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ERIC Number: EJ1076615
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1744-6295
Introducing Advanced Clinical Reasoning to an Adult Learning Disability Service
Stansfield, Jois; Matthews, Alison
Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, v18 n1 p20-34 Mar 2014
The advanced clinical reasoning approach is widely adopted in speech and language therapy practice. This article reports on the introduction of the approach across a multidisciplinary adult learning disability service and staff reports on the impact of this initiative. Staff and team managers reported that the training had a positive impact on their practice. All respondents demonstrated confidence in the use of the advanced clinical reasoning terminology and a clear understanding of the nature of duty of care and clinical risk. Enhanced knowledge about caseloads and greater confidence in managing episodes of care were reported by staff and team managers to have resulted in a more efficient and effective service.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom