​​​Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community​​​
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Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community is a platform that is intended to provide an opportunity for Qatar’s experts and interested professionals in Continuing Medical Education (CME) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of healthcare practitioners to engage, collaborate and share inter-professional practices and expertise that would support their roles in such field.

Mission :

         To establish and advance a national, regional and international culture and support environment that promotes best practices in healthcare based on lifelong learning and professional development of healthcare practitioners.

Vision :

         To foster stakeholders’ collaboration, partnerships, research and scholarly work in CME/CPD of healthcare professions in the state of Qatar, which would promote consistent quality and excellence in such field, enhance the competence and performance of healthcare practitioners and, subsequently, ensure improved healthcare service quality and patient care outcomes.

​Eligibility :

         Applying for membership in the Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community shall be open for experts and interested professionals in CME/CPD of healthcare practitioners. This might include individuals working in governmental or non-governmental healthcare professional academic institutions &/or healthcare facilities.

​Membership Application Processes :

         Individuals interested in becoming members of the CPD community shall fill in the membership application form and submit it to the membership committee. Membership of, at least, one working group of the CPD community must be selected by the interested individuals.

Benefits of Membership :

  • Members of Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community shall be provided access to the CPD community working groups & forums of their interest. Such groups and forums will represent platforms for discussions, sharing expertise and collaboration between CPD experts and interested professionals in the state of Qatar.

  • Upon interest, members in Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community shall be involved in research, system improvement and quality improvement projects initiated or led by Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department (QCHP-AD).

  • Members of Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community shall have access to scholarly work, publications and other resources (e.g. templates and forms) made available by the CPD community.

  • Members in Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community shall be invited to the CPD community’s events, meetings and gatherings.

  • Members in Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community shall be invited to training and professional development activities conducted by (or within) the CPD community.

All members of Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community are required to select a membership of, at least, one working group of the CPD community. The working groups shall serve as the functional units of the community whose work shall be coordinated and presented to the oversight committee by the group coordinator. Working Groups include: 

1. Research Group 

2. Quality Improvement (QI) Group 

3. Educational Planning Group

4. Strategic planning and system innovation Group 

5. Publication group 

6. Events Planning Group 

7. Awards and Recognition Group

8. Others

For further details about the CPD community’s Membership, governance and working groups ​please refer to the Terms of Reference Document.

For further assistance, please send your queries to CPDcommunityQCHP@moph.gov.qa ​​

CPD community news and updates can be followed on Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community’s Facebook page ​​

Members of the CPD communities can also join the CPD Community Members’ Facebook Group ​​​​​(a closed group for members only). ​​​​​