(a) Accreditation refers to the formal or official authorisation granted to a person, programme or organisation when the essential requirements for performance standards, including qualifications or units of a qualification, are met, usually for a specified period of time, as defined by an accreditation body: CPD should not be underestimated as it is a professional obligation for professionals in exercise. Above all, CPD allows professionals to maintain their knowledge and skills so that we, as nurses, can provide quality services to protect the public and meet patients` expectations of us. In addition to the sanctions provided for by the aforementioned laws, a professional found guilty of a fraudulent act related to CPD will also be punished by the suspension or revocation of his certificate of registration RPC and/or certificate of specialization. Ejercito said the CPD has imposed a “costly burden” on Filipino professionals amid rising inflation in the country. Paragraph 3. Definition of terms. – This law defines the following terms: it obliges all traders to obtain 45 units of CPD credit every four years, which is considered the execution period. (o) non-formal learning means learning acquired as a complement to or replacement for formal learning, which can be structured and made flexible according to education and training arrangements; According to Senator Ralph Recto, the intent of the PCD Act, like many other statutes, was undeniably good, but not its implementation. (b) ensuring international convergence of skills and qualifications of professionals through career promotion mechanisms leading to specialization/sub-specialization; The following legislators voted in favour of the bill at third and final reading on August 3, 2015: (l) Informal learning refers to learning that is assessed in everyday life through the recognition, validation and accreditation process and that can contribute to a qualification; Paragraph 14. Financing.
– The implementation of the provisions of this law will be immediately included in the programs of the PRC, the funding of which will be included in its annual submissions for inclusion in the annual General Funds Act. § 7 PCD Council. – A CPD Council is established in each regulated profession under the supervision of the CEP concerned. Each CPD Council is composed of a Chair and two (2) members. In doing so, Senator Ralph Recto emphasized the need to repeal the bill and prompted him to introduce Senate Bill 2073. (i) CPD Program means a set of learning activities accredited by the CPD Council, such as seminars, workshops, technical conferences or symposia, non-degree lectures, and scientific meetings, modules, visits, and visits that enable professionals to acquire advanced knowledge, skills, and values in a specialized, interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field of study, self-directed research and/or lifelong learning; To consult electronic file No. 10912 of the Law of the Republic, click here. It also requires government agencies, public colleges and other relevant public institutions to provide full funding for CPD compliance of the professionals they employ. —LAV, GMA News Many professionals oppose the current CPD law because of the cost of attending training, seminars, or other necessary activities related to their profession to acquire the required CPD units. The said law was promulgated without the consent of the President, but according to Article 6 Article 27 paragraph 1 of the 1987 Constitution, the law became a law as if the President had signed it or what we called “null and void”.
Ejercito noted that the CPD Act has imposed a “costly burden” on Filipino professionals as the country grapples with rising inflation, citing a recent PRC resolution that expanded the acceptance of license renewals without CPD units. She added that this CPD law makes life more difficult not only for her, but also for those who are currently unemployed. Hidalgo is one of many calls for a reassessment of these CPD guidelines. (f) Continuing Professional Development or CPD refers to the teaching of advanced knowledge, skills and ethical values in a post-admission specialization or in an inter- or multidisciplinary field of study for assimilation into professional practice, self-directed research and/or lifelong learning: CPD offers benefits to each individual, whether for his profession or for the public. But in recent years, the aforementioned law has drawn criticism for making license renewals more cumbersome and expensive.