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

Recovering from pain

Current Topic
Current Topic
Recovering from pain (Mar 2020)
There are many possible contributors to anyone’s pain. Everyone is different and pain is a unique experience for each person. People with pain who use a combination of strategies on a daily basis do better than people who rely on medicines alone. The best outcomes are gained by taking care of the whole person, not just the part of the body where pain is felt.
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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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