Presentation on theme: "Effective Practitioner -evaluation results 30 th April 2013 Glenys Watt, Director Blake Stevenson Ltd."— Presentation transcript:
Effective Practitioner -evaluation results 30 th April 2013 Glenys Watt, Director Blake Stevenson Ltd
The impact we looked for Practitioners at level 5 & 6 have greater awareness of EP Practitioners at level 5 & 6 have improved skills and/or learning through use of EP Practitioners at level 5 & 6 have changed their practice as a result of using EP Senior Charge Nurses and Senior AHPs are able to use EP to support development of individual staff and teams Teams have changed practice as a result of using Effective Practitioner Key stakeholders’ expectations of Effective Practitioner are met/exceeded.
Evaluation methods An online survey with practitioners In-depth case studies with four of the funded projects; Follow-up interviews with key stakeholders Review of the final reports from all the funded projects.
Funded and non-funded activity Funded projects
NHS Ayrshire and Arran Clinical decision making in an acute stroke unit Supporting dementia education and learning within an Accident and Emergency unit (Ayr Hospital) Supporting dementia education and learning within an Accident and Emergency unit (Crosshouse Hospital) NHS Fife Supporting staff bank members Developing practitioners in Integrated Care Assessment and Support (ICAS) teams Clinical decision making NHS Lanarkshire Improving care quality in maternity services Improving person-centred care in an orthopaedic ward Supporting carer involvement in end of life care NHS Lothian Telehealth Implementing caseload supervision in the Impact Team Reflective practice in action in oncology NHS ShetlandMuscular skeletal pathway Funded projects
Key findings from the online survey The use of Effective Practitioner is not restricted to the resource’s target audience of Band 5/6 nurses/midwives/AHPs Practitioners find the following aspects the most useful signposting to other resources (46%) the learning activities (41%) self-assessment tools (41%) Effective Practitioner has helped with: support with KSF (81%) learning, teaching and supervision (57%) improved evidence-based practice (46%) leadership and management (31%) clinical practice (29%)
Barriers and practical use Computers : using them and access Time Practical improvements
What works? Working on a specific issue or problem Support from a SCN, Senior AHP or Practice Educator/Practice Education Lead Help to navigate the site linked to the specific issue Using EP in relation to KSF/PDP Finding the time to learn and reflect together as a team Buy-in from senior management Sharing ideas about how EP is being used
So what impact has there been? For Band 5s and 6s For SCNs and Senior AHPs For Practice Educators and PELs Across Health Boards
Going forward Releasing time to learn Some health boards have to catch up Focus on practical improvements and team development The role of PEs and PELs The role of SCNs and Senior AHPs