Journal article

Learning With Patients, Students, and Peers: Continuing Professional Development in the Solo Practitioner Workplace

Anna Ryan, Rose Hatala, Ryan Brydges, Elizabeth Molloy

Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020


Conceptualizations of workplace learning have moved from knowledge acquisition to learning as participation in the practices and cultures of the workplace environment. Along with this has come an appreciation of applicability of sociocultural learning theories, which frame learning as occurring within "communities of practice" or learning being "situated" within a workplace environment where collaboration and social interaction are fundamental to the learning process. These conceptualizations of workplace learning are ideally suited to health professions where learners are supervised in clinical work environments and then continue to work in team-based environments as graduates. However, wha..

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