Accredited around the world

Best Practice users can now claim CPD/CME points for time spent reading topics, from a wide range of institutions. To find information on whether you can claim CPD/CME points in your institution, see below.

The current guidelines* of each institution appear in the table below. If your institution does not appear on this list, but you would like to gain accreditation please contact us to express your interest.

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada are eligible to receive up to 20 hours of Mainpro+ Self-Learning, credits for participation in this activity due to a reciprocal agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians.​

This is to state that the Center for Continuing Medical Education of Thailand recognizes BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Thailand. Healthcare professionals and doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ. This is to state that the Center for Continuing Medical Education of Thailand recognizes BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Thailand. Healthcare professionals and doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ. ​

Country Organisation Information Further information
Afghanistan Afghan Family Medicine Association This is to state that the Afghan Family Medicine Association (AFMA) recognizes BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Afghanistan. Healthcare professionals and doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ.
Angola Universidade Agostinho Neto (Angola) This is to state that the Universidade Agostinho Neto (Angola) recognizes BMJ Learning and BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Angola and, therefore, Medical Doctors and other Healthcare Professionals are strongly encouraged to use these online resources for their Continuous Medical Education and Clinical Decision Support.
Argentina Clinica Belgrano Family Medicine Department  BMJ Best Practice is accredited by the Clinica Belgrano Family Medicine Department. Users can thus get CME credits as a result of their activities on the site
Australia More information
Azerbaijan Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan This is to mention that the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan affirms BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purpose of continuing education and development in Azerbaijan. Medical professionals and doctors will be able to claim continuing professional development credits for their knowledge acquired from BMJ Best Practice.
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Medical Association This is to state that the Azerbaijan Medical Association recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Azerbaijan. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Bangladesh Bangladesh Society of Internal Medicine The Bangladesh Society of Internal Medicine has accredited BMJ Best Practice for the purpose of CPD.
Barbados Barbados Medical Council BMJ Best Practice can now be used for CME accreditation in Barbados, courtesy of the Barbados Medical Council
Belgium National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance The National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance automatically recognizes the credits awarded by BMJ. http://www.riziv.fgov.be/nl/Paginas/default.aspx
Bulgaria Bulgarian General Practice Society for Research and Education This is to state that the Bulgarian General Practice Society for Research and Education recognizes BMJ Best Practice resources as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Bulgaria. Doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ.
Cameroon University of Buea This is to state that the University of Buea recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Cameroon. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice
Cameroon Médecins du Cameroun This is to state that Médecins du Cameroun recognizes BMJ Best Practice as being approved for the purposes of continuing educational development in Cameroon. Healthcare professionals and doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ.
Canada College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) College of Family Physicians of Canada members who complete any live CME/CPD activity certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits. BMJ Best Practice Point of Care CME has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.. http://www.cfpc.ca/Mainpro+_intro/
China Health and Family planning Commission of Guangzhou Municipality BMJ Best Practice is accredited by the Health and Family planning Commission of Guangzhou Municipality in China.  http://english.gz.gov.cn/gzgoven/s3709/201008/787551.shtml
Czech Republic Department of General Practice This is to state BMJ Best Practice is approved by the Department of General Practice, Charles University. Users can get CME credits as a result of their activities on the site.
Denmark The Association for General Practitioners in Denmark BMJ Learning and BMJ Best Practice meet the criteria for Danish CPD reimbursement. As a user you can apply on an individual basis for reimbursement after accessing the content. Please contact: euf.plo@dadl.dk
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Dubai Health Authority Accreditation Committee The Dubai Health Authority Accreditation Committee recognises BMJ Best Practice as an Internet Point-of-Care (iPOC) activity for 0.5 CPD points for healthcare professionals (accreditation #0006/18). http://web.dohms.gov.ae/medlib/clinical/bestpractice.htm
Egypt Faculty of Medicine-Alexandria University This is to state that the Faculty of Medicine-Alexandria University recognizes BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Egypt. Healthcare professionals and doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ
Greece Hellenic Society of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation The Hellenic Society of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation has accredited BMJ Best Practice cardiology topics for the purpose of CPD. http://www.eekaa.gr/
Guinea University of Conakry This is to state that the University of Conakry recognizes BMJ Best Practice resources as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Guinea. Doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ.
Hong Kong Hong Kong College of Family Physicians

The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians would award CME points to the following activity as outlined in the CME Points Award details below:

Ref: QAS20170018D

Date:
01/01/2017-31/12/2017
Topic:
BMJ Best Practice
Organizer:
BMJ Publishing Group

CME Points Awarded Category
Per Module 1CME 5.2
For completion of the whole function 10CME 5.2

Message to institutions in Hong Kong
Please send the list of doctors at your institution who have completed modules to the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians on hkcfp@hkcfp.org.hk
To facilitate the process of CME recording, attendance in Excel format is preferable. We would recommend the Excel file should include the following information:
(1) HKCFP Member ID
(2) Full Name of the participant
(3) Topics(s) Completed
(4) Date of completion of the topic(s)
Please kindly note that we would only accept attendance record from the institutions at the end of each year.

