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Career Resources: Continuing Professional Development

Continuing professional development may be considered as lifeblood of any productive career in the 21st century and beyond. According to Zarrin Seema Siddiqui in an academic paper on Doctors in Pakistan presented at the University of Western Australia, ‘continuing professional development is any activity of skill taken to update, maintain or develop professional knowledge’. (www.aare.edu.au/07pap/sid07623.pdf)

Too often, we become satisfied with the fact that our latest achievement of earning a degree or professional designation will take us through an entire career. This is not logical, neither is it a reality! If we accept that the body of knowledge in our various areas of practice is continuously being advanced and augmented, then it stands to reason that we must also augment our skills and knowledge through the life-span of our careers in order to remain current and relevant.

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