Tara Johnson

Kirsty Niven1, Timothea Lau1,2, Rachael Hammond1, Dr Hans Bogaardt1,2, Dr Parvathi Menon1,4, Professor Steve Vucic1,4, Professor Victoria Flood1,2,3 1Westmead Hospital, Western Sydney Local Health District, , , 2Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, , , 3Charles Perkins Centre, University...
  • April 3, 2019
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Dr Roger Engel1, Associate Professor Peter Gonski2, Associate Professor Subramanyam Vemulpad1, Dr Petra Graham1 1Macquarie University, North Ryde, Australia, 2Sutherland Hospital, Miranda, Australia BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by declining lung function and decreasing exercise capacity. Exercise...
  • April 3, 2019
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Miss Courtney Pocock1, Dr  David Silvera- Tawil2, Ms Sally Brinkmann1, Dr Jill Freyne2, Dr Dana Kai Bradford2, Ms Andrea Donnell1, Ms Karen Harrap2 1Western Health, St Albans, Australia, 2CSIRO, , Interpreters are required to aid communication between clinicians and patients...
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Ms Jacqueline Kirkman1, Prof Sharon Bentley2, A/Prof James Armitage1, Prof Craig Woods1 1Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia Background:  Optometry student clinical placements have typically been conducted in metropolitan locations in short-rotations. This can...
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Ms Heidi Wong1, Miss Stefanie  Ford2, Miss  Nadine Lezar2, Miss Kathrine Kho2, Miss Marley Davis2 1Children’s Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Background: Electronic medication management systems (eMMS) have built-in decision support for electronic prescribing, dispensing...
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Ms Lara Cardinal1, Dr Amy Freeman-Sanderson2,1, Professor Leanne Togher1 1University Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 2University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia Background: While Speech Pathologists’ roles have an increasingly prominent role within intensive care units (ICU) the scope of their roles...
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Catherine Carter1, Amy Chiu1, Chloe Jobber1, Meredith Kenny1, Lucy Lyons1, Paul Miller1, Lisa Boustead1 1Allied Health Clinical Educators Network – Mater Health, South Brisbane, Australia Background: Best practice guidelines endorse holistic care as effective and a sustainable form of service...
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Ms Merridy Moore1, Ms Karina Coffey1, Mr Angus Campbell1, Ms Julia Blackshaw1 1Western Health, St Albans, Melbourne, Australia Background Western Health recently opened the newly constructed Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital (JKWCH). With the introduction of Neonatal Intensive Care...
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Ms Helen Malcolm1, Ms Belinda Jones1 1Hunter New England Local Health District, Armidale, Australia Background Before the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) received some funding to provide disability services. When...
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Ms Julie Hulcombe1, Professor Sandra Capra1, Professor Gillian Whitehouse1 1University Of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Background The majority (79%) of Allied Health Professionals (AHP) employed in Queensland Health are female. The implementation of entitlements to accommodate childcare responsibilities through maternity...
  • April 3, 2019
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