Cover image for lecture: How to Perform a Needs Assessment / Gap Analysis

Lecture Overview

Nurses are well skilled in their assessment ability - but assessment does not just stop at the bedside. As Nurse Educators, we need to assess if there is a need for the education that we provide. Join Hilary Bush and Zoe Youl as they take you through a step-by-step explanation of a rigorous needs assessment framework that is used at Ausmed Education. A vital tool that can be easily applied in any setting and a must-watch for all Nurse Educators.

Educators

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Zoe Youl

Zoe Youl is a Critical Care Registered Nurse, Nurse Planner and Online Education Manager at Ausmed Education. Before commencing at Ausmed Education, Zoe worked as a Critical Care Registered Nurse in Intensive Care at a large private hospital in Melbourne. She values the ability of education to enable personal and professional growth, is a passionate teacher and has experience as a Sessional Academic teaching undergraduate nursing students. Zoe is a member of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN), the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), the Australian Nurse Teachers Society (ANTS) and the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD). She holds a postgraduate qualification in Clinical Nursing (Intensive Care) and is currently undertaking a Master of Nursing (Leadership and Management). Zoe was recently appointed the Victorian Branch Representative of the ANTS National Committee. Zoe is committed to improving the health and lives of all people through the development of effective and meaningful education whilst also promoting the impact of unique nursing roles.

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Hilary Bush

Hilary Bush is a registered nurse who trained and works in Melbourne. She currently works as a Nurse Planner and the Online Education Manager at Ausmed Education. She enjoys actively contributing to the advancement of nursing professional development in Australia, as well as developing and evaluating engaging continuing education activities for nurses worldwide. Hilary is currently undertaking a Master of Education (Educational Management) at the University of Melbourne.

Reviews

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18 Total Rating(s)

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Linda Newby
05 Mar 2019

Great session giving me a much better understanding of what, how and why education sessions are needed.

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Karina Window
26 Jan 2019

Thanks great introduction to a needs assessment.

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Catia Hitomi Ochi
05 Jan 2019

Very good

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Navjot Thind
31 May 2018

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Wilma Barnes
30 May 2018

Interesting session

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Yvette Davey
03 May 2018

Good!!

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Theresa Diane Johnson
25 Apr 2018

Outstanding information shared, thank you

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Andreas Waltmann
19 Apr 2018

Was very informative and good example used > will be helpful in making future assessments.

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Maree Findlay
17 Apr 2018

Very well explained.

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Kristine Lim
11 Apr 2018

Good content, excellent visual and audio quality.