About the Clinical Educator's Resource Kit
This module contains detailed and comprehensive information covering topics such as pre-placement considerations for student clinical education; setting up and sustaining positive student clinical placements; approaches to clinical education; the feedback process and evaluation; and, working with students who are experiencing difficulty. A range of reference documents, worksheets and resource templates are available as links in this module and provide valuable resources to support the clinical education of occupational therapy students.
Part One: Pre-placement Considerations for Student SupervisionThis section is for the occupational therapy practitioner who has made an expression of interest regarding the possibility of educating a student on placement and who is a) as yet undecided regarding readiness/ability to take on a student and/or b) new to the clinical educator role and seeking support.
It contains preliminary reading material including templates, fact sheets, and worksheets to provide food for thought in:
Part Two: Setting up and sustaining a positive student clinical placementThis section is for the occupational therapy practitioner who has indicated willingness to provide a student placement.
It contains a step-by-step guide to setting up a successful student placement. Includes information, ideas, templates and worksheets designed to provide you with ideas, tools and guidance for setting up a student placement and getting started.
Section One : Setting up for a student placement
Section Two: Getting Started
Part Three: Approaches to Clinical EducationThis section includes information, discussions, tools and suggestions to:
Part Four: The Feedback Process and EvaluationThis section includes information, discussions, tools and suggestions to:
Part Five: Working With Students Who Are Experiencing DifficultyThis section provides suggestions, resources, tools and case examples for the clinical educator regarding the process of managing concerns about students' performance, behaviour or ability to successfully complete the placement, if they arise.
Detailed Contents ListFor a more detailed list of contents of this module, see the Sitemap.
Note of thanksThank you to The University of Queensland, James Cook University, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QE11 Hospital and West Moreton Districts within Queensland Health who have happily contributed examples of tools and documents and made them available for use. These facilities request that you acknowledge the source when using these valuable resources.