Journal Club: Evaluation of Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training Using Kirkpatrick’s Framework

This is a quick resource for those in education looking at measuring their training with the aim to achieve a clinical outcome, not just behaviour or attitude. You may also have the intention to conduct education research and so need clear outcome measures. From the simulation world this article hits the rare outcome of clinical outcome:

Step One: Read the journal club article below:

Journal Club Article: Kumar, A., Sturrock, S., Wallace, E. M., Nestel, D., Lucey, D., Stoyles, S., … & Dekoninck, P. (2018). Evaluation of learning from Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training and its impact on patient outcomes in Australia using Kirkpatrick’s framework: a mixed methods studyBMJ open8(2), e017451.

Step Two: Post in the comment section any education focused published papers that demonstrate any clinical outcomes in healthcare.

Additional Reading Resources

Kirkpatrick 10 Requirements for an Effective Training Program

Kirkpatrick Model of Evaluation