Continuing Professional  Development Rachael Lowe Physiotherapist and E-Learning Specialist www.cpdspot.com www.webducate....
Learning Outcomes  <ul><li>By the end of this presentation you should be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>define continuing prof...
Definition <ul><li>‘ A wide range of learning activities through which professionals maintain and develop throughout their...
Why CPD? <ul><li>Ongoing learning  </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain competence </li></ul><ul><li>Expand scope of practice  </li>...
What is CPD? <ul><li>Learning activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome based. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective process. </li></ul...
Summary <ul><li>CPD is a straightforward process </li></ul><ul><li>Formally planned and also occurs unplanned in the workp...
The Big Picture <ul><li>learning needs </li></ul><ul><li>learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>action plans </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Now record this learning experience in your portfolio… </li></ul><ul><li>www.mycpdspot.com </li></ul>
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  • Continuing Professional Development, presented by Rachael Lowe from CPDspot in conjunction with Webducate.
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    1. 1. Continuing Professional Development Rachael Lowe Physiotherapist and E-Learning Specialist www.cpdspot.com www.webducate.net
    2. 2. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>By the end of this presentation you should be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>define continuing professional development </li></ul><ul><li>explain why you need to participate in CPD </li></ul><ul><li>outline the CPD process </li></ul>
    3. 3. Definition <ul><li>‘ A wide range of learning activities through which professionals maintain and develop throughout their career to ensure that they retain their capacity to practise safely, effectively and legally within their evolving scope of practice’. </li></ul><ul><li>GREAT BRITAIN, Department of Health (2003). The Allied Health Professions Project: Demonstrating competence through CPD. London, HMSO (Circular 12/03). Last accessed 28 April 2008 at: http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Consultations/Closedconsultations/DH_4071458 </li></ul>
    4. 4. Why CPD? <ul><li>Ongoing learning </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain competence </li></ul><ul><li>Expand scope of practice </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits to service and service user </li></ul><ul><li>Professional registration </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is CPD? <ul><li>Learning activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome based. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective process. </li></ul><ul><li>Continually recorded. </li></ul><ul><li>Evidenced. </li></ul><ul><li>It can occur in two ways: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planned such as courses and research. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unplanned work based learning experiences such as a meeting, an appraisal, a significant event. </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Summary <ul><li>CPD is a straightforward process </li></ul><ul><li>Formally planned and also occurs unplanned in the workplace. </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome based and a reflective process. </li></ul><ul><li>Recorded and evidenced in a portfolio. </li></ul><ul><li>Continually professionally developing. </li></ul>
    7. 7. The Big Picture <ul><li>learning needs </li></ul><ul><li>learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>action plans </li></ul><ul><li>learning activities </li></ul><ul><li>reflective process </li></ul><ul><li>recording </li></ul><ul><li>evidencing </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Now record this learning experience in your portfolio… </li></ul><ul><li>www.mycpdspot.com </li></ul>

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