One clinical audit is required annually. A failed audit must be repeated. Only ‘pass’ audits count for recertification purposes.

 

Clinical Notes Audit (CNA).

Registrars are to complete one within three months of commencing the training programme. Thereafter, Fellows and registrars are to complete a CNA every three years (unless granted dispensation).

Patient Satisfaction Survey (PSS)

Registrars are to complete one within twelve months of commencing the training programme. Fellows and registrars are to complete a PSS every three years.

RNZCUC-approved optional audit

One every three years. There are several pre-approved ‘optional’ audits.  Doctors may also request that alternatives be approved as their ‘optional’ audit.