Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD) Notice 2009

  • revoked
  • Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD) Notice 2009: revoked, on 22 September 2014, pursuant to section 54(4) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).

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as at 22 September 2014

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Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD) Notice 2009

(SR 2009/277)

  • Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD) Notice 2009: revoked, on 22 September 2014, pursuant to section 54(4) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Health.


Pursuant to section 54 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the Minister of Health, being satisfied of the matters set out in section 54(3) of that Act, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD) Notice 2009.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Declaration of protected quality assurance activity
  • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD described in the Schedule is a protected quality assurance activity.


Schedule
Description of Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD

cl 3

1 Interpretation
  • In this schedule,—

    activity means the entering of information into MyCPD as described in clause 4

    MyCPD means the online continuing professional development programme of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

    participant means a medical practitioner who is—

    • (a) practising in New Zealand; and

    • (b) enrolled in the activity.

2 Objective
  • The objective of the activity is to improve the practices and competence of participants by encouraging them to assess and reflect on the health services they perform.

3 Information
  • The activity is based on information derived from the participants.

4 Activity
  • The activity involves participants entering, from time to time, the following information into MyCPD:

    • (a) details of their performance (being the health services they perform and the clinical judgements they make), which may identify deficiencies in skills or knowledge; and

    • (b) the analysis of any process or practice resulting in an outcome for patients that may, but need not, be an adverse outcome; and

    • (c) records of patient satisfaction surveys; and

    • (d) self-assessments in respect of—

      • (i) how their performance compares with practice standards; and

      • (ii) how their performance may be improved (for example, by implementing changes in practice or undertaking further learning on a particular topic).

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of September 2009.

Hon Tony Ryall,
Minister of Health.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, declares the Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD to be a protected quality assurance activity. The effect of this declaration is that—

  • any information that becomes known solely as a result of the activity is confidential; and

  • any documents brought into existence solely for the purposes of the activity are confidential; and

  • the persons who engage in the activity in good faith are immune from civil liability.

The protections afforded by this notice are subject to certain statutory exceptions. For example, this notice does not prohibit the disclosure of information that does not identify, either expressly or by implication, a particular individual.

Under section 54(4) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, this notice remains in force for a period of 5 years after the date on which it is issued, unless it is sooner revoked.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 October 2009.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Royal Australasian College of Physicians MyCPD) Notice 2009 that incorporates all the amendments to that notice as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint
  • Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48): section 54(4)