Clinical Education

Clinical education and training for Allied Health; Students, Professionals and Assistants is a significant part of ACT Government Health Directorate's core business, undertaken in partnership with the tertiary and vocational sector.

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Allied Health Clinical Education Model

A key focus of the Chief Allied Health Office is to support a culture of innovation and excellence in clinical education. Driving this is the Allied Health Dedicated Clinical Educator Model(DCEM).

In the environmental context of increasing demand from universities for student placements, the DCEM seeks to support and improve the quality, quantity and sustainability of clinical education and student clinical placements.

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Allied Health Clinical Education Coordination

Please note that a new Allied Health Clinical Education Coordinator will be commencing Monday 3rd November 2014 and any enquiries over the period 20/09/2014-31/10/2014 shoud be directed to the Chief Allied Health Officer on (02) 6205 0893.

For information related specifically to student clinical placements please visit ACT Health Student Clinical Placement Unit

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Clinical Educators Network

The aim of the Clinical Educators (CE) Network is to support allied health clinical educators (or their equivalent) in the consistent delivery of high quality and sustainable clinical education across all allied health professions within ACT Health and Calvary Public Hospital.

The CE Network facilitates:

  • Sharing of knowledge in health professional education and clinical supervision;

  • Learning in relation to new clinical education programs;

  • Inter-professional learning;
  • Development and evaluation of allied health student and trainee initiatives;

  • Improved education outcomes across the public health sector;

  • Liaison with key stakeholders.

Network meetings are held every two months for oen hour. The network is chaired by the Allied Health Clinical Education Coordinator and mebers include allied health clinical educators from across ACT Health and Calvary Public Hospital.

In professions where there is no dedisgnated clinical educator memebrship is extended to staff at the HP3 (or higher) level where they have a role in activities directly related to clinical education.

For more information on the CE Network including dates, time and venue please contact the Allied Health Clinical Education Coordinator.

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Contact Us

Allied Health Clinical Education Coordination

Between 20/09/2014-31/10/2014 please phone (02) 6205 0893.

From 03/11/2014 please phone (02) 6174 4759.

Enquiries related to student clinical placements cna be emailed to SCPU@act.gov.au