Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) reimbursement is provided to encourage Independently contracted Nurse Practitioners to maintain high professional standards through continuing education, participate in professional activities, and have access to evidenced based clinical information and skills. CPD is the platform to ensure professional licensure and certification.

This funding is provided by the Ministry of Health via NP Provincial Initiatives and Programs (NP-PIP).  This compensation is only available for primary care NPs working in publicly funded settings (PCN independent contractors and CHC employed). This compensation is not available to NPs working in for-profit settings or to health authority employed NPs.


This funding is available for Nurse Practitioners (NP) that are independently contracted in the Province of British Columbia.

Ensure your claims:

    • Are for expenses incurred within the last 90 days
    • Include receipts with your name and purchase date
    • Receipts that contain full information in a PDF or JPEG format. Screenshots will not be accepted
    • You have attached your PCN Contract and direct deposit information if this is your first application

    Please refer to details of the funding policy below.

    CPD Claim Form


    Submit your CPD expense for reimbursement through the CPD Claim Form here.