A number of resources are available to enhance development opportunities for professionals responsible for clinical placement supervision.
ClinSimWA web portal
The clinical simulation website for Western Australia can be viewed at ww2.clinsim.health.wa.gov.au
Student incentives for undertaking rural clinical placements in WA
A diverse range of student scholarships and other supports are available to assist health profession students to undertake a clinical placement in rural or remote WA
Embedding Interprofessional Learning in placements in Service Delivery
A project, initially arising from the Communities of Interest, which explores the current status of Western Australian clinical placement opportunities that provide students with interprofessional learning experiences. This report presents qualitative information regarding interprofessional learning opportunities and how interprofessional placements could be framed in health organisations.
On Track eLearning Package
In 2013 the WACHS Allied Health Clinical Education Program undertook the development of an inter-profession eLearning package with funding made available by Health Workforce Australia. The package can be accessed here. Designed for rural and remote allied health and nursing professionals the package covers everything from planning, commencing, carrying out and evaluating student placements.
InterProfessional Student Placements
The WA Health Training Centre in Subacute Care (TRACS WA) developed the Subacute Care Interprofessional Education resource (SCIPE) in 2013 with funding made available by Health Workforce Australia. The package can be accessed here. The resource is designed to facilitate interprofessional student placements within subacute care services - rehabilitation, older adult mental health and geriatric evaluation and management.
Communities of Interest Inter-Professional Education Networking Event
On 7th May 2014 the WA CTN hosted a networking event for communities of interest members. Keynote speaker was Margo Brewer from Curtin University. An introduction of her presentation is available here. For the full presentation and supporting resources please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Profiles of Clinical Training Placement Stakeholders and Models of Clinical Supervision and Facilitation
In 2013 the WACTN Governance Committee commissioned investigations into clinical supervision in WA. The reports from these investigations can be accessed via the links below. The reports should be considered in the context within which the data was collected, including input from a broad spectrum of providers from education and health. The reports are not put forward as definitive documents, but rather solid indicators of the interprofessional learning environment in WA at this time. Please follow this link to access the reports.
Please read the introduction from the Chair of the WACTN Governance Committee before accessing the three separate reports below
Interprofessional Learning Resources
- Interprofessional Health Education in Australia: The Way Forward (PDF 2.4MB)
- Interprofessional Health Education: A Literature Review (PDF 1.56MB)
- Learning & Teaching for Inter-Professional Practice, Australia (L-TIPP, Aus) (PDF 214KB)
- Interprofessional Education for Health Professionals in Western Australia: Perspectives and Activity (PDF 1.43MB)
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