The Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) is now granting Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units to all professionals who rendered essential services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Under Resolution No. 1239, Series of 2020, PRC will grant 25 to 45 CPD credit units that frontliners and essential service workers can only use for renewing their Professional Identification Card under the Self-Directed Learning modality.
Republic Act 10912 or the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016 requires professionals to earn a specific number of units before their licenses are renewed. The units are usually acquired through development programs, like seminars, graduate studies, and online courses, among others. (READ: To have professional licenses renewed under new rules in PH, here's the cost)
A maximum of 45 CPD credit units may be granted to the following:
These professionals may receive up to 25 CPD units:
PRC requires professionals who wish to have their CPD units credited to submit either a Certification from Institution/Agency/Entity form or their own Declaration form.
Credit units to be earned may only be used for two consecutive renewal cycles.
Read the full copy of PRC Resolution No. 1239 below: