PUNs and DENs: Discovering Learning Needs in General Practice

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Radcliffe Publishing, 2003 - Medical - 120 pages
With the introduction of yearly appraisals and revalidation every general practitioner needs to be armed with a good Personal Development Plan. This book provides the information needed to create just that. Guiding the reader through the consultation looking for Patient's Unmet Needs (PUNs) and the Doctor's Educational Needs (DENs), it focuses on those learning needs that help to provide competent care for patients. All general practitioners will find this book a straightforward, no nonsense, practical approach to help them incorporate their learning needs into the realities of everyday practice.
 

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Contents

Foreword
6
Why bother with learning?
13
Finding time for learning
23
Discovering learning needs with PUNs and DENs
29
Examples of reflective learning
45
Research to reality
85
Sharing PUNs and DENs
93
Discovering learning needs by asking
PUNs summary and logbook
Index
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