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CPD Extensions

CPD Extension Requests: Three Months

If you are behind in documenting your CPD or need extra time to attend activities to gain the required points, you may be eligible for an extension of 3 months to your current period.

Requests for extensions must be made in writing to the Chairman of the Fellowship Review Committee (FRC). Requests for an extension greater than 3 months will be considered by the full FRC, which usually meets three times a year (March, July and November).
 

CPD Extension Requests: Six Months or More

If you have been absent from medical practice for a period greater than 6 months due to Parental Leave, ill health or other exceptional circumstances, you may be eligible for an extension to your current Continuing Professional Development (CPD) period.

Requests for extensions can be made in writing to the Chairman of the Continuing Professional Development and Revalidation Committee (CPDRC). Proof of parental leave, ill health or exceptional circumstances must be provided.

The Chairman of the CPDRC will consider requests for extension of 6 – 12 months; requests greater than 12 months will be considered by the full CPDRC, which meets three times a year (March, July and November).

If you are absent from practice for a period greater than 2 years please see the Re-entry guidelines following a prolonged period of absence from practice & retraining (WPI 13) (PDF)

Contact

For further information please contact the CPD team

Phone +61 3 9417 1699
Email [email protected]

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