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What are our standards for continuing professional development?


CPD is linked to registration, so you need to meet our CPD standards to stay registered. There are five CPD standards.

A registrant must:

1. maintain a continuous, up-to-date and accurate record of their CPD activities;

2. demonstrate that their CPD activities are a mixture of learning activities relevant to current or future practice;

3. seek to ensure that their CPD has contributed to the quality of their practice and service delivery;

4. seek to ensure that their CPD benefits the service user; and

5. upon request, present a written profile (which must be their own work and supported by evidence) explaining how they have met the Standards for CPD.




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