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Jurisdcitional Continuing Professional Development Coordinator (JCPDC)

Responsible to: relevant Jurisdictional Committee and Chair of Continuing Education Program Committee

1. IINTRODUCTION

The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators is a specialist medical college with the objective of educating medical practitioners as health service managers. The College has a responsibility to ensure that its Fellows and Associate Fellows maintain their skills and expertise through appropriate and meaningful continuing professional development. Each of the College’s jurisdictions will have a Jurisdictional Continuing Professional Development Coordinator (JCPDC) to provide oversight of and support for the continuing education and development of its Fellows and Associate Fellows.

2. TENURE AND METHOD OF APPOINTMENT

In accordance with the Jurisdictional Committee Terms of Reference and the pre‐requisites, qualifications and skills outlined below, the Jurisdictional Committee will request expressions of interest from its Fellows for the role of JCPDC. The Jurisdictional Committee will determine an appropriate method to appoint a co-ordinator from Fellows who have expressed interest. Jurisdictions may appoint JCPDCs where it is considered beneficial to support the functions of the role[1].

The Jurisdictional Committee will report the appointment of the JCPDC to the Education and Training Committee (ETC) and the chair of the Continuing Education Program Committee (CEPC).

The term of office of the JCPDC is three years. The Jurisdictional Committees have the right to re-appoint a JCPDC for one additional 3-year term without needing to undertake an expression of interest process.

[1] Where there is appointment of a Co-Coordinator there will be one vote per jurisdiction at CPEC meetings.

3. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

The role of the JCPDC is to:

4. PRE-REQUISITES, QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

5. CONDUCT

Jurisdictional Continuing Professional Development Coordinators:

6. RELATIONSHIPS

  1. Jurisdictional Committee
  2. CEP Committee
  3. Education and Training Committee
  4. RACMA College Office Staff
  5. Candidates
  6. Fellows and Associate Fellows

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Position Descriptions

Terms of Reference

Policies


Approved by: RACMA Board

Authorised by:  Education & Training Committee

Approval Date: October 2022

Review Date: October 2025

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