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Research

All interprofessional education and practice activities are underpinned by research to ensure Curtin’s contribution to the evidence base.

Awards
Research publications
Conference presentations

Awards

Curtin and industry staff and students are recognised for their contribution.

2012

The Interprofessional Education Program won the inaugural International Best Practice Competition at the World Business Capability Congress in New Zealand, 5 to 7 December 2012.

The Interprofessional Practice Program won the Office of Learning and Teaching’s award for Programs that Enhance Learning: Educational Partnerships and Collaborations with Other Organisations.

2011
Curtin Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Awards (programs that enhance student learning) – Interprofessional Practice Placement Program (Margo Brewer – Faculty of Health Sciences)

2010
Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching & Learning Award 2010 – Interprofessional Practice Program

Health Care Team Challenge Winning Team – Team Synergy comprised of Yvette Robert (Occupational Therapy), Kendall Mather (Nursing), Caitlin Williams (Physiotherapy), Nora Ihdayhid (Pharmacy) & Jason Hall (Speech Pathology)

Health Interprofessional Education Conference: Best presentation – Student reflections on a remote Indigenous interprofessional education experience in country WA: Country Week by Prue Butler (Notre Dame University), Carmen Ip (Edith Cowan University), Courtney Taylor (University of Western Australia) & Monica Gordon (Curtin University)

2009
Health Care Team Challenge Winning Team – Team Rehab comprised of Kerry Ivey (Nutrition), Bianca Ravi (Occupational Therapy), Russol Hussain (Pharmacy) Angus Hann (Physiotherapy), Kylie du Plessis (Psychology) & Stewart Pryor (Social Work)

Health Interprofessional Education Conference: Best presentation – Experiential Interprofessional Remote and Indigenous Health Education in the Bush –
Country Week by Helen McHugh, Charles Salah & Ceri Lloyd (Curtin University)

Research publications

Brewer, M.L. (2016). Facilitating the dissemination of interprofessional education and practice using an innovative conference approach to engage stakeholders. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.

Brewer, M.L., Flavell, H., Trede, F. & Smith, M. (2016). A scoping review to understand ‘leadership’ in interprofessional education and practice. Journal of Interprofessional Care. Manuscript accepted.

Brewer, M.L. The exploration of a capability framework as a vision and ‘sensemaking’ tool for leaders in interprofessional education. Journal of Interprofessional Care. Manuscript under review.

Brewer, M.L., Flavell, H., Oandasan, I., Sinclair, L., Trede F. Evaluation of a leadership program designed to facilitate interprofessional education and practice. Journal of Interprofessional Care. Manuscript under review.

Brewer, M., Flavell, H., Davis, M., Harris, C. & Bathgate, K. (2014). Ensuring health graduates’ employability in a changing world: Developing interprofessional practice capabilities using a framework to inform curricula. Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 5(1), 29–46.

Brewer, M. & Jones, S. (2014). A Successful University-Community Engagement and Leadership Model. Forman, D., Jones, M. & Thistlethwaite, J. (eds). Leadership for Developing Interprofessional Education and Collaboration, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Brewer, M.L, Tucker, B., Irving, L., & Franklin, D. (2014). The Evolution of Faculty-Wide Interprofessional Education Workshops: A Leadership Model for Success s. Forman, D., Jones, M. & Thistlethwaite, J (eds). Leadership for Developing Interprofessional Education and Collaboration, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Brewer, M.L. & Stewart-Wynne, E. G. (2013). An Australian hospital-based student training ward delivering safe, client-centred care while developing students’ interprofessional practice capabilities. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 27(6), 482–488.

Brewer, M.L. & Jones, S. (2013). An interprofessional practice capability framework focusing on safe, high quality client centred health service. Journal of Allied Health, 42(2), e45–e49.

Ritchie, C., Gum, L., Brewer, M., Sheehan, D., Burley, M., Saunders-Battersby, S., Evans, S. & Tucker, L. (2013). Interprofessional Collaborative Practice across Australasia: An Emergent and Effective Community of Practice. Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-disciplinary Journal, 14(2), 71-80.

