How to Earn CPD Units for PRC License Renewal (Revised CPD Guidelines)

The implementation for the requirement of CPD units for renewal of PRC ID will only be implemented by March 2017. However, majority of professionals around the country are still wondering on how to earn CPD units for  the renewal of their PRC license.

how to earn CPD units for PRC license renewal.

How to earn CPD units for PRC license renewal.

In the article below, we’ll show you the required number of credit units for each profession as well as the matrix of activities with their corresponding credit units and supporting documents that you will be needing in order to renew your PRC license.

This post contains some of the amendments to PRC Resolution No. 2013-774 (Series of 2013) also known as the Revised CPD Guidelines on the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for All Registered and Licensed Professionals.

SOURCE/REFERENCE: PRC RESOLUTION NO. 2016-990, Series of 2016 also known as the AMENDMENTS TO THE REVISED GUIDELINES ON THE CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) PROGRAM FOR ALL REGISTERED AND LICENSED PROFESSIONALS

LIST OF CREDIT UNITS REQUIRED PER PROFESSION EVERY THREE (3) YEARS

Professions Requiring 45 Credit Units

1. ACCOUNTANCY  – 120 CREDIT UNITS
2. AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING
3. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
4. AGRICULTURE
5. ARCHITECTURE
6. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
7. CHEMISTRY
8. CIVIL ENGINEERING
9. CRIMINOLOGY
10. CUSTOMS BROKERS
11. DENTISTRY
12. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
13. ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
14. ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
15. FISHERIES
16. FORESTRY
17. GEODETIC ENGINEERING
18. GEOLOGY
19. GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING
20. INTERIOR DESIGN
21. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
22. LIBRARIAN 45 CREDIT UNITS
23. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
24. MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
25. MEDICINE
26. METALURGICAL ENGINEERING
27. MIDWIFERY
28. MINING ENGINEERING
29. NAVAL ARCHITECTURE
30. NURSING
31. NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
32. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
33. OPTOMETRY
34. PHARMACY
35. PHYSICAL THERAPY
36. PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS
37. PSYCHOLOGY
38. RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY
39. REAL ESTATE SERVICE
40. RESPIRATORY THERAPY
41 .SANITARY ENGINEERING
42. SOCIAL WORK
43. VETERINARY MEDICINE

Professions Requiring 30 Credit Units

1. CHEMICAL TECHNICIAN
2. DENTAL TECHNICIAN
3. DENTAL HYGIENIST
4. MASTER ELECTRICIAN
5. ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN
6. MASTER PLUMBING
7. CERTIFIED PLANT MECHANIC
8. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
9. METALURGICAL PLANT FOREMAN
10. MINE/MILUQUARRY FOREMAN
11. DETAILMAN
12. X-RAY TECHNICIAN
13. REAL ESTATE SALES PERSON

How to earn CPD units for PRC license renewal.

As a guide for crediting CPD units, see the Matrix of Activities below along with their corresponding Credit Units and the Supporting Document(s) for each activity.

PROGRAM I ACTIVITY CREDIT UNITS SUPPORTING DOCUMENT
1.  PROFESSIONAL TRACK (TRAINING OFFERED BY ACCREDITED CPD PROVIDERS, Face to Face I

Online)

 

1.1  PARTICIPANT

 

APPROVED CREDIT UNITS FOR THE PROGRAM

CERTIFICATE  OF ATTENDANCE

WITH NUMBER OF HOURS, SEMINAR PROGRAM  AND LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

 

1.2  RESOURCE SPEAKER

 

3 CU PER HOUR

PHOTOCOPY OF CERTIFICATE, COPY OF PAPERS AND PROGRAM INVITATION
 

1.3   PANELIST I REACTOR

 

2 CU PER HOUR

CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSOR ING ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
1.4   FACILITATOR I

MODERATOR

 

1 CU PER HOUR

CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING  ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
 

1.5  MONITOR

TWICE THE NUMBER OF APPROVED CREDIT UNITS FOR THE PROGRAM MONITORING  REPORT, CERTIFICATE  OF APPEARANCE AND THE AUTHOR ITY TO MONITOR
 

1.6   IN-SERVICE TRAINING

MAXIMUM OF 20 CU FOR A 12- MONTH PERIOD OR A FRACTION THEREOF UPON COMPLETION  

CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING & TRAINING  DESCRIPTION

2. ACADEMIC TRACK
2.1   MASTER’S DEGREE OR EQUIVALENT FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD UPON COMPLETION OF DEGREE UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATION I

DIPLOMA AND TRANSCR IPT OF

RECORDS (authenticated copy)

 

 

 

2.2  DOCTORATE DEGREE OR EQUIVALENT

FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD UPON COMPLETION OF CANDIDACY

 

ADDITIONAL  FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD UPON COMPLETION OF DEGREE

 

 

UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATION I

DIPLOMA AND TRANSCRIPT OF

RECORDS  (authenticated copy)

