CPD Credits and Documentation

Table 1: CPD codes, activities, credits and required supporting documentation

Type/Code Code Activity CPD Credits Documentation
1. Attendance 1A Attendance at national/sate/international meetings, workplace mini-conferences, scanning workshops and webinars 1 per hour of educational activity Certificate of attendance or receipt of registration & copy of program
1B Attendance at ground rounds, in-house seminars and workplace training (e.g.. CPR, OHS) 1 per hour of educational activity to a maximum of 25 credits per triennium Certificate of attendance or CPD Learning Activity Record (https://asar.com.au/forms)
2. Publishing/Presenting 2A Scientific or professional publication

50 (peer reviewed, principal author*)

30 (Peer reviewed, non-principal author**)

25 (Non-peer reviewed, principal author*)

15 (Non-peer reviewed, non-principal author**)

Copy of published article including journal name, date and page numbers

2B Conference presentations (oral or poster) at state, national or international meetings

40 (Oral presentations where individual presenting work claims CPD credit)

25 (Poster presentation by principal author*)

5 (Poster presentation by non-principal author**)

25 (Live-scanning workshop)

15 (Case Study)

Meeting program documenting name of presenter and topic presented or Letter of acknowledgement/thanks or certificate
2C A presentation within your workplace or local area (including professional association branch meetings)

15 (Oral presentation where individual presenting work claims CPD credit

10 (Live scanning/case study)

Brochure documenting name of presenter and topic presented or Letter of acknowledgement/thanks or certificate
3. Educational 3A Self-directed learning to enhance patient outcomes and professional skills e.ge. research, reading relevant journal articles or texts, journal club, online or journal quiz, web-based activities other than webinars 1 per hour to a maximum of 40 per triennium

CPD Learning Activity Record (https://asar.com.au/forms)

3B Peer review of a journal article for a scientific or publication 1 point per hour to a maximum of 5 per article A thank you letter or letter or certificate from the publisher
3C Enrolment in an Ultrasound or related Medical Post Graduate course, PhD provided by an Australasian Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or University 40 per subject Copy of university transcript or letter of enrolment
3D Completion of Management, Leadership course or Certificate IV in Training and Assessment 1 per hour to a maximum of 30 credits per triennium with a cap of 15 credits per activity

Certificate of completion

3E Preceptorships - attendance onsite 2 per day to a maximum of 15 credits per triennium Signed letter from individual providing the education outlining duration and purpose of the preceptorship
4 Other 4 Any other documented educational or professional activity e.g.. participation n relevant professional committee meeting, clinical program, course or national conference convening, adjudicating or chairing conference sessions, examining within the profession, formalised mentoring (see FAQ;s for clarification) 1 per hour to a maximum of 30 credits per triennium with a cap of 15 per activity Letter or certificate of acknowledgement or thanks, or CPD Learning Activity Record (https://asar.com.au/forms)

* Principal author is the first named author on the published paper.

** Non-principal author includes any listed author subsequent to the first author on a paper.