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Table 2 Examples of workplace learning activities described by allied health professionals

From: The New South Wales Allied Health Workplace Learning Study: barriers and enablers to learning in the workplace

  Mandatory training (e.g. fire safety, infection control)
More formal* In-services/presentations/grand rounds
  Research/quality improvement projects
  Audit and service reviews
  Benchmarking with other services
  Skill competency assessments
  Video/tele-health sessions/‘webinars’
  Developing clinical practice guidelines
  Literature/internet searches
  Performance management/goal setting interviews
  Journal club (and reading journal articles)
  ‘Continuing education sessions’
  Complex case discussion meetings
  ‘Master classes’
  Case reviews
  Peer review and feedback
  ‘Supervision sessions’
  Simulation activities
  Case conferences
  Managing/supervising/mentoring staff
  Inter-professional practice
  Treating/assessing patients/clients
  Observing peers
  Reflective practice
Less formal* Online forum/discussion groups
  Team discussion/talking to peers
  1. *Note: workplace learning activities may occur in less/more formal situations dependent upon the exact nature and specific setting in which these activities are completed.