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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28686129/centres-for-leadership-a-strategy-for-academic-integration
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Gillian King, Kathryn Parker, Sean Peacocke, C J Curran, Amy C McPherson, Tom Chau, Elaine Widgett, Darcy Fehlings, Golda Milo-Manson
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to describe how an Academic Health Science Centre, providing pediatric rehabilitation services, research, and education, developed a Centres for Leadership (CfL) initiative to integrate its academic functions and embrace the goal of being a learning organization. Design/methodology/approach Historical documents, tracked output information, and staff members' insights were used to describe the ten-year evolution of the initiative, its benefits, and transformational learnings for the organization...
May 15, 2017: Journal of Health Organization and Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28598040/doing-the-research-that-informs-practice-a-retrospective-view-of-one-group-s-attempt-to-study-the-teaching-and-learning-of-organic-chemistry
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George M Bodner, Rob Ferguson, Selçuk Çalimsiz
The idea that the focus of educational research should be on results that can inform the practice of teaching has been an implicit assumption for so many years that one would be hard-pressed to trace it back to an individual source. At one time, the people doing such research in STEM disciplines were faculty in schools or colleges of education who focused on K-12 classrooms and looked for ideas, concepts, and principles that would be valid across a range of STEM disciplines. Eventually, this research was done on college- or university-level students, as well, and there was a shift toward what has been called discipline-based educational research (DBER) that looks at the problems associated with the teaching and learning of a given discipline, such as chemistry...
July 4, 2017: Chemistry, An Asian Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28300979/-family-healthcare-units-in-portugal-and-family-clinics-in-rio-de-janeiro-their-essence-and-similarities
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Eunice Isabel do Nacimento Carrapiço, João Henrique Vaz Ramires, Victor Manuel Borges Ramos
The authors address parallel developments in Family Healthcare Units (USF) in Portugal (since 2006) and in primary care Family Clinics (CF) in Rio de Janeiro (since 2009). In this essay, they highlight the meeting that took place in Portugal with Brazilian Health Ministry and Rio de Janeiro Department of Health members in October 2009. Being directly involved (since May 2016) in the development of USF in the Lisbon Region, and having visited, in November 2016, several CF in Rio de Janeiro, they analyze aspects such as: organization in permanent structural multi-professional teams; main common characteristics of the teams; teambuilding processes; organization and technical autonomy; instruments to regulate autonomy; responsibility and accountability - contracting processes; monitoring and evaluation; leadership system; motivational factors for professionals and for the team as a whole; learning organizations...
March 2017: Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28255597/an-updated-synthesis-of-review-evidence-of-interprofessional-education
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REVIEW
Scott Reeves, Janice Palaganas, Brenda Zierler
With continued growth and investment in interprofessional education (IPE) activities, there is a persistent need to understand the effect of IPE on learning, organizations, systems, and patients. This paper presents an update of a previously published synthesis of reviews. In doing so, it provides a critical appraisal of the most recent evidence for the IPE review literature. Following a search of the literature, eight IPE reviews were identified. Findings from this synthesis indicate continued methodological weaknesses, similarities in the methodological approaches to the reviews, and a focus on short-term impact with a lack of attention on long-term impact...
2017: Journal of Allied Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27997477/an-examination-of-the-self-directed-online-leadership-learning-choices-of-public-health-professionals-the-maternal-and-child-health-public-health-leadership-institute-experience
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Claudia S P Fernandez, Cheryl C Noble, Elizabeth T Jensen
OBJECTIVES: To assess the self-selected asynchronous leadership module-based learning choices of public health professionals participating in the Maternal and Child Health Public Health Leadership Institute (MCH PHLI). METHODS: Online module completion and evaluation data were used to determine the topics most utilized by the Fellows; whether the topics and mode of training were acceptable, relevant, and practical; and whether participant characteristics explained any usage patterns...
September 2017: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: JPHMP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27857013/-structural-model-of-evidence-based-practice-implementation-among-clinical-nurses
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Hyunyoung Park, Keum Seong Jang
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to develop and test a structural model of evidence-based practice (EBP) implementation among clinical nurses. The model was based on Melnyk and Fineout-Overholt's Advancing Research and Clinical Practice through Close Collaboration model and Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations theory. METHODS: Participants were 410 nurses recruited from ten different tertiary hospitals in Korea. A structured self-report questionnaire was used to assess EBP knowledge/skills, EBP beliefs, EBP attitudes, organizational culture & readiness for EBP, dimensions of a learning organization and organizational innovativeness...
