A total of 50 points minimum
from activities undertaken in the previous two
years is required to qualify for a Certificate of
Currency in 2011. Points are to be gained over at
least two categories.
Orthoptists who have graduated
in this biennium are eligible for a
Certificate of Currency as your degree in
Orthoptics is proof of up-to-date professional
training. Please submit a Claim Form stating the
name of your qualification and the date your
degree was conferred.
A Certificate of Currency lets the
public, health funds and professional bodies know
that you have undertaken activities to further
your education relevant to orthoptics. A
Certificate of Currency is accepted by a number of
health funds as qualification to issue a provider
number for private health rebates.
CPE CLAIM FORM
Apply for a Certificate of Currency by
completing a CPD
Claim Form. As each activity is undertaken
list the information on the form under the
- Name and Description of
such as: conference title, web page
address, journal/title/page, name of
clinic/hospital name and location,
Write in the reference number from the accredited
activity list or "S/A" for Self Assessed
activities will only be accepted if they have
been accredited within 3 months of the activity
taking place and prior to 30 June 2011.
Activities will not be considered if
submitted for accreditation with your CPE Claim.
completed CPD Claim Form but DO NOT send proof of
activity (eg receipt, attendance
certificate, reference pages, web page prints) -
keep these documents on file in case you are
selected for random audit.