Amelia Griggs

This workshop will describe the current allied health leadership context in Australia, the challenges, opportunities and areas of focus in the years ahead. Practical tips on allied health advocacy and leadership resilience in the changing complex healthcare environment will be...
  • June 13, 2019
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Mr Nicholas Sheahan1, Dr  Rosamund  Harrington, Dr Alison Nelson, Associate Professor Loretta Sheppard 1The Institute For Urban Indigenous Health, Brisbane, Australia Introduction: Research suggests a current dearth of culturally responsive outcome measures for use with First Australian peoples. Most outcome...
  • April 4, 2019
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Gabrielle Salisbury-baker1 1St George Hospital, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, Kogarah, Australia Background: Patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation and tracheostomy within the ICU setting regularly experience a period of voicelessness. The psychosocial effects of voicelessness are well documented, with...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Nicola Veness1, Ms Mary-Ellen  Tarrant1 1Royal North Shore & Ryde Hospitals, St Leonards, Australia Fibre-optic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow (FEES) is an advanced scope of practice for speech pathology (SP). The Royal North Shore (RNSH) & Ryde Hospital SP...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mrs Janelle Roby1, Mrs Rebekah Reurich1, Dr Sue Fitzpatrick1 1Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Wollongong, Australia Background:The complex demands of modern healthcare and clinical governance has resulted in increasing demand for effective clinical supervision (CS) for Allied Health professionals (AHP’s). ...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mr Cameron Haigh1 1Metro South Health, Brisbane, Australia BACKGROUND: Cognitive impairment is a key factor limiting long term function and quality of life for individuals with mental illness. While a number of Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) approaches have shown to...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Kelly Weir1,2, Dr  Shelley  Roberts1,2, Mrs Kylie Gill2, Mrs Zara Howard2,3, Mrs Heidi Townsend4, Mrs Jane  Standen4, Mrs Michelle Drienne4, Professor Sharon Mickan1,2 1Menzies Health Institute Qld & Allied Health Sciences, Griffith University , Gold Coast Campus, Southport, Australia,...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr. Alison Nelson1,2, Dr.  Kate Odgers-Jewell1 1The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health, Windsor, Australia, 2The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Background: The teaching of “cultural competency” in relation to Indigenous Health is a requirement or aspiration of all Australian...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Belinda Gavaghan1, Ms Liza-Jane McBride1, Professor Lisa Nissen2, Professor  Patsy Yates3, Ms Michelle Rochin2, Mr Peter Buttrum4, Ms Michelle Stute5, Ms Julie  Hulcombe2 1Allied Health Professions’ Office Of Queensland, Clinical Excellence Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Debra Phillips1, Ms Lauren Matheson1, Dr Tilley Pain1,2, Dr  Gail Kingston1,2 1The Townsville Hospital, Townsville, Australia, 2James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Background: Post burn injury, rural and remote children are geographically disadvantaged compared to metropolitan children in Australia. Specialist...
  • April 4, 2019
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