Continuing education for healthcare professionals: time to prove its worth.

@article{Fletcher2007ContinuingEF,
  title={Continuing education for healthcare professionals: time to prove its worth.},
  author={Monica J. Fletcher},
  journal={Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          188-90
        }
}
With escalating financial pressures being placed upon health services, it becomes increasingly hard to justify spending on education and training. At the same time, however, primary care practitioners are being expected to take on new roles in the management of long term conditions which were once the domain of their secondary care colleagues. This Discussion paper highlights the importance of expanding the evidence base for healthcare professional training - particularly in terms of its… CONTINUE READING
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