ePosters

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THEME Allied Health Marketing and Profile  
01 Blogging in allied health: experience from an OT practice.
Amy Geach
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02 Preventing pitfalls of service planning through early engagement of allied health
Julianne Donnelly*, Sarah Raffell
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03 What GPs want!
Amy Geach
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04 Disposal of unwanted medications: A safer home for the elderly
Kyrillos Guirguis
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05 E-Learning resource to support allied health assistant felegation training
Annette Davis, Tilly Waite, Desiree Terrill
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THEME Assistant Workforces  
06 A day in the life of an Interdisciplinary Allied Health Assistant
Rosie Antypas*, Dr Lisa O’Brien, Jacqui Salway
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07 Allied health assistances in cardiorespiratory and paediatrics physiotherapy
Cassie Bell
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08 Providing shared client care across organisations: Tools to implement the AHA Supervision and Delegation Framework 
Dr Suzanne Evas, Vicki Jenkins, Ashley Willock, Deborah Kay*
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09 Evaluation of speech pathology therapy assistant roles in an acute stroke unit
Aditi Gandhi, Marissa Corcoran, Rachel Wenke*
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10 Evaluation of the ‘Enhancing the role of the Nutrition Assistant at Dandenong Hospital’ project
Teresa Orsini*, Jennifer Sequiera, Celia Durie
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11 National Allied Health Assistant Working Group: A community of practice
Leanne Pagett
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12 Introduction of Community Care Allied Health Assistant Clinics
Leanne Pagett*, Dominic Furphy, Shaun Archer
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13 Using the Calderdale Framework for workforce redesign: Pharmacy Assistant role redesign on an inpatient unit
Rachael Raleigh, Trudy Teasdale, Jill Mahoney*, Dr Rachel Wenke
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14 The development and implementation of a mealtime assistance competency program for allied health assistants
Dr Amanda Scott*, Meaghan Waddingham, Janine Mahoney, Dr Delwyne Stephens
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15 Allied health assistants in NSW – a structured approach
Sue Steele-Smith
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16 Allied Health Assistant training program for equipment sourcing and ordering
Sarah Temby, Bernadette O’Connor*, Erin Lowrie
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17 The role of Physician Assistants in Allied Health Workforce in rural Australia.
Ankur Verma, Ruth Mcleod*
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THEME Big Ideas  
18 Clinical prioritisation tools – to use or not to use?
Jo Brady*, Katherine Harding
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19 Professionalism and philosophy: Understanding workforce change
Martin Chadwick
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20 Improving allied health and nursing outcomes through best practice guidelines for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Dr Zoe Davidson*, Dr Paula Bray, A/Prof. Monique Ryan, Merryn Pearce, Prof. Joshua Burns
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21 From little things, big things grow – the development of an infant feeding system.
Kay Gibbons*, Bernadette O’Connor, Michele Meehan
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22 Barriers to self-managing foot care, how addressing these can improve the quality of life and reduce the needs for podiatry services.
Carol Mioduchowski*, Tina Loxley*
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23 Mmmmm-health – a tasty choice for consumer care, ‘front and centre’ on the menu
Jacqueline Nix
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24 It started as a good idea and grew into a wave of change
Kate Osborne *, Lyndel Santibanez, Tanya Lehmann
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25 Does religion have a place in hospitals?
Martin Prewer, David Glenister *
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26 Leading transformational change in quality systems through an Allied Health innovation framework
Rebecca Tyson
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27 Streamlining Allied Health led outpatient clinics in preparation for centralised access
Lucy Whelan, Raisa Shaikh, Gillian Butcher, Kerry May*
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THEME Early Graduate Programs  
28 Transition support program for allied health graduates – the how and the who
Lauren Muir *, Dr Karen Donald, Dr Ruth Nicholls, Dora Szucs
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29 Transition support program for Allied Health graduates – all together now!
