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Published March 14, 2018

In compliance with Republic Act 10912, or the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016, the requirement of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Units prior to renewal shall be fully-implemented by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on the first quarter of 2017.

The table below shows the credit unit equivalent to a program or activity, including the supporting documents which shall be presented on the time of renewal of the PRC ID:

PROGRAM / ACTIVITY CREDIT UNITS SUPPORTING DOCUMENT
1. Professional Track (Training Offered By Accredited CPD Providers, Face To Face /Online)
1.1 PARTICIPANT APPROVED CREDIT UNITS FOR THE PROGRAM CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE WITH NUMBER OF HOURS, SEMINAR PROGRAM AND LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
1.2 RESOURCE SPEAKER 3 CU PER HOUR PHOTOCOPY OF CERTIFICATE, COPY OF PAPERS AND PROGRAM INVITATION
1.3 PANELIST / REACTOR 2 CU PER HOUR CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
1.4 FACILITATOR / MODERATOR 1 CU PER HOUR CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
1.5 MONITOR TWICE THE NUMBER OF APPROVED CREDIT UNITS FOR THE PROGRAM MONITORING REPORT, CERTIFICATE OF APPEARANCE AND THE AUTHOR ITY TO MONITOR
1.6 IN-SERVICE TRAINING MAXIMUM OF 20 CU FOR A 12- MONTH PERIOD OR A FRACTION THEREOF UPON COMPLETION CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING & TRAINING DESCRIPTION
2. Academic Track
2.1 MASTER’S DEGREE OR EQUIVALENT FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD UPON COMPLETION OF DEGREE UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATION / DIPLOMA AND TRANSCRIPT OF RECORDS (authenticated copy)
2.2 DOCTORATE DEGREE OR EQUIVALENT FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD UPON COMPLETION OF CANDIDACY ADDITIONAL FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD UPON COMPLETION OF DEGREE UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATION / DIPLOMA AND TRANSCRIPT OF RECORDS (authenticated copy)
2.3 PROFESSORIAL CHAIR 15 CU PER YEAR CERTIFICATION OF GRANT OR APPOINTMENT PAPER
2.4 RESIDENCY / EXTERNSHIP / SPECIALTY /SUB- SPECIALTY PROGRAM 10 CU PER YEAR HOSPITAL CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
2.5 FELLOWSHIP GRANT
2.5.1 PARTICIPANT 2 CU PER GRANT
CERTIFICATION FROM THE GRANTING INSTITUTION AND/OR CERTIFICATE OF FELLOWSHIP
2.5.2 RESOURCE SPEAKER 4 CU PER GRANT
2.5.3 RESEARCHER 5 CU PER GRANT
2.6 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE MAXIMUM OF 30 CU FOR AN 18-MONTH PERIOD OR A FRACTION THEREOF UPON COMPLETION DIPLOMA/ CERTIFICATION FROM THE INSTITUTION
3. SELF-DIRECTED (TRAINING OFFERED BY NON-ACCR EDITED CPD PROVIDERS, Face to Face / Online)
3.1 PARTICIPANT CREDIT UNITS FOR THE PROGRAM AS EVALUATED BY THE CPD COUNCIL CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE WITH NUMBER OF HOURS, SEMINAR PROGRAM AND LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
3.2 RESOURCE SPEAKER 3 CU PER HOUR PHOTOCOPY OF CERTIFICATE, COPY OF PAPERS AND PROGRAM INVITATION
3.3 PANELIST / REACTOR 2 CU PER HOUR CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
3.4 FACILITATOR / MODERATOR 1 CU PER HOUR CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
3.5 IN-SERVICE TRAINING MAXIMUM OF 20 CU FOR A 12- MONTH PERIOD OR A FRACTION THEREOF UPON COMPLETION CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING & TRAINING DESCRIPTION
3.6 PROGRAM / TRAINING MODULE DEVELOPMENT 10 CU PER MODULE COPY OF MODULE AND EVALUATION
3.7 TECHNICAL PAPER 5 CU PER TECHNICAL PAPER FOR PUBLISHED PAPER, SEE 3.8 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION AND APPROVAL FOR PUBLISHED PAPER, SEE 3.8
3.8 ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN A REFEREED I PEER REVIEWED PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL
3.8.1 AUTHOR/S
LOCAL 10 CU INTERNATIONAL 10 CU
COPY OF PUBLISHED ARTICLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS
FOR MULTIPLE AUTHORS, DIVIDE CU EQUALLY AMONG THEM
3.8.2 PEER REVIEWER 2 CU PER ARTICLE
3.9 PAMPHLET / BOOK OR MONOGRAPH
3.9.1 AUTHOR/S
20 CU FOR SINGLE AUTHOR FOR PAMPHLET (LESS THAN 100 PAGES) 40 CU FOR SINGLE AUTHOR FOR BOOK OR MONOGRAPH (MORE THAN 100 PAGES)
COPY OF PUBLISHED BOOK
FOR MULTIPLE AUTHORS, DIVIDE CU EQUALLY AMONG THEM
3.9.2 EDITOR MAXIMUM OF 20 CU
3.10 ARTICLE IN MAGAZINE / NEWSPAPER MAXIMUM OF 5 CU PER ARTICLE FOR MULTIPLE AUTHORS, DIVIDE CU EQUALLY AMONG THEM PROOF OF PUBLICATION OF ARTICLE
3.11 INVENTIONS FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD CERTIFIED COPY OF PATENT CERTIFICATE
3.12 STUDY TOURS/VISITS 2 CU / DAY (MAXIMUM OF 20 CU /TOUR) CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING INSTITUTION
3.13 CONSULTANCY (e.g. Technical Meetings / Accreditation and other Activities as per request of an institution, etc.) 1 CU PER HOUR CERTIFICATE OF APPEARANCE AND INVITATION
3.14 SOCIO-CIVIC ACTIVITIES (e.g. Medical Missions, Outreach Programs, etc.) 1 CU PER HOUR PROJECT PROPOSAL, REPORT AND PHOTOS
3.15 RECOGNITION / TITLE (e.g. Fellows, Hall of Fame Award , Outstanding Professional, Lifetime Achievement Awardee , etc.) FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD COPY OF CERTIFICATION FROM THE AWARDING BODY (duly notarized)
4. SUCH OTHER ACTIVITIES TO BE RECOMMENDED BY THE CPD COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE BOARD AND THE COMMISSION

Source: www.prc.gov.ph

Any excess credit units earned shall not be carried over to the next three-year period. Credit units earned for doctorate and master’s degrees or specialty trainings shall only be credited once during the compliance period.

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