HIMSS17 TOOK PLACE IN ORLANDO, FL

The Importance of Continuing Professional Development: A Roadmap for Success

February 21, 2017 — 12:00PM EST - 12:45PM EST
Orange County Convention Center
Session ID: 
CSC3
Continuing Education Credits: 
CAHIMS
0.75
CPHIMS
0.75

Description

While it’s well-known that “Professional development is a part of [one’s] professional responsibility and accountability and [is] essential to organisational and professional success” (Cleary, Horsfall, O’Hara-Aarons, Jackson, & Hunt, 2011, p. 3562), not many take a systematic approach to developing a continuing professional development (CPD) plan. By understanding the five components of continuing professional development that will contribute to your professional development, attendees will be on their way to developing a roadmap for their professional journey.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discuss the importance of lifelong learning, networking, and engagement in support of one’s career aspirations;
  • Identify the five critical components needed to develop a roadmap for continuing professional development;

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