Barr, H. & Brewer, M. (2012). Interprofessional practice-based education. J. Higgs et al. (Eds.) Practice-Based Education: Perspectives and Strategies, Sense Publishers.

Marles, K., Lawrence, J., Brewer, M., Saunders, R. & Lake, F. (2012). Interprofessional Education in the Residential Aged Care Setting. International Journal of Aging in Society, 1(4).

Brewer, M., Franklin, D. & Lawrence, J. (2011). Brightwater Care Group Interprofessional Placement. Journal of Professional Management, 5(2).

Forman, D., Jones, S. & Brewer, M. (2011). Interprofessional Sharing.International Journal of Professional Management, 5(2).

Forman D & Wigmore S. (2011) Interprofessional Education (IPE): The need for a paradigm shift. International Journal of Professional Management Vol 5 Issue 2

Forman D. (2011) Governance in Higher Education. International Journal of Professional Management Vol 1 Issue 4

Brewer, M., Gribble, N., Robinson, P., Lloyd, A. & White, S. (2009). Assessment of interprofessional competencies for health professional students in fieldwork education placements. ATN 2009 Conference peer reviewed paper.

 

Conference presentations

2015

Brewer, M. (2015). Interprofessional education. Plenary address at the Chair’s Event, Centre for the Advancement of Interprofesssional Education, London, UK.

Brewer, M., Flavell, H., Jones, S., Trede F. & Smith, M. (2015). Engaging health industry partners through interprofessional change leadership development: Increasing interprofessional clinical learning opportunities. Australian and New Zealand Associate for Health Profession Educators Conference, Newcastle, New South Wales.

Moran, M., Thistlethwaite, J., Tyack, Z., Brewer, M. & Dettrick-Janes, M. (2015). “I feel like I’ve been lifted out of a hole by coming here”: Clients experiences and health outcomes when attending a client-centred, interprofessional, student assisted clinic. Australian and New Zealand Associate for Health Profession Educators Conference, Newcastle, New South Wales.

2014

Brewer, M. & Sinclair, L. Creating Leaders to Advance IPL and IPP in Australia and Canada – Two Countries One Vision, All Together Better Health 7, Pittsburgh.

Joseph, S., Diack, L., Brewer, M. & Duncanson, K. (2014).Virtual Interprofessional Education in Remote and Rural Settings: an Australian and Scottish Experience, All Together Better Health 7, Pittsburgh.

Gum, L., Smith, R., Burley, M., Taylor, J., Brewer, M., Marles, K., Sheehan, S. & Forman, D. (2014). Exploring experience with Interprofessional Teambuilding Assessment Tools across Australia and New Zealand, Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Profession Educators, Gold Coast, Queensland.

Brewer, M. (2014). Preparing students for community-based rehabilitation: An interprofessional approach, Singapore Rehabilitation Conference, Singapore.

Brewer, M., Jones, S., Trede, F., Smith, M & Flavell, H (2014). Hand in hand: health and education working together to deliver collaborative practice ready graduates, Practice Based Education Summit, Sydney

Tomlinson, K. & Brewer, M. (2014). Authentic WIL in action: Building capacity of children, communities and future health workforce via an interprofessional health practice model. Australian Collaborative Education Network Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland.

2013

Brewer, M. (2013). An innovative approach to clinical education: The interprofessional student training ward. Interprofessional and Teamwork Education: Challenges and Triumphs for Educators and Researchers Symposium, CQU, Rockhampton, Queensland

2012

Brewer, M. (2012). A tool to assess students’ interprofessional practice capabilities for diverse professions and in diverse clinical settings. All Together Better Health 6, Japan.

Brewer, M. & Stewart-Wynne, E. (2012). The Royal Perth Hospital – Curtin University Student Training Western Australia: Building a sustainable interprofessional practice placement In Australia. All Together Better Health 6, Japan.

Tomlinson, K., Ivanac, J. & Brewer, M. (2012). Integrating a student run interprofessional health service into a primary school setting:  A successful practice based IPE partnership, All Together Better Health 6, Japan.

