Enhancing Confidence, Credibility and Continuing Learning
The Significance of an Entry Level Qualification in Healthcare Chaplaincy
Keywords:confidence, credibility, continuing learning, reflective practice, career progression
With reference to the experience of the first cohort of students completing the Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Chaplaincy delivered by the University of Glasgow, the programme director of healthcare chaplaincy and spiritual care at NHS Education for Scotland, the sponsoring organisation, reflects on the significance of the course for healthcare chaplaincy in Scotland.
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