Clinical Education

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 Maxine O’brien1, Ms Kelli Troy1, Ms Jayne Kirkpatrick1 1Darling Downs Health, Toowoomba, Australia Background: Clinical placements associated with university degrees for the allied health professions aim to support the preparation of students for post graduate employment through the practical...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr  Narelle  Campbell1, Annie Farthing2, Jessie  Anderson2, Leigh Moore1, Susan Witt1 1Flinders NT, Darwin, Australia, 2Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, Australia Background: Placing undergraduate health students in underserved areas with a view to them taking up employment after graduation is...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Maryanne Long1, Ms  Sonia  Wood1 1Southern Queensland Rural Health, Toowoomba , Australia Research evidence suggests that peer to peer communication is a potentially influential tool to leverage interest and engage students in the conversation in relationship to the uptake...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Rachel Yates1 1Universities Australia, Deakin, Australia Background and aim: Quality clinical placements in pre-registration years are essential to developing a skilled health workforce. They influence how clinicians act, and where they eventually work – with direct implications on health...
  • April 4, 2019
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Liza-Jane McBride1, Cate  Fitzgerald2, Claire Costello3, Kristy Perkins4 1Queensland Department of Health, Brisbane, Australia, 2Metro South Health , Brisbane, Australia, 3Children’s Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 4West Moreton Health, Ipswich, Australia Background: The implementation of a state-wide allied health clinical placement...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Susan Waller1, Mr Chris O’Brien2, Mrs Karen Macgregor3, Mrs Andrina Mitcham4 1Monash University, Warragul, Australia, 2Bendigo Health Service, Bendigo, Australia, 3Central Gippsland Health, Sale, Australia, 4Mildura Base Hospital, Mildura, Australia Background: In 2016, the Federal government has funded all...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mrs Nicole Killey1, Mrs Jane Ferns2 1University Of Newcastle Department Of Rural Health, Coffs Harbour, Australia, 2University Of Newcastle Department Of Rural Health, Taree, Australia Background: Service-learning (SL) placements aim to address health inequities experienced by underserved populations by linking...
  • April 4, 2019
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Kathy Stiller1, Deborah Gallasch2, Amy Conlon-Leard3, Michelle Hardy4, Anna Phillips5, Gisela Van Kessel5 1Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Adelaide, Australia, 2Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, 3The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, 4Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, Adelaide, Australia, 5University of South Australia,...
  • April 3, 2019
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Mrs Vicky Stirling1, Mrs Deborah Fitzgerald1 1Queensland Health, Gold Coast, Australia Background: Allied Health university program and cohort growth to meet perceived workforce needs have led to an increase in demand for pre-entry student placements. To meet this demand Allied...
  • April 3, 2019
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