Year of Publication: 2013
Author(s) : Auldeen Alsop
The book discusses the theoretical basis for maintaining competence and offers practical guidance on how to develop a strategy for professional and career development. Ways of developing and maintaining a portfolio and of creating a profile to meet regulatory body requirements are addressed, and there is an emphasis on the development of learning skills, skills of reflection and critical evaluation as central to the CPD process. Attention is given to the specific needs of those professionals working directly with service users in practice, those holding managerial positions, employed in education and undertaking research.
The second edition of this practical guide provides invaluable advice for successful continuing professional development for health and social care professionals at all stages of their career.
It provides practical guidance on strategies for lifelong learning and continuing professional development, addresses the very latest CPD and regulatory requirements for health and social care professionals along with Including specific CPD strategies for students and support workers as well as professionals employed in practice, management, education and research.