Continuous Professional Development Short Courses for Research and Healthcare Professionals 2017 APPLICATION NOW OPEN!

Closing Date for Applications: 20th November 2017

HOW TO APPLY

1. Create Account

Please visit http://www.cidrz.org/wp-login.php?action=register to register for a free account. On the registration page, shown in Fig 1, specify your username and email. Click the Register button when you are done, you should see the “Registration complete” message as shown in Fig 2.

Fig 1. Registration page

Fig 2. Registration confirmation message

2. Activate Account

Open the mailbox for the email address you used to register and locate your registration confirmation message. Please check your spam or junk folders if you are unable to find the email after a few minutes.

Simply click the first link to activate your account as shown in Fig 3. You will be asked to add a new password to your account as shown in Fig 4.

A strong password will be suggested for you however you can change it to something you are more comfortable with but ensure the password is at-least 8 characters long and not easy to guess. Click the Reset Password button when you are done.

Fig 3. Registration confirmation email

Fig 4. New password page

3. Login

You need to login to submit your application. Please click  http://www.cidrz.org/wp-login.php to login. You should see the login page as shown in Fig 5. Provide your username and password then click the Log In button.

Once logged in, you will see your profile page as shown in Fig 6.  You need to add a first and last name to your account before submitting your application. Enter your first and last name then click the Update Profile button at the bottom of the page. You are now ready to submit your application.

Fig 5. Login page

Fig 6. Profile page

4. Submit Your Application

Whenever you are logged in, you can make changes to your application by clicking the menu as shown in Fig 7. You can also access the application form directly by clicking http://www.cidrz.org/wp-admin/admin.php?page=cpd-2017-application

Make sure you fill in all the required details. If you need Help with the form, you can click Help in the top right hand corner. Once you have filled in all the required information, click the Submit Application button. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit or make changes to your application.

You can continue making changes to your application, however please note that you WILL NOT be able to make changes after the closing date so ensure your application has correct and updated information before then.

Fig 7. Application Form

Need Help?

Contextual help is available in the top right hand corner as shown in Fig 9. Contextual Help shows help which is specific to the page you are currently viewing. When you click on the Help button while submitting your application, you will see an explanation of how to fill in certain fields and answers to commonly asked questions as shown in Fig 9.

Still having trouble with submitting your application? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch, send an email with a detailed description of the problem you are having to ProfessionalDevelopment@cidrz.org and we will gladly assist you.

Fig 8. Help button

Fig 9. Help tabs