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Latest News

WA Centre for Rural Health Makes Premiers Awards Shortlist

 
 
  • We are now called

    WA Centre for Rural Health

    We have changed our name to better reflect the communities we serve.
  • Academic Research

    WACRH continues to be involved in a multitude of academic projects.
    While some aim to expand the knowledge base of rural health, and others seek to respond to the professional development needs of health professionals working in rural areas, they all work to improve the health and wellbeing of rural and remote residents.
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  • Learning from others

    WACRH presents a regular Interprofessional Learning (IPL) tutorial program open to all health science students on clinical placement in Geraldton.
    This is a great opportunity for students from all health professions (Nursing, Allied Health, Medicine) to network, learn from each other's experiences and have a chat.
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  • Supporting Rural Health Staff

    WACRH’s ‘pipeline’ model reinforces rural workforce activities such as:
    Provision of simulated activities from the EdSIM centre (such as the diabetic foot training workshops) and
    Secondary school aged studentsCareer guidance and exposure to a variety of health fields
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About Tiew-Hwa

Tiew-Hwa Katherine Teng

Research Assistant Professor

BSc (Pharm), DipBusAdmin (Singapore), PostGradDipBusAdmin PostGradDipIntMktg (UK), MPH (Curtin), PhD (UWA)

P: (08) 9346 2755

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Professional background and research interests

Tiew-Hwa is a clinical epidemiologist, with a strong interest in health economics, currently working as a research fellow. Originally trained as a pharmacist, she made a career change to international business working for multi-national corporations, such as Schering AG, Boston Scientific Inc and Laerdal Medical, with responsibility for the Asia/Far-East region. She resumed her studies, and completed her MPH, and subsequently her PhD at the end of 2010. Her PhD (through The University of Western Australia) was focused on heart failure. Prior to working with CUCRH, she worked as a part-time post-doctoral fellow on the Aus-ROC (Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium) CRE grant.

 

Her research interests are focused on primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases and its risk factors, health economics, health services research (on chronic diseases) and Aboriginal health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Friday
26
Sep
WA Centre for Rural Health Geraldton WA
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

Please see the Agenda here

and the Rural and Remote Participation Reimbursement Application here

 

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