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CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD). MEDU 222. Dr. Shaikh Mujeeb Ahmed. Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Is the means by which people maintain their knowledge and skills related to their professional lives. . Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in medical education.

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continuing professional development cpd


MEDU 222

Dr. ShaikhMujeeb Ahmed

continuing professional development cpd1
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Is the means by which people maintain their knowledge and skills related to their professional lives.
continuing professional development cpd in medical education
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in medical education
  • is defined as the education of physicians following completion of formal training.
  • CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to
    • maintain,
    • develop or increase knowledge,
    • problem-solving,
    • technical skills or professional performance standards
  • all with the goal that physicians can provide better health care.
the aims of cpd
The aims of CPD
  • Your CPD activities should maintain and improve:
    • a the quality of care you give your patients and the public
    • b the standards of the teams and the services in which you work.
  • Your CPD should keep you up to date and competent in all the work that you do. It should affirm what you do well, address areas requiring improvement and explore new knowledge, skills and behaviors.
responsibility for personal learning
Responsibility for personal learning
  • You are responsible for identifying your CPD needs, planning how those needs should be addressed and undertaking CPD that will support your professional development and practice.
identification of needs
Identification of needs
  • Your CPD activities should be shaped by assessments of both your professional needs and the needs of the service and the people who use it.
  • You must reflect on what you have learnt through your CPD and record any impact (or expected future impact) on your performance and practice.
motivation for cpd
Motivation for CPD
  • The professional drive to provide optimal care for the individual patient;
  • The obligation to honor the demands from employers and society;
  • The need to preserve job satisfaction and prevent “burn out”.
CPD mainly implies,
  • self-directed and
  • practice-based learning activities

rather than supervised training.

who provide cpd activities
Who provide CPD activities
  • Medical schools/universities
  • Postgraduate institutes,
  • Professional organisations,
  • National or international scientificorganizations,
  • Local or national health authorities
  • Pharmaceutical/medico-technical industry
evaluation and recognition
Evaluation and recognition
  • Accredited hours
  • Personal portfolio or log-book
cme vs cpd
  • CME describes continuing education in the field of knowledge and skills of medical practice;
  • CPD, a broader concept, refers to the continuing development of the multi-faceted competencies inherent in medical practice, covering wider domains of professionalism e.g. medical, managerial, social and personal subjects, needed for high quality professional performance.
content of cpd activity
Content of CPD activity
  • Good professional practice;
  • Maintaining good medical practice;
  • Relationships with patients;
  • Working with colleagues;
  • Teaching and training;
  • Probity and health.
standards of cpd
  • Mission and Outcomes
  • Learning Methods
  • Planning and Documentation
  • The Individual Doctor
  • CPD-Providers
  • Educational Context and Resources
  • Evaluation of Methods and Competencies
  • Organisation
  • Continuous Renewal
professional development portfolio pdp
Professional Development Portfolio (PDP)
  • A portfolio is about managing the process of keeping this evidence and as a record of achievement and development, both personal and professional, in a way that is convenient to the individual.
advantages of using portfolios
Advantages of using portfolios
  • Integrating individual achievements into the school improvement process
  • Providing effective CPD at minimal cost with maximum impact
  • Encouraging a culture of support and recognition
  • Revealing unutilized talents and skills
  • Building on existing resources
  • Signaling needs for change within the school
  • Providing evidence for the standards of Investors in People
  • Providing evidence for Self Evaluation
why keep a portfolio
  • Reminding yourself about the quality of your work
  • Renewing your sense of self-esteem
  • Creating opportunities for managing your own CPD
  • Using your CPD as a means of learning. (Gathering evidence about learning and development is, in itself, a legitimate professional practice.)
  • Being at the heart of any professional discussion by providing a spring board for conversations about progress and development
  • Supporting shared good practice
  • Preparing for performance review
what constitutes portfolio
What constitutes portfolio?
  • Job description
  • Up to date CV
  • Certificates & qualifications
  • Performance Review details and targets
  • Lesson or other work observation reports
  • Examples of your own work
  • Presentations
  • Contribution to newsletters and other publications
  • Leadership activities
  • Courses attended and evaluations
  • Letters of thanks
  • Thank-you notes
  • Photographs , etc.
reasons why you would keep an up to date cpd portfolio
Reasons why you would keep an up to date CPD Portfolio
  • To help you reflect & develop
  • To provide a self-esteem boost
  • As a reminder of good work
  • To record your CPD
  • To collect & update personal data
  • To self-audit strengths & areas for development
  • To support sharing of good practice