As part of the Board’s continuing professional development (CPD) requirements as set out in the Board’s CPD registration standard and CPD guidelines, podiatrists must complete training that includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), management of anaphylaxis and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) conducted by approved training organisation.
Podiatric surgeons must complete training in advanced life support conducted by approved training organisation.
The Board has defined an approved training organisation (as it relates to the Continuing professional development registration standard) as:
The training must be current. The CPR component must be renewed annually and the other requirements (management of anaphylaxis; and the use of an AED) must be renewed at least every three years.
Training.gov.au is the official National Register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).
The recommended health training packages that cover the requirements for CPR, management of anaphylaxis and use of an AED training for podiatrists are in the table below. The list is not exhaustive.
The course codes for these training packages are changed from time to time. To find the most up to date course code you can search the database at Training.gov.au by entering the relevant course code set out below and you will be advised whether or not the course code has been updated. You can also find out the RTO’s that deliver the training package.
The following documents provide information on the training packages for Podiatric Assistants. The course codes for these training packages are changed from time to time.