Can I ‘fill my gap’ with CPD?

Can I 'fill my gap' with CPD?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering a different question each week based on queries raised via our Facebook & Instagram profiles.




Can I ‘fill my gap’ with CPD?

The Short Answer…




Why not?

The only way to ‘fill your gap’ is by actually working, in some capacity. The purpose for this is to be more job eligible, but also to meet ‘Recency of Practice’ so that you’ll be eligible for registration with AHPRA.


“Recency of Practice” is defined by AHPRA as having maintained an adequate connection with, and recent practice in the profession since qualifying for, or obtaining registration.’



What is the point of doing CPD then?

AHPRA not only wants to see that you’ve maintained a connection with clinical practice, but also that you’re demonstrating a commitment to your profession. Participating in CPD and meeting the minimum standard shows AHPRA that you’re serious, and willing to work towards being a safe clinician.



How Can We Help?

Our team help General Practitioners both with finding jobs and helping with the full applications process including finding the best pathway to fellowship for you and your life goals. If we can help, please contact us at [email protected].  



People Medical Consulting are a team of professionals with a passion for guiding those specialising in the Medical industry to find their career pathway and settle into Australia. Working with both Australian trained and Overseas trained professionals, we have extensive experience in Recruitment of General Practitioners, and   Document Assistance for those requiring support with RACGP, AHPRA, 19AA and 19AB Medicare Exemptions.





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