Registration standard: Continuing professional development

Continuing professional development (CPD) is how occupational therapists maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence. CPD is an important component in the continued provision of safe and effective services.

All practising occupational therapists must undertake CPD.

Registration standard

Registration standards define the requirements that applicants and registrants need to meet to be registered.

Document name PDF  Date of effect
Registration standard: Continuing professional development PDF (284KB) 1 July 2012

Registration guidelines

These guidelines assist occupational therapists to meet the Board’s CPD registration standard.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
Guidelines: Continuing professional development PDF (458 KB) Word version
(422 KB,DOCX)
1 October 2013

Further information for occupational therapists

The following additional documents have been developed to supplement the Registration standard: Continuing professional development by providing further information regarding the expectations of the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. These documents should be read in conjunction with the standard and guidelines.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
FAQ: Continuing professional development PDF (158KB) Web page 18 October 2017
Fact Sheet: Continuing professional development PDF (214KB) Word version
(124 KB,DOCX)
September 2013
Flyer: Continuing professional development  PDF (123KB) Word version
(74.0 KB,DOCX)
31 July 2013 
Template: Continuing professional development record for occupational therapists    Word version
(40 KB,DOC)
 
Example: Continuing professional development record for occupational therapists (document attached at Attachment B)    Word version 
(52.9KB,DOCX)
18 October 2017
Application: Partial exemption for continuing professional development  PDF (239KB)   27 September 2013
 
 
Page reviewed 25/10/2017