CPD Caitriona by yurtgc548


									Caitriona Gowing
•   Continuous Professional Development
•   Continuous Education
•   Lifelong Learning
•   Personal Development Plans
•   Learning on the job
•   Developmenticus Professionalicus
•   Developmente Continuouso
   What is CPD?
   How do you do CPD?
   Why should you engage in CPD?
   CPD is ANYTHING that helps you to be a
    better pharmacy technician
   Participation in continuing professional
    development (CPD) is central to working as a
    professional. It enables pharmacy technicians
    to demonstrate to their employers and to
    their customers that they are maintaining and
    building on their capabilities
   Over to you...
                  learning needs)

  Evaluation                           Personal Plan
   (were the                              (how to
learning needs                            address
     met?)                            learning needs)

      Documentation                 Action
        (telling the            (meeting the
           story!)            learning needs)
•   Difference between actual performance and
    desired/required/optimal performance
•   Strategies to identify:
    – Gap analysis
    – Self assessment (diaries, journals)
    – Peer review
    – Observation
    – Reflection on action
    – Reflection on events
    – Critical Incident review
    – Comparison to standards / competencies
•   Recognising existing performance
•   Deciding on target performance
    – Competencies
    – Legal requirements
    – Standards
    – SOPs
    – Departmental procedures
•   Identifying the gap
•   The invisible gap!
   Self appraisal / Learning Need – would like to
    improve ability to sculpt icing into realistic
    shapes for wedding cakes
   Personal Plan – clay modelling evening course
   Action!
   Documentation – attendance cert
   Evaluation – satisfied customers
   General areas for learning needs assessment
   Actual performance
   Ideal performance
    ◦ Reproducible
    ◦ Effective
    ◦ Evidence based
   Personal Plan - PG Dip in Clinical Teaching
   “Knowledge of medicine and patients confers
    clinical credibility; knowledge of teaching and
    learning principles increases teaching credibility”
    Bligh 2001
   Action – ongoing
   Documentation – ongoing +++!
   Evaluation?!
•   Learning – change in Knowledge,
    Understanding, Skills, Attitudes or Behaviour
•   Cognitive theory – surface vs deep learning,
    activating the filing cabinet, elaboration

   Reflection in and on action
   Experiential Learning
   Other examples...
   Confucius ‘That which is not written, did not
   How do you do yours?
   Departmental records
   Logbooks
   Diaries
   Critical Incident Analysis
   Online resources (e.g. GPhC in the UK)
   Was the learning need met, has the gap been
   Have outcomes improved because of the
    cycle of CPD?
   Has a new learning need been identified?
   Do you feel personally more competent?
   Have you attained/reached a competency
   Brainstorm!!!
   Possible future requirement for registration /
    re-registration / validation
   Central to being a healthcare professional
   Evidence to peers and customers of service
    that competencies have been maintained and
   Meet departmental objectives / targets
   Meet HSE objectives / targets
   Standardisation of service provision
   Personal fulfilment
   Structured argument for course/ conference
   PA Consulting review of CPD
   Institute of pharmacy
   CPD system to allow needs to be identified and met
    in formal and informal circumstances.
   Recording of CPD
   ‘Face-to –face’ accreditation / validation in patient
    care scenarios, entire register in 5 years
   Compulsory, all to be compliant by 2014
   http://www.thepsi.ie/Libraries/Education/PSI_Inter
   RPSGB – GPhC and PLB
   Record of CPD either electronically or written
   Nine entries per year
   Record how CPD has affected quality or
    development of practice
   Submit CPD record on request (400 every
   www.uptodate.org.uk
   CPD: Top ten tips –
   1 Make a start
   2 Write an entry on how to write an entry!
   3 Decide how you wish to record your CPD
   4 Identify a specific learning/development need
   5 Make sure you answer all the questions on the CPD recording
    format you have chosen
   6 Make use of the resources available to you to help you get started
   7 Don’t complete the competence question until you become more
    confident with writing your CPD entries
   8 Use a notebook to help you remember CPD entries you would like
    to write up
   9 Remember to include feedback in the evaluation stage of your CPD
   10 Review your CPD entries
   Continuous
   Professional
   Development
   Not just for Easter
   Not just reading articles
   Not just an annual outing!

   CPD + U = a brighter future for pharmacy!

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