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Learning and Behaviour in Medicine
A Voyage Around CME and CPD

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ISBN 9781032218410
January 31, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
96 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This concise, practical guide supports a broadly based understanding of continuing medical education and professional development, without being overly theoretical. Opening with the history of CME and CPD, their definitions and the difference between them, the book discusses recent changes in the culture of learning in medicine including the transition of CME from didactic teaching to interactive, focused adult learning. It describes the replacement of a curricular approach by education driven by need, which in turn is defined by discovery and analysis of professional practice gaps. Particular emphasis is placed on the misdiagnosis gap, its causation and impact on patient care.

It is essential reading for those who use CME and those who plan, design, deliver and accredit CME, including practising healthcare professionals from all specialties, and CME providers, both independent and linked to specialist societies.

Table of Contents

Prologue. Chapter 1. The beginning of CME and how it relates to CPD. Chapter 2. Culture of Learning. Chapter 3. Professional Practice Gap and the CME Community. Chapter 4. The Three Types of PPG. Chapter 5. Gap Discovery and Analysis. Chapter 6. CME Provision. Chapter 7. Outcome Assessment. Chapter 8. Accreditation. Chapter 9. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)- Maintenance of Certification and Revalidation. Epilogue. Index.

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Robin Stevenson is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of European CME and Honorary Professor of Medicine, Glasgow University, UK.