Factors influencing occupational therapy students' perceptions of rural and remote practice.

  title={Factors influencing occupational therapy students' perceptions of rural and remote practice.},
  author={Tomomi McAuliffe and Fiona Barnett},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  volume={9 1},
INTRODUCTION There is a serious shortage of health professionals in rural and remote areas in Australia and world wide. The purpose of this article was to add to existing information about allied health students, particularly occupational therapy students, and rural and remote practice by reviewing the literature on occupational therapy students' perceptions of rural and remote practice. A variety of influencing factors were identified, as were the main characteristics of rural practice in… CONTINUE READING
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