Dr Ruth Nicholls *, Dr Karen Donald, Lauren Muir, Daniela Feuerlicht
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30 Presentation and evaluation of a multi-disciplinary graduate program for nursing, occupational and music therapy
Alice Parkhill *, Anneliis Way *
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31 New graduate allied health in mental health – a workforce development programme
Suzanne Stubbs, Megan Owens *
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THEME Education / Academics  
32 Allied Health: Tracing the meaning of the term
Martin Chadwick
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33 Improving workplace education efficiency and quality- evaluation of an Allied Health practitioner education framework
Janet Golder *, Sam Sevenhuysen, Melanie Farli
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34 Clinical education model for the Acute Neurosciences Physiotherapy Team
Thao Nguyen
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35 Internationalisation of Australian health sciences curricula: A case study
Michael Storr *, Dr Sze-Ee Soh, Dr David Manallack, Kim Thompson, Geoffrey Hooke, A/Prof. Prue Morgan
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THEME Education Issues  
36 Design and implementation of a benchmarking process for determining comparability and predictability of clinical placement offers
Mark Gooding *, Kassie Shardlow
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37 Mapping Allied Health clinical education delivery across the spectrum
Kimberley Haines *, Robert LoPresti, Debbie Munro
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38 Addressing the challenges of student placement demand
Laura Morrison *, Liza-Jane McBride
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THEME eHealth / Technology / Genomics  
39 Affordable technologies for healthcare
Dr Angelo Basteris, Prof Michele Sterling
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40 Establishing the baseline – developing a consistent minimum data set for Allied Health in NSW
Steven Bowden *, Paula Caffrey, Georgina Frank, Lyn Biviano, Patricia Bradd, Bronwen Craig
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41 Can telehealth substitute review appointments by the advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapists working in the post arthroplasty review clinic?
Stephanie Carroll *, Catherine Senserrick *, Carolyn Page
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42 Efficacy of technology-aided speech therapy for the management of speech sound disorders: A review of the evidence
Lisa Furlong *, Prof. Meg Morris, Dr Shane Erickson
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43 Taking bytes of Allied Health – using information and technology to raise our profile.
Rebecca George
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44 Telehealth capacity building in allied health services
Ilsa Nielsen *, Jayne Kirkpatrick, Peter Fuelling
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45 Development of an e-learning package for multidisciplinary clinicians on cancer malnutrition
Amber Kelaart, Lauren Muir*, Dr Karen McDonald
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46 Appetite for eLearning
Lauren Muir *, Amber Kelaart, Dr Karen Donald
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47 Developing a national allied health dataset
Catherine Stephens *, Jan Erven *, Mary Haire *
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48 Use of gaming technology in upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation
Michelle Wallace *, Marlena Klaic
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THEME Equity of Access (Indigenous, Growth Corridors, Populations at Risk)  
49 Outcomes evaluation of the Work It Out chronic disease self-management and rehabilitation program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Tabs Basit, Katrina Rae*, Emma Campbell, Samara Dargan, Alison Nelson
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50 Investigation of the effectiveness of nutrition intervention, in the management of malnutrition in colorectal patients receiving chemotherapy
Hollie Bevans *, Heather Jordan, Aurora Ottaway, Kathryn Pierce, Emily Karahalios
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51 Clinical and cultural governance – working hand in hand in a Kaupapa Mori healthcare organisation
Janice Mueller *, Taima Campbell, Ian Rowe
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52 Fighting disadvantage: Examining the role of social work in the context of an Aboriginal Sustained Home Visiting program
Kate O’Connor
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THEME Extended Scope of Practice (Science Disciplines)  
53 Dietitians as first contact practitioners for management of functional gut disorders
Jennifer Ellick *, Merrilyn Banks, Mark Appleyard
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THEME Extended Scope of Practice (Therapy Disciplines)  
