AudA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points

Learning is a journey and takes many forms. Tailor your conference program so that you enjoy your experience and meet your educational goals. CPD points across all three categories will be awarded based on your participation at the conference.

On Sunday 3, Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 May, you can obtain up to 6 hours of education across Category 1 and Category 2. On Wednesday 6 May, you can obtain up to 5 hours of education. Additionally, you can obtain category 3 CPD points by participating in poster sessions and the Mini Hack. Therefore, you can tailor your experience to obtain the minimum 20 CPD points required over the 4 day event.
Detailed information about CPD points is explained below.

AudA CPD requirements

  1. Category 1 – Development through listening to others
    A minimum 6 CPD points (30% of the total) are required to meet the CPD requirements.
  2. Category 2: Development through active participation in guided activities
    A minimum 3 CPD points (15% of the total) are required to meet the CPD requirements.
  3. Category 3: Development through self-guided activities
    A minimum of 2 CPD points (10% of total) are required to meet your CPD requirements.
The remaining 9 points (45% of total) can be gained across any of the CPD categories to suit members’ individual professional development goals.
For detailed information about CPD requirements, please refer the CPD Booklet.

AudA 2020 Conference CPD Points

The AudA 2020 Conference is an endorsed activity and all associated CPD points will be logged by the AudA National Office. Where required, all evaluation and reflective statements must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020.
Please find below information on the number of points under each category and associated reporting requirements.

Category 1 – Development through listening to others

A minimum 6 CPD points (30% of the total) are required to meet the CPD requirements.

Libby Harricks Memorial Oration

  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • 1 CPD Point in category 1.1

Reporting Requirements

  • You will be required to scan in for the Libby Harricks Memorial Oration
  • The evaluation forms and reflective statements will be available electronically and must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020

Keynote, symposia and other oral presentations

  • Monday 4 May to Wednesday 6 May
  • 1 CPD Point per hour of education in category 1.1

Across the scientific program at the Conference from Monday 4 May to Wednesday 6 May 2020, you will have 7 streams of education to choose from. Gain category 1 CPD points by attending keynote sessions, symposia and other oral presentations.

Reporting Requirements

  • To accrue the maximum number of CPD points for the Conference you must attend the full day, each day. If you attend part of the day, points will be calculated accordingly
  • You will be required to scan in at each session – if you have consecutive sessions in the same room you must leave the room and scan in again for the next session
  • Evaluation forms and reflective statements will be available electronically and must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020

Category 2 – Development through active participation in guided activities

A minimum 3 CPD points (15% of the total) are required to meet the CPD requirements.

Masterclasses (pre-registration required)

  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • 1 Point per hour of masterclass in category 2.2

10 masterclasses will be facilitated by international and local experts will be on offer prior to the kick-off of the AudA 2020 Conference. Held on Sunday 3 May, a diverse range of masterclasses will dive deep into a specific topic area relevant to the needs of today’s audiologists. You will leave with a thorough understanding of the competencies covered and how they can be applied in your work context. Space is limited and will be filled in the order of registration date.

Reporting Requirements

  • You will be required to scan into every masterclass that you are registered to attend
  • Evaluation forms and reflective statements will be available electronically and must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020

Mini-Hack: Futureproofing Adult Rehabilitation Services: Be the change you want to see (pre-registration required)

  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • 5 CPD Points in category 2.2 (Please see additional information relating under category 2 below)

Participants will work in groups to develop solutions to common audiological challenges that could help inform, inspire and share the future of adult rehabilitation. Clinicians, researchers, innovators and policy makers will work collaboratively in groups to come up with solution designs for problems facing both audiologists and their clients. This is a collaborative, fast paced, solution-focused day to deliver real solutions that can be implemented for our profession.

Reporting Requirements

  • You will be required to scan into the hackathon
  • Evaluation forms and reflective statements will be available electronically and must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020

Learning Labs (pre-registration required)

  • Monday 4 May to Wednesday 6 May
  • 1.5 CPD Points per Learning Lab in category 2.2

Your conference experience won’t be complete without taking in a Learning Lab. You can develop your skills while engaging with your peers and learning from the experts.

Several 1.5 hour Learning Labs are designed to create a comfortable and collaborative learning environment for a presentation on a range of topics relevant to the themes of the AudA 2020 Conference. The small group setting will provide an effective environment for peer-to-peer learning and sharing knowledge and experiences.

Included in your conference registration* these in-depth, cutting-edge presentations are interactive and offer hands-on exercises with appropriate clinical practices.

 

*Limits apply for Learning Labs included (2 Learning Labs included for full conference registrations and 1 Learning Lab included for day registrations). As space is limited, we ask you to choose ONLY sessions that you will be able to attend, to allow all delegates an opportunity to participate.

Reporting Requirements

  • You will be required to scan into every learning lab that you are registered to attend
  • Evaluation forms and reflective statements will be available electronically and must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020

Solution Suites (pre-registration required)

  • Monday 4 May to Wednesday 6 May
  • 1.5 CPD Points per Solution Suite in category 2.1

Hands on, interactive sessions on the trade floor. There are two Solution Suite sessions being run which are you can choose from. Participation in a Solution Suite is included in Full Registrations, and Monday & Wednesday Day Registrations. Pre-registration is required.

Reporting Requirements

  • You will be required to scan into every solution suite that you are registered to attend
  • Evaluation forms and reflective statements will be available electronically and must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020

Category 3 – Development through self-guided activities

A minimum of 2 points (10% of total) are required to meet your CPD requirements.

Mini Hack: Futureproofing adult rehabilitation services: be the change you want to see

  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • 1 CPD Point in category 3.4 (Please see additional information relating under category 2 above)

Participants will work in groups to develop solutions to common audiological challenges that could help inform, inspire and share the future of adult rehabilitation. Clinicians, researchers, innovators and policy makers will work collaboratively in groups to come up with solution designs for problems facing both audiologists and their clients. This is a collaborative, fast paced, solution-focused day to deliver real solutions that can be implemented for our profession.

Reporting Requirements

  • You will be required to scan into the hackathon
  • Evaluation forms and reflective statements will be available electronically and must be completed by Friday 15 May 2020

Poster Sessions

  • Monday 4 May to Wednesday 6 May 2020
  • 1 CPD Point in category 3.6 per 4 posters reviewed

Posters will be displayed in the foyer outside the exhibition hall for the duration of the conference. 1 CPD point can be obtained for reviewing and reflecting on 4 posters. Therefore, if you needed to obtain the 2 CPD points for Category 3 (minimum requirement for category 3), you will need to review 8 posters.

Select poster videos will also be available online and can be viewed electronically.

Reporting Requirements

  • Complete a 50 to 100-word reflective statement electronically on each poster
  • Reflective statements must be completed electronically by Friday 15 May 2020