shpaclinCAT and CPD

Undergoing an shpaclinCAT evaluation or training to become an shpaclinCAT trained evaluator are CPD activities and can be included in your CPD plan. The table below outlines the CPD credits that you could include.

Undergoing shpaclinCAT evaluation

ActivityCPD credits
How to perform a self-assessment using shpaclinCAT (e-learning module)This activity has been accredited for 0.5 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist's CPD plan. This activity may lead to follow-up quality improvement or practice improvement activities in the workplace.  If such Group 3 activity is subsequently developed then this should be described and recorded in accord with the Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for Group 3 activities. 
Accreditation number: S2013/25
Undertake a self-assessment and document proposed CPD plan AND Receive feedback from a trained shpaclinCAT evaluator following an evaluation and consolidate proposed CPD planThese activities have been accredited for 2.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.
Accreditation number S2014/71.
Undertake CPD activities identified by shpaclinCAT self-assessment and peer evaluationUnlimited: accreditation status will depend on activities chosen 

Trainee shpaclinCAT evaluators

Viewing the online videos, completing a self-assessment, attending the seminar and the trial evaluation at the workplace

This activity has been accredited for 4.5 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 4.5 CPD credits) and 9 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 18 CPD credits) (for viewing the online videos, completing a self-assessment, attending the seminar and the trial evaluation at the workplace). This comprises a total of 22.5 CPD credits suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacists CPD plan.

This activity may lead to follow-up quality improvement or practice-improvement activities in the workplace. If such Group 3 activity is subsequently developed then this should be described and recorded in accord with the Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for Group 3 activities.
Accreditation number: S2015/82 

shpaclinCAT Trained Evaluators

shpaclinCAT pharmacist assessment activityUp to 10 hours Group 3 (up to 30 CPD credits).
Group 3 activities are not accredited. Pharmacists should document all activities and include reflection pre and post each activity on outcomes/barriers etc.
 
Workplace implementation activitiesGroup 3 - unlimited
Group 3 activities are not accredited. Pharmacists should document all activities and include reflection pre and post each activity on outcomes/barriers etc.