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Evidence-based practice is at the heart of everything you do as a health professional, and continuing professional development (CPD) is one way of ensuring that skills are not only kept up to date, but also based on the latest research findings.

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<p>How reliable are online educational resources for your continuing professional development (CPD) needs as a nurse or midwife? Evidence-based practice is at the heart of everything you do as a health professional, and continuing professional development (CPD) is one way of ensuring that skills are not only kept up to date, but also based on the latest research findings. A study by Katsikitis et al. (2013) found that although nurses valued ongoing learning and understood its importance, they had concerns. Perceived barriers to completing CPD included: understaffing, a belief that employers should share the responsibility of accessing the education, and that it </p>

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Zoe is a copywriter and blogger from the UK. Once working as an Operating Department Practitioner in a busy Orthopaedic theatre suite specialising in regional anaesthetic techniques, she now writes for the health industry due to disability. Using the education and skills learned as a nurse, along with the experience of being disabled – Zoe is passionate about helping health professionals communicate better with their patients via social media, blogs and websites. In her spare time, Zoe is a governor at her local primary school, and is writing a play about invisible illness.
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