Portfolios for Health Professionals - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780729542029, 9780729584531

Portfolios for Health Professionals

3rd Edition

Authors: Kate Andre Lynette Cusack Marie Heartfield
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542029
eBook ISBN: 9780729584531
eBook ISBN: 9780729583428
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Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 9th September 2016
Page Count: 192

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Portfolios for Health Professionals 3e is a practical guide to designing and developing a portfolio that documents and communicates your professional achievements and competencies, in order to meet the  Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) annual registration requirements.

Now revised to address a range of health professions, this third edition will help students to gain a basic understanding of what a portfolio is, how it is used, and why different types of portfolio may be required for different purposes.

The book provides health professionals with detailed guidelines for developing a quality portfolio that will help them to review their professional practice, direct their continuing professional development, assess their learning and career planning, and communicate their professional achievements.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Professional practice and portfolios: why do I need a professional portfolio?
Chapter 2 - Portfolio styles and models
Chapter 3 - Reflection and reflective practice
Chapter 4 - Evidence: what do I have and what do I need?
Chapter 5 - Compiling your portfolio
Chapter 6 - Portfolio evaluation and assessment
Chapter 7 - Examples of Health Practitioners' approaches to planning and evaluating CPD NEW!


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About the Author

Kate Andre

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Post Graduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Perth Australia

Lynette Cusack

Affiliations and Expertise

Deputy Head Research, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, The University of Adelaide, South Australia

Marie Heartfield

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia