Professional Development Portfolio Guide with Essential Practice Competencies
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Click here for the Professional Development Portfolio Appendix
Dream Wizard: A demo version of the Goal Wizard that will allow you to go through the Goal Wizard process so that you have an idea of how this process helps you develop and submit your Step 1 Learning Plan. Click here to access the Dream Wizard.
The Learning Plan is to be submitted no later than 120 days after completing your first activity on your current 5 year recertification cycle. Please see our 120 Day Calculation Chart to see when you will need to submit your Learning Plan.
Below you will find examples of completed PDP forms. These have been filled out with respect to practitioners of varied career paths, including those not currently employed in the field of dietetics. First we will present three examples of the entire PDP process, then specific examples for each of the five steps.
Learning Plan Using The Goal Wizard Tool
|Step Two||Activity Log
|Step Three||Professional Development Evaluation?
|Background of the Portfolio Project|
|Benefits of the Portfolio|
|For Further Reading|
|Preceptor Confirmation & Self-Reflection Form|
|Sponsored Independent Learning Contract|
Comments regarding the Professional Development Portfolio Guide and forms? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.