This training resource, ‘It’s just a fracture! – Acute episode with underlying chronic conditions and social considerations’, uses a problem-based learning scenario to highlight the importance of duty of care and its implications for interprofessional collaborative practice.
To use this resource, you will need to read the Facilitators' Guide and view the simulation-based video (please see the instructions provided below).
After completing the resource, please click the red ‘Complete survey’ button on the right to provide your feedback.
Mary Jones is brought to the emergency department (ED) after a fall resulting in a Colles’ fracture and a fractured collar bone. During the fall she has also broken her glasses. Mary has a range of chronic health problems. Mary is brought to the ED by her son Simon, who seems agitated and eager to leave as soon as possible.
This resource consists of two components: a simulation-based video, and an accompanying Facilitators' Guide. To complete the resource, please read the Guide and view relevant scenes from the video when directed. At relevant points you will be asked to reflect on the content covered and answer related questions.
Specifically, the resource requires that you:
To read the Guide, please click on the PDF link located in the right corner of this page. To view the video, please click the play icon on the video file embedded above.
The key interprofessional learning message of this resource is: How far does duty of care reach?
Learning outcomes will be addressed through the consideration and discussion of content provided on interprofessional practice generally and duty of care more specifically.
After completing the resource please take a few minutes (five minutes on average) to complete the survey. Simply click on the red ‘Complete Survey’ button located in the right hand corner of the page. Your feedback is important and will make an invaluable contribution to the development of future IPL training resources.
This material was collaboratively developed by Edith Cowan University and the Western Australian Clinical Training Network, Department of Health.
Copyright to this material belongs to the Australian Government and Western Australia Department of Health. Apart from any fair dealing for personal, academic, research or non-commercial use, no part may be reproduced without written permission from the Western Australian Clinical Training Network, Department of Health. Educators are welcome to include these resources in teaching and learning materials, provided they are appropriately acknowledged as follows.
This material belongs to the Australian Government and Western Australia Department of Health, under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth of Australia).
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Edith Cowan University (Perth), Western Australian Department of Health and The Australian Government (2013). Interprofessional Learning (IPL) Through Simulation Project. It’s just a fracture! — Acute episode with underlying chronic conditions and social considerations. Retrieved <insert date [e.g. 30 June, 2013]>, from http://www.ecu.edu.au/community/health-advancement/interprofessional-learning-resources/resources/its-just-a-fracture.
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