Achieving evidence-based practice: A process of continuing education through practitioner-academic partnership

Forsyth, Kirsty, Melton, Jane and Mann, L S (2005) Achieving evidence-based practice: A process of continuing education through practitioner-academic partnership. In: The Scholarship of Practice: Academic-Practice Collaborations for Promoting Occupational Therapy. Routledge, New York, pp. 211-227. ISBN 9780203725801

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Abstract

Occupational therapy is required to deliver and generate evidence-based practice. As currently articulated, evidence-based practice requires particular skills and takes time and is rarely realized. This paper illustrates a collaborative approach to building an evidence based training program within a practice context. The aim of the training program was to enable therapists in a large mental health setting to engage in evidence-based practice. Specifically, the partnership between the United Kingdom Centre for Outcomes Research and Education (UK CORE) and Gloucestershire Partnership NHS Trust (GPT) will be described. This article describes the GPT/UKCORE partnership, the process of building an evidence-based practice training program, the final structure of the evidence-based practice training program, and the evaluation of the evidence-based practice training program.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Continuing education; Evidence-based practice; Theory use
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care
Research Priority Areas: Society and Learning
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 14:54
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 14:54
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/9914

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