Tag Archives: CPD

Bill seeking to repeal CPD Law filed in 18th Congress

Once again, a group of lawmakers in Congress filed a bill pushing for the repeal of the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law. Solons under the Makabayan group submitted House Bill No. 510 or the “Act Repealing Republic Act 10912 otherwise Known as the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016” in the 18th Congress. The… Read More »

PRC lowers CPD requirement, exempts OFWs in draft IRR

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) is proposing to lower the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for professionals, and to exempt overseas Filipino workers (OFW) during the duration of their work abroad. PRC will present these significant amendments to the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Republic Act 10912 or the CPD Act of 2016, in a… Read More »

PRC extends license renewal without full CPD compliance to Dec. 2020

Professionals may still renew their license cards without earning full Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units until December 2020. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that they will still accept application for renewal of Professional Identification Cards (PIC) without required CPD units for the next 2 years. The agency posted the following advisory in it’s official website:… Read More »

Congress moves to review CPD law

Congress has made a move to tackle the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) law amidst calls by different sectors to amend or repeal the measure. The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education chaired by Rep. Paolo Everardo Javier (Lone District, Antique) on Monday created a technical working group (TWG) to draft a substitute bill… Read More »

FULL TEXT: SBN 2073 on Repealing the CPD Law

Full text of Senate Bill filed by Senator Recto which aims to abolish CPD law. The Senate Bill which seeks to abolish the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law of 2016 was finally filed and now available in the Senate website. Full text is posted below. Based on Senate records, Senator Ralph Recto introduced the… Read More »

PRC: CPD Law not yet abolished, full compliance not required for renewal until end of 2019

PRC clarifies some issues regarding CPD law implementation. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) issued a statement on Wednesday, October 31 contradicting ‘false news’ that the controversial CPD law has been abolished. The agency clarified that the CPD law is still in effect, and the Senate bill no. 2073 by Senator Ralph Recto seeking to abolish it… Read More »

Bill seeking to abolish CPD Law filed in Senate

Senator Recto finally filed a bill that will abolish the controversial CPD Law. As what he previously announced, Senator Ralph Recto has formally filed a bill that seeks to repeal the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law of 2016. The Senate President Pro Tempore introduced Senate Bill No. 2703 entitled “An Act Repealing Republic Act 10912,… Read More »

Recto moves to abolish CPD Law

Sen. Recto heeds the clamor of Filipino professionals to repeal the CPD Law. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said that the passage of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law was a mistake, and he is moving to file a bill that will repeal it. “I will be introducing a bill that will repeal Republic Act… Read More »

CCNAPI Seminar for Nurses with CPD units in Iloilo

CCNAPI will hold CPD Seminar on Neurovascular Care in Iloilo this October 2018. Nurses in Iloilo and nearby provinces, here’s a seminar which will increase your knowledge and competencies and give you CPD units needed for renewal of license. The Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc (CCNAPI) in partnership with the Philippine Neurocritical… Read More »