The role of continuing professional development (CPD) is increasingly crucial for regulators, educationalists and the healthcare profession. In terms of continued fitness to practise and patient safety, as well as maintaining professional standards, a more thoughtful, evidence-based and transparent approach should be considered. This book provides a concise overview of the literature whilst drawing on doctors' experiences, offering a practical approach to managing CPD. The systematic method ensures the interests of the service and regulators are met whilst enhancing the importance of high quality patient care and the needs of doctors as individuals. It focuses on the following key aspects: Relating CPD to the needs of the changing and developing health care service

part |94 pages

Implementing managed CPD

chapter Step One|23 pages

Identify What to Learn

chapter Step Two|3 pages

Plan How to Learn – Documentation

chapter Step Three|30 pages


chapter Step Four|37 pages

Use The Learning and Show Its Effect