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Developing a multi-professional e-learning mentor update package

Ousey, Karen and White, Stephen (2009) Developing a multi-professional e-learning mentor update package. IEEE Digital Library. pp. 103-107.

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Abstract

Students from healthcare programmes within the United Kingdom are supported in their clinical placements by appropriately qualified members of staff who require annual updates to maintain their currency in this role; a professional and regulatory body stipulation. In response to increasing pressures within the workplace that are negatively impacting upon opportunities to access the current method for delivering these updates, an alternative has been sought. In a cross-Department initiative at the University of Huddersfield, an online, multi-professional package (currently for Nursing, Midwifery and Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs)) is in development. It is designed to replace the traditional face-to-face delivery method whilst maintaining the required quality and standards inherent within a professional programme. This paper will outline the process to-date, discuss how design and content issues are being addressed towards producing a tool which aims to meet the demands of all stakeholders, and consider future directions for the project

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: From 2009 International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning, 1st-7th February 2009, Cancun, Mexico
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Briony Heyhoe
Date Deposited: 29 May 2009 14:13
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2011 12:23
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/4561

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