Returning to practice: How do I catch up?

07 September 2015

Q. I am returning to practice after a period of absence and am concerned about how I can catch up with professional competence. Any advice?

A. Doctors may need to take leave from practice for a number of reasons. This is understandable – life happens and achieving CPD is sometimes not feasible. However, it is important that you try to make up extra CPD when you return to practice. Here are some suggestions: