Health practitioners who complete the Driving Safety – Sedating Medications & Opioid Agonist Treatment course may be eligible to receive continuing professional development (CPD) with a professional association to satisfy professional development requirements.

Minimum Requirements
To be eligible to receive CPD points or credits for a 1-hour activity, it is the responsibility of the health practitioner to:

  1. Complete the Driving Safety – Sedating Medications & Opioid Agonist Treatment course, for which a certificate of completion is made available; and
  2. Briefly review associated guideline reading materials following course completion.

How to Claim
We have included CPD reporting requirements for select professional associations below. Members of professional associations not listed here should contact their association directly to enquire about CPD point recognition.

Letter of Completion

All course participants who successfully complete the course will be supplied with a letter of completion via the online course portal.

You can contact us if you require additional evidence to support your CPD application.

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)

Fellows and college members of ACRRM are eligible to automatically receive CPD for completion of this activity by supplying us with their ACRRM number during registration.

Members will be allocated 1 Core Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point in the PDP Program for the 2017-19 triennium for completion of this activity (activity number 16440), following completion of the course and reviewing the associated reading materials.

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Fellows of the RACP can login to the MyCPD portal to self-record CPD for completion of this activity. This is a Category 5 activity (Other Learning Activities), at one CPD credit per hour. We recommend crediting 1 hour for this activity, inclusive of course completion and reviewing associated reading materials.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

General Practitioners who are members of the RACGP are eligible to automatically receive CPD for completion of this activity by supplying us with their RACGP number during registration.

Members will be allocated 2 Category 2 points in the QI&CPD Program for the 2017-19 triennium for completion of this activity (activity number 155841), following completion of the course and reviewing the associated reading materials.

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA)

Pharmacists who are members of the PSA can login to the MyPSA portal to self-record CPD for completion of this activity. This is a Group 1 activity, at one CPD credit per hour. We recommend crediting 1 hour for this activity, inclusive of course completion and reviewing associated reading materials.

Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Pharmacists who are members of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia can login to the GuildEd portal to self-record CPD for completion of this activity. This is a Group 1 activity, at one CPD credit per hour. We recommend crediting 1 hour for this activity, inclusive of course completion and reviewing associated reading materials.

Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

Members of the ACN can login to the Professional Portfolio portal to self-record CPD for completion of this activity. We recommend crediting 1 CPD hour for this activity, inclusive of course completion and reviewing associated reading materials. The only requirement is that for members to meet the CPD Registration Standard, the activity should be relevant to their practice.

Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA)

Members of the APHA can login to the APNA CPD portal to self-record CPD for completion of this activity. We recommend crediting 1 CPD hour for this activity, inclusive of course completion and reviewing associated reading materials. The only requirement is that for members to meet the CPD Registration Standard, the activity should be relevant to their practice.

Information on this page was correct at the time of publishing, however we cannot guarantee that the CPD requirements outlined by each professional association has not changed over time. If in doubt, we recommend you contact your relevant professional association for further advice.