Electronic Practice Assessment—nurses and midwives

MyProgress Nursing Event, Anglia Ruskin University, July 8, 2016.

Join us in Cambridge to explore the journey from strategy to practice when moving from paper-based practice assessment to electronic practice assessment for nurses and midwives.


This conference will present the journey from strategy to practice of moving from paper based practice assessment to electronic practice assessments for nurses and midwives. This day conference is free to attend. For delegates who would like a more detailed and hands on opportunity to explore implementation a workshop is available for a limited number of delegates the day before. There is a charge to attend the workshop.


Full details of the programme are still being finalised, so remember to check back for updates. Here's the draft programme, subject to change:

Registration and breakfast

Welcome / introduction Anne Devlin, Deputy Dean Teaching, Learning and Academic Partnerships, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Anglia Ruskin University

  • Get Ready – Preparing for implementation of E- Practice Assessment Dr Fiona Work, Senior Lecturer in eLearning and Innovation, Robert Gordon University This session will present the rationale for introducing electronic practice assessment and how a large nursing faculty has prepared for implementation.
  • SetCreating Electronic Assessments Dr Rosie Stenhouse, Lecturer, and Lee Gaedtke, Teaching Support Secretary, Edinburgh School of Nursing This session will provide a practical demonstration of how assessments are created and how the myprogress app functions.


  • GoElectronic practice assessment in action Siân Shaw, Sustainable Electronic Assessment Project Lead (SEA), University Teaching Fellow, Anglia Ruskin University. In this session Siân will present how electronic practice assessment is working with 200 student nurses in practice across Cambridgeshire. The benefits, challenges and some practical solutions will be presented.
  • On the Road
    • The Student Experience of electronic practice assessment Student Nurse from Anglia Ruskin University.
    • The Mentor Experience of electronic practice assessment Mentor from practice tbc.
    • Implementing electronic practice assessment in an Acute Trust Rachael May, Education Lead Cambridge University NHS Hospital Trust In this session Rachael will present the benefits of introducing e-practice assessment at Addenbrookes Hospital.
    • Implementing electronic practice assessment in the community Setting To be confirmed, Cambridge and Peterborough Foundation Trust. This session will present the benefits of using e-practice assessment in a community trust.


  • Roadblock–Meeting the regulatory requirements Jacqui Gibson, Course Leader Pre-registration Midwifery, UCLAN How can we meet the NMC professional requirements for supporting and supervising midwives in practice whilst using electronic practice assessment? 
  • Roadside AssistanceCreating a Communtity William Mair, Learning Technologist, Cambridge University. In this session William will explore issues around building a community of users.
  • The lifelong Journey: Myshowcase – A personal portfolio for life tbc


Question and answer panel



Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus, East Rd, Cambridge CB1 1PT

Local information and travel

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