Motivation in clinical teachers: an exploratory study

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dc.contributor.advisor Henning, M en
dc.contributor.advisor Moir, F en
dc.contributor.author Merry, Emma en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-02T04:40:51Z en
dc.date.issued 2016 en
dc.identifier.citation 2016 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28974 en
dc.description Full text is available to authenticated members of The University of Auckland only. en
dc.description.abstract This qualitative study examined the factors which influence clinical teaching delivered in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) workplace in New Zealand. Aim: To explore aspects of clinical teachers’ motivation in this specific workplace setting. Background: Teaching in ICU is undertaken by clinicians whose primary focus is patient care, in an environment which poses unique challenges to both teachers and learners. Design: A qualitative case study approach conducted over two years. Methods: Data were collected from 20 semi-structured interviews with a purposive sample of Intensive Care Senior Medical Officers (SMOs), which took place over a period of 18 months. The interviews explored individuals’ personal experiences, philosophies of teaching and current teaching practices. Data were analysed using a general inductive technique, which aimed to produce thematic descriptions whose manifest meanings could be connected directly to the data. Findings: Key themes were identified relating to the barriers and enablers for motivation. These included misaligned expectations between teachers and others, systems factors such as rostering and staffing issues and limited availability of training opportunities for clinician teachers. Despite the contextual challenges, clinical teachers devised innovative strategies for success in this high acuity environment. Conclusion: Based on the resulting themes, suggestions are made to improve the clinical learning environment and enhance sustainability for teachers in the Intensive Care medical workforce. en
dc.publisher ResearchSpace@Auckland en
dc.relation.ispartof Masters Thesis - University of Auckland en
dc.relation.isreferencedby UoA99264848604302091 en
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dc.title Motivation in clinical teachers: an exploratory study en
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.discipline Clinical Education en
thesis.degree.grantor The University of Auckland en
thesis.degree.level Masters en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The Author en
pubs.elements-id 529958 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2016-06-02 en


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