Continuing Competence2021-11-09T09:02:24-07:00

Every profession regulated under the Health Professions Act (HPA) is required to maintain currency in their practice and knowledge through a Continuing Competence (CC) program.

Click here for the 2021/2022 Continuing Education Activities List.
Click here for the Self-Directed Definitions List.

The CC Program engages members in a professional practice model that supports currency in practice through enhancement and expansion of knowledge and skills. Continuing competence fosters individual improvement and growth of professional practice, enhancing the level of service and care provided to Albertans.

All regulated members must meet the requirements of the (CC) program to renew their practice permit each year. The CC cycle follows the membership year from October 1 to September 30. Credits can only be applied to the cycle in which they were earned and cannot be pre-earned or carried over to a following cycle. Records of all activities must be kept for a minimum of five years.

Click here for the complete Continuing Competence Program Details.

2020/2021 CC Requirement2021-08-13T14:39:31-06:00

The required course for continuing competence is: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct. The course is required, free and counts for 9 of your required CE credits. Click Here to take the course.

Continuing Education Standards and Submission Information2021-10-13T14:00:35-06:00

Continuing education credits are awarded based on pre-approval of programs, courses, seminars and other activities. To be considered continuing education, program and course providers must be approved by the College. Educators and groups seeking to have their program, course, conference or seminar approved as continuing education may complete the submission for approval form found at the end of the Continuing Competence Program: Continuing Education Standards.

2020/2021 Application Submission Deadlines

  • November 24, 2021

Questions and submissions can be emailed to

Regulated members looking for more information on the program, FAQs, recording activities, etc. please see the Continuing Competence tab in the member portal.

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