PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HSC

Unit 4 Personal and professional Development in HSC
Unit 4: Personal and Professional Development in Health and SocialCare
Aim

The aim of this unit is to encourage learners to develop as reflective practitioners by applyingtheir understanding and skills to their own health and social care setting.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this unit a learner will:

1 Understand how personal values and principles influence individual contributions to work in health and social care settings

2 Be able to produce, monitor, revise and evaluate plans for personal progress in developing the skills and abilities required of a health and social care practitioner

3 Understand the application of principles of professional engagement with users of health andsocial care services

4 Be able to demonstrate development of own skills and understanding in relation to workingwith others in health and social care practice.

Unit 4: Personal and ProfessionalDevelopment in Health and SocialCare

Unit content

1 Understand how personal values and principles influence individual contributions

to work in health and social care settings

Personal values: influences of eg beliefs and preferences, culture, political perspectives,

interests and priorities, change over lifespan

Culture and experiences: influences of eg family, ethnicity, belief, education, employment,

age and gender, life events

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