Ritically evaluate the following statement:  Continued Professional Development contributes to optimal Service user care and Service provision

THIS ESSAY SHOULD BE WRITTEN BY A WRITER WITH EXPERINCE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY OR PHYSIOTHERAPY ONLY AS THIS TOPIC RELATES TO CPD.

ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES

There are different ways of approaching this assignment; for example, you may choose to agree or disagree with the statement. You can choose to concentrate one a specific setting (e.g. whether CPD contributes to optimal service-user care and service provision in mental health) or evaluate the statement in general. However, evaluation of the statement through critical appraisal of the evidence is essential.

Other key issues to consider include:
” A definition / description of CPD in the context of contemporary professional guidelines
” A brief outline the historical and current perspective of CPD
” Discuss professional responsibility /professional body requirements with regard to CPD
” Discussion of the statement in the context of clinical governance.
” Discussion of the statement in the context of key policies (e.g. AFC and KSF).
” Consideration of what  optimal service user care and  optimal service provision are.
” Critical evaluation and synthesis of the literature to support your discussion and analysis.

” Submissions must be word-processed, double-spaced and accurately referenced using the Harvard referencing style
REFRENCING MUST BE HAVARD STYLE
YOU SHOULD USE A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT RESOURCES E.G. JOURNALS, BOOKS, ARTICLES AND WEBSITES. I WILL UPLOAD INFORMATION THAT WILL HELP YOU WRITE THIS ESSAY, YOU SHOULD ADD THOSE TO THE REFRENCE LIST