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ScanTrainer Professional modules approved for CPD points

ScanTrainer Professional modules approved for CPD points



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Cardiff,Medicentre based MedaPhor Group plc (AIM: MED), the global provider of advanced ultrasound skills training simulators for medical professionals, announces that ScanTrainer Professional, its world-leading ultrasound skills training simulator, has been awarded official Accredited Provider status by The CPD Standards Office.

This means doctors and sonographers in the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East can gain CPD points by completing ScanTrainer’s curriculum-based general medicine, obstetrics, gynaecology and emergency medicine ultrasound modules.

Stuart Gall, CEO at MedaPhor, said of the accreditation: “This is another significant milestone for our ScanTrainer Professional ultrasound training simulator and further enhances the system’s value to medical institutions and medical practitioners in the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. We plan to replicate this in North America, with their equivalent CME points system.”

Amanda Rosewarne, Director of Research and Accreditation, The CPD Standards Office, said:“We are delighted to have assessed and accredited MedaPhor for its training so it can now offer formal CPD points for delegates worldwide who have professional development requirements in the medical sector. Having been through our rigorous assessment process, MedaPhor’s medical training course is able to deliver engaging and transferable skills through a high quality learning experience in the framework of continuous professional development (CPD).”

CPD points will be available with the new 2017 Edition ScanTrainer software due to be launched in early 2017.

About The CPD Standards Office (

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Standards Office works to improve the standard of CPD provision across all industry sectors. It forms part of the Professional Development Consortium (PDC), respected by regulators, professional bodies and trade associations for its work with organisations undertaking research and accreditation services.

Organisations accredited by the Office are identified as offering a high level of positive learning opportunities, and as working with the CPD Standards community to raise skills, knowledge and education. The Office assesses training courses, events, digital and online learning provided by organisations as well as individual coaches and speakers.

With a rich history of working with private, public and voluntary sectors, the CPD Standards Office is unique in delivering research based CPD accreditation. It is overseen by an Expert Advisory Board comprising CPD experts, academics, employers and professional bodies to ensure its assessment processes are mandated against current legislation and regulations. It has accredited thousands of CPD training activities, delivered in all corners of the globe, and has providers spanning all continents and across 20 countries. For more information visit

Published on Fri, 16th Sep 2016

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