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Sequential effects in essay ratings: Evidence of assimilation effects using cross-classified models
Writing assessments are an indispensable part of most language competency tests. In our research, we used cross-classified models to study rater effects in the real essay rating process of a large-scale, high-stakes ...
Working with families affected by mental distress: Stakeholders' perceptions of mental health nurses educational needs
Family and informal caregivers provide a substantial amount of care and support to people who experience mental health problems. The aim of this study was to explore mental health nurses', students' and service users' ...
Supporting student nurses who have their first clinical placement in the community nursing team
First year student nurses are increasingly undertaking their first placement with community nurses. The importance of how this initial learning experience is introduced by the higher education institution, as well as how ...
Meaningful use of service user contributions to professional training courses: whose formulation is it anyway?
Purpose – There is much literature regarding the involvement of service users in the training of mental health professionals, yet there are few specific examples of such initiatives. This paper aims to report an innovative ...
Simulation in mental health nurse education: The development, implementation and evaluation of an educational innovation
Simulation is an important learning approach for the development of skills for healthcare practice. However, it remains under used in the education of mental health practitioners. This article examines the development, ...
How to do well in the OSPHE: Examiner comments about candidate performances in the Faculty membership examination Part B (OSPHE)
The article presents a briefing for information the Observed Structured Public Health Examination Committee (OSPHE) about refinements, improvements and quality control of the exam and help the Education Committee and ...
The effectiveness of a single day's training in changing attitudes and practice among professionals -- a pilot study
We conducted a pilot study to investigate the impact of a single day's training, the purpose of which was to disseminate good practice, by asking delegates to complete a questionnaire, six months after attending the day. ...
Supervised case experience in supportive psychotherapy: Suggestions for trainers
The Royal College of Psychiatrists' guidelines for the psychotherapy training of trainee psychiatrists include a supervised case experience in supportive psychotherapy. There is, however, a lack of clarity over the concept ...