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Professional Learning and Development for the Health Information Workforce

Crawford, J ORCID: 0000-0002-2191-6216 and Butler-Henderson, K 2021 , 'Professional Learning and Development for the Health Information Workforce', in K Butler-Henderson and K Day and K Gray (eds.), The Health Information Workforce: Current and Future Developments , Springer, Switzerland, pp. 115-126.

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Abstract

The Health Informatics, Digital, Data, Information, and kNowledge(HIDDIN) workforce is faced with remaining current and relevant in a landscapeexperiencing rapid change. This chapter provides a holistic learner, employer, andeducator perspective to understand the principles of effective professional learningand development. Concepts of evidence-based practice, constructive alignment, andpedagogy are applied to develop a framework for a principles-based assessment oflearning environments and activities. Such a framework is needed by learners, toevaluate available professional learning opportunities more critically. Likewise,employers need to evaluate currency and relevance of learning outcomes prior toinvesting time and resources into professional development programmes. Lastly,providers of professional development can benefit from self-review against a sharedset of quality criteria.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Crawford, J and Butler-Henderson, K
Keywords: professional development, professional learning, constructive alignment, professionalism, educational quality
Publisher: Springer
DOI / ID Number: 10.1007/978-3-030-81850-0_7
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Copyright 2021 Springer

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