54 Physiotherapy-led orthopaedic screening clinic: Analysis of 5,000 appointments
Caitlin Farmer *, Anton Harms, Robyn Coyne, Raphael Hau
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55 Developing the role of speech pathology in palliative & supportive care
Tom Gauci
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56 Lessons learnt from a complex, multistakeholder, online survey
Andrea Hurwood, Catherine Barrett *, Mark Minnery
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57 When training is not enough
Laura Morrison, Liza-Jane McBride *
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58 Development of a credentialing package to support the introduction of advanced practice occupational therapy driver assessor roles
Sharon Neale *, Kate Cranwell
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59 Discharged from outpatient care post-arthroplasty at 3 months without seeing an Orthopaedic Surgeon
David O’Keeffe *, Ton Tran, Brendon Zeman, Ali Gibbs
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60 Creating an Allied Health rural generalist model of care by implementing the Calderdale Framework using clinical re-design Methodology
A/Prof Alison Pighills
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61 Application of a single session framework in child development services: Advanced scope of practice for allied health clinicians
Jordana Rigby *, Jannie Leach *, Linda Barry *
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62 The factors that influence decision making: A overview for service providers
Dr Rachael Schmidt
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63 Ordering of blood tests by the advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapists at st vincent’s hospital melbourne emergency department
Bridget Shaw *, Tom Collins
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64 Advanced practice in continence and women’s health physiotherapy: A multi-site pilot
Dr Margaret Sherburn *, Sarah Clever, Jane Carlin, Hayley Irving, Sarah Lorentzen *, Fiona Brennan, Yvonne McNeel, Hannah Graetz
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65 The lumps and bumps of establishing a rural multidisciplinary paediatric feeding clinic
Wendy Swan, Tammy Phelps *
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66 Transdisciplinary practice: How can allied health identify and shape the potential and limitations?
Jessica Toohey
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67 Using simulation to educate transdisciplinary learners: An effective competency based education strategy?
Jessica Toohey
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68 Smoking & You’ – a unique occupational therapist & pharmacist co-facilitated inpatient education group in an acute mental health facility.
Anna Treloar-Tanner *, Michelle Kent
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THEME Health Economics / Financial Sustainability  
69 Cost-effectiveness analysis – a novice’s experience
Kristen Demedio, Adrienne Young, Edward Burn, Dr Merrilyn Banks, Dr Alison Mudge, Jenna Stonestreet*
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70 Advantages and challenges of providing weekend allied health services on acute medical and surgical wards: The managers’ perspective
Deb Mitchell *, Dr Lisa O’Brien, A/Prof. Anne Bardoel, Prof. Terry Haines
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71 Physiotherapy volunteers in a sub-acute setting 
Melissa Roberts, Anne Maree Cox, Katrina Angus, Cassy Little , Jane Livingston, Jane Carlin, Sarah Milne, Stuart Cavill*
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72 Now you’re healed, let’s get you heeled; footwear for the high-risk foot
Sonja Rogasch *, Jane McCann, A/Prof Paul Wraight
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73 Disinvestment research in high-risk clinical populations: Weekend allied health services to acute medical and surgical ward tracheostomy patients – “a pilot non-randomised controlled clinical trial”
Mitchell Sarkies *, Dr Kelly-Ann Bowles, Dr Elizabeth Skinner, Deb Mitchell, Romi Haas, Karen Salter, Melissa Ho, Prof. Terry Haines
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THEME Inter-Professional Practice  
74 Medication at any cost? Exploring the unique partnership between social work and pharmacy in a specialist cancer hospital
Denise Beovich *, Alison Hocking, Fiona Wiseman, Allan Shum, Sue Kirsa, Danni Mendonca
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75 Sexuality and stroke: Implementing the evidence to stroke survivors undergoing inpatient rehabilitation
Anita Brown-Major*, Dr Christine Cowan
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76 Allied health and MHPN – a growing connection
Chris Gibbs
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77 You are not alone: Client centred provision of information to patients on discharge from the acute and sub-acute setting
Louise Mogg
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78 How much do cancer care clinicians know about cancer malnutrition?