Downie, J., Jones, S., Davis, M. & Brewer, M. (2012). An Interprofessional First Year Curriculum for 22 Health Sciences Disciplines: Experiences, Evaluation, and Evidence, All Together Better Health 6, Japan.

Brewer, M. (2012). Interprofessional practice placements for over 1,000 students from 10 disciplines, All Together Better Health 6, Japan.

Brewer, M. & Bolte, K. (2012). Interprofessional Education in Practice: an interprofessional capabilities assessment tool for student placements, The National Association of Educators in Practice Conference: Promoting Quality in Practice Education, UK.

Tomlinson, K. (2012). Going Global – An innovative approach to health professional education and building capacity internationally. Rendez-Vous Conference, Canada.

Davis, M., Jones, S. & Brewer, M. (2012). Learning and teaching together: Benefits of an Interprofessional First Year Curriculum for enhancing interdisciplinary connections for staff and students. The Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Tasmania.

Jones, S. (2012). Transforming the FYE in Health Sciences: Development and Evaluation of an Interprofessional First Year Curriculum at “Next-generation” Curricula for UQ FHS first year students, Queensland ,

Jones, S. (2012). Physiotherapists for the future: the importance of interprofessional and intercultural capabilities. Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Western Australia.

Forman, D. & Bolte, K. (2012). A new model of integrated interprofessional university clinic. Rendez Vous Conference, Canada.

Forman, D. & Freegard, H. (2012). Developing online interprofessional dementia workshops for Australia wide distribution. Rendez Vous Conference, Canada.

Forman, D. (2012). Australia wide curriculum review for interprofessional education, Rendez Vous Conference, Canada.

Fyfe, S,. Dahlberg, J. & Forman, D. (2012). Developing and interprofessional medical curriculum. Rendez Vous Conference, Canada.

Frehner, E. & Bolte, K. (2012). Consumer Focused Primary Health Care: A model for interprofessional student led clinics. 4th International Congress on Innovations in Nursing, Western Australia.

2011

Stewart-Wynne, E. & Brewer, M. (2011). The Royal Perth Hospital-Curtin University student training ward – an Australian interprofessional education perspective. Western Australia Health Conference, Western Australia.

Brewer, M. & Franklin, D. (2011). Building interprofessional education and practice capacity in industry partners. Collaborating Across Borders III Conference, Arizona.

Bathgate, K. & Harris, C. (2011). Challenges and opportunities for implementing an eportfolio approach to interprofessional education in Australia. Collaborating Across Borders III Conference, Arizona.

Brewer, M., Gribble, N., Robinson, P., Lloyd, A. & White, S. (2011). Interprofessional collaboration in practice: The assessment of students’ interprofessional capabilities in clinical placements. Collaborating Across Borders III Conference, Arizona.

Jones, S., Downie, J. & Brewer, M. (2011). A community engagement model to lead cultural change for an interprofessional first year curriculum across 19 health disciplines. Collaborating Across Borders III Conference, Arizona.

Forman, D. (2011). Interprofessional Medical Education and Educational Research. The Network Towards Unity for Health Conference, Austria.

Forman, D. (2011). Emerging Criteria for Assessment of Interprofessional Competence: Straddling the Contexts of Professional Education and Clinical Practice. The Network Towards Unity for Health Conference, Austria.

Brewer, M., Gribble, N., Robinson, P., Lloyd, A. & White, S. (2011). Assessment of capabilities in clinical placements to foster interprofessional practice. European Interprofessional Education Conference, Belgium.

Brewer, M. & Jones, S. (2011). Client Centred Care – the Foundation for an IPE Capability Framework. European Interprofessional Education Conference, Belgium.

Brewer, M., Irving, I. & Bathgate, K. (2011). Using and Evaluating the Stilwell Virtual Community to Promote IPL: A UK / Australian Collaboration. European Interprofessional Education Conference, Belgium.

Jones, S., Downie, J. & Brewer, M. (2011). Embedding IPE within first year curricula: Community engagement as a key enabling strategy. European Interprofessional Education Conference, Belgium.

Brewer, M. (2011). Facilitating Interprofessional Education in General Practice, Western Australia General Practice and Education Training Conference, Western Australia.

