The self assessment is for NLOA members’s personal use. It has been designed to help members reflect
professional proficiency, identify areas for improvement and develop a learning plan that will
address those areas
that need improvement. Members will be required to complete the self assessment
once every two years.
Once members have completed the Self-Assessment Questionnaire and have identified areas that need
should transfer the information to the Plan of Action Summary Sheet, which then
becomes part of the member’s professional
portfolio. Members should use the information from the
summary sheet to develop a learning plan that will guide their CE and
The professional portfolio consists of the following components:
- The Professional Portfolio, where members document their continuing education activities.
- The Self-Assessment Plan of Action Summary Sheet.
Participation is Mandatory
Every NLOA member holding a general certificate of registration is required to maintain a professional
which will be made available to the QA Committee upon request or to the peer assessor during a
Osteopathic manual practitioners who become General members mid-cycle (eg., new members, members
the inactive or retired class) will not be required to comply with that current cycle’s
requirements. They will be
required to participate and report on self assessment and continuing education
during the next cycle.
Members will be required to complete the Continuing Education and Professional Development Log as part
of their registration renewal. In this document, members must demonstrate that they have completed their
40 hours of CE over a two-year cycle.