Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) is defined as a well-structured program of further education for graduates in professional occupations.

The SPA CPD Policy is designed to ensure all members regularly update their clinical skills, business skills and professional knowledge.

Members must undertake 20 points of CPD, Associate Members – 10 points of CPD activity each year in order to be able to renew their membership.

Examples of Activities that qualify for CPD Points

Activity Points Evidence
SCENAR Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Sport Injuries, Woman’s Health,  Equine Live seminars, including Refresher courses, held by a RITM Authorized Trainer 10 points Proof of attendance
SCENAR Online Training 5 points Proof of subscription/Invoice
SCENAR Webinar 1 point per hour Proof of subscription/Invoice
SCENAR Workshops 1 point per hour Proof of attendance
SCENAR Conference Attendance 32 points Proof of attendance
Professional development though paid subscription to journals related to clinical practice and business management of the clinic 5 points per subscription Proof of subscription
Business Management Course – 20+ hours 10 points Proof of attendance
Volunteer work in charitable events, sports events and community based projects treating with SCENAR 1 point per hour Written evidence of participation by group leader
Professional development though participation in exhibitions, sport events, shows, etc, promoting SCENAR technology 5 points Proof of attendance
Writing a published article related to SCENAR 10 points Copy of the article
Presentation at a seminar, workshop or conference 10 points Proof of presentation
Replying to questions and discussions in the RITM forum 1 point for reply Screenshot of the reply/discussion
Attendance at SPA Annual AGM 5 points Proof of attendance
Completion of First Aid (HLTAID003), CPR (HLTAID0031) Courses  5 points Proof of completion
Attendance at Training Course, Seminar or Workshop on complementary modalities or techniques, including Anatomy & Physiology, that can enhance the effectiveness of SCENAR Therapy 1 point per hour Proof of attendance