Lauren Muir, Amber Kelaart *
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79 Menu ordering systems: Exploring their impact on patient satisfaction with hospital foodservices
Ella Ottrey *, Dr Judi Porter
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80 Negative mealtime interruptions in hospitals: Findings of a series of observational studies
Dr Judi Porter *, Anita Wilton, Jorja Collins
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81 Issues in addressing psychological wellbeing and depression in people with aphasia: Need for inter-professional practice.
A/Prof Miranda Rose *, Caroline Baker, Jasvinder Sekhon, Dr Marcella Carragher, Dr Kyla Brown, Dr Brooke Ryan, Prof. Jacinta Douglas, Prof. Linda Worrall, Prof. Ian Kneebone
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82 Service provision for post-stroke aphasia in acute and sub-acute settings: Solutions for addressing the evidence-practice gaps.
A/Prof Miranda Rose *, Abby Foster, John Pierce, Maya Menahemi-Falkov, Jasvinder Sekhon, Dr Shane Erickson, Dr Annie Hill, Dr Robyn O’Halloran, Prof. Linda Worrall
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83 Every patient … every interaction … every time. Redefining the therapeutic principle to maximise inter-professional practice & patient outcomes
Christine Stone *, Ann Yeomanson, Damian Gibney
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84 Interdisciplinary Allied Health advanced practice pilot in general medicine; phase one
Dina Watterson *, Indi Swan, Desiree Terrill, Lisa Somerville, Lyndell Keating, Kathleen Phillip
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THEME Knowledge Transfer  
85 An educational play therapy intervention, deconstructed
Amber Hill
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86 Sustaining evidence in clinical practice: Introducing Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) across a large tertiary hospital
Brittni Nielsen *, Marlena Klaic
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87 Establishing social work bereavement practice in an acute oncology specialist hospital
Alison Hocking, Kathryn Turner
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THEME Models of Care (Multi-disciplinary)  
88 Understanding consumer and clinician preferences for inpatient rehabilitation after joint arthroplasty
Mark Buhagiar *, Dr Justine Naylor, Dr Grahame Simpson, Prof. Ian Harris, A/Prof. Friedbert Kohler
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89    Kooyong multidisciplinary low vision clinic: An optometry perspective
Mae Chong *, Dr Jonathan Jackson, Gay Hickey, A/Prof. Sharon Bentley
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90 Streamlining access to falls and balance services
Luke Cosgrave *, Rosaria Iannelli, Sue Hull, Nicky Tully
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91 On the right track: Peter Macs response to optimising cancer care for older patients 
Jackie D’Abaco *, Tegan Murnane *
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92 Centralised triage of spinal referrals – a model for establishing consensus and directing patients to more appropriate timely care
Adam de Gruchy *, Uyen Phan, Tanya Yuen, John Cunningham, Prof. Danny Liew, Prof. Ian Wicks, Dr John Moi
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93 Back pain Assessment Clinic: The feasibility and effectiveness of a primary care-based, physiotherapy-led spinal service.
Adam de Gruchy *, Uyen Phan, John Cunningham, Tanya Yuen, Prof. Ian Wicks, Dr John Moi
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94 Defining Allied Health interventions in palliative care
Jenny Downes, Edite Tang, Mark Buhagiar *, Abdul Shaik
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95 One size does not fit all – reviewing the Pain Management Service at Broadmeadows Health Service
Helen Easterby *, Michelle Stillman *
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96 Development of an innovative and comprehensive allied health program in an adult mental health extended care unit.
Jillian Ensor *, Jaye Thompson *, Jude Hewavasam, Jacqui Whitehead
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97 Service provider perspectives for optimising system interfaces within the Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) model of care
Dr Desley Harvey *, A/Prof. Michele Foster, Rachel Quigley, A/Prof. Edward Strivens
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98 Optimal cancer care pathways: Achievements and future directions
Alison Hocking *, Alexandra Philpott, Prof. Robert Thomas, Kathryn Whitfield
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99 Evaluation of the implementation of a Tracheostomy Review Service (TRS) – do all get the same positive outcomes?
