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Crowdsourcing in health professions education: What radiography educators can learn from other disciplines (2018)
Journal Article
St John-Matthews, J., Newton, P. M., Grant, A. J., & Robinson, L. (2019). Crowdsourcing in health professions education: What radiography educators can learn from other disciplines. Radiography, 25(2), 164-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2018.11.006

© 2018 Objectives: Crowdsourcing works through an institution outsourcing a function normally performed by an employee or group of individuals. Within a crowdsource users, known as the crowd, form a community who voluntarily undertake a task which in... Read More about Crowdsourcing in health professions education: What radiography educators can learn from other disciplines.

The RADSearching Group: A community for all radiography learners (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Woodley, J., St. John-Matthews, J., King, S., Bennett, C., & Chianese, J. (2018, July). The RADSearching Group: A community for all radiography learners. Poster presented at UK Radiological and Radiation Oncology Congress

Background This poster will report on an initiative carried out by several academics and their students to embed research more firmly into the curriculum. This came about as a result of internal funding for teaching and learning innovation at the a... Read More about The RADSearching Group: A community for all radiography learners.

Using the “wisdom of the crowd” to support teaching and learning in higher education (2018)
Presentation / Conference
St. John-Matthews, J. (2018, June). Using the “wisdom of the crowd” to support teaching and learning in higher education. Presented at UWE, Bristol Learning and Teaching Conference 2018

Coined by journalist Howe in 2006, crowdsourcing works through an institution outsourcing a function normally performed by an employee or group of individuals (Howe, 2006). However the notion of crowdsourcing continues to evolve. In the digital age c... Read More about Using the “wisdom of the crowd” to support teaching and learning in higher education.

The role of crowdsourcing in healthcare education (2018)
Presentation / Conference
St. John-Matthews, J., Newton, P., Grant, A., & Robinson, L. (2018, March). The role of crowdsourcing in healthcare education. Poster presented at Ottawa-ICME Conference 2018

Introduction: Crowdsourcing works through an institution outsourcing a function normally performed by an employee or group of individuals. Within a crowdsource users, known as the crowd, form a community who voluntarily undertake a task which typic... Read More about The role of crowdsourcing in healthcare education.

Trans-Atlantic partnership working in developing a UK physician associate programme: Reflections and lessons learnt (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Lawrence, F., Hobbs, R., Stevens, A., & St. John-Matthews, J. (2017, September). Trans-Atlantic partnership working in developing a UK physician associate programme: Reflections and lessons learnt. Poster presented at HEA Networking in Healthcare Education

The Physician Associate profession is an emergent role in the modern UK healthcare system. There are currently 350 PAs working in the UK in a variety of medical fields across the primary and secondary care sectors. However the profession is set to... Read More about Trans-Atlantic partnership working in developing a UK physician associate programme: Reflections and lessons learnt.

Specialist, generalist, neither or both. The modern CT radiographer (2017)
Presentation / Conference
St. John-Matthews, J. (2017, June). Specialist, generalist, neither or both. The modern CT radiographer. Presented at UK Radioogical and Radiation Oncology Conference

What is specialism in radiography practice and where does CT scanning fall within this definition? What is the role of the CT radiographer in the imaging department of today? What place is there for the radiographer with specialist technical skills... Read More about Specialist, generalist, neither or both. The modern CT radiographer.

The Delphi technique in radiography education research (2017)
Journal Article
Robinson, L., Wallace, M. J., John-Matthews, J. S., St. John-Matthews, J., Wallace, M., & Robinson, L. (2017). The Delphi technique in radiography education research. Radiography, 23(1), S53-S57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.03.007

© 2017 Objectives To describe and review the Delphi technique as a tool for radiographers engaged in mixed-methods research whereby agreement is required on the proficiencies needed by educational programmes for pre- and post- registration radiograph... Read More about The Delphi technique in radiography education research.

The role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis and management of patients with suspected scaphoid fractures (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Lannie, J., & St. John-Matthews, J. (2016, October). The role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis and management of patients with suspected scaphoid fractures. Poster presented at Annual Conference. British Association of MR Radiographers (BAMRR)

Background: The scaphoid is the most commonly fractured carpal bone. Radiography has a low diagnostic accuracy and current methods of diagnosis result in many patients being unnecessarily immobilised for two weeks. The low sensitivity and specificity... Read More about The role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis and management of patients with suspected scaphoid fractures.

What? So what? What next? #SoMe for CPD for the advancing practice radiographer (2016)
Presentation / Conference
St. John-Matthews, J. (2016, May). What? So what? What next? #SoMe for CPD for the advancing practice radiographer. Presented at UK Radiological Congress

Continuous professional development is a fundamental requirement of all healthcare and medical roles. However in a busy healthcare service finding the time and space to attend to this can be difficult. Furthermore when time is available the cost of... Read More about What? So what? What next? #SoMe for CPD for the advancing practice radiographer.

Bariatric diagnostic CT scanning: A radiotherapy perspective (2015)
Journal Article
Weaving, V., Fox, L., Smith, S., Smith, S., St John-Matthews, J., Fox, L., & Weaving, V. (2015). Bariatric diagnostic CT scanning: A radiotherapy perspective. Radiography, 21(3), 288-293. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2014.12.013

© 2015 The College of Radiographers. Obesity is increasing in the United Kingdom. Equipment available for this patient group including wheelchairs, beds and hoists is becoming more common in the hospital environment; diagnostic imaging equipment that... Read More about Bariatric diagnostic CT scanning: A radiotherapy perspective.

CT urogram: Why the wait? (2013)
Presentation / Conference
St. John-Matthews, J., Bartley, R., & Brook, S. (2013, May). CT urogram: Why the wait?

Extending the role of technology enhanced learning within an undergraduate radiography programme (2013)
Journal Article
St. John-Matthews, J., Gibbs, V., & Messer, S. (2013). Extending the role of technology enhanced learning within an undergraduate radiography programme. Radiography, 19(1), 67-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2012.10.003

This study was undertaken in 2011, set against a background of increasing pressures to integrate Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), both in higher education and the NHS. The primary aim of the study was to produce a user-friendly guide for academics... Read More about Extending the role of technology enhanced learning within an undergraduate radiography programme.