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Consultant psychiatrists' opinions and experience of CPD

  • Chris Williams (a1), Andrew Sims (a2) and Tom Sensky (a3)
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A postal survey was carried out on a random sample of Fellows and Members of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the United Kingdom or Eire in order to investigate current Continuing Professional Development (CPD) practice and the impact of resources and funding for CPD. One hundred and thirteen of 264 anonymised questionnaires were returned (43%). Most respondents considered CPD should be mandatory for consultants, for educational supervisors, for eligibility for the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training and for election to the Fellowship of the College.

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Sims, A. C. P. (1994) Introducing Continuing Professional Development. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 1, 18.
Sims, A. C. P. (1995) Continuing Professional Development in psychiatry. In Management for Psychiatrists (2nd edn) (eds Bhugra, D. & Burns, A.), pp. 317325. London: Gaskell.
Sensky, T. (1994) Continuing medical education: consultant psychiatrists' experience and opinions. Psychiatric Bulletin, 18, 1822.
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BJPsych Bulletin
  • ISSN: 0955-6036
  • EISSN: 1472-1473
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Consultant psychiatrists' opinions and experience of CPD

  • Chris Williams (a1), Andrew Sims (a2) and Tom Sensky (a3)
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