Clare Holdsworth *, Louise Malcolm *, Dr Anne Marie Southcott, Dr Elizabeth Skinner, Dr Sanjeevan Muruganandan
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100 Illuminating redesign through shadowing
Glenda Kerridge *, Jo Gatehouse, Damian Gibney, Geraldine Millard, Ann Yeomanson
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101 The effectiveness of a volunteer meal assistance program to improve the nutritional intake of aged care patients in hospital
Allison Lauder *, Hollie Bevans, Kathryn Pierce, Aranka Nenov
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102 Better together: An allied health led ‘one stop shop’ for falls prevention
Brooke Lee *, Neo Damba *
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103 Meet Your Feet: A person centred multidisciplinary self-management health education program.
Tina Loxley
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104 Top to toe
Kim Manderson *, Katie Van Der Kraan *, Priscilla Hedger *, Jo McEllinney *
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105 Putting our best feet forward – A collaborative approach to healthy feet
Kathleen McClintock *, Jo Richie, Andrew Nashed, Sarah Parks, Melissa Mair
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106 Complex regional pain syndrome: A new model of care inmproving patient outcomes
Zoe Milner*, Hayley O’Sullivan
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107 An e-health approach to improving diabetic foot screening and reducing amputations for people in rural South Australia
Fiona Murray *, Rosy Tirimacco
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108 The structured rollout of negative pressure wound therapy across community health services in country South Australia.
Fiona Murray
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109 Multidisciplinary diabetes eye care services through the Australian College of Optometry
Leanne Nguyen *, Dr Genevieve Napper, A/Prof. Sharon Bentley
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110 Interdisciplinary management for malnutrition in hospital
Kathryn Pierce *, Allison Lauder, Aranka Nenov, Hollie Bevans
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111 Preliminary data demonstrating the impact of an ENT allied health practitioner service on ENT waiting lists at Logan Hospital
Marnie Seabrook *, Sally-Ann Schilt, Prof. Liz Ward, Dr Bernard Whitfield
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112 Supporting high quality nutrition care with a malnutrition governance toolkit
Natalie Simmance *, Rebecca McIntosh
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113 What are the benefits of an allied health team in an Emergency Department?
Cathie Smith *, A/Prof. Lou Harms *
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114 Rural Pilot Falls Prevention Program
Meaghan Sully *, Nerae Anstee
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115 Close the Wait Strategy: A dynamic approach to wait list management
Kathryn Witt *, Paula Hennessy
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THEME Models of Care (Multi-Morbidity)  
116 Generalized outpatient rehabilitation program compared to usual care on functional exercise tolerance in people with multimorbidity: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
Kathryn Barker *, Kathryn Ritchie, Annemarie Lee, Anne Holland, Terry Haines, Monica Turczyniak, Lee Thomas, Claire Boote, Fiona Pazsa, Elizabeth Skinner
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117 Does eating environment have an effect on the intake in the elderly.
Aranka Nenov, Karon Markovski, Aurora Ottaway*, Elizabeth Skinner
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118 Aquatic physiotherapy management of an elderly orthopaedic patient with obesity
Catherine O’Brien *
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119 Frontline and patient centred: Orthopaedic Screening in Primary care (OSiP)
David Smith *, Maree Raymer
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120 Life after stroke: Peer support program.
David Towl, Ayesha Ghosh*, Sonia Thomas, Bronwyn Davies, Fiona McKinnon
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THEME Prescribing  
121 Can we do better? Consolidating consumer involvement in therapeutic practice
Rebekah Cranmer *, Janelle Johanson *
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122 Use of a Decision Support Software (Guidance MS) to guide prescribing of new oral anticoagulants (NOAC)
Vinod Chellaram *, Ameeta Chhanabhai, Dr Lachlan Hayes, Dr Prahlad Ho
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123 Pharmacist prescribing in the UK: Can we apply a similar model to Australia?
