Medical board moots running revalidation via CPD programs

EXCLUSIVE: A new national system to assess doctors' clinical competency could be implemented solely through “reshaped” CPD obligations, at potentially no extra cost to individual doctors.

The Medical Board of Australia now sees running a national revalidation scheme via colleges' current CPD schemes as the preferred option, rather than creating a separate system, according to chair Dr Joanna Flynn (pictured).

However, the board would need to work out how to include doctors who