21 innovative ideas to share

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These 21 innovative ideas to share, were compiled at the 2019 Supervisor Professional Development Day.

  1. lunch time fun quizzes to get to know one another within the practice
  2. regular practice team dinners – whole of practice
  3. supervisor and registrar have lunch together (not a teaching session)
  4. confidential informal discussions for pastoral care
  5. integrating the registrar into practice group communications via Facebook or WhatsApp or intra-mail (in-practice emails)
  6. Facebook private group/WhatsApp group/intra-mail for clinical case discussions
  7. fridge magnet used as a white board in the tea room for the registrar to jot down their learning needs so everyone in the practice knows
  8. central portal within the practice software for all teaching resources compiled by the registrars
  9. clinical reasoning/knowledge quiz
  10. small group learning sessions for all GPs in the practice – journal club etc.
  11. walk and talk tutorial in nature over the lunch break
  12. tutorials run by the registrar
  13. whole of practice simulation of an emergency
  14. surprise pretend medical emergency for the registrar
  15. debriefing time- registrar debriefs supervisor regarding a challenging/difficult case the supervisor has seen
  16. reflective learning – supervisor facilitates the registrar to regularly reflect on cases they have seen to identify earning needs
  17. clinical reasoning sessions e.g. stump the chumps style
  18. establish and embed a team-based care approach
  19. encourage registrars to actively participate in deliberate team-based care and use this to discuss complex cases and patient management
  20. practice-wide data driven teaching to enhance patient care using MD insights, PENCAT etc.
  21. teaching the registrar to empower the patient to self-manage their conditions using app based tools e.g. using CARE monitor.