Kyrillos Guirguis
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THEME Professional Development / Skill Building (Clinical / Advanced Practice )  
124 Building expertise in Allied Health 
Carmel Blayden
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125 Development of paediatric physiotherapy acute care competencies.
Elizabeth Dalla Santa, Clare McKinnon*, Dr Ruth Nicholls, A/Prof. Bev Eldridge*
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126 An approach to hoarding disorder for Allied Health professionals working in the community.
Leah Hewitt
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127 The speech pathology workforce in remote areas of Australia – What does the future hold?
Nanthini Kanthan *, Prof. Dean Carson
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128 Investing in our staff
Leonie Pearce, Kate Desneves, Sofie Modulon*, Fiona Sammut
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129 Emergency Department patients with complex health and social needs: what do social workers do?
Carol Quayle *, Annabel Henderson, A/Prof. Fiona McDermott
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130 Critical appraisal skills should be front and centre of workforce development agendas? A pseudo-experimental before and after study.
Jenna Stonestreet *, Jack Bell
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131 We’ve got SWAGER (Social Work and Groups Enhancing Rehabilitation)
Melanie Wells *, Lisa Bloomfield *, Angela Whelan *
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THEME Professional Development / Skill Building (Communications with Consumers)  
132 Interventions and outcomes – what are social work documenting at Western Health?
Anne Ingram *, Teresa Grant, Cathy Dow *
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133 Allied Health and community services negotiation skills and influencing behaviours training
Natasha Toohey, Ms Gabriela Veliz *, Ms Linda Betts
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134 The Allied Health educator & data manager: Using data to facilitate service delivery & patient outcomes.
Matthew Webb *
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THEME Research and Quality Improvement  
135 AH RAPID: Allied Health Rapid Assist Promoting Immediate Discharge – provision of equipment on acute medical wards to facilitate patient flow at a regional hospital.
Katie Arnott *, Cate Carter
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136 Measuring the research culture of allied health at Bendigo Health
Donna Borkowski *, Dr Carol McKinstry, Dr Matthew Cotchett
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137 Fasting audit in orthopaedic and orthogeriatric unit patients
Caroline Calkin *, Vanessa Carter, Kathryn Pierce, Irene Deftereos
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138 High level care discharges: A review of occupational therapists confidence and understanding.
Elizabeth Castles, Bianca Furmston, Rebekah Clutterbuck, Anita Suon *, Dr Louise Corben
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139 Investigation of current Australian physiotherapy service provision for extended stay antenatal inpatients
Lauren Clarke *, Elise Fraser, Tanya Darrer
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140 Qualitative and quantitative study of hoarding and squalor clients in the Western Region of Melbourne.
Warren Fuge *, Jacinta Roberton *, James Morris, Elena Spasovska, Deborah Bailey, Dr Diana Perre, Dr Sook Meng Lee
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141 Reducing re-admissions within internal medicine services – the patients’ perspective
Marissa Galler, Lauren Boisen, Paul Stephens*
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142 A pilot study investigating the dietetic weight loss interventions and 12 month functional outcomes of patients undergoing total joint replacement
Naomi Gandler, Natalie Simmance*, Dr Michelle Dowsey
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143 A collocated subacute amputee service reduced acute length of stay in Melbourne’s Footscray Hospital
Catherine Giuliano *, Candice Poupard *, Hannah Furlong *, Catherine Davey, Melanie Reed, Euhin Koh, Lorinda Ndenzako, Dr Ngoc Le
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144 What are the barriers to implementation of the physical activity guidelines in lung cancer? A qualitative study involving expert clinicians
Dr Catherine Granger *, Prof. Linda Denehy, A/Prof. Louisa Remedios, Dr Selina Parry
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145 Patient and carer perspectives of transitions across acute, sub-acute and primary care
Dr Desley Harvey *, A/Prof. Michele Foster, Rachel Quigley, A/Prof. Edward Strivens
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146 Hospital presentations of the homeless: Social work initiatives in quality improvement.
