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.

The Board completed a review of the Registration standard: Continuing professional development in 2019. The revised registration standard took effect on 1 December 2019 and is published below. For more information about the revised standard please read the news item.

Document name PDF   Accessible format Date of effect

Registration standard: Continuing professional development

PDF (112KB)

Word version (89.5KB,DOCX)

1 December 2019

Registration guidelines

The Board’s Guidelines: Continuing Professional Development assist occupational therapists to meet the Board’s CPD registration standard. The revised Guidelines: Continuing Professional Development is published below and took effect from 1 December 2019.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
Guidelines: Continuing professional development PDF (200 KB) Word version
(565 KB,DOCX)
1 December 2019 

Further information for occupational therapists

Additional documents supplement the Registration standard: Continuing professional development by providing further information regarding the expectations of the Board. These documents should be read in conjunction with the current CPD standard and CPD guidelines.

All supporting documents are currently being reviewed to align with the content of the revised CPD registration standard and the revised CPD guidelines.

Retired versions

Document name PDF Date of effect

Retired version: Registration standard: Continuing professional development

PDF (284KB)

1 July 2012 to 30 November 2019

Retired version: Guidelines: Continuing professional development

PDF (458KB)  1 October 2013 to 30 November 2019
 
 
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