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Competency 10. Take primary responsibility for lifelong learning to improve knowledge, skills, and practice performance through familiarity with general and experience-specific goals and objectives and attendance at conferences

      Responsibility for one's own lifelong learning (practice-based learning and improvement) is a process that involves a complex framework of self-direction, self-efficacy, and insight.
      • Murad M.H.
      • Varkey P.
      Self-directed learning in health professions education.
      • Knowles M.
      Self Directed Learning: A Guide for Learners and Teachers.
      • Guglielmino L.M.
      Development of the Self Directed Learning Readiness Scale.
      The concepts of lifelong learning and self-directed learning continue to be elusive, with learners and educators finding it difficult to define and to agree on their role in professional formation and continued learning.
      • Murad M.H.
      • Varkey P.
      Self-directed learning in health professions education.
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