The current state and value of continuing professional development in primary care: the deanery perspective
Authors: Agius, Steven; Baron, Rebecca
Source: Education for Primary Care, Volume 19, Number 6, November 2008 , pp. 580-589(10)
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.
Abstract:WHAT IS ALREADY KNOWN IN THIS AREA • Recent significant changes in primary care have affected the organisation of continuing professional development (CPD). • Plans for revalidation are likely to impact upon CPD management. • Many deaneries have experienced financial threats to educational support for CPD. WHAT THIS WORK ADDS • Considerable variance exists in models of CPD management across UK deaneries. • Centralised management systems may better support CPD and appraisal. • GP tutor networks are a valued resource for CPD management, particularly if they draw together deanery, Royal College and primary care organisations. SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH •The impact of revalidation on CPD provision and management.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2008-11-01
- GP Non-Principals Supplement February 2002
Appraisal for General Practitioners November 2003
Education for Primary Care is an excellent source for peer reviewed academic articles, high-quality evidence-based research, news and opinions on developments in primary care education. It also features tried and tested practical ideas and innovations to support primary care educators in their role.
It is an essential publication for ALL primary care medical educators and academics, including: GP trainers, GP tutors and lecturers, CPD tutors, clinical and educational supervisors, course organisers, training programme directors, associate Directors and advisers of postgraduate GP education, directors and deputy directors of postgraduate GP education. The journal provides:-
- • practical guidance on training, and informs, influences and helps shape training practice, inspires critical thinking and evaluation of your own practice and educational role
- • latest research and evidence on training methods and innovation
- • a platform for keen educators and academics to publish
- Editorial Board
- Information for Authors
- Subscribe to this Title
- ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites