Accreditation Process

Walk through your application process with AMcpdS

  • 1

    Identify the need

    Identify that the topic of education is needed by your participants

  • 2

    Engage your Subject Matter Expert (SME)

    An actively qualified subject matter expert must be involved in the development

  • 3

    Planning of Activity

    Identify that the topic of education is needed by your participants

    • Follow our user guide that walks you through the process step by step (Resources)
    • Including: Activity Aim, Target Audience, Learning Outcomes, Activity Design and Delivery, etc.
  • 4

    Submit your application via our streamlined online application form

    Be guided through the entire application process via our simple to use application form

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  • 5

    Secure Online Payment

    On submission, simply and safely complete a one-off application payment

  • 6

    Application Adjudication

    Each application gets assessed by the AMcpdS Education Team and peer-reviewed by a trained clinical steer committee of the relevant target audience

  • 7

    Application Approved OR Application Modification Need

    If requiring Modification – feedback is provided and guidance to meet standards given. Once changed, the activity can be re-submitted

  • 8

    Once Approved the Activity is now recognised as AMcpdS accredited

    Custom activity ID logos are provided and activity certificates are created.

  • 9

    Evaluation and Quality Improvement Processes

    AMcpdS is driven by quality and is dedicated to improving standards and processes.

Download our templates and user guides to assist your application process

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Application categories

AMcpdS accredit all forms of activity types including:


An audit is a documented process of reviewing practices and medical records to identify areas for improvement and ensure that procedures, processes and practice aligns with the accepted standards so patients receive high-quality care.

Face to face meetings and workshops

This is an activity where medical practitioners can meet in person to engage in a collaborative and interactive experience with the opportunity to participate in interactive learning to deepen their knowledge and improve clinical skills.


E-learning is any activity where the method of delivery is facilitated via electronic technology including online courses, digital textbooks, interactive videos, podcasts and webinars.


A process of systematic investigation or study of a specific topic or question with the aim of generating new knowledge, improving clinical practice and advancing patient care.

Peer group learning

A defined process of interactive sharing where participants offer and receive direct feedback from peers on clinical cases or topics to share knowledge, experiences and best practices to enhance their clinical skills and improve patient outcomes.

Supervised clinical Attachment

A clinical attachment with organised supervision by someone specialised in the specific therapeutic area.

Plan Do Study Act (PDSA)

An activity where a change is planned, implemented and the impact is studied and the findings are acted upon to refine and improve the changes.

CPR/BLS/ALS – all levels of emergency resuscitative learning

This is an activity where Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation skills are practiced and trained so that it can be utilised in an emergency setting.

Recognition of learning through teaching

Activities where medical practitioners deepen their learning by preparing and delivering education to others.

Application for Accreditation fees

Accreditation Application

(Including 1 x Specialty Steer Committee Assessment)

Additional Specialty Steer Committee Assessment
+ $250.00 / specialty

AMcpdS accredits all AHPRA registered health professional specialties and their included sub-specialties.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner>
  • Chinese Medicine Practitioner>
  • Chiropractor>
  • Dental Practitioner>
  • Medical Practitioner with specialist registration (gp/physician/surgeon)>
  • Medical Practitioner>
  • Medical Radiation Practitioner>
  • Midwife>
  • Registered Nurse with scheduled medicines endorsement>
  • Nurse Practitioner>
  • Occupational Therapist>
  • Optometrist>
  • Osteopath>
  • Paramedicine>
  • Pharmacist>
  • Physiotherapist>
  • Podiatrist>
  • Psychologist>

Are you needing support with your application or wanting to outsource accreditation applications? Book in a free initial consult with our team to start.

Application for Accreditation pathway

  1. Application submitted with fee payment
  2. Application assessed by Education specialist team
  3. Education Team assess and approve activity design and delivery mode
  4. Application sent to 3 x members of the respective Specialty Steer Committee for content assessment and peer review to allow for approval.

    if application does not meet assessment standards, approval is not granted. The applicant may resubmit after adopting feedback from AMcpdS twice only. If the application still does not meet the assessment standards, accreditation is declined and a new application is required for further assessment without refund.

    • Accreditation approval is granted or denied
    • Upon approval, stamp of accreditation logo is provided for each approved specialty
  5. CPD Certificates template is provided to applicant for participants to upload to CPD Home upon activity completion

Ready to start your accreditation application?