Education Survey The purpose of this survey is to enable you to benchmark your educational processes against others in health and aged care agencies. 1) How many staff do you have in your education/training department? Select one response only None1 - 56 - 10More than 102) Do you currently have an education/training planning committee (or equivalent)? YesNo3) Do you have an education/training schedule or plan that you work to? YesNoSometimes4) Is you education/training schedule or plan based on staff performance appraisals? YesNo5) What is the main target group for the education/training you are required to provide? Select one response only All staff in organisationOnly nursing staffOnly health professionalsEnvironmental and health professional staff6) What is the one major driver for planning staff education/training in your organisation? Select one response only Mandatory competencyPast activitiesStaff requestsNeeds assessment/Gap analysisAccreditationResponse to incidents/complaintsAvailability of product/equipment/pharmaceutical company presenterACSQHC NSQHS StandardJCR, AHRQ etc.7) What is your educational/training budget? Select one response only ZeroUnder $10,000Under $50,000More than $50,000Don't know8) How often do you conduct a needs assessment/gap analysis for your educational/training programs? Select one response only Never6 monthlyYearly or moreAs needed9) What are the most commonly used education/training methods in your organisation? Select all that apply to your organisation. Inservice (lectures/workshops) Simulation Blended learning Mentoring/preceptoring eLearning Shift handover External (conferences etc.)10) Approximately what percentage of your schedule is allocated to mandatory competency education/training? Select one response only 0-25%26-50%51-75%76-100%11) On average, what is the duration of the education/training programs you provide internally? Select one response only Less than 30 mins30 mins to 2 hrsHalf dayFull dayMore than one day12) How confident are you that the learning objectives for your education/training programs incorporate better outcomes for patients? Select one response only NeverSome of the timeAll of the timeDon't know13) How do you know if your target group have learned anything? Select the 3 options that are most used in your organisation. Paper/electronic evaluation Verbal feedback Observation Testing post education/training Assessing staff performance14) Do you review data reports of outcomes to assess the effectiveness of education/training on performance or patient care? YesNo15) How do you use the evaluations once they are completed? Select all that apply to your organisation Keep statistics on your education/training schedule/plan Report on your educational activity to management and/or finance As a needs assessment for the development of future programs To prove the education/training was conducted I have no use for them after the program has been completed16) Do you conduct a cost benefit analysis of your education/training programs? YesNo17) In the past year, did evidence reveal practice/performance changed as a direct result of an education/training program planned by you? YesNo18) How confident are you that the education you organise or provide makes a difference to patient care? ConfidentNot confidentUnsure19) From your experience, do you think your organisation would benefit from you providing more targeted education/training that is not necessarily mandatory? YesNoUnsure20) To what extent do you believe routine mandatory education/training programs make a difference to outcomes for patients and your organisation as a whole? DefinitelySometimesNot at allUnsure21) Please provide a list of the areas/topics which make up your annual 'mandatory' training line-upThank you for completing this educational survey.