SCAN Careers Planning Model
4-Stage Careers Planning Process
Planning your career effectively
Planning your medical career can be a daunting experience. It is therefore important that trainee clinicians follow a structured four-stage approach to ensure their plans are robust and realistic and know how best to implement them. There are numerous benefits to adopting a structured approach with the key one being approaching career planning in a systematic manner. The following animation outlines the model in more detail:
Below you will find links to pages providing you with a brief representation of each of the stages together with key exercises to inform your understanding.
Career Planning for Health Professionals E-Modules (eLfH)
The London KSS Careers Unit have also developed in conjunction with E-Learning for Health (eLfH) a number of bite-size career planning E-modules based on the SCAN model above, containing case studies, exercises and downloadable workbooks to inform your career decsion making and development. Regsitration for the modules is simple and can be accessed here: