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(p. 155) Professional Development and Lifelong Learning 

(p. 155) Professional Development and Lifelong Learning
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(p. 155) Professional Development and Lifelong Learning
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A. J Finch Jr.

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10.1093/med:psych/9780195372434.003.0013
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date: 22 October 2019

This chapter is about professional development and lifelong learning. Forpurposes of simplicity, the term professional development is used throughout and is defined as a “developmental process of acquiring, expanding, refining,and sustaining knowledge, proficiency, skill, and qualifications for competentprofessional function”. It discusses the process of professional development, learning new information, sustaining professional skills and proficiencies, and qualifications.

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