The Allied Health Professions' Office of Queensland delivered their Allied Health Education Forum on 26 April 2018. The forum provides an avenue for targeted strategic information gathering and the development of mutually beneficial partnerships in education activities between Queensland Health and the universities and TAFE institutes offering courses and programs in allied health professions.
The Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland hosted the AHEF membership to discuss reasonable adjustments to allied health student clinical placements. Guest presentations included:
- ‘Reasonable adjustment – what is reasonable’ by Professor Pamela Rowntree, Acting Head of School of Clinical Sciences, QUT
- 'Regulatory and registration considerations of reasonable adjustments to allied health placements’ by Margaret Grant, Specialist Accreditation Advisor, Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority
- ‘Inclusive Access to Practice – student wellbeing on placement’ by Rachel Phillips, Director of Allied Health and Research, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
Delegates contributed to a panel discussion to identify challenges and potential solutions in managing reasonable adjustments to student placements. The next AHEF meeting will be held on 1 November 2018. For more information please contact us.