Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is now central to the career development of many professionals. Without engaging in CPD it can be difficult if not imposable in some cases to remain registered, join a professional body or obtain insurance to practice. From the chiropodist and foot health professional to many other practitioners both orthodox or holistic, CPD is needed for professional development and full functionality of the practice.
Compliances for Practitioners and Therapists is indented to show the practitioner what they must legally comply with to stay safe and legal in their practice. It will help the individual see what is applicable to them, how to incorporate the requirements into their practice, as well as plan for the future needs of the practice.
Compliances of Self Employment
Patient / Client Records
Data protection act 1998
CBR / Independent Safeguarding Authority
Clinical Waste Disposal
Electrical Appliance Testing
Unique Practice Compliances
Disability Discrimination Act 2005 & 1995
Health and Safety
On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certificate
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
We understand that studying from home may be a new experience for you. You could even be excused for feeling a little dauntedsince you will not be studying in a traditional "classroom environment". To help our students overcome these concernswe have developed the Student Zone. The Student Zone encourages a high level ofinteraction with your tutor and other like-minded students.
All of our students receive access to the Student Zone,within this area you can:
- Access the student forum which allows you to share ideas and chat with other students.
- View your tutor's feedback on your marked assignments.
- View optional reading lists for your course (where available).
- Access free online games, for when you need a break from studying.
- View the study guide with plenty of useful hints and tips on how to get the most out of your course.
- Access free courses such as: Improving Learning Skills, Job Interview Skills, The Effective Learner, Goal Setting and Time Management, Ten Tips to Complete a Good Test Paper.
- Find details on our generous Referral Programme.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you willalways succeed!
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.