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Table 5 Participant feedback on how the activity could be improved, Nov 2012 - Dec 2013

From: Development, implementation and evaluation of Australia’s first national continuing medical education program for the timely diagnosis and management of dementia in general practice

  GP IMG Doctor (other) Nurse Other HP Role unknown Total
Activity designed for GPs not nurses 0 0 0 7 0 0 7
Activity too long/too much information 14 2 0 0 2 15 33
Better use of practice nurses 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Excellent / No improvements required 220 29 11 48 27 170 505
Have smaller workshops 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Improve audio visual or workbook output quality 20 1 1 2 1 2 27
Include guest speaker from Alzheimer’s Australia 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Less repetition 10 0 0 0 0 8 18
Presenter needs to stay on topic 0 0 0 0 0 9 9
Provide more case studies and/or examples 35 0 4 3 0 1 43
Provide more information on local services/referral services 15 1 0 2 0 2 20
Provide more information on medico-legal issues 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Provide more information on pathology/diagnostic tools 6 0 0 1 0 1 8
Provide more information on patient care/patient management 5 1 0 0 1 1 8
Provide more information on pharmacology 7 0 0 0 1 1 9
Provide more multiple choice questions 11 0 1 0 0 0 12
Provide more time/Increase length of workshop 8 1 0 2 0 12 23
Provide more reference materials 6 1 0 1 0 1 9
Provide more videos / interaction, less lecture/reading 29 1 3 2 0 1 36
Provide practical experience 3 0 0 0 0 3 6
Provide regular updates 5 0 0 0 0 0 5
Specialised geriatrician speaker needed 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Split activity for clinicians and non-clinicians 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Other 17 1 0 2 0 6 26
No comment provided 43 1 0 62 10 538 654
Total 466 39 20 133 42 771 1471
  1. GP General Practitioner, HP Health Professional, IMG International Medical Graduate