8.30am - 


Welcome ceremony with Colloquium hosts Bronwyn Clark (APC) and Fiona Stoker (ANMAC)


Welcome to Country - Aunty Jannette Philips, Elder of the Ngunnawal People

Keynote Speakers

9.00am - 


Professor Zubin Austin

Calming the Storm:  Enhancing resilience of our students

Across professions and around the world, professional and caregiver burnout has become an important issue. This is particularly true for new practitioners who may have difficulty navigating the transition from the idealism of school to the realities of the workplace. This presentation will explore models and methods used in different jurisdictions to better equip new practitioners for the realities of day-to-day patient care practice and describe educational, regulatory, professional, and employment supports necessary to optimise wellness of the health workforce.  

9.45am - 


Essene Cassidy

Information coming soon


11.00am - 

AR/VR and simulation: mixing the realities to improve health professions education

Kirsty Freeman, Dr Vivienne Mak,
Dr Cherie Lucas & Dr Jane Frost

Explore the challenges faced by healthcare educators when planning and delivering simulation-based education.  Participants will identify solutions and develop practical strategies for building sustainable simulation-based education programs to their own organisations. A key outcome of this workshop is fostering a community of practice for those healthcare educators utilising simulation....


2.00pm - 

An approach to measuring the quality of clinical placements. Development of the Placement Evaluation Tool (PET)

Professor Donna Waters

In this session, Donna aims to explore and expand upon opportunities to introduce a standardised Placement Evaluation Tool (PET) to measure of the quality of clinical placement. The PET has been developed using a co-design approach and pilot testing has been completed with nursing students. Establishing a shared approach to evaluating quality experiences for students on placement has gre...

2.30pm - 


Taking the First StEP: Development and implementation of a new pharmacy experiential program in Community Pharmacy

Simon Furletti

Explore the process of creating a new experiential program centred on a framework of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) and the quality assurance methodologies and preceptor support materials employed to deliver experiential placements through Community Pharmacy.

Learning Objectives:
1. Demonstrate the basic framework of how to construct an EPA based experiential curricula for ...

3.00pm - 


Entrustable Me – making entrustment decisions

Professor Debra Rowett & Dr Josephine Thomas

Explore the concept of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) and how they may relate to interprofessional practice. Hear Debra and Josephine's own experience with a ground breaking initiative, working with new graduates to support interprofessional learning and practice in the clinical practice environment. They are here to challenge the notion of uniprofessional workplace supervisi...


4.15pm - 


University education prepares health students for the workplace

Essene Cassidy, Zubin Austin, Chris Hinder, Deirdre Criddle, Olivia Collenette, Andrew McLachlan

Prepare to be entertained as, under the masterful guidance of Professor Andrew McLachlan, our two international speakers lead teams of experienced practitioners and new graduates to argue for and against who is best placed to prepare our new health professionals.

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