1           Right Start ForumInterprofessional Education in a Rural Context    Sheila Keane, Senior Lecturer Allied Health...
2Introduction & Background IP   education at the UCRH        2007 – Jeff Fuller, Lindy Swain, Sheila Keane        2010 ...
3Aim & Methods Aims:     Deliver and formally evaluate the program     Document the model     Create a resource The  ...
4            o   Pre-unit evaluation            o   What is IPL? Why does it matter?Session 1            o   “Reviewing th...
5Evaluation Methods Interprofessional          Education Perception Scale (IEPS) Luecht R et al 1990. Assessing professio...
6Results – IEPS                                                              PRE      POSTIEPS Item                       ...
7Results – “Best Things”   I found it excellent to work with the pharmacy student [on the case    presentation]. She aske...
8Results – “What I gained”   Confidence. YAY for me [N]   Confidence in communicating with other health professionals [N...
9Conclusions & Lessons Learned   This is an effective IP education model        Learning objectives achieved        Ver...
10Where to from here? Next   offering Lismore UCRH July 2012     Some cases in a community setting ?? Disseminate   the...
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Presentation 6 - Interprofessional Education in a Rural Context

  1. 1. 1 Right Start ForumInterprofessional Education in a Rural Context Sheila Keane, Senior Lecturer Allied Health University Centre for Rural Health, Northern NSW LHD, Southern Cross University, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong, University of Western Sydney 27 February 2012 Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  2. 2. 2Introduction & Background IP education at the UCRH  2007 – Jeff Fuller, Lindy Swain, Sheila Keane  2010 – Frances Barraclough  2011 - Hudson Birden It’s all about relationships  Collaboration – institutions  Collaboration – educators  Collaboration – clinicians  Collaboration – students Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  3. 3. 3Aim & Methods Aims:  Deliver and formally evaluate the program  Document the model  Create a resource The unit:  Students: medical, nursing, pharmacy, exercise physiology  Real time, real people  2 weeks, 2 aspects  Passing it on Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  4. 4. 4 o Pre-unit evaluation o What is IPL? Why does it matter?Session 1 o “Reviewing the Hospital Medical Record” Competition o Review patient notes & history (in groups on the ward) o Exploring teamwork (“Toxic Swamp”) o Structured exercise - planning the patient interviewSession 2 o Reflecting on IP perspectives and patient centred care o Student teams interview patients (in groups on the ward) o Observe a discharge/care plan meeting/ward round o Discuss team dynamics (observed at meeting on ward)Session 3 o Identify barriers to IP practice in ‘real life’ o Groups work on care plan and case presentations o Case presentationsSession 4 o Attending health professionals provide feedback Team Health Right Start Program Showcase o Post unit evaluation February 2012 27
  5. 5. 5Evaluation Methods Interprofessional Education Perception Scale (IEPS) Luecht R et al 1990. Assessing professional perceptions: design and validation of an Interdisciplinary Education Perception Scale. Journal of Allied Health, 19(2): 181-91. Process evaluation  What were the best things about  What did you gain from  What could have improved  Would you recommend this program to other students?  Feedback on specific activities (Likert) Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  6. 6. 6Results – IEPS PRE POSTIEPS Item (average) (average) ChangeIndividuals in other professions often seek the 3.94 5.06 1.13*advice of people in my professionI find it easy to communicate with members of 4.13 5.13 1.0*other professionsIndividuals in other professions respect the work 4.03 4.81 0.78*done by my professionIndividuals in my profession have good relations 4.50 5.06 0.56*with people in other professions* p<.05 Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  7. 7. 7Results – “Best Things” I found it excellent to work with the pharmacy student [on the case presentation]. She asked me a lot of thoughtful questions and I found it extremely useful to bounce ideas with her [M]* Working with students from other health professions [Px4][Ex3][Nx5] I got to put our discipline (exercise physiology) on the map and raise awareness on what we do and how we can contribute specifically I felt as if I have contributed to a better future for hospital multidisciplinary teams [N] Having an actual real life patient. Confirmation that nursing is the broadest role [N] Seeing strengths and weaknesses of other health professions [M] Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  8. 8. 8Results – “What I gained” Confidence. YAY for me [N] Confidence in communicating with other health professionals [N] Importance of teamwork and asking eh right questions. Doctors aren’t that bad  [N] Most importantly, I gained confidence interacting with other health professions- this was really important and positive for me [N] Nothing [M] Felt like I had something to give, was able to impart as well as depend on other students for knowledge [M] More confidence interacting with other specialties. Knowing what they can offer to help me do my job better. [P] Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  9. 9. 9Conclusions & Lessons Learned This is an effective IP education model  Learning objectives achieved  Very well received by all participants  Sustainable model Required inputs  Students – IP, overlapping time (2wks) & location  University curricular support  Access to clinical populations  Clinical educators & teaching resources (e.g. classroom!) Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012
  10. 10. 10Where to from here? Next offering Lismore UCRH July 2012  Some cases in a community setting ?? Disseminate the publication Explore transferability & enablers in new contexts Team Health Right Start Program Showcase 27 February 2012

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