Some Fellows no longer practise clinically and wish to retain their vocational scope.  RNZCUC has a non-clinical recertification programme, which draws on the structures and requirements of the MCNZ, RACMA, and RNZCUC’s standard CPD.

Per MCNZ requirements the programme must include the following:

  • Professional development plan
  • 10 hours of peer review per annum
    • Peer review may occur at meetings with peers, where peers witness or discuss your non-clinical work and provide feedback, during or after the meeting.  RNZCUC recommends that non-clinical urgent care practitioners form a peer review group for this purpose.
  • Non-clinical audit
    • An audit could comprise multi-reviewer feedback on performance, for example, an assessment of a year’s meetings.
  • 20 hours of CME per annum
    • CME can include the following:
      • attendance at relevant educational conferences
      • courses and workshops
      • self-directed learning programmes and learning diaries
      • assessments designed to identify learning needs in areas such as procedural skills, diagnostic skills or knowledge
      • journal reading
    • CPD may also include
      • examining candidates for College examinations
      • supervising or mentoring others
      • teaching
      • publication in medical journals and texts
      • research
      • committee meetings with an educational content, such as guideline development
      • giving expert advice on clinical matters
      • presentations to scientific meetings – working as an assessor or reviewer for the Council

As with RACMA; CPD, audit and peer review may be combined.  From: