Nvq 5 Essay

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Unit 2: Promote Professional Development 1. 1.Understand the principles of professional development. 1.1 Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice. To ensure that high standards of care are kept continuously as circumstances and environment changes, everyone must continuously be aware of how they can be changed and developed to improve. Continually improving knowledge and practice benefits both resident and the carer. It also help us to ensure that we are doing our best and we are meeting all necessary standard and expectations. We need to consider as well the new legislations and be updated to different changes and be able to apply in our work. Trainings and supervisions as well is important to improve knowledge and practice. 1.2 Analyse potential barriers to professional development. Personal- It includes attitude and character. A negative attitude is a major factor in this area. If you start out with the belief that positive development is unlikely to occur, then no matter how hard you work on it, your belief will sabotage any effort you may make. Emotional maturity- For example I am dealing with different people in my Unit from staff, residents and relatives I should be aware and cautious to the emotional situation of each person. Time pressures- Lack of time management affect the work responsibilities of each staff. Motivation- Lack of motivation can be enormous barrier to professional development. Without motivation, you have little energy to accomplish task leading to development. With motivation task seems easy and enjoyable to accomplish. Communication- Communication is an important feature of patient safety and quality of care. The patient's rights and need for effective communication is customary in healthcare organizations. Effective communication is understood by both persons. And it typically operates in both
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