Writing a continuing professional development article for publication
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Writing a continuing professional development article for publication

Bob Price Director, postgraduate qualifications in advancing healthcare practice, Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, Milton Keynes

Writing for journal publication is a worthwhile but challenging activity that requires clear motives, purpose, planning and execution. Continuing professional development (CPD) articles are designed to be informative and educative, with the aim of enhancing the reader’s understanding of a particular subject. This article provides an overview of how to approach and plan the writing of a CPD article to enhance the success of its acceptance for publication in a professional journal.

Nursing Standard. 28, 43, 51-58. doi: 10.7748/ns.28.43.51.e8790

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Received: 24 January 2014

Accepted: 27 March 2014

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