Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
 

Continuing professional development

Continuing professional development (CPD) is how nurses and midwives maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence, and develop the personal and professional qualities required throughout their professional lives.

Registration standard

The revised Registration standard: Continuing professional development came into effect on 1 June 2016.

Document name PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Registration standard: Continuing professional development PDF
(206KB)
Word version
(391KB,DOCX)
1 June 2016

Additional documents

The following additional documents have been developed to supplement the Registration standard: Continuing professional development by providing further information to nurses and midwives regarding the NMBA’s expectations and requirements.

Document name PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Guidelines: Continuing professional development PDF 
(211KB)
Web page 1 June 2016
Fact sheet: Continuing professional development PDF 
(319KB)
Web page 1 June 2016 
Policy: Exemptions from continuing professional development PDF 
(114KB)
Web page 1 June 2016

Consultation process

The revised Registration standard: Continuing professional development was developed after a review of the existing standard, which included public consultation. The consultation report provides an overview of the consultation process, rationale for any changes and sets out the proposed way forward, including areas where further work is planned.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
Consultation report: Continuing professional development PDF 
(107KB)
Word version 
(79.2KB,DOCX)
30 October 2015

Retired version

Document name PDF Date of effect
Retired version: Continuing professional development registration standard PDF
(300KB)
To 31 May 2016
 
 
 
Page reviewed 7/02/2017