Bobbi Henao Urrego
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147 Lessons in developing a national collaborative research agenda in oncology social work
Alison Hocking *, Kim Hobbs, Dr Rosalie Pockett, Prof. Lynette Joubert
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148 A pilot study comparing two different methods of goal setting in home based stroke rehabilitation
Emily Hogan
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149 Outcome measures: Integrating their use in clinical decision making and client centred goal setting
Alison Johnson *, Hilarie Tardif
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150 Assessing the reliability and validity of a physiotherapy functional measurement tool, the modified Iowa Level of Assistance scale, in acute hospital inpatients.
Lara Kimmel, Jane Elliott *, James Sayer, A/Prof. Anne Holland
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151 Developing the validated Foot-care abilities questionnaire (F-CAQ), using quality improvement outcomes.
Tina Loxley
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152 Utility of the Managing Well Neuro’ Checklist: Pilot study of a novel clinical tool for people with long-term neurological conditions
Lisa Majteles *, Sharon Lawrie, Jenna Von Carate, Prof. Barbara Singer, Susan Alexander
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153 Sexuality after stroke – not only a challenge for occupational therapy
Sarah Murphy
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154 Managing the load: The impact of redesign principles on community health occupational therapy waiting times
Clare O’Brien, Emily West*, Belinda Brookes
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155 Piloting the use of an I-Pad by social workers and clients in community therapy services; home based settings
Tanaya Poupard
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156 The impact of providing additional Saturday therapy on self care and participation
Camilla Radia-George *, Prof. Nicholas Taylor, Kylee Lockwood, Natasha Brusco, Casey Peiris, Prof. Nora Sheilds
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157 Do discharge plans for patients undergoing rehabilitation meet their requirements? An observational study
Kate Roberts *, Rachel Dempsey, Amanda Wurfel, Justin Andrews, Kathy Stiller
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158 When is the right time for allied health intervention. A review of children in Out of Home Care requiring intervention
Elizabeth Scerri *, Lisa McCue *
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159 Malnutrition prevalence in oncology patients over time – a regional experience.
Wendy Swan *, Deanna Cook
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160 Self-reported motivators, barriers and abilities of allied health teams to undertake research: Is there a link with actual research output?
Dr Rachel Wenke *, Prof. Sharon Mickan
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161 Multidisciplinary care of cardiac surgery patients – a key element of a service aiming to optimise the patient experience at Gold Coast University Hospital
Katie Williams *, Nicole Rampton, Michelle Jeffress, Jennifer Winstanley, Katherine Dunn, Amanda Butler, Penny Schofield
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THEME Rural Health  
162 Delivering multi-disciplinary cardiac rehabilitation in the bush: The Wimmera Hub & Spoke telehealth model, improving access for rural people
Annabel Askin, Pam Marshman*, Donna Bridge
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163 Allied health students’ perceptions of metropolitan versus rural clinical rotations
Greg Mundy *, Jo-anne Chapman, Anthony Wall
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164 Exploring the issues for regional therapists in professional development and clinical management of neurological patients in Victoria
Jan Quiney *, Thao Nguyen, Samantha Plumb, Marlena Klaic
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165 Virtual Fracture Clinic
Jenny Wheeler
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166 Chest trauma management at a regional health service – is physiotherapy front and centre?
