Publications, Resources and Links
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