Affiliation: Monash University
- A national training program for simulation educators and technicians: evaluation strategy and outcomesDebra Nestel
HealthPEER, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, 3800, Australia
BMC Med Educ 16:25. 2016..This paper reports the evaluation of this large-scale initiative...
- Implementation of a multi-level evaluation strategy: a case study on a program for international medical graduatesDebra Nestel
Gippsland Medical School, School of Rural Health, Monash University, Churchill, Australia
J Educ Eval Health Prof 8:13. 2011..We believe our experiences may be valuable to faculty involved in program evaluations...
- 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...
- Key challenges in simulated patient programs: an international comparative case studyDebra Nestel
Gippsland Medical School, School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Northways Road, Churchill, Victoria, 3842, Australia
BMC Med Educ 11:69. 2011..We seek to fill this gap through documenting experiences from four programs in Australia, Canada, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. We focused on challenges in SP methodology, faculty, organisational structure and quality assurance...
- Simulation for learning and teaching procedural skills: the state of the scienceDebra Nestel
Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Northways Road, Victoria 3842, Australia
Simul Healthc 6:S10-3. 2011..Our panel was tasked with summarizing the "best evidence." We addressed the following question: To what extent does simulation support learning and teaching in procedural skills?..
- Supporting international medical graduates in rural Australia: a mixed methods evaluationAlistair Wright
Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
Rural Remote Health 12:1897. 2012..GIPSIE was underpinned by a website offering diverse learning resources. Content experts were invited to lead sessions that integrated knowledge and skills reflecting local practice...
- Learning surgical communication, leadership and teamwork through simulationMargaret Bearman
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
J Surg Educ 69:201-7. 2012..The Australian federal Department of Health and Aging funded a pilot course in simulation-based education to address these competencies for surgical trainees. This article describes the course and evaluation...
- 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...
- Community-based practice program in a rural medical school: benefits and challengesRuvimbo Sharon Mudarikwa
Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Australia
Med Teach 32:990-6. 2010..Community-based education is a component of many medical curricula and may contribute to the solution of inequity in health services...
- A framework for developing rural academic general practices: a qualitative case study in rural VictoriaJ B Brown
Southern General Practice Training, Churchill, Victoria, Australia
Rural Remote Health 15:3072. 2015..This study develops a rural academic general practice framework to assist rural practices in developing both comprehensive educational activity and a strong research focus thus moving towards functioning as mature academic units...
- 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...
- Benefits and challenges of multi-level learner rural general practices--an interview study with learners, staff and patientsTracy Morrison
Victoria University, Osteopathic discipline, College of Health and Biomedicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
BMC Med Educ 14:234. 2014..This study investigates the educational benefits and challenges associated with 'multi-level learner' practices...
- Objective structured assessment of debriefing: bringing science to the art of debriefing in surgerySonal Arora
Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London, UK
Ann Surg 256:982-8. 2012..To identify the features of effective debriefing and to use this to develop and validate a tool for assessing such debriefings...
- 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...