October 2016: Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833398/intersections-of-critical-systems-thinking-and-community-based-participatory-research-a-learning-organization-example-with-the-autistic-community
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Dora M Raymaker
Critical systems thinking (CST) and community based participatory research (CBPR) are distinct approaches to inquiry which share a primary commitment to holism and human emancipation, as well as common grounding in critical theory and emancipatory and pragmatic philosophy. This paper explores their intersections and complements on a historical, philosophical, and theoretical level, and then proposes a hybrid approach achieved by applying CBPR's principles and considerations for operationalizing emancipatory practice to traditional systems thinking frameworks and practices...
October 2016: Systemic Practice and Action Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27828739/leadership-in-learning-organizations-a-strategy-for-improvement
#8
Alex Till, Maslah Amin, Judy McKimm
The learning organization is a potential framework for managing transformational culture change and delivering high quality health care. It helps to shift the focus from the development of individuals as leaders to one which takes a 'whole organization' approach.
November 2, 2016: British Journal of Hospital Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27598708/leadership-training-and-the-problems-of-competency-development
#9
W Michael Reid, Claudia Jennifer Dold
CONTEXT: An important workforce development effort during the past 25 years has been developing competency sets. Several of the sets rely on the concepts of Senge's Learning Organization and Burns' Transformational Leadership. The authors' experiences and study in designing and implementing a curriculum for a public health leadership institute based on these concepts raised several important questions about competency development and application. OBJECTIVES: To summarize the use of the Senge and Burns frameworks in several competency sets and the practice literature and to assess the status of competency development for those frameworks and for competency development generally...
January 2017: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: JPHMP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27504396/an-insight-into-health-care-setup-in-national-capital-region-of-india-using-dimensions-of-learning-organizations-questionnaire-dloq-a-cross-sectional-study
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Jishnu Krishna Kumar, Ritu Gupta, Patthi Basavaraj, Ashish Singla, Monika Prasad, Venisha Pandita, Ravneet Malhi, Vaibhav Vashishtha
INTRODUCTION: Over the past decades India, though being a developing country has progressed in multiple sectors but has not shown a substantial qualitative progress in healthcare. To be able to evaluate learning organization in a healthcare setup would thrust millennium development goals and infuse continuous learning model into health sector. AIM: To assess health care context using the Dimensions of the Learning Organization Questionnaire (DLOQ) in a health care setting in National Capital Region of India...
June 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27240027/thinking-outside-of-the-box-transfer-of-shape-based-reorientation-across-the-boundary-of-an-arena
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Matthew G Buckley, Alastair D Smith, Mark Haselgrove
The way in which human and non-human animals represent the shape of their environments remains a contentious issue. According to local theories of shape learning, organisms encode the local geometric features of the environment that signal a goal location. In contrast, global theories of shape learning suggest that organisms encode the overall shape of the environment. There is, however, a surprising lack of evidence to support this latter claim, despite the fact that common behaviours seem to require encoding of the global-shape of an environment...
June 2016: Cognitive Psychology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27013869/the-senior-living-lab-an-example-of-nursing-leadership
#12
Susie Riva-Mossman, Thomas Kampel, Christine Cohen, Henk Verloo
The Senior Living Lab (SLL) is dedicated to the care of older adults and exemplifies how nursing leadership can influence clinical practice by designing research models capable of configuring interdisciplinary partnerships with the potential of generating innovative practices and better older patient outcomes. Demographic change resulting in growing numbers of older adults requires a societal approach, uniting stakeholders in social innovation processes. The LL approach is an innovative research method that values user perceptions and participation in the cocreation of new products and services...
2016: Clinical Interventions in Aging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26916659/educating-change-agents-a-qualitative-descriptive-study-of-graduates-of-a-master-s-program-in-evidence-based-practice
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Grete Oline Hole, Sissel Johansson Brenna, Birgitte Graverholt, Donna Ciliska, Monica Wammen Nortvedt
BACKGROUND: Health care professionals are expected to build decisions upon evidence. This implies decisions based on the best available, current, valid and relevant evidence, informed by clinical expertise and patient values. A multi-professional master's program in evidence-based practice was developed and offered. The aims of this study were to explore how students in this program viewed their ability to apply evidence-based practice and their perceptions of what constitute necessary conditions to implement evidence-based practice in health care organizations, one year after graduation...
