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Podcasts

These podcasts or audio recordings have been created specifically for FoNS Associates by people working in the field of practice development and practice based research.  For many, there are also associated resources including powerpoint presentations, papers etc. These can be accessed in the Tools and Resources section but also by clicking on the links in the text below.

Many computers will automatically play the podcast when you click on the link, however, if this does not happen you may need to download some new software. This software can be downloaded free of charge from many internet sites. You can find these by searching for 'MP3 software' or alternatively you could use the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/AllDownloads.aspx

Active Learning

09 September 2010

Jan Dewing, Independent Consultant Nurse discusses how active learning can be used to enable practitioners to develop practice through seeing, feeling and experiencing that it is possible to do things differently. The podcast is aimed at practitioners (practice developers, team or clinical leaders, anyone involved in any sort of ongoing training or education work) who are interested in considering effective ways of getting new knowledge into practice and/or enabling practitioners to unlearn old ways of being and working. (Running time approximately 1 hour). Listeners may also be interested in: 1. Dewing, J. (2008) Becoming and being active learners and creating active learning workplaces: the value of active learning in practice development. Chp 14 in Manley, K., McCormack, B. and Wilson, V. (Eds) (2008) International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. 2. Dewing, J. (2009) Moments of movement: active learning and practice development. Nurse Education in Practice. Vol. 10. No. 1. pp 22-26.

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Writing for Publication

09 September 2010

During this podcast, John Driscoll, CPD Consultant and Coach provides guidance and practical tips for novice writers. This podcast is supported by a powerpoint presentation and other associated resources. These can be found in the tools and resources section of the Learning Zone. (Running time approximately 50 mins).

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Revealing Hidden Rainbow Dancing – Professional Artistry and Practice Development

09 September 2010

Dr Angie Titchen facilitates a critical conversation about professional artistry within practice development to explore the significance of understanding the nature of professional artistry and how to help people to develop it within practice development. An accompanying powerpoint presentation is available in the tools and resources section of the Learning Zone. (Running time approximately 75 mins).

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Nursing Metrics – Reviewing and Delivering High Quality Nursing Care

09 September 2010

Mandie Sunderland, Chief Nurse, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust describes the development of a set of nursing care and patient experience metrics which have been tested out in hospitals in the North West of England and which are now being adopted by many other trusts across England. The 7 indicators (falls, nutrition, pain, tissue viability, infection prevention, observations and medications) encompass fundamental nursing responsibilities measuring them against established guidance and best practice. An accompanying powerpoint presentation is available in the tools and resources section of the Learning Zone. (Running time approximately 50 mins).

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Achieving Partnership Working with Older People

09 September 2010

Josie Tetley leads a discussion about the ways in which older people can be engaged, but also meaningfully involved in partnership working and some of the practical issues that researchers must consider if user involvement is to be successful are explored. An accompanying powerpoint presentation and reference list is available in the tools and resources section of the Learning Zone. (Running time approximately 65 mins).

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The Theory and Practice of Critical Creativity

09 September 2010

Professor Brendan McCormack presents the new theoretical framework of critical creativity and discusses how it underpins transformational practice development and action orientated research and offers direction for those interested in working with a creative methodology through the integration of cognitive and artistic methods. (Running time approximately 80 mins).

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An Introduction to Group Telephone Clinical Supervision

09 September 2010

John Driscoll, Supervision and Coaching Consultant provides and introduction to this alternative method of supervision. A powerpoint presentaion and other associated resources are available in the tools and resources section of the Learning Zone. (Running time approximately 75 mins).

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