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Essay Topic :In Australia, Registered Nurses need to conduct themselves in a professional manner by practicing in a safe and competent way. One of the requirements of registration is that nurses demonstrate Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Describe CPD, and discuss what Registered Nurses’ need to do to demonstrate this.
British Journal of community Nursing (2013). Improving access to CPD for nurses: the uptake of online provision.
• If majority of nurses move into community setting as they get older and plan to retire prior at the age of 60, there is a very real risk of losing experienced nurses who have well developed knowledge and skill base. Therefore mechanisms that support the continuing profession development (CPD) of the community nursing workforce.
Ousey, K., & Roberts, D., (2013). Improving access to CPD for nurses: the uptake of online provision. British Journal of Community Nursing, 18(2), 78-8, doi:10.12968/bjcn.2013.18.2.781.
Continuing professional development in nursing in Australia: current awareness, practice and future directions (2003).
• Knowledge of CPD requirements.
• Future CPD requirements.
• Future directions.
Katsikitis, M., Mcallister, M., Sharman, R., Raith, L., Faithful-Byrne, A & Priaulx, R. (2013) ‘Continuing professional development in nursing in Australia: Current awareness, practice and future directions’. Contemporary Nurse, 451(1), pp. 33-45. doi:10.5172/conu.2013.45.1.33.
The implications of mandatory professional development in Australia (2002).
• Reflective practice.
• Organizational constraints and management role.
• Outcome of CPD.
Thomas, S. (2012) ‘The implications of mandatory professional development in Australia’, British Journal of Midwifery, 20(1), pp. 57-61. doi:10.12968/bjom.2012.20.1.57.