PPDP – how it works in the wider context

An example of team development and personal development planning

Recording the professional development plan

  • Practice lead person
  • Structured tools
  • Semi-structured interview with a lead partner?
  • A timetable for learning
  • Review period of – 1 year?
  • Identify development processes that have not been recorded
  • Co-mentoring
  • Information-gathering questionnaire or system
  • P2D2
  • Awayday
  • Development of a portfolio
  • A mechanism to record the gaps
  • Job description
  • Audit data
  • External organisations
  • Complaints
  • Patient groups
  • Define need
  • SMART (Specific Measurable Achievable Reproducible Time-based)
    • Short term
    • Longer-term
  • Proforma of what should be going on in a practice: this is QPA/FBA/Kings Fund
  • Not necessarily a medical mentor
  • “This feels uncomfortable therefore I will talk about it”
PUNs and DENs References
  • Personal professional learning plans – an evaluation of mentoring and co-tutoring in General practice Nibble, A, Berrington, Education for general practice; 1998,9,216-221
  • Self-directed learning in general practice Burrows, P Education for general practice, 1998, 9, 1-5
  • Self-directed learning for GPs Spencer-Jones, R, editor Education for general practice suppl, 1998,9,497-556
  • Meeting educational needs in general practice PUNS and DENS Eve, RCME3(2) appendix
  • Learning objectives in general practice -identification of wants and needs Pitts, J White, P Education for general practice, 1994, 5, 59-65
  • A learning plan format for use in continuing medical education Temple, J Education for general practice, 1994, 5, 225-340
  • Personal professional learning plans -an evaluation of mentoring and co-tutoring in general practice Hibble, A Berrington, R Education for general practice,.1998, 9, 165-290
  • Individual educational plans for GPs Hedley, R Education for general practice, 7, 1-93
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