South African Medical Association

Accreditation for CPD Events

CPD Accreditation department reviews applications from private as well as public sector customers that apply for CPD points when they host medical and ethical forums, conventions, or any other event where medical professionals registered by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) attend these events.

SAMA is accredited by the HPCSA and regular audits are performed to ensure transparency and CPD points are allocated to events in accordance to the guidelines set by the HPCSA.


CPD Accreditation of Activities:

**Please submit the following documents to approve your activity, **

  • Application form - CPD2a and Debtors details form
  • Agenda, accompanying reading material, presentation or link, summaries also acceptable
  • CV of Presenter/s

**Invitations and all advertising material to be sent out if any - No advertising of CPD points on invitations until accreditation letter received **

Please ensure you are able to capture all relevant information needed to submit to the HPCSA after the event, see attached excel template here

Invoice to follow once application received

**Please note all submitted applications must be paid for regardless of event cancellations or approval. **

SAMA is an approved HPCSA Accreditor for HPCSA registered Doctors and Specialist's please ensure that you are applying at the correct HPCSA Medical Professional Board for your event.

Title Link
SAMA CPD_ETH guidelines 2024 Download
SAMA CPD SOP 2024 Download
Application for CPD activities Download
CPD MCQ 2024 Download
HPCSA CPD points update template Download
HPCSA CPD guidelines November 2021 Download
CPD DEB 2023 Download

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