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The Allied Health Education and Training Governance Guidelines Patient driven element

Patient and clinical service needs and benefits are an overarching principle of workforce education and training.

For the Individual

What does this include?
Possible examples

The health care needs of the client group impacts the clinician’s education and training choices

  • Justifies professional development requests based on patient/client and service delivery needs

Involvement in patient/client related quality improvement activities occurs

  • Actively identifies opportunities for service improvement and drives change through initiatives such as quality improvement activities, review of processes and implementation of clinical guidelines

Completion of Aboriginal cultural awareness training

  • Completion of ‘Respecting the Difference’ on My Health Learning
  • Completion of ‘Respecting the Difference’ face-to-face training

For the Manager

What does this include?
Possible examples

Planning of team/department/service education and training activities is based on local population needs and individual learning and development plans

  • Local population needs and individual learning and development plans are considered when planning team/department/service education and training activities

Ensure staff have access to Aboriginal cultural awareness, safety and responsiveness training

  • Monitor and report on staff completion of Aboriginal cultural awareness, safety and responsiveness training

For the Organisation

What does this include?
Possible examples

The needs of patient/client groups are identified and used to inform organisational planning and educational strategy

  • Information is gathered from patient/client groups and used to inform education activities, including demographics, case mix, disease profiles and satisfaction with care delivery

Data management systems are in place to capture patient trends throughout the care continuum (inpatient, outpatient and community), enabling managers to plan education services that target patient/client needs

  • Infrastructure is in place to support use of data management systems including access to computer hardware, IT support and training of allied health professionals

Support access to Aboriginal cultural awareness, safety and responsiveness training relevant to the location of the LHD/SHN

  • Development of Aboriginal related training within the LHD/SHN or external provider