Supervision training in healthcare: a realist synthesis
Charlotte E Rees, Sarah L Lee, Eve Huang, Charlotte Denniston, Vicki Edouard, Kirsty Pope, Keith Sutton, Susan Waller, Bernadette Ward, Claire Palermo
Advances in Health Sciences Education | SPRINGER | Published : 2019
Supervision matters: it serves educational, supportive and management functions. Despite a plethora of evidence on the effectiveness of supervision, scant evidence for the impact of supervision training exists. While three previous literature reviews have begun to examine the effectiveness of supervision training, they fail to explore the extent to which supervision training works, for whom, and why. We adopted a realist approach to answer the question: to what extent do supervision training interventions work (or not), for whom and in what circumstances, and why? We conducted a team-based realist synthesis of the supervision training literature focusing on Pawson's five stages: (1) clarifyi..View full abstract
This study was funded by the Victorian Government.