continuing professional development (CPD)

Continued Professional Development

Veterans’ MATES is an accredited continuing professional development (CPD) learning activity for participating pharmacists and general practitioners. Activity requirements are detailed below.

For General Practitioners
Download RACGP CPD Points

RACGP CPD Points

GPs registered with RACGP who receive any Veterans’ MATES topic and complete the activity steps are eligible for 40 Accredited Activity points.

Download ACRRM Professional Development Program

ACRRM Professional Development Program

GPs registered with ACRRM who receive any Veterans’ MATES topic and complete the activity steps are eligible for 10 PDP points.

For Pharmacists
Download Veterans' MATES Pharmacy CPD

Veterans' MATES Pharmacy CPD

Accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits are available to pharmacists participating in the Veterans’ MATES program.

Download Pharmacist Response Form

Pharmacist Response Form

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Mental well-being during and after COVID-19 (Jul 2020)
COVID-19 has changed how we live, work and connect with family and friends. This can make us feel distressed and overwhelmed. Understanding our stress response and learning simple techniques to calm distressing emotions and change negative thoughts, can help us feel more in control and less stressed. Learning and practising these techniques before you experience distress can help you stay well during and after COVID-19.
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Veterans' MATES Annual Report 2019

Our latest report provides an overview of the Veterans’ MATES program’s recent achievements, and the impact of initiatives in keeping veterans healthy.

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