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International CPD Accreditation Bodies Recognized by QCHP-AD

Clarification
Please be informed that healthcare practitioners can upload credits in their CPD e-portfolio for
activities accredited by International accreditation bodies recognized by QCHP-AD if the activity
has been conducted outside Qatar. However, for activities conducted inside the State of Qatar,
the activity has to be accredited by QCHP-AD or by a QCHP-AD accredited CPD provider (even
if it is accredited by an International accreditation body recognized by QCHP-AD) in order for
healthcare practitioners to be able to upload the credits in their CPD e-portfolio.

A. GCC Countries
1. Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS)
2. Ministry of Health – Kingdom of Bahrain and the National Health Regulatory Authority
(NHRA) Bahrain
3. Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB)
4. The Ministry of Health and Prevention - United Arab Emirates
5. Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD)
6. Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
7. The College of Medicine and Health Sciences - United Arab Emirates University (CMHS-
UAEU)
8. Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
9. The Jordan Medical Council (JMC)
B. The United States of America
1. The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
2. The American Medical Association (AMA)
3. The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
4. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
5. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
6. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
7. The National League for Nursing-Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation
(NLN-CNEA)
8. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
9. The International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)
10. The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
11. The Purdue University College of Pharmacy
12. The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
13. The American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) - Professional
Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®)
14. The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
15. The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

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16. The Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
17. The American Dental association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA
CERP)
18. The UNC School of Dentistry
19. The American College of Radiology (ACR)
20. The American Association for Respiratory Care-The Continuing Respiratory Care
Education (AARC-CRCE®)
21. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEPs)
22. The Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services
(CECBEMS).
N.B. The name will change in July 1, 2016 to be: The Commission on Accreditation of
Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
23. The American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA’s) Accreditation Council for
Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®)
24. The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
25. The American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA)
26. The American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
27. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
28. The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS®) and the Alliance
for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA™)
29. The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
C. The United Kingdom
1. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
2. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons UK
3. The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
4. The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)
5. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
6. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
7. The Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych)
8. The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
9. The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath)
10. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
11. The Royal College of Anaesthetists -The Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation
(ACSA)
12. The Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM)
13. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
14. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)
15. The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
16. The British Psychological Society (BPS)
17. British & Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS)
18. The British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy (BSDHT)
19. Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM)

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D. Australia and New Zealand
1. The Australian Medical Council (AMC)
2. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
3. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
4. The Australian Pharmacy Council (APC)
5. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)-The Australian Nursing and
Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)
6. The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)
7. The Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP)
8. The Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
9. The Pharmacy Council of New Zealand
10. The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (PSNZ)
11. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
(RANZCOG)
12. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)
13. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
14. The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)
15. The College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
E. Canada
1. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
2. The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
3. The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT)-The Council on Accreditation for
Respiratory Therapy Education (CoARTE)
4. The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) - Continuing
Education Credit Approval Program (CECAP)
5. The Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP)
6. The Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC)
7. The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO)
8. Sonography Canada
F. Europe
1. The European Union of Medical Specialists-The European Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (UEMS-EACCME®)
2. The European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)
3. The European Board for Accreditation in Hematology (EBAH)
4. The European Society Of Gynaecological Oncology- The European Board and College of
Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ESGO-EBCOG)
5. The Netherlands Association of Sports Medicine (VSG)
6. The CME/CPD Accreditation Council of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA)
7. The Berlin Medical Association
8. The German Dental Association-Association of German Dentists' Chambers e. V. (BZÄK)
9. The German Society of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (DGZMK)
10. The Federal Association of Statutory Health Insurance Dentists (KZBV)

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G. Asia
1. Singapore Medical Council
2. The Nursing Council of Hong Kong
3. The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM)
4. The Medical Council of India (MCI)
5. The Dental Council of India (DCI)
6. The National Health and Family Planning Commission of the PRC-China National CME
Commission
7. The Indonesia Medical Council (InaMC)
8. Philippine Medical Association (PMA)
9. All accredited CPD Councils (CPDC) by the Republic of the Philippines-Professional
Regulation Commission (PRC)
H. Others
1. Lebanese Dental Association (LDA)
2. The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)