A1. The Nuts and Bolts of Localising a Pathway

Room: 

Concert Hall, Newcastle City Hall

Dates and times:

  • 1:45 pm, Monday 14 May
  • 3:00 pm, Tuesday 15 May

Facilitators:

Suitable for:

  • All clinical editors*
  • New clinical editors*
  • Clinical editors who want a refresher on Base HealthPathways and Style Manual

In this session we will work through the process of localising an example pathway. You will use your own laptop to:

  • Find the appropriate Base pathway and best regional pathway
  • Read relevant clinical resources
  • Select the content you think is missing from your pathway, bearing in mind your local GP audience
  • Apply the Style Manual guidance
  • Work through the rest of the localisation process until go live.

Experienced clinical editors and technical writers will be on hand to discuss issues and challenges you have experienced working through the localisation process.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of the clinical editor
  • Explain the role of your technical writer
  • Use a Base pathway as a basis for pathway localisation
  • Work with your technical writer to identify the best regional pathway to start with
  • Describe the diversity of the HealthPathways audience
  • Apply leaderships skills when collaborating with subject matter experts and your lead writer to develop pathways and integrate feedback.
  • Know when and how to use the Style Manual

Return to the Conference Programme

 

A2. Clinical Editors as Clinical Leaders

Room: 

Concert Hall, Newcastle City Hall

Dates and times:

  • 3:45 pm, Monday 14 May
  • 10:30 am, Tuesday 15 May

Facilitators:

  • Dr Louise DelaneyClinical Editor, Illawarra Shoalhaven HealthPathways, NSW Regional Group Clinical Advisor HealthPathways, and National Clinical Advisor (Australia)
  • Dr Graham McGeoch, Chief Clinical Editor, HealthPathways Community and Clinical Leader, Canterbury HealthPathways
  • Dr Michael Ardagh, Clinical Lead, Canterbury Hospital HealthPathways

Suitable for:

  • Clinical editors*
  • Clinical leads*

HealthPathways is widely used as a manual for general practice and is also an invaluable tool for clinical leaders to use for health system change and iterative care improvement.  

In this session we will explore the role of clinical editors as clinical leaders. Current leadership concepts and framework will be briefly discussed in the context of the clinical editor’s work and challenges. Clinical editors should come away from this workshop with increased confidence in collaborating with subject matter experts and taking considered risks to influence change in their health communities. 

This workshop is linked to the Conference Learning Module for clinical editors, but all are welcome.

Learning outcomes 

By the end of this session you will be able to: 

  • Describe the role of a clinical editor in the context of clinical leadership 
  • List factors holding you back from leadership activity 
  • Confidently negotiate with subject matter experts and other stakeholders in pathway development 
  • Take considered risks in seeking opportunities for health system improvement

Return to the Conference Programme

 

A3. Bringing HealthPathways Education Sessions to Life

Room: 

Concert Hall, Newcastle City Hall

Dates and times:

  • 8:30 am, Tuesday 15 May
  • 1:00 pm, Tuesday 15 May

Facilitator:

Dr Hilton Koppe, Clinical Editor, Mid and North Coast HealthPathways

Suitable for:

  • Programme managers
  • Coordinators
  • Clinical editors*
  • Clinical leads*
  • Subject matter experts
  • Anyone who is involved in delivering presentations about HealthPathways 

HealthPathways team members are often required to present education sessions on the effective use of HealthPathways. Many staff find this task stressful and feel inadequately trained to do it well. 

 In this fun and interactive session we will demonstrate how to effectively use HealthPathways in a range of educational settings aimed at a variety of audiences, including practice visits, small group learning, and workshops. 

 Participants are invited to bring along a web-enabled device to use during the session.

Learning outcomes 

By the end of this session you will be able to: 

  • Plan an education session on HealthPathways that is appropriate to the needs of a specific audience 
  • Confidently engage a variety of audiences while demonstrating the benefits and uses of HealthPathways 
  • Confidently manage an audience to keep them awake and enthused about the use of HealthPathways 
  • Apply leaderships skills when collaborating with others to integrate HealthPathways the planning of a range of educational activities within their organisation

Return to the Conference Programme

*Clinical editors attending this session for the Conference Learning Module will recognise leadership capabilities in collaborating across healthcare sectors to achieve integrated healthcare and identify opportunities to apply those skills in their health region.