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
Received: 24 January 2014
Accepted: 27 March 2014
Published in print: 25 June 2014Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review