Brewer, M., Franklin, D., Slater, H. & Hoti, K. (2011). Chronic Disease Management & Collaborative Practice Western Australia General Practice and Education Training Conference, Western Australia.

Brewer, M. & Franklin, D. (2011). Preparing health science graduates for the future: The role of interprofessional education. Teaching and Learning Forum, Western Australia.

Franklin, D., Cartwright, J. & Gillieatt, S. (2011). Using online learning to foster interprofessional health education: An IPE dementia case study. Teaching and Learning Forum, Western Australia.

2010

Straker, Kerr, Smith, Davis, Fielding, Hamilton, Ward, Chua, Weiss, Fidzewicz, Stewart, McManus, Jiwa, Brewer, Wright, Laird, & Smith. (2010). CAFAP: a multi-disciplinary, family-centred community-based intervention for overweight/obese adolescents. WA Chronic Disease Summit, Western Australia.

Brewer, M. & Forman, D. (2010). Changing patient management: An interprofessional placement at Brightwater. 2nd International Conference for Health and Social Care Interprofessional Education and Practice, UK.

Brewer, M., Jones, S., Chuang, V. & Hughes, J. (2010). Innovations in interprofessional education practice & research at Curtin University. Japanese Interprofessional Education Network Conference, Japan.

Brewer, M. & Jones, S. (2010). Extending the Boundaries: Capacity Building for Interprofessional Practice Fieldwork Placements through Partnerships. Australian Collaborative Education Network, Western Australia.

Brewer, M., Forman, D., D’Avray, L. & Dalhberg, J. (2010). Interprofessional Education: Integrating existing practice on Interprofessional Student Training Wards in the development of a similar learning environment in Perth, Western Australia: Lessons learned from University of Linkoping, Karolinska Institute and St Georges University. Towards Unity for Health, Nepal.

Straker, L., et al. (2010). CAFAP: a multi-disciplinary, family-centred community-based intervention for overweight/obese adolescents. Australian College of Sports Medicine Conference, Queensland.

Burley, M., Brewer, M., Stone, J., Saunders-Battersby, S., Tucker, L., Sheenan, D., Gum, L., Ritchie, C., Pront, L., Rainbird, G. & Jones, M. (2010). A model framework for development of the Australasian Community of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice network. All Together Better Health 5, Australia.

Brewer, M., Potter, M., Lake, F. & Jones, S. (2010). An inter-university partnership to build capacity for interprofessional practice in the health sector. All Together Better Health 5, Australia.

Brewer, M., Gribble, N., Robinson, P., Lloyd, A. &White, S. (2010). More similar than different: The assessment of students’ interprofessional capabilities. All Together Better Health 5 Australia.

Davis, M., Straker, L., Weiss, M. & Brewer, M. (2010).Allied health students working together for better physical and psychological outcomes for overweight adolescents and their families. All Together Better Health 5, Australia.

Brewer, M., Irving, L. &Doherty C. (2010). What’s all the HIpE? A student health interprofessional education conference. All Together Better Health 5, Australia.

Brewer, M., Forman, D. & Jones, S. (2010). Developing the health workforce for the future: A strategic vision. All Together Better Health 5, Australia.

Brewer, M. (2010).  Educating the health professional of the future: Fieldwork placements that transformed student practice. All Together Better Health 5, Australia.

2009

Jones, S., Brewer, M. & Davis, M. (2009). Interprofessional education to meet changing health and social care demands. Graduate Attributes Project Symposium 3, New South Wales.

Brewer, M., Gribble, N., Robinson, P., Lloyd, A. &White, S. (2009). Assessment of interprofessional competencies for health professional students in fieldwork education placements. Australian Technology Network, Victoria.

Brewer, M. & Snell, R. (2009). Interprofessional learning experience: Dietetics and Human Communication Science students, Teaching and Learning Forum, Western Australia.

Stafford, L., Chuang, V., Chetty, R., Tucker, B. & Gardner, P. (2009). Students’ perceptions of the benefits of interprofessional leaning on future workplace interactions. Teaching and Learning Forum, Western Australia.