NLPR registration form - Australasian Lymphology Association

Australasian Lymphology Association Ltd.
National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register
Registration Form
Please tick:
NEW REGISTRATION
RE-REGISTRATION
CHANGING REGISTRATION DETAILS
REMOVAL FROM REGISTER
CATEGORY 1 (Medical Practitioners, Registered Div 1 Nurses,
CATEGORY 2 (Massage Therapists)
Occupational Therapists & Physiotherapists)
Registration is for a calendar year, after which the practitioner must be re-registered according to the process specified in Item 7.3 of the NLPR
Guidelines available at www.lymphedema.org.au
TITLE: (Dr/Mr/Mrs/Ms) GIVEN NAME:……………………………………SURNAME: ...............................................
ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE: ...................................................................................................................
......................................................................................................................................................................................
Suburb ........................................................
TELEPHONE: (H): (…)………………………
State/Country..........................
(W) (….).........................
Postcode ...................................
(M) .................................................
FAX: (….) ........................................................... email: .............................................................................................
(Please circle as appropriate)
Profession: Massage Therapy / Medicine / Occupational Therapy / Physiotherapy / Registered Nurse Division 1
Please tick to certify you have provided each of the following requirements for registration together with this form
 A copy of your current professional registration or relevant association membership (for those who do not have registration
refer to the NLPR Guidelines Item 5)
 A copy of your professional indemnity insurance cover, minimum value of $5,000,000 (NZ therapists minimum value of
NZ$1,000,000). If you are covered by your employer’s insurance, you must provide a letter to this effect.
 A copy of your lymphoedema course/s certificates that show you have successfully completed these courses
 A copy of the Lymphoedema Continuing Professional Development Summary Sheet.
 I declare that over the previous two years I have completed 50 points of lymphoedema continuing professional
development as set out in the NLPR Guidelines. Appendix 1.
 I agree to be bound and abide by the terms and conditions set out in the NLPR Guidelines, as amended from time to time.
 I agree that failure to abide by these Guidelines may result in my removal from the NLPR.
 I agree that upon receipt of any professional complaint against me, I will notify the ALA within 7 days.
 I agree that the ALA may suspend or remove my name from the NLPR upon receipt of a written complaint or
notification of any disciplinary action taken against me by a professional body.
 I agree to the ALA using my personal information for use on the NLPR as described in the ALA Privacy Policy (see over).
Signed ..............................................................................................Date .......................................................................
NLPR REGISTRATION FEES (GST Inclusive):
New Registration:
$105 AUD
Renewal:
Payment Method:
$85 AUD
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Cheque or Money Order (in Australian Dollars) made payable to “ALA Ltd”.
Post to: Australasian Lymphology Association Ltd, PO Box 193, Surrey Hills, Vic 3127
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EFT to Australasian Lymphology Association Ltd BSB 034-061 ACC 316135. Quote your name
as payer plus paying entity if different eg business name. Fax this front page only to 03 9898
0249 (if paying by EFT).
Credit card (circle type):
Visa
MasterCard
Amex
Diners
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Name (as shown
on card):
Card Number:
Expiry Date:
A.C.N. 091 290 505
A.B.N. 27 091 290 505
ALA PRIVACY POLICY
The ALA is committed to conducting its operations in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and in
accordance with the highest standards. The ALA complies with the Commonwealth Privacy Act and all other
state / territory legislative requirements relevant to the management of personal information. We believe that our
members can feel safe in the knowledge that we safeguard your personal information ensuring that your
confidentiality is respected and information is stored securely.
What information do we collect?
We collect directly from your membership form and NLPR registration form (if applicable) the information that is
necessary for ascertaining member/registrant eligibility and provision of member/registrant benefits. This will
include collecting information about your full name, contact details, your willingness to assist with ALA activities
and evidence of your professional registration or qualification. If you are seeking to be on the National
Lymphoedema Practitioners Register (NLPR), we will also need to collect evidence of professional indemnity
insurance cover and evidence of completion of lymphology training courses. If you provide incomplete or
inaccurate information we may not be able to provide you with the membership/registration you are seeking, or
your approval notification will be delayed.
The ALA will always endeavour to be sensitive to requests for membership and will discuss details as necessary
only to confirm eligibility for membership/registration. Members may provide any changes of details on the
membership renewal form or NLPR registration form.
How we use your information
The ALA uses your contact information to provide you with ALA newsletters and information about ALA activities.
Your professional details are used to determine eligibility for membership and to evaluate the percentage
composition of professional groups within ALA membership and NLPR registrants. Your contact details will also
be provided to your state/territory/New Zealand representative who may contact you to perform their role of
representing members in their jurisdiction on the ALA National Council.
Your details disclosed on the NLPR Registration form will be disclosed on the NLPR and displayed on the ALA
website for public viewing. The NLPR is a public register of lymphoedema practitioners who fulfil the initial prerequisites and accreditation requirements of the ALA, as specified in the NLPR Guidelines.
If your membership becomes inactive then your details will be retained for a period of two years for the purpose
of marketing membership renewal. Unless requested in writing, all personal information will be destroyed after 2
years. If your NLPR registration becomes inactive, your details may be retained for insurance purposes. All
information will be kept confidential.
ALA Website Members Directory
In order to encourage networking between members, we have created a Members Directory in the Members
Area of the ALA website (www.lymphoedema.org.au). The name, state and email address of members who
consent to be included on the Directory are able to be viewed by other ALA members only. Your name will only
be included in the Members Directory if you indicate your consent on the ALA Membership Form. You can opt
out of the Members Directory at any time via your “My ALA” page in the Members Area of the website, without
affecting any other part of your information held on the ALA database.
Access to your Personal Information
You have a right to have access to the personal information that we hold. You can also request an amendment
to your personal details should you believe that it contains inaccurate information. Should you wish to have
access to your records you can ask our Privacy Officer, who can give you more detailed information about how to
obtain access to your records.
If you have a complaint about privacy issues
If you have a complaint about our information handling practices or feel that the privacy of your information has
been interfered with, you can lodge a complaint with our Privacy Officer or directly with the Commonwealth
Privacy Commissioner.
Our Privacy Officer is happy to discuss any complaints you may have about the management of your information
or to answer any questions you have about our information management practices and our privacy policy. All
complaints will be dealt with fairly and as quickly as possible.
If you wish to discuss any of the information contained in this form, please contact:
ALA Privacy Officer
[email protected]