Interprofessional 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.

2017

Best Practice in Collaboration Between Government and Non-Government Organisations – City of Cockburn and Curtin University for Cockburn Health and Community.

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., Flavell, H. L., & Jordan, J. (2017). Interprofessional team-based placements: The importance of space, place, and facilitation. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31(4), 429-437.

Brewer, M. L., Flavell, H., Trede, F., & Smith, M. (2017). Creating change agents for interprofessional education and practice: a leadership programme for academic staff and health practitioners. International Journal of Leadership in Education, DOI:10.1080/13603124.2017.1279349.

Brewer, M. L. & Barr, H. (2016). Interprofessional education and practice guide no. 8: Team-based interprofessional practice placements. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(6), 747-753.

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

2017

Golding, S. L. (2017). Coordinating an interprofessional student led health service: A juggling act in meeting the learning needs of the university students and the health needs of the local community. European Interprofessional Education Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Brewer, M., Sanderson, B., van Kessel, G & Barnard, S. (2017). Should resilience be a key graduate capability to ensure work-readiness for the 21st Century? Australian and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators, Adelaide, Victoria

Brewer, M. (2017). Interprofessional Education: What’s it all about? Australian Association of Educators in Medical Radiation Sciences conference, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia [Plenary]

Brewer, M., Kelly, A., & Donaldson, M.  (2017). Integrating interprofessional practice. Australian Association of Educators in Medical Radiation Sciences conference [Invited workshop]

Brewer, M. (2017). Interprofessional student placements: A guide to ensuring quality learning experiences. Teaching and Learning Forum, Perth, Western Australia.

2016

Brewer, M. (2016). Team-based placements. All Together Better Health VIII, Oxford, UK.

Brewer, M. & Flavell, H. (2016). Leadership in interprofessional education and practice: What is the literature telling us? All Together Better Health VIII, Oxford, UK.

Brewer, M. (2016). Developing students interprofessional practice capabilities:
Lessons learned about leadership, engagement & partnerships
. New Zealand Interprofessional Health Conference, Auckland, New Zealand [plenary]

Brewer, M. (2016). Interprofessional Education and Practice: Creating Leaders and Opportunities for Clinical Learning. New Zealand Interprofessional Health Conference, Auckland, New Zealand [Invited workshop]

2015

Brewer, M. (2015). Interprofessional Education at Curtin University’s Faculty of Health Sciences. Chair’s Event, Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education, London, UK. [Plenary]

Brewer, M., Flavell, H., Jones, S., Smith, M., & Trede, F. (2015). Engaging health industry partners through interprofessional change leadership development. Australia and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators/Asian Medical Education Association, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

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/Asian Medical Education Association, Newcastle, New South Wales.

Tomlinson, K., & Brewer, M. (2015). Authentic WIL in action: Building capacity of children, communities and the future health work force via an interprofessional health practice model. Australian Collaborative Education Network, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

2014

Brewer, M., & Sinclair, L. (2014) Creating leaders to advance IPL and IPP in Australia and Canada – Two countries one vision. All Together Better Health VII, Pittsburgh, US.

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 VII, Pittsburgh, US.

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, Australia.

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

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, Australia.

Tomlinson, K., Musumeci, L., & Brewer, M. (2014). Embedding interprofessional practice within the school environment. Linking Up for Kids, Sydney, Australia.

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 VI, 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 VI, 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 VI, 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 VI, Japan.

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