Realising The Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway: Practical Implementation Approaches For Success

Chair: Cath Maloney

Facilitators: Ilsa Nielsen, Carly Maurer, Lisa Baker, Gemma Tuxworth, Susie Lennox, Anne Jones, Renae Moore

This workshop will offer a practical roadmap for embedding the allied health rural generalist pathway at both a systems and local level with a view to realising the benefits of enhanced multidisciplinary practice.

Objectives:

  • Provide information to participants on the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway including underpinning concepts of rural generalism for the allied health professions, and the structure and components of the Pathway.
  • Provide examples from rural and remote service providers of how the Pathway is being implemented to support service development, workforce and training outcomes for rural teams.
  • Assist participants to examine their own local and system-level opportunities and enablers for implementing the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway.

Biographies:

Ilsa Nielsen Ilsa is A/Director of Allied Health with the Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland.  In this role she manages the Queensland Health Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway and other statewide rural workforce strategies.
Carly Maurer Carly is Director of Allied Health Workforce Development with Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.
Lisa Baker Lisa is Team Leader, Department of Rural Allied & Community Health in Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service, Queensland.
Gemma Tuxworth Gemma is Professional Officer, Health Professional Policy and Advice in the Department of Health Tasmania. In this role she provides project management to the Allied Health Rural Generalist proof of concept project in Tasmania.
Susie Lennox Susie is Professional Officer, Health Professional Policy and Advice in the Department of Health Tasmania. In this role she provides project management to the Allied Health Rural Generalist proof of concept project in Tasmania
Anne Jones Anne is Senior Lecturer and Head of Physiotherapy discipline in the College of Healthcare Sciences, James Cook University.
Cath Maloney Cath is A/Chief Executive Officer, Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health. In a former role Cath instigated the development of Allied Health Rural generalist trainee positions in Murrumbidgee Local Health District, NSW Health.
Renae Moore Renae is Executive Director Allied Health of Top End Health Service, Northern Territory Government. Renae has been involved in the development and implementation of Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway both in her former role as NT Health Principal Allied Health Advisor and in her current position.

 

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