CPD AUDIT by yurtgc548


									CPD AUDIT
            Who are the HPC?
   Health Professions Council

   Regulator set up to protect the public

   Regulate 15 health professions, including
    biomedical scientists

   Can stop someone from practising

   Introduction of ‘Continuing Professional
    Development’ - CPD
                   What is CPD?
   CPD is the way health professionals continue to learn
    and develop throughout their careers so they keep their
    skills and knowledge up to date and are able to work
    safely, legally and effectively.

   1st July 2006 – registrants required to engage in CPD
    and keep a record of their activities.

   November 2009 – Biomedical Scientists audited
              Selection for Audit
   31st Dec 2010 – 22,522 BMS staff registered with HPC

   2.5% of these are randomly selected for audit every 2

   Those selected receive a letter

   Submit a profile showing how HPC standards have been
The Letter!
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              HPC Standards
1.   Maintain a continuous, up-to-date and
     accurate record of CPD activities
                                                   CPD STANDARD 1
Name:                     Ian Roberts                                                                                Page: 1

               Date           Type of activity                              Brief description
  1      6th   Nov. ‘07   Work-based learning      Discussed/reviewed new ALL with colleagues to present as case
                          Professional activity    study
  2      9th Nov. ‘07     Work-based learning      Trained 2 members of staff how to change QC material on XE2100
                          Professional activity    full blood count analysers.
  3     29th Nov. ‘07     Work-based learning      I was showed how to check SIM chamber for blockage on XE2100
                                                   when it began to show errors.
  4      4th Dec. ‘07     Work-based learning      Cover for Chief BMS who was on annual leave. Staff shortages
                                                   meant staffing changes had to be arranged.

  5      7th Dec. ‘07     Work-based learning      AAA patient in A+E had low Hb and platelets. Discussed with
                                                   trainees and explained what to do next.

  6     12th Dec. ‘07     Work-based learning      Research into information on sufficient filling of coagulation
                          Self-directed learning   vacutainers.
                          Professional activity
  7     19th Dec. ‘07     Work-based learning      Attended CPD seminar – ‘A trip to the Coroner’s Court’
                          Formal/ Educational
  8     20th Dec. ‘07     Work-based learning      Patient with possible sickle crisis came through A+E. I had to
                                                   perform full blood count, sickle solubility test and check blood film to
                                                   confirm diagnosis.

  9     11th Jan. ‘08     Work-based learning      Completed coagulation NEQAS excercise
                          Professional activity

  10    23rd Jan. ‘08     Work-based learning      Attended CPD seminar – ‘Turnaround Times’
                          Formal/ Educational
               HPC Standards
1.   Maintain a continuous, up-to-date and
     accurate record of CPD activities

2.   Demonstrate that CPD activities are a mixture
     of learning activities relevant to current and
     future practices
         Daily CPD record of ----------- - Ian Roberts -             for - 3rd Dec. 2008

                      Format of CPD activity – please tick (a) as appropriate

          Work Based Learning                                    Professional activity

Learning by doing                                    Involvement in a professional body
Case studies                                         Specialist interest group
Reflective practice                                  Lecturing or teaching                   √

Clinical audit                                       Mentoring
Coaching from others                                 Being an examiner
Discussions with colleagues                          Being a tutor
Peer review                                          Branch meetings
Gaining, and learning from, experience               Running journal clubs/other groups

Involvement in wider work of employer                Maintaining/developing special skills

Work shadowing                                       Being an expert witness
Secondments                                          Membership of professional bodies
Job rotation                                         Giving presentations at conferences

Attending Journal club                               Organising accredited courses
In-service training                                  Supervising research
Supervising staff or students                        Being a national assessor
Visiting other departments                           Being promoted
Expanding your role
Analysing significant events                                     Formal / educational
Filling in self-assessment questionnaires            Courses

Project work or project management                   Further education

Evidence of progression on KSF                       Research
                                                     Attending conferences
          Self-directed learning                     Writing articles or papers
Reading journals/articles                     √      Going to seminars
Reviewing books or articles                   √      Distance learning
Updating knowledge through web or TV          √      Professional Courses

Keeping a file of your progress                      Planning or running a course
               HPC Standards
1.   Maintain a continuous, up-to-date and
     accurate record of CPD activities

2.   Demonstrate that CPD activities are a mixture
     of learning activities relevant to current and
     future practices

3.   Seek to ensure that their CPD has contributed
     to the quality of their practice and service
        HPC Standards Cont’d
4. Seek to ensure that their CPD benefits
   the service user

5. Present a written profile containing
   evidence of CPD activity upon request.
                Your Profile

   Cover previous 2 years CPD activities

   3 parts - Evidence
            - Summary (500 words)
            - Statement (1500 words)
   Should include a summary of ALL CPD activities
    undertaken over the last 2 years.

   Should include detailed summaries of between
    10 and 20 activities undertaken to make up your

   Should be a mixture of activities incorporating all
    HPC standards

   Summary of your practice history

   Show how CPD activities are linked to your

   Relevance

   Should explain how you have met the HPC

   Should refer to CPD activities undertaken
    and evidence submitted
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   8 – 12 weeks

   Assessors ensure you have met all of the

   Receive a letter – Pass or Fail?
                  Pass or Fail?!
1.   If you have met all of the standards you will receive a
     letter letting you know you are capable of doing your

2.   If you have met most of the standards, but only partly
     met some, more information will be requested.

3.   If you have not met one or more of the standards, the
     HPC will write explaining that the profile does not meet
     the HPC standards.
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           What happens next?
   Keep doing CPD!

   Statistically 40 years to be picked
    randomly again.

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