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Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development


Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Scheme

Generally modelled on the voluntary scheme, the mandatory Continuing Professional Development ("CPD") scheme will be implemented with the commencement of the first 3-year cycle on 1 July 2023. All registered physiotherapists, regardless of which parts of the Register their names are in and whether they are residing in Hong Kong, are subject to the mandatory CPD scheme. Registrants are required to attain at least 45 CPD points (of which at least 23 CPD points are required to be attained from core CPD activities) in each 3-year cycle, with a minimum of 5 CPD points in each year during the cycle. At the time when a cycle is about to end, registered physiotherapists are required to declare their CPD attainment. Registrants are requested to visit this website from time to time to check for latest updates and requirements of the mandatory CPD Scheme.


CPD Manuals for mandatory scheme

(i)   Continuing Professional Development Manual for Registered Physiotherapists (July 2023)
(ii)   Manual for Accredited Programme Provider of Mandatory Continuing Professional Development for Registered Physiotherapists (July 2023)
(iii)   Manual for Programme Administrator of Mandatory Continuing Professional Development for Registered Physiotherapists (July 2023)


Forms

For individual physiotherapists to document CPD records -

For individual physiotherapists / organisations to apply for accreditation of CPD activity / programme -

If an activity / programme under Category I "Attendance at lecture / seminar / conference" or Category II "Post-graduate studies" is not organised by an Accredited Programme Provider, it would require accreditation by a Programme Administrator appointed by the Physiotherapists Board (as listed on this web page) in order to obtain CPD points.

For submitting an application, please email the completed application form with relevant supporting documents to ptb.cpd@gmail.com. Your application and information will be passed to one of the Programme Administrators for its handling and consideration.


Accredited CPD Programme Providers


Programme Administrators

The Voluntary Continuing Professional Development Scheme has already ended on 30 June 2023. The information below is no longer valid and is for reference only.

The Physiotherapist Board has decided to continue the voluntary CPD scheme on 1 July 2014 following the conclusion of the current cycle in June 2014. All registered physiotherapists are invited to participate in the scheme. Details of the scheme are listed below -


CPD Manuals for voluntary scheme

(i)   Continuing Professional Development Manual for Registered Physiotherapists (July 2020)
  Form - Personal Voluntary CPD Record

(ii)  

Manual for Accredited Programme Provider of Voluntary Continuing Professional Development for Registered Physiotherapists (August 2009)
  Form - Application Form for Accredited Programme Provider
  Part I - Fact Sheet
Part II - Documentation Report of Internal Evaluation of CPD Provision
Part III - Report Summary Sheet on CPD Programmes/Activities

(iii)  

Manual for Programme Accreditor of Voluntary Continuing Professional Development for Registered Physiotherapists (August 2009)
  Forms -  (I) Application Form for Programme Accreditor
    (II) Sample Form for Individual/Organisation (non-accredited programme provider) to apply for Programme Accreditation from Programme Accreditor
    (III)   Result Notification Form for CPD Programme Accreditation

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