Continued Professional Development (CPD) is the collective name for a range of activities through which you prove your fitness to practise. This unit will provide you with a sound platform for lifelong learning and on-going Continuing Professional Development as well as preparing you to play your part in developing others.


To embed the skills of lifelong learning into the everyday practice of newly qualified practitioners, which in order to maximise their confidence and capability within NHS Scotland.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this unit, and following a period of reflective practice, you will be able to:

  • Value and embed continuing professional development activities as a lifelong process to improve your knowledge and skills.
  • Assume responsibility for your Continuing Professional Development
  • Demonstrate growing confidence in developing others