(MENAFN - The Peninsula) QNA
Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) has recently organised a workshop to train a new survey and inspection staff to prepare and qualify them to review applications submitted by accredited organizations as providers of medical education, continuing professional development and field visits.
The workshop was part of the efforts of the (QCHP) to ensure the optimal application of the National Program for Medical Education and Continuing Professional Development.
It included presentations, scenarios and interactive discussions during which the survey and inspection team was briefed on the policies, regulations and procedures related to the accreditation system for medical education and continuing professional development.
The survey team was selected by the (QCHP) from various health care institutions and academic institutions in Qatar in accordance with the qualifications and skills necessary to accomplish the tasks entrusted to them.
The new group of the survey and inspection team was added to the current group, which in turn contributed to the six accreditation courses and participated in the review of 18 applications for the accreditation of continuing professional development providers.
The number of continuing professional development providers accredited by (QCHP) is 12 accredited providers for sponsoring health care education activities in the State of Qatar.