Objective The aim of this study was to explore how competency standards came to be the preferred technology for classifying and nursing performance in Australia at the end of the 20th century.
OBJECTIVES To identify rates of potentially preventable complications for dementia patients compared with non-dementia patients. DESIGN Retrospective cohort design using hospital discharge data for dementia patients, case matched on sex, age, comorbidity and surgical status on a 1 : 4 ratio to non-dementia patients. SETTING Public hospital discharge… (More)
The Commission gratefully acknowledges the contributions of these experts, members of the Delirium Clinical Care Standard Topic Working Group and other key experts in the development of this document. Disclaimer The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced this indicator specification to support monitoring of the corresponding… (More)
BACKGROUND Clinicians need to be supported by universities to use credible and defensible assessment practices during student placements. Web-based delivery of clinical education in student assessment offers professional development regardless of the geographical location of placement sites. OBJECTIVE This paper explores the potential for a video-based… (More)