Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care: Strategies for Lifelong Learning by Auldeen AlsopContinuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care: Strategies for Lifelong Learning by Auldeen Alsop

Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care: Strategies for Lifelong Learning

byAuldeen Alsop

Paperback | April 1, 2013

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This new edition of the basic resource has been substantially restructured and updated to reflect the very latest CPD requirements and includes several new chapters. It reviews current policy on CPD and discusses the theoretical basis for maintaining competence and for adult learning, whilst providing practical guidance on how to develop a strategy for professional and career development, and on portfolio preparation that shows evidence of professional updating and CPD.

About the authorAuldeen Alsop is Emeritus Professor and former Professional Lead for Occupational Therapy at Sheffield Hallam University. Throughout her career she has held a number of positions in practice, educationand research in the UK and also as a commissioner of CPD education for health professionals in SouthYorkshire. She holds...
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Title:Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care: Strategies for Lifelong LearningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.6 × 6.8 × 0.35 inPublished:April 1, 2013Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1444337904

ISBN - 13:9781444337907

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Table of Contents

Preface vi

Acknowledgements ix

1 Lifelong learning and continuing professional development 1

2 Regulation of allied health and social care professionals 12

3 The professional portfolio 22

4 The process of continuing professional development 34

5 Learning to learn 47

6 Learning with others 58

7 Learning in the workplace 68

8 Scholarly activity and research for the practitioner 84

9 Learning to write and writing to learn 101

10 Career development 114

11 CPD and career development for academics 125

12 Leadership and professional development 136

13 Learning strategies and CPD for support workers 146

14 Learning for leisure and pleasure 153

Index 159