Indonesia RSUD Kota Tangerang Institution BMJ Best Practice is accredited by RSUD Kota Tangerang Institution. Users can get CME credits as a result of their activities on the site..
Iran Iranian Society of Internal Medicine The Iranian Society for Internal Medicine has accredited BMJ Best Practice for the purpose of CPD.  dakheli.org
Iraq Iraq Ministry of Health This is to state that the Iraq Ministry of Health recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Iraq. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Association of Family Physicians (KAFP) Kazakhstan Association of Family Physicians (KAFP) hereby provides accreditation to BMJ for continuous medical education in Kazakhstan. The BMJ is a worldwide respected and long standing advocate of evidence based medicine with an
open peer review system. Therefore KAFP recommends BMJ Best Practice to its members, GPs and primary care doctors of Kazakhstan.
Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board This is to state that the BMJ has been accredited in Kenya by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board as a CPD
provider under the provisions of the Medical Practitioners and
Dentists Act Cap 253. The accreditation number is 01157. Users can now
claim CPD credits from their activities on BMJ Best Practice.
Liberia Liberia Medical and Dental Association This is to state that the Liberia Medical and Dental Association recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Liberia.  Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Lithuania Lithuanian College of Family Physicians The Lithuanian College of Family Physicians has accredited BMJ Best Practice for the purpose of CPD. http://www.lsgk.lt/lt/pagrindinis/
Malaysia Taylor’s University Malaysia This is to state that Taylor’s University Malaysia recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development.
Mali Faculty of Medicine of University of Sciences, Techniques and Technology of Bamako This is to state that the Faculty of Medicine of University of Sciences, Techniques and Technology of Bamako recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Mali. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice
Malta Malta College of Family Doctors This is to state that the Malta College of Family Doctors recognizes  BMJ as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Malta.  Specialists in family medicine can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ.
Mexico National Academy of Medicine of Mexico The National Academy of Medicine of Mexico has accredited BMJ Best Practice for the purpose of CPD. http://www.anmm.org.mx/
Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports This is to state that the Ministry of Health and Sports recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Myanmar. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Nepal General Practice & Emergency Medicine Association of Nepal (GPEMAN) BMJ Best Practice is accredited by the General Practice & Emergency Medicine Association of Nepal (GPEMAN) http://gpeman.org/
New Zealand More information
Nigeria Abia State University Medical School Abia State University Medical School in Nigeria recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD). Doctors can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice. http://www.absu.edu.ng
Norway Norwegian Society for Internal Medicine The Norwegian Society for Internal Medicine has accredited BMJ Best Practice for the purpose of CPD. hanne.thurmer@live.no
Pakistan Pakistan Society of Family Physicians BMJ Best Practice is now accredited by the Pakistan Society of Family Physicians http://www.pafponline.com/
Peru The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia recognizes BMJ as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Peru in the medical and healthcare field. Healthcare professionals and physicians located in Peru can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice. To formally claim the credits, learners should contact UPCH on email address faspa.decanato@oficinas-upch.pe and comply with the UPCH requirements.
Poland Polish Society of Internal Medicine This is to state that the Polish Society of Internal Medicine recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Poland. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Rwanda Rwanda Medical and Dental Council This is to state that BMJ Best Practice has been accredited as a Continuing Professional Development provider under the provisions of the Rwanda Medical and Dental Council.
Senegal Faculty of Health Sciences of University Gaston of Saint Louis This is to state that the Faculty of Health Sciences of University Gaston of Saint Louis recognises BMJ Best Practice as
being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in
Senegal.  Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing
professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Medical and Dental Association This is to state that the Sierra Leone Medical and Dental Association approves BMJ Best Practice as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) in Sierra Leone. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim CME for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Singapore Singapore Medical Council Doctors who have been using BMJ Best Practice and BMJ Clinical Evidence can submit self-claims under Category 3B via the Singapore Medical Council Online System. http://www.smc.gov.sg
South Africa University of Cape Town This is to state that the University of Cape Town CPD accreditor recognizes BMJ Best Practice as suitable for the purposes of continuing medical education. Doctors can thus claim continuing medical education credits for their activities on BMJ. BMJ has been approved at level 2 CME with 3 points per module or topic. The accreditation number is MDB001/020/09/2016.
Sweden Lipus Lipus has reviewed and approved this course – BMJ Best Practice. The complete course description is available at www.lipus.se (Lipus-no: 20160140).  www.lipus.se (Lipus-no: 20160140).
Switzerland Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine The Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine has accredited BMJ Best Practice for the purpose of CPD. sgaim.ch
Thailand Royal College of Family Physicians of Thailand This is to state that the Royal College of Family Physicians of Thailand recognizes BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Thailand. Healthcare professionals and doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ
 Thailand Center for Continuing Medical Education of Thailand This is to state that the Center for Continuing Medical Education of Thailand recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development in Thailand. Healthcare professionals and doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ.
Turkey Turkish Medical Association The Turkish Medical Association recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development. Doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice. To claim your credits, you must share your BMJ Best Practice certificates with the Turkish Medical Association. https://www.ttb.org.tr/en/
Ukraine Ministry of Health in Ukraine This is to state that the Ministry of Health in Ukraine recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Ukraine.
Uganda The Association of Family Physicians of Uganda This is to state that the Association of Family Physicians of Uganda recognizes BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Uganda. Doctors can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ.  http://www.aafp.org/cme/about/types.html
Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council The Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council recognises BMJ as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Uganda in the medical and healthcare field. Healthcare professionals and physicians located in Uganda can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice http://www.umdpc.com/
United Kingdom The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) BMJ Best Practice have been accredited by the RCGP and is considered to be of high quality and relevant for general practitioners’ CPD and Revalidation needs. If you would like to make a comment regarding your self-learning, please complete the “Activity Evaluation Form” on the RCGP page provided here. http://www.rcgp.org.uk/accredited-organisations
USA American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) This Point of Care activity, BMJ Best Practice Point of Care CME, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. http://www.aafp.org/cme/about/types.html
Vietnam Lam Dong Medical College This is to state that Lam Dong Medical College recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Vietnam.  Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.
Zimbabwe University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences This is to state that the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences recognises BMJ Best Practice as being accredited for the purposes of continuing professional development in Zimbabwe. Healthcare professionals and doctors can claim  continuing  professional  development credits for their activity on BMJ Best Practice.