February 25, 2016: BMC Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26833113/competences-for-enhancing-interprofessional-collaboration-in-a-paediatrics-setting-enabling-and-hindering-factors
#14
Anne Lee Solevåg, Klas Karlgren
In 2011 an interprofessional educational programme called "Pediatric systematic assessment and communication for preventing emergencies" designed to increase clinical staff's competence in treating sick children was introduced in one paediatrics department in Norway. To elicit an in-depth understanding of the perceptions of clinical staff about the programme and enact adjustments according to identified enabling and hindering factors for learning, nurses and paediatricians were invited to participate in focus group interviews...
2016: Journal of Interprofessional Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26689591/organizational-culture-in-cardiovascular-care-in-chinese-hospitals-a-descriptive-cross-sectional-study
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Emily S Yin, Nicholas S Downing, Xi Li, Sara J Singer, Leslie A Curry, Jing Li, Harlan M Krumholz, Lixin Jiang
BACKGROUND: Organizational learning, the process by which a group changes its behavior in response to newly acquired knowledge, is critical to outstanding organizational performance. In hospitals, strong organizational learning culture is linked with improved health outcomes for patients. This study characterizes the organizational learning culture of hospitals in China from the perspective of a cardiology service. METHODS: Using a modified Abbreviated Learning Organization Survey (27 questions), we characterized organizational learning culture in a nationally representative sample of 162 Chinese hospitals, selecting 2 individuals involved with cardiovascular care at each hospital...
2015: BMC Health Services Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26492733/can-baldrige-build-learning-organizations
#16
Kathleen Jennison Goonan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2015: Frontiers of Health Services Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26348318/capacity-commitment-and-culture-the-3-cs-of-staff-development-in-a-learning-organization
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Michael Seibold, Kelley Gamble
TOPIC: If an agency desires changes in practice and a consistent approach to services, psychiatric rehabilitation staff development requires more than a single session of training. PURPOSE: This column describes one agency's approach to a comprehensive staff training and development program, designed to enhance the 3 Cs of capacity, commitment, and culture. SOURCES USED: The program described has been in place, with frequent adjustments, for over 20 years, and the experiences of the authors and their colleagues form the primary source for the paper...
September 2015: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26345184/lean-and-leadership-practices-development-of-an-initial-realist-program-theory
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Donna Goodridge, Gill Westhorp, Thomas Rotter, Roy Dobson, Brenna Bath
BACKGROUND: Lean as a management system has been increasingly adopted in health care settings in an effort to enhance quality, capacity and safety, while simultaneously containing or reducing costs. The Ministry of Health in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada has made a multi-million dollar investment in Lean initiatives to create "better health, better value, better care, and better teams", affording a unique opportunity to advance our understanding of the way in which Lean philosophy, principles and tools work in health care...
2015: BMC Health Services Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26284232/nutrition-leadership-development-capacity-building-initiatives-in-iran-and-the-middle-east-region-since-2009
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REVIEW
Azadeh Davari, Arash Rashidi, Jacques Antonius Baartmans
Personal and organizational performance is determined by commitment and both technical and general competencies, including leadership skills. Academia, however, mainly targets technical aspects in its curricular programs. On the other hand, the inter-disciplinary and multi-sector nature of Nutrition necessitates high levels of collaboration between stakeholders. Leadership development is therefore required in Nutrition. This paper describes the endeavor made in Iran and the Middle-East region, aiming at building leadership capacity among nutrition professionals...
2015: Frontiers in Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26181743/superstition-and-belief-as-inevitable-by-products-of-an-adaptive-learning-strategy
#20
Jan Beck, Wolfgang Forstmeier
The existence of superstition and religious beliefs in most, if not all, human societies is puzzling for behavioral ecology. These phenomena bring about various fitness costs ranging from burial objects to celibacy, and these costs are not outweighed by any obvious benefits. In an attempt to resolve this problem, we present a verbal model describing how humans and other organisms learn from the observation of coincidence (associative learning). As in statistical analysis, learning organisms need rules to distinguish between real patterns and randomness...
March 2007: Human Nature: An Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective
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