ALERT TM An opportunity..? A new curriculum A new module….NA601 - Adult Nursing Skills Underpinning Complex Care A good example of innovation from University of Wales
ALERT TM Why ALERT is a good product & experience! Knowledge, skills and professional behavior development Working with NHS partners to deliver their ‘failure to rescue’ agenda Make our students stand out…?
ALERT TM Issues A new venture Resources Bucks is a Nursing faculty
ALERT TM Evaluation Feedback using 2 written feedback sheets: 1)ALERT feedback - related to the module handbook, materials and content of the lectures. Includes text box for qualitative feedback 2) A ‘confidence’ feedback sheet – likert scale, 4 questions
ALERT TM 1) ALERT qualitative feedback Qualitative data analysed and 10 themes emerged: 1.Ongoing and lifelong learning 2.Teaching 3.Timing 4.Pre-course material 5.Beneficial 6.Confidence 7.Scenario based learning 8.Lectures 9.Enjoyable 10.Recommendations
ALERT TM 2) ALERT quantitative feedback Confidence areas: 1.I feel confident in recognising a deteriorating patient in clinical areas 2.I feel confident in using an A-E assessment approach when assessing an acutely unwell patient 3.I feel confident in identifying and understanding some of the nursing/medical interventions required when dealing with an acutely unwell patient 4.I feel confident to be able to escalate my concerns regarding an acutely unwell patient to senior healthcare professionals ALERT pre-course and post- course confidence questionnaire I feel confident in recognising a deteriorating patient in clinical areas
ALERT TM Success Promoting the simulated learning experience. Building on confidence Building on NMC essential skills clusters Our students DO get better employment opportunities. Better collaborative working with our NHS partners
ALERT TM Next steps Further evaluation of the impact of ALERT. Embedding the ALERT into the mental health nursing programme. Consider more inter-professional learning opportunities? 2016 curriculum.