Missing Voices: Communication difficulties after stroke and traumatic brain injury in Indigenous Australians

We use communication, conversation and yarning in everything we do… so what happens when it goes wrong?

CUCRH, UWA and Edith Cowan University are exploring the topic in order to improve care for Aboriginal patients who experience communication difficulties after being affected by a stroke or other traumatic brain injury.

The first stages of the project have produced a handout to help health staff better manage patients with Acquired Communication Disorders (ACD). 

 

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday
02
Sep
Starts at: 12:30

Trekking without a map:the challenges of attracting allied health students to work in rural mental health services.

This presentation highlights the initial research findings of the Gippsland Mental Health Vacation School initiative which was developed to orientate Allied Health students studying in in Melbourne to employment opportunities in Gippsland Victoria, and considers the implications for future action designed to address the shortage of Allied Health practitioners in rural and remote mental health services.

Keith is seeking to meet with service providers and allied health professionals to hear their experiences of recruiting and retaining practitioners who work in the  broad spectrum of mental health service.

He will be available for appointment in Geraldton from Monday 1/9/14 - Wednesday 03/09/14.

Friday
05
Sep
WACRH
Starts at: 09:00

This is a collaborative program by the WA Clinical Training Network (CTN) and Midwest Health Education & Training Alliance (MHETA)

Program and registration process to follow - Watch this space

Friday
26
Sep
Starts at: 09:00

The Western Australian Clinical Training Network is co hosting a free networking event in collaboration with the Midwest Health Education & Training Alliance. All stakeholders with an interest in the clinical education & training of health profession students in a rural and remote setting are encourage to attend.

If you would like to register please contact: admin-wacrh@uwa.edu.au

 

Wednesday
15
Oct
WA Centre for Rural Health Geraldton WA
Starts at: 17:30

The Health Simulation Challenge is an ECU funded program in collaboration with WACRH. It will be interactive with a focus on clinical teamwork and communication.

Online registration is now open at www.ecu.edu.au/simulationchallenges

See more infor on the Flyer here

 

Wednesday
29
Oct
WACRH
Starts at: 09:00

5 x half day sessions with  the registraton process to be advised.

Being a Simulation Educator

Simulator Fundamentals

Delivering Technology-based simulations

Debriefing in Simulation

Developing Scenarios