Knowledge, skills and development
Medical practice is a lifelong journey. Keeping pace with rapidly changing social, legal and technological developments means learning new skills while maintaining others.
Sharing knowledge – gained through research and innovation, as well as experience – is fundamental to being a medical professional.
Good medical professionals are competent, keep their knowledge and skills up to date and provide a good standard of practice and care. They strive to develop and improve their professional performance. They reflect regularly on their standards of practice and use feedback and evidence to develop personal and professional insight.
This domain covers the following topics:
- Being competent
- Providing good clinical care
- Maintaining, developing and improving your performance
- Managing resources effectively and sustainably