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Explain The Principles Of Regulation For Professional Practice

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Explain the principles of regulation for professional Practice Introduction: This report will compare and contrast two health care professions under the principles of regulations. The two health care professions are Radiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. It will mention the professional education and registration needed, principles of the care profession, code of conduct, ethical issues, professional boundaries, the parameters, clinical governance and continuous professional development for each health care profession. Professional education and registration: According to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to study radiotherapy the minimum entry requirements are four B’s and physics and math 's at a national five level at grade B. It is a four year degree which is a bachelors’ qualification in radiotherapy and oncology. Half of the year is made up of clinical placement. There are currently 30,044 radiographers on the register. (SOR, 1/07/2015). Similar to radiography, with occupational therapy (OT) the minimum grades are 3 B’s and a C plus math at a national 5 level. This is a 4 year course full time. GCU have a minimum of 1000 clinical placement hours that must be undertaken before the course is completed. There are currently 36,219 on the register. (1/07/2015). Both health care professions register with the Health Care and Professionals Council (HCPC). If radiographers and occupational therapists would like to remain on the register they must
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