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6. CPD POINTS SUMMARY

Total requirement: 60 points in any three-year cycle.

1. Structured (minimum 20 points in any three-year cycle)

 

 

Type of activity

Points

Maximum per 3 year cycle

CPD courses/ conferences, seminars

1 point for first hour/part thereof thereafter 1 point per hour

None

First presentation/publication of refereed papers

5 points

None

First presentation/publication of non-refereed papers

3 points

None

First presentation/publication of papers for lay public

2 points

None

Correspondence courses, audio/video/CD/web

Specific to course

 

Written assessment tests

1 point per test

None

Lecture preparation/presentation undergraduate

1 point for 1st hour per course

None

Lecture preparation/presentation postgraduate

2 points for 1st hour per course

None

Masters promoter

5 points

None

PhD promoter

10 points

None

Examinations

2 points per day/ part thereof

10 points

Review of scientific articles/books

2 points per item

 

Policy/curriculum defence

2 points per day/ part thereof

10 points

Inquiry bodies/expert witness

2 points per day/ part thereof

10 points

Non veterinary related formal level NQF 6 + programmes

Specific to programme

 

2. Unstructured (40 points in any 3-year cycle)

Type of activity

Points

Maximum per 3 year cycle

In-practice training and instruction

1 point per week

20 points

Supervision of undergraduate veterinary/para-veterinary student

1 point per day

 

Collegial discussion

1 point per two hours

 

Reading

1 point per two hours

15 points

Non- assessed correspondence course, audio/ video tape, CD/ Web/ IT packages

1 point per two hours

15 points

Non veterinary related courses

1 point per first two hours/ part thereof thereafter 1 point per hour

10 points

3. 40 Unstructured points may be substituted with structured points.

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Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa
http://www.rr-africa.oie.int/en/RC/en_vsbs.html

Veterinary Council of Namibia
http://www.van.org.na/section.php?secid=10

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)
http://www.dlvs.gov.zw/

Kenya Veterinary Board
http://kenyavetboard.org/

Veterinary Council of Tanzania
http://www.mifugouvuvi.go.tz/vertinary-council-of-tanzania/

Botswana Veterinary Association
http://www.bva.org.bw/bva_content.php?id=2

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