CPD/CME for Australians and New Zealanders

Users from Australia and New Zealand can claim CPD/CME points for time spent reading BMJ Best Practice topics from a wide range of local medical and nursing colleges. The current guidelines* of each college appear in the table below. If your college does not appear on this list, please contact us for further information.

Organisation CPD/CME program Guideline for BMJ Best Practice Further information
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) ACEM CPD Program ACEM CPD Program participants can claim 0.5 points per hour under the ‘Self-Accredited Points Framework for e-Learning Activities’ ACEM website
Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Lifelong Learning Program (3LP) ACN 3LP participants can claim 1 CNE point per hour of active learning that is directly related to their area of nursing practice (no limit) ACN 3LP website
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) ANZCA CPD Program ANZCA CPD Program participants can claim one credit per hour under ‘Category 2 – Self-Learning Activities’ (maximum of 10 credits per year) ANZCA website
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) Professional Development Program (PDP) ACRRM PDP participants can claim one point per hour under the ‘Self-Directed Learning’ category (capped at 30 points per triennium) ACRRM website
College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM) CICM CPD Program CICM CPD program participants can claim one point per hour under ‘Category 1A: Passive Self Learning’ for reading relevant to the practice of intensive care (minimum twenty points per cycle) CICM website
Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) MyCPD Program RACP MyCPD Program participants can claim one credit per hour under ‘Category 6 – Other Learning Activities’ (maximum of 50 credits per year) RACP MyCPD Program handbook
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) QI and CPD Program RACGP QI and CPD Program participants can claim two points per hour under the ‘Self Recorded Activities’ category (capped at 20 points per triennium and claimable when 10 hours of activities have been completed) RACGP website
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) RANZCOG CPD Program RANZCOG CPD Program participants can claim one point per hour under the ‘Self-Education’ category (maximum 25 points per year) RANZCOG website
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) RANZCO CPD Program RANZCO CPD Program participants can claim one point per hour under ‘Category 1: Clinical Expertise, Level 1’ for reading relevant to ophthalmology RANZCO website
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) RANZCP CPD Program RANZCP CPD Program participants can claim one credit per hour under ‘Category 4 – Self Guided Learning’ (minimum 20 credits per year) RANZCP website
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) Maintenance of Professional Standards (MOPS) RANZCP CPD Program participants can claim one credit per hour under ‘Category 4 – Self Guided Learning’ (minimum 20 credits per year) RNZCGP MOPS handbook

* The information on this page is provided as a guide only. Please speak directly to your college for the most current guidelines.