QA and CPD Program


2020 - 2022 Triennium

Fellows are required to gain 160 points in accredited activities across three groups, over a three-year period.

Accredited activities include:

Group 1
Clinical and Education

Activities that are designed to help phlebologists enhance the knowledge, skills, attitudes and judgements necessary to provide high-class phlebological care to their patients and the community.

Teaching including formal lectures and examining on subjects related to phlebology at under-graduate, post- graduate and community levels

Formal presentation of a Fellow's own work or research to meetings, workshops or seminars. Any authorship of original articles, reviews, editorials and case reports are acceptable whether subject to peer review or not

Providing questions complete with answer points for the College examinations.

 

Group 2
Quality Assurance

This category addresses the consideration of quality and safety practices to minimise risk to the phlebologist, other health care providers and patients.

Quality assurance (QA) includes significant participation in defined projects within hospitals or clinics or self-audit of one's own practice. Considerations include self-management, as well as safe and legal work practices.

 

Group 3

Professionalism

This category addresses a commitment to:

  1. cultural sensitivity to enhance patient care
  2. personal and professional ethics towards the practice of medicine
  3. advocacy for individual patient’s needs and the needs of society in a broader public health context



GROUP 1: Clinical and Education: Maintenance of clinical knowledge & skills/research, learning and teaching

Activity

Points

Maximum points per triennium

Points per triennium

Meetings and Conferences

1/hour

30

120

Workshops and Seminars

1/hour

30

Personal Reading and Study

1/hour

10

Small Group Activities

2/hour

10

Teaching and Supervision

2/hour

10/trainee

10

Presentation

5/presentation

N/A

Publication and Online Material

5/publication

N/A

College Educational Materials

2/hour

10

Online Modules: Student

5/module

10

Upskilling

3/hour

10

Research

3/hour

10

GROUP 2: Quality Assurance: Quality Improvement and Risk Mitigation (QA)

Activity

Points

Maximum points per activity

Points per triennium

Collaborative outcome projects

2/hour

10

20

QA & Risk Management

2/hour

10

Medical Indemnity

2/hour

10

Patient satisfaction studies

2/hour

10

Evaluation projects

2/hour

10

Clinical Incident reporting

2/hour

10

GROUP 3: Professionalism: Cultural Awareness, Ethics and Advocacy

Activity

Points

Maximum points per activity

Points per triennium

AGM Attendance

2 points per hour

10

20

General Business Meeting

2 points per hour

10

Committee/Taskforce

2 points per hour

10

Professional Skills Workshop

2 points per hour

10

Online Module Review

2 points per hour

10



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