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Applying for accreditation of CPD

The PSA is authorised by the Pharmacy Council of Australia to accredit continuing professional development activities such as lectures, workshops, articles and conferences.

The accreditation process involves a quality assurance review for educational quality and relevance to pharmacists’ practice.

CPD providers’ responsibilities

As well as ensuring that their activity meets criteria for accreditation, providers have a responsibility to:

  • Promote and deliver the activity appropriately
  • Maintain and submit records of participation
  • Submit evaluation summary
  • Maintain suitable records for activity audit.

The accreditation process

The PSA applies the following principles in the accreditation process:

  • Transparency
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity
  • Consistency
  • Accountability

Application forms and information

Accreditation Application Form (226.4 KiB)

CPD accreditation guide - external providers (466.2 KiB) Word (doc) file, Word (docx) file

CPD Presenter/Author Brief (230.3 KiB)

Deviation from accreditation form (202.6 KiB)

Evaluation form template (204.4 KiB)

Evaluation summary template (203.0 KiB)

Re-accreditation application checklist (208.9 KiB)

Reference material

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