• CPD keeps you up to date and in touch with current practice tick
  • Knowledge progresses over time and better/more efficient ways of doing things may have been developed since you qualified tick

  • More information may now be available about why certain practices are more effective through research and clinical trials tick

  • "Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back”. Your first skill is just the foundation to your education. CPD helps you to build on that foundation in a structured way. tick

  • The emphasis on the role of CPD is gaining momentum; it is already compulsory for some and, under the proposed Voluntary Self-Regulation Schemes, will soon be compulsory for all. tick

  • CPD extends your manual/hands-on therapy skills and expertise, and by learning new techniques you will be able to offer more to your clients (and people may start referring to you instead!). tick