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CPD advice for students

Natalie Berrie, Registration Manager at the HCPC, gives an overview of the CPD process and how it relates to the standards.

  • Learning by doing
  • Case studies
  • Reflective practice
  • Audit of service users
  • Coaching from others
  • Discussions with colleagues
  • Peer review
  • Work shadowing
  • Secondments
  • Job rotation
  • Journal club
  • In-service training
  • Supervising staff or students
  • Expanding your role
  • Significant analysis of events
  • Project work
  • Filling in self-assessment questionnaires
  • Gaining and learning from experience
  • Involvement in the wider, profession-related work of your employer (for example, being a representative on a committee)
  • Lecturing or teaching
  • Mentoring
  • Being an examiner
  • Being a tutor
  • Involvement in a professional body, specialist-interest group or other groups
  • Maintaining or developing specialist skills (for example, musical skills)
  • Giving presentations at conferences
  • Organising journal clubs or other specialist groups
  • Organising accredited courses
  • Being an expert witness
  • Supervising research or students
  • Being a national assessor
  • Courses
  • Further education
  • Research
  • Attending conferences
  • Writing articles or papers
  • Going to seminars
  • Distance or online learning
  • Planning or running a course
  • Going on courses accredited by a professional body
  • Reading journals or articles
  • Reviewing books or articles
  • Keeping a file of your progress
  • Updating your knowledge through the internet or TV
  • Relevant public service or voluntary work
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Page updated on: 02/12/2020