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This article summarizes the process of CPD for pharmacy residents or students interested in residencies. It begins by stating the importance of life-long learning through examples. It explains the difference between continuing education and CPD. It also has a story from a resident that reinforces the importance of the topic and provides strategies for continued learning in residencies. The chapter describes the concepts of reflect, plan, act, and evaluate. Then it describes the importance of documentation with a portfolio. Lastly, the chapter touches on the topic of staying current with literature and discusses board certification in the context of CPD.