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CPD approval of events

Events approved for CPD purposes should serve to maintain or enhance the knowledge, skills, personal and professional performance of all ophthalmologists’ doctors who take part in them. They should meet an educational need and provide an effective learning experience.

The CPD Chairman will take responsibility for assessing external (national meetings), CPD Co-ordinators will be responsible for assessment, recognition and validation of internal (local activities).

Fees are charged for CPD approval of meetings run by commercial (for-profit) organisations. Please contact cpd@rcophth.ac.uk for information.

If you wish to apply for CPD points for a meeting/course please read the Guidance for CPD Approval and complete the CPD Application Form for approval. A programme for the CPD event must be submitted with the approval form to cpd@rcophth.ac.uk.

Please note that the College requires 8 weeks’ notice before the meeting is due to take place.