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Continuing Education Program Committee (CEPC)

1. PURPOSE

The Continuing Education Program Committee (CEPC) (the Committee) of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (the College) is responsible for the policy and procedures which guide the development, implementation and evaluation of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program for Members of the College.

The overarching role of the Committee is to oversee governance and compliance of CPD for RACMA Fellows and Associate Fellows consistent with the professional performance principles and frameworks of RACMA, the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) and the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ).

2. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

2.1 To encourage and promote the continuing professional development of college members, the Committee is to:

2.2 The Committee must not:

3. COMPOSITION AND SIZE

3.1 The Committee shall comprise up to a maximum of 15 members (not including corresponding or non-standing members). The members will include:

4. ELECTION AND TERM OF OFFICE

4.1 JCPDC are appointed following expressions of interest and endorsement by the relevant Jurisdictional Committee and approval via the ETC. Members are appointed for a three-year term with the option to renew for an additional three years pending Jurisdictional Committee agreement.

4.2 The representatives of the Associate Fellows will be selected by a process determined by a meeting of the JCPDC following a call for expressions of interest among the Associate Fellows.

5. REPORTING

5.1 The Committee must provide the ETC with a report biannually on activities and outcomes that have been completed and that are in progress.

5.2 The Committee must report to the ETC as necessary, any risks and issues identified that may impact compliance and governance of members’ CPD. This includes any regulatory requirements and changes.

5.3 The Committee will provide the ETC with a summary report on member participation and completion of CPD by Fellows and Associate Fellows that will be presented by the Chair of the ETC at the RACMA Annual General Meeting.

6. MEETINGS

6.1 The Committee will meet via teleconference with a minimum requirement of six (6) meetings per annum. A face-to-face meeting of the Committee may be arranged at the RACMA annual conference pending availability of time and resources.

6.2 A quorum will be 50% of JCPDC and the Chair. A delegate Chair, who is a JCPCD, will be arranged by the CEPC Chair in his or her absence.

7. SUB-COMMITTEES AND WORKING GROUPS

The Committee will have no standing Sub-committees or Working Groups.


Document Owner: Education & Training Committee

Approved by: RACMA Board

Authorised by: Chief Executive

Approval Date: October 2022

Review Date: October 2025

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