2.3   PROFESSORIAL CHAIR 15 CU PER YEAR CERTIFICATION OF GRANT OR APPO INTMENT PAPER
2.4  RESIDENCY I

EXTERNSHIP I SPECIALTY I SUB- SPECIALTY  PROGRAM

 

10 CU PER YEAR

 

HOSPITAL CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

2.5 FELLOWSHIP GRANT

SPONSORED LINKS
2.5.1 PARTICIPANT 2 CU PER GRANT CERTIFICATION FROM THE GRANTING INSTITUTION AND/OR CERTIFICATE OF FELLOWSH IP
2.5.2 RESOURCE SPEAKER 4 CU PER GRANT
2.5.3 RESEARCHER 5 CU PER GRANT
 

2.6

 

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA/CERTIFlCATE

MAXIMUM OF 30 CU FOR AN 18-MONTH PERIOD OR A FRACTION THEREOF UPON COMPLETION DIPLOMA I CERTIFICATION FROM THE INSTITUTION

 

 

 3. SELF-DIRECTED (TRAINING OFFERED BY NONACCR EDITED CPD PROVIDERS, Face to Face I

Online)

 

 

3.1  PARTICIPANT

 

CREDIT UNITS FOR THE PROGRAM AS EVALUATED BY THE CPD COUNCIL

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE WITH NUMBER OF HOURS, SEMINAR PROGRAM AND LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
 

 

3.2  RESOURCE SPEAKER

 

 

3 CU PER HOUR

PHOTOCOPY  OF CERTIFICATE, COPY  OF PAPERS AND PROGRAM
INVITAT ION
 

3.3  PANELIST I REACTOR

 

2 CU PER HOUR

CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING  ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
3.4    FACILITATOR I

MODERATOR

 

1 CU PER HOUR

CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING  ORGANIZATION COPY OF PROGRAM
 

3.5     IN-SERVICE TRAINING

MAXIMUM OF 20 CU FOR A 12- MONTH PERIOD OR A FRACTION THEREOF  UPON COMPLETION CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING & TRAINING DESCRIPTION
3.6    PROGRAM I TRA INING

MODULE DEVELOPMENT

 

10 CU PER MODULE

COPY OF MODULE AND EVALUATION
 

3.7    TECHNICAL PAPER

5 CU PER TECHNICAL PAPER

FOR PUBLISHED PAPER, SEE 3.8

CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION AND APPROVAL FOR PUBLISHED PAPER, SEE 3.8

3.8     ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN A REFEREED I PEER REVIEWED PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL

 

3.8.1  AUTHOR/S

LOCAL          INTERNATIONAL
10 CU              10 CU  

COPY OF PUBLISHED ARTICLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS

FOR MULTIPLE AUTHORS, DIVIDE CU EQUALLY AMONG THEM.
3.8.2  PEER

REVIEWER

2 CU PER ARTICLE
 

3.9     PAMPHLET I BOOK OR MONOGRAPH

 

 

 

 

3.9.1  AUTHOR/S

20 CU FOR SINGLE AUTHOR FOR PAMPHLET (LESS THAN 100 PAGES) 40 CU FOR SINGLE

AUTHOR FOR BOOK OR MONOGRAPH (MORE THAN 100 PAGES)

 

 

 

 

 

COPY OF PUBLISHED BOOK

FOR MULTIPLE AUTHORS, DIVIDE CU EQUALLY AMONG THEM.
3.9.2   EDITOR MAXIMUM OF 20 CU
3.10   ARTICLE IN

MAGAZINE I

NEWSPAPER

MAXIMUM OF 5 CU PER ARTICLE FOR MULTIPLE AUTHORS, DIVIDE CU EQUALLY AMONG THEM. PROOF OF PUBLICATION OF ARTICLE
3.11    INVENTIONS FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD CERTIFIED COPY OF PATENT CERTIFICATE
3.12   STUDY TOURSNISITS 2 CU / DAY (MAXIMUM OF 20 CU I TOUR) CERTIFICATION FROM SPONSORING INSTITUTION
3.13  CONSULTANCY (e.g. Technical Meetings I Accreditation and other

activities as per request of an institution, etc.)

 

 

1 CU PER HOUR

 

CERTIFICATE OF APPEARANCE AND INVITATION

3.14  SOCIO-CIVIC

ACTIVITIES

(e.g. Medical Missions, Outreach Programs, etc.)

 

 

1 CU PER HOUR

 

PROJECT PROPOSAL, REPORT AND PHOTOS

3.15   RECOGNITION I TITLE

(e.g. Fellows, Hall of Fame Award , Outstanding Professional, Lifetime Achievement Awardee , etc.)

 

 

FULL CREDIT UNITS FOR COMPLIANCE PERIOD

 

 

COPY OF CERTIFICATION FROM THE AWARDING BODY

(duly notarized)

4.  SUCH OTHER ACTIVITIES TO BE RECOMMENDED BY THE CPD COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE BOARD AND THE COMMISSION

DOWNLOAD: PRC RESOLUTION NO. 2016-990, Series of 2016

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