Dr Brooke Winzer
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THEME Simulation Based Learning  
167 Making it SIMPLE: Simulation In Multiple interProfessional Learning Environments
Carol Jewell *, Alex Gorelik, A/Prof. Peter Morley
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168 Simulation in a novel environment: An interdisciplinary pool rescue
Debra Virtue *, Elizabeth Villalta, Carolyn Page, Dr Stuart Dilley, Kirsten Murtagh
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169 Measuring the impact and responsiveness of the expanding SLIPAH (Simulated Learning in Paediatrics for Allied Health) Program across Queensland
Sarah Wright *, Lisa Findlay, Sarah Goodman, Rachel Thomas, Kristine Kelly
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THEME Student / Graduate Projects  
170 A clinical educator directed collaborative learning model for dietetic students
Tracie McRorie *, Kate Desneves, Leonie Pearce, Tobi Erickson, Sofie Modulon, Sonia Brockington
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THEME Workforce Development  
171   Partnerships and points of difference – opportunities for primary and tertiary health services in Victoria
Catherine Austin
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172   Positive team culture: The importance of listening to your team
Jacinta Baker
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173   Exercise physiologist perceptions of work setting, professional status and career pathways.
Robert Barnard *, Barry Couzner
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174   From bedside to boards: Allied health leadership
Dr Rosalie Boyce *, Dr Paul Jackway
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175   Analysis of the Australian orthotist/prosthetist workforce 2007-12
Leigh Clarke *, Dr Emily Ridgewell, Dr Michael Dillon, Jackie O’Connor, Sarah Anderson
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176   Future proofing the allied health workforce; a South Island regional approach
Sandy Clemett *, Catherine Coups *
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177   Developing leadership capability through Allied Health ward facilitator roles
Talya Cortinovis, Susan Pike*, Emma Beer
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178   Review of the Monash Health grade one physiotherapy rotation model
Sarah Davenport
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179   Paediatric physiotherapy training program – The Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne
A/Prof Beverly Eldridge *, Liz Dalla Santa
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180   The development of Allied Health research excellence in Australian tertiary hospitals: An initiative of St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney
Prof. Vicki Flood, Dr Josephine Gwynn*, Margaret Lazar
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181   Implementing a competency framework for supervisors of learners in a clinical environment
Anita Hill , Emma Scott*
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182   Reaching for the stars – a social work development and leadership program
Alison Hocking *, Bridget Wall *, Tass Kostopoulos, Debra Leahy, Sonia Posenelli, Georgina Hanna, Robyn Clark, Penelope Vye, Lisa Braddy, Julia Blackshaw
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183   Student supervisor skills development program
Tracie McRorie *, Leonie Pearce
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184   Strong and modern: Allied Health clinical services
Prof. Sharon Mickan *, Laura Eby
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185   Establishing an innovative Allied Health workforce planning blueprint to ensure best care and plan for tomorrow’s workforce today
Claire Moody *, Natasha Toohey, Gaby Veliz
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186   Credentialling, competency and capability in allied health: An interim evaluation of the development and implementation of a state-wide framework
Andrea Pearce *, Kathleen Philip, Donna Markham, Jill Walsh, Sam Sevenhuysen, Michael Splawa-Neyman, David Lescai, Cylie Williams
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187   Allied Health workplace Learning: Developing the professions
Jane Porter *, Lisa Majteles
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188   What do we want? Transition to professional practice support for early career Allied Health staff. When do we want it? Now
Kathy Relihan *, Tanya Lehmann *
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189   Changing team dynamics through the use of the Team Management System
Julie-Anne Ross *, Ruth Cox *, Angela Wood, Sarah Bailey
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190   Allied health staff front and centre in contributing to better patient outcomes through an inter-professional capability development framework
Julie-Anne Ross *, Ruth Cox *, Angela Wood
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191   National Safety and Quality Healthcare Service Standards: Front and centre in student and staff orientation
Julie-Anne Ross *, Cate Fitzgerald
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192   Developing a physiotherapy competency framework. 
Rodney Sturt *, Paula Harding
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193     The current state of advanced practice in allied health in Victoria
Christie Van Beek, Jane Carlin, Mathew Jenkins *
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