Debra F Nestel
Affiliation: Monash University
- Communication challenges in surgical oncologyD Nestel
Gippsland Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia
Surg Oncol 20:155-61. 2011..Innovations in simulation-based education offer exciting new opportunities for formative and summative assessment. We outline limitations of the essay and finally propose the content of a surgical oncology communication program...
- Real patient involvement in role development: evaluating patient focused resources for clinical procedural skillsDebra Nestel
Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Australia
Med Teach 30:534-6. 2008..Anecdotal evidence suggests that SP roles are usually created by health care professionals and teachers. Although this approach has advantages it places the role at risk of omitting or misrepresenting real patients' experiences...
- Evaluating training for a simulated team in complex whole procedure simulations in the endovascular suiteDebra Nestel
Imperial College, London, UK
Med Teach 31:e18-23. 2009..Actors as a simulated team are expensive. We hypothesised that medical students and trainees in a vascular unit could authentically portray members of the endovascular suite for carotid stenting...
- Teaching and learning about written communications in a United Kingdom medical schoolDebra Nestel
Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:27-34. 2004..Today, doctors spend a significant part of their work time completing paper work. Although the importance of accurate written communications is acknowledged, medical curricula rarely include focused teaching on this topic...
- Evaluation of a clinical communication programme for perioperative and surgical care practitionersDebra Nestel
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Northways Road, Churchill 3842, Victoria, Australia
Qual Saf Health Care 19:e1. 2010..Training in communication is often focused on interactions with patients. Equally important is supporting clinicians to communicate with each other. The authors devised a CP for perioperative specialist and surgical care practitioners...
- Perspective: authentic patient perspectives in simulations for procedural and surgical skillsDebra Nestel
Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Acad Med 85:889-93. 2010..The essay concludes with speculation on the value of a "complementarity" model that acknowledges the authentic and equal perspectives of patients, students, clinicians, and teachers...
- Peer tutoring in patient-centred interviewing skills: experience of a project for first-year studentsDebra Nestel
Center for Medical and Health Sciences Education, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Med Teach 25:398-403. 2003..First-year students were receptive and willing to learn from their senior colleagues...
- Communicating during procedures: development of a rating scaleDebra Nestel
Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Med Educ 37:480-1. 2003
- Defining responsibilities of simulated patients in medical educationDebra Nestel
Imperial College, London, UK
Simul Healthc 5:161-8. 2010..For SPs to work effectively, we believed it was important to clearly articulate their responsibilities, and that this would be best achieved by consultation with all stakeholders-SPs, students, tutors, and administrators...
- Simulated anaesthetists in high fidelity simulations for surgical training: feasibility of a training programme for actorsDebra F Nestel
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Sora, Imperial College London at St Mary s Hospital, Paddington
Med Teach 30:407-13. 2008..Such teams place heavy demands on clinical service. Research and training programmes in our surgical department were often compromised by the late cancellation of anaesthetists...
- Peer assisted learning in patient-centred interviewing: the impact on student tutorsDebra Nestel
Department of Psychological Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
Med Teach 27:439-44. 2005..Careful consideration needs to be given to ways in which student tutors are supported before, during and after the project...
- Modelling the lay expert for first-year medical students: the actor-patient as teacherDebra Nestel
Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
Med Teach 24:562-4. 2002..Their enhanced role provides students with an opportunity to identify with and reflect on the expertise of a lay teacher and to consider extending their definition of a learning opportunity to more informal encounters...
- Evaluating a teaching skills workshop for medical studentsDebra Nestel
Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
Med Educ 36:1094-5. 2002
- Promoting professional behavioursKen Jones
Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Med Educ 38:566. 2004
- Rating medical emergency teamwork performance: development of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM)Simon Cooper
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Churchill, Victoria 3842, Australia
Resuscitation 81:446-52. 2010..To develop a valid, reliable and feasible teamwork assessment measure for emergency resuscitation team performance...
- An innovative model for teaching and learning clinical proceduresRoger Kneebone
Departments of Oncology and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
Med Educ 36:628-34. 2002..Performing a clinical procedure requires the integration of technical clinical skills with effective communication skills. However, these skills are often taught separately...
- Role-play for medical students learning about communication: guidelines for maximising benefitsDebra Nestel
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Building, Imperial College London, South Wharf Road Street, London, UK
BMC Med Educ 7:3. 2007..This paper explores students' experiences with the aim of producing guidelines for maximising the benefits of role-play within this learning context...
- Teaching and learning about skills in minor surgeryDebra Nestel
Communication Skills, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 12:291-6. 2003..Limitations of the study centre on the small numbers of participants and the novelty of the course. Repeating the evaluations on a subsequent course will provide insight into the ways in which nurses acquire and integrate new skills...
- Managing intraoperative stress: what do surgeons want from a crisis training program?Sonal Arora
Imperial College, London, England, UK
Am J Surg 197:537-43. 2009..We explored the perceived need for structured stress training and propose an intervention design that may be acceptable and appropriate...
- Introducing assessments to new medical students: a transition workshopElaine Halley
Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Building 15, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Med Educ 37:1034-5. 2003
- Evaluation of mobile learning: students' experiences in a new rural-based medical schoolDebra Nestel
Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Northways Road, Churchill, Victoria, Australia
BMC Med Educ 10:57. 2010..At Gippsland Medical School (GMS), students are given a laptop at the commencement of their four-year degree. We evaluated the educational impact of the ML program from students' perspectives...
- Making patient safety the focus: crisis resource management in the undergraduate curriculumBrendan Flanagan
Southern Health Simulation and Skills Centre, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Med Educ 38:56-66. 2004..This paper explores the role of simulation in providing a realistic, safe environment for participants with different levels of experience to manage evolving crises in the context of their work environment...
- The Imperial Stress Assessment Tool (ISAT): a feasible, reliable and valid approach to measuring stress in the operating roomSonal Arora
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, 10th Floor QEQM Building, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
World J Surg 34:1756-63. 2010..This prospective, cross-sectional study describes the feasibility, reliability, and validity of the Imperial Stress Assessment Tool (ISAT) as an approach to measuring stress during surgery...
- Communication skills for mobile remote presence technology in clinical interactionsDebra Nestel
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthesia, Imperial College London, London, UK
J Telemed Telecare 13:100-4. 2007..2 to 11.4 (maximum possible score = 15). Although we do not yet know enough about communicating with real patients using mobile robotic units, the communication guide appeared to be useful in our simulated interactions...
- Factors compromising safety in surgery: stressful events in the operating roomSonal Arora
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Rd, London W2 1NY, UK
Am J Surg 199:60-5. 2010..We recorded the incidence of these events in the OR, assessed the levels of stress that they caused, and investigated their detectability...
- The effects of stress on surgical performanceCordula M Wetzel
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
Am J Surg 191:5-10. 2006..This qualitative study explored key surgical stressors, their impact on performance, and coping strategies used by surgeons...
- The impact of stress on surgical performance: a systematic review of the literatureSonal Arora
Department of Bio Surgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
Surgery 147:318-30, 330.e1-6. 2010..Both sets of skills can be impaired by intra-operative stress, compromising performance and patient safety. This systematic review aims to assess the effects of intra-operative stress on surgical performance...
- Personal and professional development in undergraduate health sciences educationDebra Nestel
Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Imperial College, London, Paterson Centre, 20 South Wharf Road, Rm 407, London W2 1PD UK
J Vet Med Educ 32:228-36. 2005..Approaches to assessment, implementation, and evaluation of PPD curricula are also discussed. Two case studies are presented. The article concludes with suggestions for curriculum development...