Part Two: Rethinking Professional Development

In part one, we defined professional development (PD) and examined why it’s important. Now, we’ll explore the pros and cons of our current PD system. What’s good about our PD model? Autonomy We’re in control of our learning. The Physiotherapy Board has entrusted us with this responsibility. Kudos to them. There are no strict boundaries… Read More

Part One: Rethinking Professional Development

Professional development (PD) keeps our skills relevant. It’s continued learning throughout our career so we stay up-to-date with the changing nature of the profession. PD can be both formal and informal: Formal Informal Accredited courses Reading books and journals Conferences, forums and seminars Discussions with colleagues Undertaking research Internet research In-service education programs Reflection –… Read More