AbstractsEducation Research & Administration

The role of self-direction in Australian sonographers' professional development

by Maureen Phillips

Institution: Deakin University
Department: School of Education
Year: 0
Keywords: ‬career development; sonographers; professional development; accreditation
Record ID: 1034731
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30036071


Most sonographers are in favour of professional development; however, in the presence of deterrents and de-motivators, the utilisation of self-direction in their learning may be adversely affected. The mandatory input only nature of CPD and the large number of activities presented to sonographers may also prevent full utilisation of self-direction.