Life Long Learning and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are the processes by which professionals, such as nurses, develop and improve their practice.
There are many ways to address CPD: formally, through attending courses, study days and workshops; or informally, through private study and reflection. Reading articles in professional journals is a good way of keeping up-to-date with what is going on in the field of practice, but reflecting and id entifying what you have learned is not always easy.
These questions are designed to help you to identify what you have learned from studying the article. They will also help you to clarify what you can apply to practice, what you did not understand and what you need to explore further.
1. What strategies often hide the effects of dyslexia without modifying the nature of the disability?
2. Which of the following two famous people have dyslexia?
a) Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy
b) Albert Einstein and Lynda La Plante
c) Stephen Hawkins and Buzz Aldrin
d) John Lennon and Paul McCartney
3. Dyslexia is:
a) An individual difference in
b) A defect
c) A congenital abnormality
d) A learning difficulty
4. Since when has dyslexia been commonly recognised?
5. Which of the following would be an unsuitable job for someone with dyslexia?
c) Personnel officer
d) Air traffic controller
6. In the case study, why was John referred to OH?
a) Following an accident at work
b) Because he was accident prone
c) Repeated short-term sickness absence
d) Return to work after long-term absence
7. Which of the following is not background history in John's case?
a) Family history
b) Previous employment history
c) Working relationships
d) Medical and health history
8. What aspect of John's work did he find most difficult?
a) Keyboard skills
b) Reading from the monitor
c) Data entry tasks
d) Reading e-mails
9. What tests were undertaken for John?
b) Full blood count
d) Eye sight
10. Which of the following legislation is