Ms Laura Page1, Mr Steve Cadell1 1Central West Rehabilitation Service, Longreach, Australia Abstract: Problem: Traditional student placement models promote discipline-specific clinical reasoning reducing exposure to skill-sharing and inter-professional practices Setting: A rural inter-professional education and supervision program (RIPES) was piloted...
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Mrs Kathryn Fitzgerald1, Ms Jodi Ullrich1 1WA Centre For Rural Health, Geraldton, Australia Abstract: The Student Health Academy (SHA) is a strategy to assist in a long term approach to ensuring a strong future rural health workforce by providing high...
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Mrs Kathryn Fitzgerald1 1WA Centre For Rural Health, Geraldton, Australia Abstract: Allied Health students undertaking clinical placements with the WA Centre for Rural Health have the opportunity to live in the remote town of Mt Magnet for periods of 2...
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Ms Sally Barrett2 Ms Annie Farthing1, 2, Ms Lenore Block2      1Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, Australia, 2Alice Springs Hospital, Alice Springs, Australia Abstract: In 2010 Alfred Health signed an agreement with the Alice Springs Hospital (ASH) to...
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Mr Chris Leung1 1SA Health, Bedford Park, Australia Abstract: SA Health need to meet increasing demands for rehabilitation services across the state, improve consumer access and enhance clinical safety and quality. This paper explores the implementation of telehealth in rehabilitation...
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Mrs Kylie Stothers2, A/Prof. Ruth Barker1, Mr Andrew McGraw3, Mrs Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun1, Ms Jennifer Carr1, Ms Renae Moore4 1James Cook University, Smithfield, Australia, 2Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Katherine, Australia, 3WA Country PHN, Broome, Australia, 4Top End Health Service, Darwin, Australia...
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Ms Jodi Smith1, Professor  Sonya Girdler1, Doctor Petra Wagman1 1Curtin University, Bentley, Australia Abstract: Objective:To understand the experience and meaning of professional isolation (PI) from the perspective of health professionals working in rural and remote Western Australia. Design: A qualitative,...
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Ms Dagney Hopp1, MS Rebecca Hammond1, Ms  Kim  Casburn1 1Royal Far West, Manly, Australia Abstract: Every year, hundreds of country children with limited access to local allied health services benefit from Royal Far West (RFW)’s multi-disciplinary model of care for...
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Ms Donna-Maree Towney1 1Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Deakin West, Australia Abstract: Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a member-based organisation with over 1,400 members, made up of allied health students and professionals. We acknowledge and respect the critical role both...
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Ms Robyn Glynn1, Mrs Moira Mau2 1Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service, Thursday Island, Australia, 2Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council , Bamaga, Australia Abstract: The gap in health status between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australians and non-Indigenous...
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