Journal article

A balancing act: The Supervisor of Training role in anaesthesia education

Damian J Castanelli, Jennifer M Weller, Anusha R Chander, Elizabeth K Molloy, Margaret L Bearman

ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

In this qualitative study, we report how Supervisors of Training, educational supervisors overseeing the learning of anaesthesia trainees, experience their role in practice. Using purposive sampling, we interviewed Supervisors of Training from across Australia and New Zealand. The interviews began by asking ‘what do you see as your role as a Supervisor of Training?’ then explored the response in detail. Following the technique of thematic analysis, inductive analysis occurred as data were collected until we generated a thematic structure sufficient to address our research question after 19 interviews. In the first three of the four identified themes, Supervisors of Training perceived themsel..

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Grants

Awarded by ANZCA Research Foundation


Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship and/or publication of this article: This study was supported by an untied grant from the ANZCA Research Foundation (Grant No: S16/043).