The timetable for 2015 is AVAILABLE on this site.

Psychologists, general practitioners, social workers and occupational therapists all need to use the focussed psychological Strategies (FPS) in order to use the special FPS related Medicare item numbers. The Clinical Course in FPS-CBT-Hypnosis is approved by the General Practice Mental Health Collaboration comprised of the APS, RACGP, ACRRM, MHCA and the RANZCP for general medical practitioners to become registered to use the FPS Medicare item numbers. The training is also beneficial for other health professionals in order to refine their skills in order to use the Medicare mental health FPS item numbers.

If you are an eligible AHPRA registered health professional or a social worker registered with the AASW you are able to complete an application form to attend the Clinical Course in FPS-CBT-Hypnosis conducted by the College of Medical Hypnosis (CMH). CMH post graduates can apply to attend any of the CMH training activities.

Send your application to us with evidence of your national health practitioner registration or AASW membership in order to reserve a training position and to secure the early bird rates.

Please check training course availability with the CMH before making an application.

Clinical Courses are being conducted in Sydney in April and at the end of the year and also in Melbourne and Brisbane. Advanced Clinical Courses are also being held in 2015 in these cities.

The first Certificate of Clinical Hypnosis (CBT-FPS) course in Sydney is from the 13 to the 18 of April 2014 with multiple professional CPD approvals. Practical and cost effective, it is designed to benefit you in your personal life as well as in your professional life.

Psychologists & the APS, GPs & the RACGP & GPMHSC, Primary Health Care Nurses and the APHCNA or APNA please read below.

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (formerly the Australian Practice Nurses Association (APNA) Course approval. 

The Australian Primary Herlath Care Nurses Association aka Australian Practice Nurses Association (APNA) approval for the Clinical Courses for 48 CPD hours will extend for the next year until 2015.

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has approved the Advanced Clinical Course for the 2014 to 2016 triennium for vocationally registered general practitioners (VRGPs) for:

  • 6 Active Learning Modules (ALM's) each worth 40 category 1 points. VR GPs need a minimum of 2 ALM's (80 CPD points) out of a total 130 CPD points required per triennium. The remainder of the points can be acquired from either category 1 or category 2 activities.
  • This course covers the complete educational requirement for VR GPs for the triennium, except for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and clinical audit.

The General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) has approved the Advanced Clinical Course for Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) Continuing Professioanal Development (FPS-CPD), formerly termed level 2 CPD, for GPs to retain Medicare Australia FPS related mental health item numbers.

Please note that GPs DO NOT need to be vocationally regsitered to apply to Medicare for FPS item number utilisation..

All psychologists please note that the Advanced Clinical Course in CBT-FPS-Hypnosis to be held in Melbourne with the  Event Dates: 12 May 2014 to 17 May 2014 has been listed on the APS website after being approved for publication by the APS. It is now live online with Event No: 013675

Unique APS Web Address: http://www.psychology.org.au/Events/EventView.aspx?ID=13675

All CMH training can be used by psychologists towards CPD requirements for the AHPRA and for Medicare requirements for FPS re-registration. Please note while this event is listed on the APS website the APS only accredits APS run training since 2012.

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College of Medical Hypnosis Clinical Courses are accredited by:

Australian Association of Social WorkersAustralian College of Mental Health NursesRACGP QI&CPD PointsANZCA - Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetistsacrrm Australian College of Rural and Remote MedicineAustralian College of MidwivesGPMHSC Accredited ActivityThe College of Nursing CPD hoursapna endorsed 2016