Making your development portfolio work for youSubscription
Keeping your CPD portfolio up to date need not be a time-consuming chore. It helps you see the bigger picture and could make or break your chances at a job interview, as Andy Young explains.
Back at school many years ago, I remember how my teachers fell into two groups: those who taught you to think for yourself; and, those who reminded you that you were ‘just’ or ‘merely’ a child if you had the effrontery to attempt it.
Lifelong learning is vital to keep up to date with evidence based practice. This article reveals how to structure portfolios to best present your professional development
To compile a strong portfolio, nurses need to collate a balanced selection of evidence, which clearly demonstrates both their learning and achievements
Mentors can use a portfolio of evidence to show continuing professional development
Every five years doctors must be ruled fit to practise, and regular appraisal is the cornerstone of the decision. Jennifer Taylor explains how to lead the process in your organisation
How to recruit caring and compassionate HCAsSubscription
Value-based recruitment is a challenge in healthcare, but multiple mini-interviews, which use a series of clinical scenarios, may offer a solution
'Everyone can reap the rewards of revalidation'Subscription
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new system of revalidation is likely to be introduced in April 2016.
Your confirmer will use your portfolio to verify the declarations you make as part of the revalidation process, so maintaining it can help make the process less stressful
Continuing professional development ensures nurses and midwives maintain safe and effective practice, improve practice and develop new skills