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INTRODUCTION This paper reviews the literature on self-evaluation and discusses the findings of a small-scale qualitative study which explored the terms 'confidence' and 'competence' as useful measures in a self-evaluation scale. Four pre-registration house officers took part in interviews and completed a provisional instrument to assess their perceived(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the strengths and weaknesses of the national and local schemes for preregistration house officers to spend four months in general practice, to identify any added value from such placements, and to examine the impact on career choices. DESIGN Review of all studies that reported on placements of preregistration house officers in(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the tasks that should constitute the work of preregistration house officers to provide the basis for the development of a self evaluation instrument. DESIGN Literature review and modified Delphi technique. SETTING Northern Deanery within the Northern and Yorkshire office NHS executive. SUBJECTS 67 educational supervisors of(More)
This paper describes the curriculum model developed for an ambitious interprofessional education programme for health and social care professions implemented in two universities in the south of England (the New Generation Project). An outline of how the New Generation Project has interpreted the meaning of interprofessional learning is presented first. This(More)
The focus of continuing professional development in general practice is shifting towards professional development and away from following personal areas of interest. Previous work has suggested that much CPD has not had an obvious impact in the three areas of professional development: the needs of individual doctors, patients and the needs of the NHS. We(More)
International policy has emphasized the development of interprofessional education (IPE) to reinforce interprofessional practice. This study explored the extent to which IPE initiatives in the UK are based on sound theoretical frameworks. Findings from semi-structured interviews with lead IPE curriculum developers at eight higher education institutions are(More)
Theory is essential to understand our interprofessional educational (IPE) practice. As a discipline, IPE has moved from being widely atheoretical to having a plethora of theories imported from the psychosocial disciplines that have utility to understand, articulate and improve IPE practice and evaluation. This paper proposes that when taking this deductive(More)
BACKGROUND Rigorous reviews of available information, from a range of resources, are required to support medical and health educators in their decision making. AIM The aim of this article is to highlight the importance of a review of theoretical frameworks specifically as a supplement to reviews that focus on a synthesis of the empirical evidence alone.(More)
Theoretical awareness is essential in the development and delivery of effective interprofessional education and collaborative practice (PECP). The objective of this paper was to explain the origins and purpose of an international network, IN-2-THEORY--interprofessional theory, scholarship and collaboration: a community of practice (CoP) that aims to build(More)
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