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RANZCOG Meeting & Workshop Accreditation

All applications for accreditation of Meetings and Workshops will be considered for Professional Development (PD) points only.

Practice Audit & Reflection (PAR) points are available to RANZCOG Fellows attending accredited activities if they wish to reflect on a particular component of the program and complete a Practice Audit and Reflection worksheet. Pease contact CPD staff for further information.

 

CPD Accreditation Documents

 

Frequently Asked Questions


What are the criteria for RANZCOG accreditation?


To be approved for Professional Development (PD) points, the session must constitute a minimum of 50% obstetrics and gynaecology content.
 


What documentation do I need to supply when applying for meeting/workshop accreditation?

 

  • A completed Application for Meeting/Workshop Accreditation form (see Documents above)
  • A copy of the scientific program (or draft) which must include the names of speakers, topics and time schedules for each session (including lunch and a finishing time for each day)

  • For recurring events a list of proposed dates and locations must be provided


Do I have to apply for accreditation prior to the meeting/workshop?


Yes, you must apply a minimum of 10 to 14 days before the meeting/workshop commences. Accreditation will not be provided retrospectively.
 


How many points will be allocated to the meeting/workshop?


This will depend on the length of the meeting/workshop. Generally 1 point per hour is allocated, excluding time for meal breaks.
 


What type of points will be allocated to the meeting/workshop?


Professional Development (PD) points in the Clinical Expertise, Academic Abilities or Professional Qualities categories.
 

 

Advertising Your Meeting or Workshop 

 

Do I need to obtain RANZCOG accreditation before the meeting can be advertised by RANZCOG?


No, any meeting, workshop or event that may be of interest to obstetricians and gynaecologists can be submitted for inclusion on the RANZCOG Events page by clicking the Submit Event button at the top of that page.
 


Will RANZCOG advertise details of my meeting?


Yes, if you specifically state that you wish us to advertise. We will advertise the meeting/workshop on the RANZCOG Events page.
 


How early can I have meeting/workshop details included on the Events Calendar?


As soon as you know the date, location and contact person/website details. This will assist in forward planning and may avoid potential clashes with other meetings. 
 


Does RANZCOG list details of overseas meetings?


Yes. We encourage all Fellows and meeting organisers to submit details of international meetings that may be of interest to obstetricians and gynaecologists for inclusion on the RANZCOG Events page. Search results can be refined by "International" events for those seeking opportunitites outside Australia or New Zealand.
 


What happens after the meeting/workshop is accredited by RANZCOG?


You will receive a letter from the RANZCOG CPD department informing you of your successful application and the amount and type of points Fellows can claim for attending your meeting/workshop. You must provide all RANZCOG participants with an attendance certificate detailing the points allocated to the meeting/workshop.
 



 


More information

For further information please contact the CPD team:

Phone +61 3 9417 1699
Email [email protected]

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