The 14th National Rural Health Conference (2017) is endorsed by the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) according to approved criteria. Attendance attracts 1 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) point per hour as part of ACHSM's CPD Programme.
The Australian College of Midwives has approved the 14th National Rural Health Conference for CPD Points. An allocation of 19 CPD Points have been approved for midwives who complete this activity in full (equivalent to the number of actual activity hours – Day 1 = 6.5 hours, Day 2 = 7 hours, Day 3 = 5.5 hours).
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine has accredited the 14th National Rural Health Conference for 23 core points – ACRRM members may self-claim credits using the ACRRM ID 8785.
Nurses and midwives attending the 14th National Rural Health Conference can count their hours of attendance towards their mandatory annual Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) requirement of 20 CPD hours. The NMBA considers one hour of active learning equals one hour of CPD (the measurement of CPD is no longer points). Hours completed can be added to your Professional Development Portfolio. ANMF members (includes NSWNMA and QNU members) in all states and territories are encouraged to attend this important conference event.
The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association has allocated 24 CPD points for their members (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners) who attend the entire 14th National Rural Health Conference including the pre-conference sessions.
Pharmacists are able to self-record CPD credits associated with their attendance at the 14thNational Rural Health Conference. Please check the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s website for further information on self-recording CPD credits at https://www.psa.org.au/my-career-and-cpd-plans/cpd-2