Gillian R Webb

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This report describes the outcomes of extensive discussions surrounding clinical education and practice placement issues undertaken by an international group of allied health educators (in audiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and speech pathology) who have met since 2001 as part of Universitas 21 Health Sciences annual meetings. The report(More)
AIM To examine the feedback given by nurse educators and clinicians on the quality of communication skills of nurses in interactions with simulated patients. BACKGROUND The quality of communication in interactions between nurses and patients has a major influence on patient outcomes. To support the development of effective nursing communication in(More)
their tradition, is to develop in their students the cognitive and practical breadth required to function as competent practitioners immediately on graduation, with the capacity to continue to learn and develop. As schools within universities, they also seek to provide students with broad educational experiences, assisting them to develop generic skills(More)
INTRODUCTION The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) was endorsed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2001 to obtain a comprehensive perspective of health and functioning of individuals and groups. Health disparities exist between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and there is a need to understand the(More)
QUESTIONS Have student numbers (ie, intake and attrition) changed since the introduction of graduate entry-level physiotherapy courses in Australian universities? What is the impact of any changes in student numbers on university funding? What is the impact of any changes in student numbers on the workforce? Have student characteristics (ie, gender, country(More)
Objectives: To explore what Australian physiotherapy educators value in student-patient clinical communication by investigating their feedback on physiotherapy students’ communication with patients in practice settings. These findings were compared to the national standard descriptors. Methods: A qualitative study design incorporated delayed time feedback(More)
Changes in health service delivery and issues of quality of care and safety are driving interprofessional practice, and interprofessional learning (IPL) is now a requirement for medical school accreditation. There is international agreement that learning outcomes frameworks are required for the objectives of IPL to be fully realised, but there is debate(More)
PURPOSE This systematic review examines the literature to identify the context and extent of implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model to understand the experience of health and functioning in persons with chronic conditions from the person perspective. METHOD The literature search was conducted(More)
OBJECTIVE To design and implement an international and interprofessional Global Learning Partnership Model, which involves shared learning between academics and students from Universitas 21 network with other universities with United Nations Millennium Development Goal needs. DESIGN Two literature reviews were conducted to inform ethical aspects and(More)
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