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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Differences between CE and CPD

CE CPD
Target • Multiple learners • Individual
Content • Knowledge- and skill-based • Knowledge-, skill-, and practice-based
Learning • Passive and reactive • Proactive, conscious, and self-directed
Setting • Formal • Formal and informal
Format • Instructor-led, lecture-based • Diverse methods including self-study
Frequency • Episodic • Continuous
Approach • Unsystematic • Structured cyclic process
Emphasis • Input-focused • Outcome-focused
Characteristics • Difficult to assess learning • Includes evaluation process for learning
• Does not cover all required competencies • Covers wide-range competencies
• Difficult to respond to the individual's needs • Focuses on individual's needs and goals
• Includes reflection, planning, and documentation process

CE, continuing education; CPD, continuing professional development

Korean J Clin Pharm 2022;32:281-7 https://doi.org/10.24304/kjcp.2022.32.4.281
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