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Does a Portfolio of students' reflections demonstrate learning towards obtaining an Interprofessional Education (IPE) competence at pre-registration level?
Interprofessional education (IPE) aspires to prepare health and social care professions to deliver patient-centred integrated public services. IPE is now delivered in pre-registration education programmes and must be assessed. There is little research on how to assess interprofessionalism.
In South Trent, three universities are currently using a modified competency framework to assess the knowledge, skills and attitudes of pre-registration health and social care students. The assessment util...
Framework for the impact analysis and implementation of Clinical Prediction Rules (CPRs)
Clinical Prediction Rules (CPRs) are tools that quantify the contribution of symptoms, clinical signs and available diagnostic tests, and in doing so stratify patients according to the probability of having a target outcome or need for a specified treatment. Most focus on the derivation stage with only a minority progressing to validation and very few undergoing impact analysis. Impact analysis studies remain the most efficient way of assessing whether incorporating CPRs into a decision makin...
A postal survey of data in general practice on the prevalence of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) in patients aged 18–65 in one county in the west of Ireland
Background:Very little is known about the prevalence of acquired brain injury (ABI) in Ireland. ABI prevalence has previously been obtained from Belgian general practitioners using a postal survey. We attempted to ascertain the prevalence of ABI in County Mayo through a postal survey of all general practitioners in the county.
The specific objectives of this project were to:
1. identify whether general practitioners are
a. aware of patients with ABI aged 18–65 in their practices
Finnerty, Fionnuala; Glynn, Liam; Dineen, Brendan; Colfer, Finbarr; MacFarlane, Anne
A novel 5-HT receptor or a combination of 5-HT receptor subtypes may mediate depression of a spinal monosynaptic reflex in vitro
Crick, H; Manuel, NA; Wallis, DI
'How am i doing?': Advancing management skills through the use of a multi-source feedback tool to enhance work-based learning on a post-qualifying post-graduate leadership and management programme
Hafford-Letchfield, T; Hafford-Letchfield, T; Bourn, D
Role of hydrogen sulfide in the female reproductive tract